Fighting COVID-19 on a hungry stomach, the plight of Zimbos during lockdown

By Pearl Matibe People are going hungry in Zimbabwe. The coronavirus is making it difficult for millions who do not know where their next meal will come from. The country—which is marked by decades of a severely diminished economy—is not only facing a coronavirus public health crisis but a food catastrophe. “Can we concentrate more …

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Food-Aid can go hang …we have produced enough food: Grace

By Daniel Chigundu FIRST-LADY Grace Mugabe says donor agencies and development partners are now a threat and should take their Food-Aid elsewhere this season adding that the country has produced enough to feed its people. Zimbabwe is said to require about 2.2 million metric tonnes of maize to ensure food security and self sustenance from one season to another. However, since 2000 when the country …

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