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Zimbabwe to compensate ‘land grab’ farmers

Zimbabwe to compensate ‘land grab’ farmers

Next year, Zimbabwe will pay US$53 million (R742 million) in compensation to white farmers whose farms were confiscated over the past 18 years and reallocated to black Zimbabweans.
Beef cattle

Animal disease experts from Africa to get specialist training

Nearly 200 veterinary epidemiologists in Africa are scheduled to undergo training intended to help them better combat animal diseases at grassroots level.
Cattle in Nambia

Namibian agriculture: shortage of skills, lack of diversification

Agriculture in Namibia presents great opportunities for economic growth, employment creation, food security and poverty eradication.
Call for assistance from Lesotho wool and mohair industry

Call for assistance from Lesotho wool and mohair industry

Following a failed court bid to force the government of Lesotho to withdraw the recently gazetted Agricultural Marketing (Wool and Mohair Licensing) Regulations of 2018, wool and mohair producers in...
Harare Agricultural Show

Harare Agricultural Show bigger than last year’s event

The Harare Agricultural Show, Zimbabwe’s biggest farming exhibition, started on 27 August 2018, with 575 local and foreign exhibitors participating.
The Black-Bellied pangolin

Help save the African pangolin

At least 10 000 pangolins are trafficked out of Africa every year, according to Catherine Ritchie, marketing and communications manager of the newly launched NGO, Pangolin.Africa.
Tanzania lifts ban on meat product imports from SA

Tanzania lifts ban on meat product imports from SA

The Tanzanian Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has announced that it was lifting the ban on meat and meat products imported from South Africa.
Malawian community to benefit from hammer mill donation

Malawian community to benefit from hammer mill donation

As part of the ‘My Hippo Story’ competition the manufacturers of Hippo Mills, ABC Hansen, asked Hippo hammer mill owners to share their stories of how Hippo had impacted their...
Digital solutions to help in the fight against fall armyworm

Digital solutions to help in the fight against fall armyworm

The Fall Armyworm Agri Tech Prize, aimed at finding digital solutions to identify, track and protect crops in Africa against fall armyworm, has attracted more than 200 entries.
Zimbabwean cannabis production: only a few to benefit

Zimbabwean cannabis production: only a few to benefit

It appears that only a handful of farmers will be able to cash in on the new opportunities generated by Zimbabwe’s legalisation of cannabis production for medicinal and scientific purposes.
Increase in rabies outbreaks among Namibian kudus

Increase in rabies outbreaks among Namibian kudus

The decimation of Namibia’s kudu population due to rabies, especially on game-fenced farms, poses a severe and long-term threat to the country’s game industry.
Africa blocks SA processed meat products due to listeriosis

Africa blocks SA processed meat products due to listeriosis

Fifteen African countries have recalled certain processed meat products as a result of the listeriosis outbreak in South Africa.

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