Caledonia Mining Corp. has started operations at its US$67 million Central Shaft at Blanket Mine, the company announced on Tuesday. The shaft, which has taken six years to complete, was wholly funded through internally...
By Farai Shawn Matiashe One afternoon in Mupindi Village, Gokwe South, more than 400 kilometres from Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, a smallholder farmer called Bernard Mupindi is pruning the rough, hairy triangular leaves that grow around...
By Taku Fundira Zimbabwe’s once vibrant beef export industry is long gone, but the potential still exists to reorganise this big export earner. For most beef-producing provinces of Zimbabwe, commercial beef...
Zimbabwe boasts of big earnings from tobacco each year, but these figures hide the true picture; growers are sinking in debt, the industry is not attracting new farmers and the country is not earning as much as...
Takura Capital has taken control of agro-processor Interfresh Limited, as it bids to revive yet another stricken big brand. The private fund has, in recent years, rescued and relaunched many struggling companies, among them...
Government expects this year’s maize harvest to be as high as 2.8 million tonnes, Cabinet said on Tuesday, a haul which would be the country’s second biggest ever. Last year, the country harvested 908,000...
Invictus Energy, the company prospecting for gas and oil in Zimbabwe, has moved a few steps closer in the long road towards testing for petroleum potential in the Cabora Bassa basin; a new farm-in agreement, picking a...
Seed Co, Zimbabwe’s biggest seed producer, says sales volumes grew 42% on better rainfall, bigger purchases by government and increased irrigation. This is a recovery for the company, which suffered a 24% drop in...
By Tendai Marima Dozens of green and yellow tractors, along with eight combine harvesters and other pieces of agricultural equipment were delivered to Zimbabwe in April as part of an audacious attempt to mechanise and modernise a farming industry currently...
Spear Capital, a Scandinavian private equity investment firm that holds minority stakes in various companies in Southern Africa, is invested in Zimbabwe dairy Dendairy and wholesaler Metro. The fund says it is tracking at least two possible new investments...
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