Zimbabwe has potential to irrigate 2 million hectares: Shiri

Zimbabwe's land under irrigation has increased by 61.76% to the current 275 000 hectares from 170 000 hectares, with the country intensifying efforts to reduce reliance on rain-fed agriculture so as t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 1 hour ago


Perrence Shiri's ministry fails to account for $2 billion

OPPOSITION parties have expressed anger over the shambolic accounts at the Agriculture ministry which saw it using $2 billion budget with no supporting documents. This came out this week when the Tend...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2019


Shiri explains CSC $130m deal

LANDS, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Development Minister, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, yesterday opened up on the $130 million Cold Storage Company (CSC) joint venture recapitalisation...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 November 2018


Govt rules out bread shortage

Government has ruled out the possibility of bread shortage in the country as mechanisms have been put in place to import wheat in the short-term. Further, Government wants to boost wheat cropping to s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 September 2018


Shiri takes a swipe at agricultural authority

Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Perence Shiri, has taken a swipe at the Agricultural and Marketing Authority for weak regulatory enforcement in cotton marketing, warning drastic ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018


Shiri slams 'unrepentant sellout'

ZANU-PF Politburo member Perrance Shiri has described Guruve South independent candidate Mr Wilbert Mubaiwa as an unrepentant sellout who was fired from the Zimbabwe National Army, expelled from Dr Jo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 July 2018


Chimene's daughter up for impersonating Shiri

FORMER Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene's daughter, Ellen Zimondi appeared at the Mutare Magistrates' Court yesterday charged with impersonating Lands, Agriculture and Rural...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 July 2018


Shiri warns independents

Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri has called on all Zimbabweans to remain united and peaceful during and after the forthcoming harmonised elections. Zimbabwe will hold ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 June 2018


Shiri warn 'terrorists' behind Mnangagwa bomb

AGRICULTURE minister, former Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ) commander Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri yesterday warned those behind the "terrorist" explosion that rocked the Zanu-PF campaign rally at Wh...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2018


Shiri promises to stop land evictions

GOVERNMENT will be stopping all land evictions, especially the appropriation of indigenously owned farms and those farms protected under Bilateral Investment Protection and Promotion Agreements (BIPPA...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 June 2018


Shiri's proposed regulations face natural death

Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri (Retired)'s proposed regulations, which sought to criminalise breaches of contract between Government and farmers un...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2018


Poultry import permits remain frozen - Shiri

GOVERNMENT is not issuing any permits for importation of chickens, Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister, Perrance Shiri, has said."Permits are issued under my signature and so far we hav...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 June 2018


Command Agriculture not permanent, says Shiri

Zimbabwe's successful agro-import substitution programme, Command Agriculture, will not be a permanent feature and will be phased out once Government is convinced farmers can now mobilise own funding,...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 June 2018


'Britain is fully behind us,' claims Shiri

Britain fully backs the new Zimbabwe government and its economic turnaround efforts, Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri has said.He said Britain had expressed its support and confidence in President ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


Shiri, parliamentarians head for showdown

LANDS, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri (Retired) and parliamentarians are headed for a showdown after legislators rejected regulations that sought to impos...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 June 2018


Shiri's name soiled by fraudsters

The ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement has launched a manhunt for fraudsters who are abusing the name of its principal officer, retired chief air marshal Perrance Shiri, to fleece d...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018


Ministry warns against land fraudsters

THE Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement has warned the public to be wary of fraudsters that are masquerading as Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri (Rtd) and demanding money from unsusp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018


'Zimbabwe will be like Dubai,' says Bushiri

ENLIGHTENED Christian Gathering Church (ECG) leader Prophet Shepherd Bushiri says God has showed him a vision in which Zimbabwe will develop to the levels reached by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 May 2018


Bushiri 'spaghetti roads' prophecy excites MDC-T

MALAWI's controversial prophet, Shepherd Bushiri, has thrown the MDC-T in a delirium after he recently prophesied the "rebirth of Zimbabwe with new upmarket cities and modern infrastructure", which th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 May 2018


Shiri calls for productivity

GOVERNMENT is pushing for productivity on the land and there is need for stability on farms anchored on adherence to the law. In a statement yesterday, Lands, Agriculture and Rural Settlement Minister...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 April 2018


Zimbabwe should restore its status, says Shiri

Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri (Retired) has implored beneficiaries of the Land Reform Programme to ensure maximum utilisation of land and boost pr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 April 2018


Prophet Bushiri will share wealth advice if

Preachers are hosting a conference for people who want to make money and learn how to sustain their wealth‚ but this service is not for free.People from across the continent are expected to gather a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 March 2018


$1.5 billion agric deal to create 630 000 jobs

Government has signed a $1,5 billion deal with the Financial and Commodities Ecosystem (FinComEco) to develop a range of platforms, projects and initiatives in the agricultural commodity markets secto...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 March 2018


Govt to receive more tractors, centre pivots

Government is expecting tractors and an additional 80 centre pivots from Brazil as it continues to promote mechanization of agriculture. This was revealed by Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 March 2018


Shiri stops farm fights

The Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement, Chief Air Marshal (Retired) Perence Shiri, has moved in to stop land fights in Manicaland and warned that the final authority to change owner...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 January 2018

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