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God frowns, devil celebrates as marriages crumble

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKAUPON arrival at the North and South Gauteng high courts, one is greeted by 50 newly-wed couples celebrating their marriage. An equal number of couples, or even double that figure, are tearing their marriage certificates as they divorce. The chorus among those divorcing is, “I'm done with this marriage! This is not...

High input costs worry sugarcane farmers

Commercial Sugarcane Farmers Association of Zimbabwe Chairperson, Admore Hwarari. Photo by Khumbulani Taruvanda, Lowveld Post (Pvt) Ltd

by KHUMBULANI TARUVANDA CHIREDZI, (Lowveld Post) - HIGH input costs are threatening the viability of the 2020 sugarcane farming season. Cane farmers say the prices of fertilizers and herbicides are now beyond their reach and this may affect sugarcane production. Commercial Sugarcane Farmers Association of Zimbabwe Chairperson, Admore Hwarari...

COMMODITIES: Impending grain deficit rekindles GMO consideration

from AKANI CHAUKE in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG - AMID strong indications that Southern Africa is headed for yet another year of poor agricultural output, experts have advised policymakers to encourage white maize production under irrigation and temporarily ease restrictions on imports of the genetically modified varieties of the commodity. Imports of genetically white maize are restricted in the...

Zim through to Copa Coca Cola semis

Luke Musikiri

Post Sport Reporter NAIROBI, (Lowveld Post) - ZIMBABWE'S Luke Musikiri pulled another stellar performance, grabbing a brace in a 4-1 win over Namibia in quarter finals of the Copa Coca Cola Africa Cup on Tuesday. Enasio Perezo and Alfa Chiwashira made it to the score sheet in Thika, Kenya. In their...

‘Chiredzi FC to offload players’

Chiredzi Stars FC players

by KHUMBULANI TARUVANDA CHIREDZI, (Lowveld Post) - CHIREDZI Stars Football Club is set to offload ten players accused of indiscipline and unprofessional behaviour. An executive with the club told Lowveld Post that between six and ten players who misbehaved before they played their last game against Buffalos FC will be sacked on the 14th...

Zim U/15 clash with Nambia in Coca-Cola quarter-finals

Luke Musikiri

by WALTER MAFEKING CHIREDZI, (Lowveld Post) - ZIMBABWE'S under 15 boys team will face Namibia in the quarter finals of the 2019 COPA Coca Cola Africa Cup tournament on Tuesday (today). On Monday, they defeated Kenya and Mozambique in group stages. This year’s tournament is being played in Thika, Kenya and...

Bhasikiti acquitted of fraud

Former Minister of State for Masvingo province Kudakwashe Bhasikiti

by WALTER MAFEKING CHIREDZI, (Lowveld Post) - FORMER Minister of State for Masvingo province Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has been acquitted of a $225 000 fraud charge. The State failed to prove a prima facie case against him, leading to the State case losing its weight. Bhasikiti was dragged to court for allegedly...

The harder the fall, the higher the rise

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA“For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God's glorious standard.” Apostle Paul of Tarsus wrote this to the first-century world on Romans 3:23 of the New Living Translation. I prefer the English Standard Version, which reads: "for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" while the Good News Translation states: "Everyone...

Embrace resilient crops, farmers urged

Communal farmers complain that certified maize seed is now too expensive for them. Photo by Khumbulani Taruvanda, Lowveld Post (Pvt) Ltd.

by KHUMBULANI TARUVANDA CHIREDZI, (Lowveld Post) - THE Zimbabwe Farmers Association (ZFA) has urged Lowveld traditional farmers to grow drought tolerant crops in order to maximize their yields in the event of a drought. A young lady shows a bumper harvest of a traditional farmer who planted drought resistant maize seed in the...

Huawei resists US ban, global smartphone slump

Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG - HUAWEI is the only global smartphone vendor to achieve double-digit growth in smartphone sales in the third quarter of 2019, as it continues withstanding restrictions slapped on it by the United States. The Chinese company sold 65,8 million smartphones, an increase of 26 percent year over year.