BUSINESS NEWS

Zimbabwe, Botswana negotiate cattle repatriation

Government is negotiating with Botswana to have hundreds of livestock that stray into the neighbouring country repatriated instead of being put down.Villagers along the border in Matabeleland South ha...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2019

POLITICS

Mnangagwa hands over 1 444 cattle

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday handed over 1 444 head of cattle to farmers in Matabeleland North at the official launch of the provincial Command Livestock and Fisheries Programme at Arda Jots...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Decentralise cattle branding, says Chief Maduna

MATABELELAND South Provincial Chiefs Council chairman, Chief Vezi Maduna has engaged Zanu-PF national political commissar Engelbert Rugeje to facilitate the de-centralisation of the livestock branding...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Govt introduces digital cattle tracking system

THE Government has introduced a sophisticated digitalised cattle tracking system to curb stocktheft and quicken the process of cattle clearance in the country.The system, which is linked to the intern...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 May 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Livestock farmers seek to re-establish Tuli breed

BEITBRIDGE indigenous livestock farmers are keen to re-establish the dominance of the Tuli breed of cattle, which originated from the western tip of their district.Tuli is the name of a beef cattle br...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 April 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Bulawayo farmers lose big in cattle scam

MORE than 50 farmers in Bulawayo have lost huge sums of money after the Cattle Ownership Society failed to honour its obligation despite receiving payments, NewsDay has established.Under the scheme, f...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 March 2018

LANDS & AGRICULTURE

Raw deal for cattle farmers

A STUDY of Zimbabwe's beef sector by the Competition and Tariff Commission (CTC) has revealed that farmers are getting a raw deal from other players in the beef supply chain, with retail outlets getti...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 October 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

CTC calls for beef industry policy

THE Competitions and Tariff Commission has recommended the formulation of a beef industry policy for the entire value chain to address a myriad of problems in the sector, chief among them price collus...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 September 2017
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