Category archives for: Food & Drinks

Mpumalanga’s greenest municipality revealed

Steven Tshwete municipal executives showcase their cheque after they have been adjudged the greenest in the Mpumalanga Province. Photo by Anna Ntabane, CAJ News Africa.

from ANNA NTABANE in Secunda, Mpumalanga SECUNDA, (CAJ News) – THE Steve Tshwete municipality in Middelburg has been adjudged the greenest in the Mpumalanga Province. It has won the grand prize of R100 000 in the Greenest Municipal Competitions (GMC) awards recently-held in Secunda. A brainchild of the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and […]

Call to digitalise Africa’s informal sector

DRC woman selling beans 1

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – EXPERTS believe Africa’s informal sector must leverage emerging digital technologies to meet local and global market needs. Several African experts met here in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, under the aegis of the Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) at the 18th Africa Resource Bank Forum. The […]

FEATURE: Sea life under threat in Mozambique channel

Cow nose rays on a truck in Mozambique. Photo by Ivy Yin

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – A “rapid and catastrophic” fall in marine life off Mozambique has led to warnings from some of Africa’s leading biologists that a number of species could be “lost within a generation”. According to the US-based Marine Megafauna Foundation, sightings of manta rays in the Mozambique […]

Boost for Chiredzi pastures

Chiredzi south Ward 10 Councillor, Leonard Makondo. Photo by Walter Mafeking, CAJ News Africa

from WALTER MAFEKING in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – A trailblazing grass restoration project is set to replenish withered pastures in Chiredzi South. The project is being spearheaded by villagers in Boli-Muhlanguleni area, who are concerned about the loss of hundreds of their cattle due to crippling droughts over the past few years. Leonard […]

COMMODITIES: Reduced Mozambique grain supply lowers cross-border trade

Maize silos

from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – TRADE between Mozambique and some of its neighbouring countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is lower as a result of reduced outputs in the staple maize in the nation. According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) Crop […]

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