Blessing Rwizi: Post Correspondent ABOUT 68 smallholder farmers in Mutare, Mutasa and Makoni districts have started fish stocking as the remaining 467 finish up preparations in their respective ponds. The exercise has commenced due to high temperatures that has reduced fish death rates during the stocking process.
Blessing Rwizi: Post Correspondent ZIMBABWE Free Range Poultry Producers Association has urged small-scale farmers in Manicaland to venture into commercialised indigenous poultry birds production for the betterment of their livelihoods.
Luke Mafere: Post Reporter TAGUTA Farm owned by Johanne Marange Church leader, Mutumwa Noah Taguta, scooped most of the prizes in animal husbandry at the recently held Manicaland Agricultural Show. The prizes included best livestock heifer (beef), best livestock cow (beef), best livestock bull (beef). They were also third placed in the dairy farming category.
Kudzanai Gerede: Post Correspondent THE planned setting up of the Agriculture Commodity Exchange is expected to go a long way in closing the marketing gap for agricultural products in the country as Government steps up on liberalising the grain market environment.
The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) says continued smuggling of foreign goods into the country is threatening the successful implementation of Statutory Instrument (SI) 64 of 2016 which seeks to stimulate local production. Zimbabwe recently introduced SI 64 to regulate imports, a move which has been criticized by some quarters but, government is adamant that […]
President Mugabe recently said Government will amend the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act to bring it in line with a policy clarification he issued in April this year.
Zimbabwean companies, ZB Financial Holdings (including its banking subsidiaries) and the Industrial Development Corporation (and subsidiaries Chemplex Corporation and Zimbabwe Fertiliser Company) have been removed from the United States’ sanctions list.
Government yesterday dismissed reports that the country is running out of fuel and will soon dry up. Energy and Power Development permanent secretary Patson Mbiriri said the country had adequate fuel supplies to meet local demand.
ELECTRICITY consumption has fallen by 27 percent since 2012 when the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority introduced pre-paid meters. The parastatal is also pocketing $4 million per month from outstanding debts. Zesa spokesperson, Mr Fullard Gwasira confirmed the development in a recent interview with The Herald.
Pay As You Earn (PAYE) is a method of paying Income Tax on remuneration. The employer deducts tax from salaries or pension earnings before paying the employee the net salary or pension. The Final Deduction System (FDS) ensures that the amount withheld in any year of assessment is as nearly the same as the Income Tax […]