Category archives for: Food & Drinks

Dilemma in plans to reboot Mozambique’s Idai-hit agriculture

Cyclone Idai

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – INADEQUATE funds have presented government and humanitarian organisations a dilemma in their frantic efforts to revive agriculture and stave off hunger in the wake of the Cyclone Idai that devastated Mozambique slightly a month ago. This comes amid fears thousands of beneficiaries could be tempted […]

SA bumper harvest allays regional maize shortfalls

Bumper maize crop for South Africa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-Chief JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DESPITE the expected drop in regional maize production in 2019, worsened by the dreadful Cyclone Idai, the supply during the 2019/20 marketing year is projected to remain average due largely to carryover stocks from last year’s bumper harvest in South Africa. This allays fears of widespread shortages […]

Sweet prospects ahead for Zimbabwe sugar industry

Sugarcane

from TINO PEPUKAI in Triangle, Zimbabwe TRIANGLE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S sugar output is set to increase this year largely due to a firm capacity utilisation programme by commercial farmers and milling giant, Tongaat Hulett. This is in addition to the availability of irrigation water, which will ensure production levels are up for the third […]

Limited time, funds to revive Mozambique agriculture

Mozambique fishermen

from ARMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – THE government and humanitarian organisations face a race against time to revive the farming, fisheries and livestock sectors that have borne the brunt of the Cyclone Idai ravaging Mozambique in recent weeks. According to experts, for a country where some 80 percent of the 29 […]

VaTsonga seek names reversal to restore identity

Herbert Hasani Phikela

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – TRADITIONAL leaders and scholars from the VaTsonga tribe in Zimbabwe (also known as Shangaan) are demanding the reinstatement of names of local landmarks whose identities were controversially changed after the liberation war. Names of such facilities as schools, beer halls and health facilities were changed […]

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