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Rethinking the agrarian question in the capitalist epoch in the Global South

Rethinking the agrarian question in the capitalist epoch in the Global South

Ruzivo Benza (23 years) WHEN the colonized people of Africa took up arms to wage wars of liberation, it was not only to free themselves from the shackles of colonial bondage and attain political independence. The fight also sought to improve societal standing from a highly unequal one to a just egalitarian community. While political independence was achieved throughout the…
Is Command Agriculture going to deliver another bumper harvest?

Is Command Agriculture going to deliver another bumper harvest?

By Eness Paidamoyo Mutsvangwa-Sammie ZIMBABWE has reported a bumper harvest of maize and other grains, capable of feeding the country’s 14.65 million people for the next year. According to Zimbabwe’s Second Crop and Livestock Assessment report and the US department of agriculture, the estimated maize production for 2021 stands at 2.7 million tons. This maize yield is estimated to be…
Bread prices to go up

Bread prices to go up

THE price of bread is set to go up after wheat producers hiked prices by 16% per metric tonne, the National Bakers Association of Zimbabwe (NBAZ) has advised. NBAZ president Dennis Walla said the price of imported wheat has gone up to US$510 from US$440 per tonne, adding that prices of bread will have to increase to cover the rising…
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