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Embrace resilient crops, farmers urged

A young lady shows a bumper harvest of a traditional farmer who planted drought resistant maize seed in the 2018/19 cropping season. Photo by Khumbulani Taruvanda, CAJ News Africa.

from KHUMBULANI TARUVANDA in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwe Farmers Association (ZFA) has urged Lowveld traditional farmers to grow drought tolerant crops in order to maximize their yields in the event of a drought. ZFA chairperson, Charity Chinorumba, said drought tolerant crop farming was beneficial to the farmers who frequently experienced poor […]

EU project drives sustainable practices among Kenyan MSMEs

Green pepper

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYAN farmers as well as micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are poised to generate more revenue, create jobs and reduce volume while at the same time helping overcome the challenges of climate change thanks to a European Union-funded project. Green to Grow is the […]

Huawei resists US ban, global smartphone slump

US - China trade war

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI is the only global smartphone vendor to achieve double-digit growth in smartphone sales in the third quarter of 2019, as it continues withstanding restrictions slapped on it by the United States. The Chinese company sold 65,8 million smartphones, an increase of 26 percent year over year. According to […]

Birds draw tourists to Malipati

Vulture nest

from NYENGETERAI CHIPUNZA in Malipati, Zimbabwe MALIPATI, (CAJ News) – BIRD-WATCHING enthusiasts are flocking to Malipati, south of Chiredzi, 650km southeast of Harare, CAJ News Africa can reveal. Here they see various types of birds at Manjinji Birds Sanctuary, which is fast becoming a major tourism draw card. The bird-keeping project was mooted in 2005 […]

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 […]

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