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We must be responsible THE spike in COVID-19 cases and deaths is worrying to say the least. 

Of cattle, rains and diseases

THE coming of the rains this 2020-2021 season, despite the renewed damper of the COVID-19 threat, has brought relief and joy to...

‘Arrest chicken thieves not wildlife poachers’

By Emmanuel Koro in Johannesburg, South Africa. ONE of the most curious and harmful lessons that Western animal rights...

The dummy called Christmas

First published in The Patriot of December 20 2018 THE Roman (Gregorian) solar calendar is not compatible with the...

Agro-veterinary round-up 2020

THE aim of this farming column, during the past five years, has been to serve as a guide, critic, monitor and information...

Oranges: Zimbabwe’s Eden

CITRUS plantations have been established in Zimbabwe since the 1920s.   In March 1922, the citrus estates of Zimbabwe...

Peanuts: The root of a true indigenous Zim crop

ZIMBABWE boasts several indigenous peanut strains that have been grown in the country since the late Iron Age.  It...

Tobacco – a history of a rich Zimbabwean heirloom crop

TOBACCO was grown extensively in Zimbabwe prior to the arrival of the white settlers in the early 19th Century.  

Heirloom chickens: The village teachers

FREE-RANGE chickens, referred to as ‘bosveldt’ chickens in southern Africa, have become all the rage in organic indigenous restaurants throughout the region....

Making Africa the future

THAT Africa’s dream is yet to be realised is a fact of life. There is something about Africa that...
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