“Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future – Denis Waitley”

“Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future – Denis Waitley”

By Chester Dimairho We continue with our leadership theme today. I am now on the tail end of the articles under the leadership pillar. Last week I wrote about the biggest pitfall in leading the teams in your business. There are so many other ones, but they are not as devastating as poor, manipulated or no communication. I also do not want to dwell too much on negative leadership. Today I want us to consider a local company, which has done very well because the founder was and continues to…

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Acute food insecurity soars to five-year high, warns Global Report on Food Crises

Acute food insecurity soars to five-year high, warns Global Report on Food Crises

ROME – The number of people facing acute food insecurity and needing urgent life and livelihood-saving assistance has hit a five-year high in 2020 in countries beset by food crises, an annual report launched today by the Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) – an international alliance of the UN, the EU, governmental and non-governmental agencies working to tackle food crises together – has found. Conflict, economic shocks – including due to COVID-19, extreme weather – pushed at least 155 million people into acute food insecurity in 2020. The stark…

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Towards a robust agricultural revolution: The Presidential Pledge

Towards a robust agricultural revolution: The Presidential Pledge

State-run media organisations dedicated huge airtime and media space lauding the government for indeed the major transformation of the Agriculture Bank of Zimbabwe into the Agriculture Financing Cooperation (AFC). The major thrust of the new institution unveiled last Friday by President Emmerson Mnangagwa is to provide a premier short and long term one-stop-shop for agriculture production. The new institution brings into fresh memory the colonial settler’s Land Agriculture Development Bank that was used to spearhead the land subjugation of the indigenous people. It was a highly funded and well-orchestrated agric…

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