Economy

Malawi hit by another fuel crisis, the third in a year.

-Reserve Bank of Malawi spends 50 million US Dollars per month on fuel and this has depleted the country’s fuel reserves. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe (CZ) – Long queues of disgruntled motorists have emerged in Malawi, since the end of last week, as fuel shortages resurface. Several fuel stations in the capital Lilongwe, have reported […]

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UNDP’s solar project improve drug storage in Zimbabwe

-we are now able to store our medicines for three to four days without electricity which is a cost-cutting measure for NatPharm John Cassim HARARE, Zimbabwe – UNDP’s Solar for Health (S4H) project, has transformed drug storage at National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm) Masvingo branch, located 295 km south of Harare. Masvingo NatPharm had 640 solar

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IFC invests in the in Sub-Saharan Africa tourism fund

– Tourism is critical to the long-term survival of conservation landscapes across the African continent, officials said. John Cassim Harare, Zimbabwe – The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced a US$13 million investment in the Africa Conservation and Communities Tourism Fund (ACCT Fund). This is aimed at supporting the post-pandemic recovery and sustainable growth of

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Effective biodiversity conservation requires empowering and supporting Indigenous people 

– Basic income schemes such as CBIs improve well-being, reduce poverty, and redress inequalities including gender inequity, experts have revealed. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Imagine governments including Zimbabwe, were to simply transfer money, unconditionally, to people living in protected and key conservation areas throughout the world. From Indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest to

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Climate Change decelerates progress on the 2030 SDGs and its 17 goals

– Zimbabwe was equally affected by climate change in 2022, the Joint Steering Committee of the 2022-2026 Zimbabwe UN SDGs for the year 2022. has revealed. John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Climate Change coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic and conflicts such as the Russia-Ukraine have created spin-off impacts on food and nutrition, health, education, the

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Mango production doubles after rigorous war with Alien Invasive Fruit Flies in the region.

– most of the farmers are now making losses of 30% or lower compared to 70% – 90% four years ago, icipe officials revealed. John Cassim MUREHWA, ZIMBABWE (CZ) – Mango production in Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe, has more than doubled owing to a fruit flies eradication program, that has seen farmers now reaping

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Zimbabwe to launch an electronic Farmer – Investment Match Making Platform

John Cassim HARARE, ZIMBABWE – The Zimbabwean government through its Agricultural Ministry will soon be embarking on the electronic Farmer-Investor Match Making Platform (e-FIMM) to link farmers with potential investors. The e-FIMM, is a Joint Venture (JV) Framework, an innovative platform that will assist with access to land for investors, access to capital and other

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