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3 Poachers Eaten by Lions in #SouthAfrica

Three poachers are known to have entered the Sibuya Game Reserve, owner says BY GARETH WILSON – 05 July 2018 At least two alleged poachers were killed by a pride of lions on the Sibuya Game Reserve outside Kenton-on-Sea.  Image: Supplied by Sibuya Game Reserve. At least two alleged poachers, maybe even …

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TIDSI hails contract farming

THE Tobacco Industry Development Support Institute (TIDSI) for Southern Africa has hailed contract farming, as it has improved the quality and quantity of tobacco. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI TIDSI executive director Jeffrey Takawira told NewsDay yesterday that there had been a marked improvement in this year’s crop, largely because 85% of …

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Searching for balance in African food ecosystems

While it may not be the mandate of development organisations to build manufacturing industries in developing countries, pouring billions of dollars in agricultural production is not lifting people out of poverty. For every $1 billion invested in agricultural production, another $1 billion should be invested in agro-processing and other value …

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Parallel market rates hit 100% ceiling, why and how?

PARALLEL market rates have finally hit 100% when using EcoCash or bank transfers to buy the greenback, the first time they have reached such a rate since dollarisation and the main question now is how and why we got here. By TATIRA ZWINOIRA On Friday last week, a snap survey …

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Seed Co unbundling 71% in Seed Co International

SEED Co Limited board has proposed to its shareholders to partially unbundle 71% of its Seed Co International Limited shares by way of a pro rata dividend-in-specie distribution as part of a strategy to unlock shareholder value for its continental operations. BY TATIRA ZWINOIRA In a circular published yesterday, Seed …

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