Veteran Zimbabwe farmer pours cold water on $58 million mission from Belarus with love

Veteran Zimbabwe farmer pours cold water on $58 million mission from Belarus with love

“Belarus tractors have never been known for their quality or power. They were never bought by Zimbabwe farmers in the past. Training up 1000 Zimbabwe farmers isn’t the answer.

Who are the commercial farmers? A history of Mvurwi area, Zimbabwe

Who are the commercial farmers? A history of Mvurwi area, Zimbabwe

For some the answer to who are the commercial farmers in Zimbabwe is obvious. The image of the rugged, (male) white farmer in shorts, surveying his family’s land carved out through hard labour and skill from the African bush is etched on the popular imagination.

Understanding What is Going On

Understanding What is Going On

Conventional economics does not often apply to the Zimbabwean economy. If we take as an example the period during the GNU from 2009 to 2013, the hard currency revenues to the State (without changing the rates applied) grew by an average of over 70 per cent per annum. In 2009 it was a mere US$280 million and by 2013 the budget was based on revenues of US$4,3 billion. To date, no one has attempted to explain how that happened.

Zimbabwe’s Battle To Control Currency Inadvertently Boosts Bitcoin Profile

Zimbabwe’s Battle To Control Currency Inadvertently Boosts Bitcoin Profile

Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economic situation is forcing authorities to sign off on some desperate and controversial decisions.

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165 arrested during WOZA protest

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Supermarket prices, Harare northern suburb new Z$

Supermarket prices, Harare northern suburb new Z$
20/08/06
Increase, 4 weeks
M Meal,...

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Madzimai eWoza achisungwa kuBulawayo neMuvhuro
Madzimai 165 eWoza akasungwa achiratidzira
(165 arrested during WOZA protest)
BULAWAYO - Nhengo 165...

Thousands lose out as currency deadline passes

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Police overzealous says AG

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Zanu thugs evict MDC supporters

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