Agriculture

  • 7 May 2024

EIPA applauds govt for Eswatini’s retention into AGOA

By Bahle GamaThe Eswatini Investment Promotion Authority (EIPA) applauded the government for Eswatini’s retention on the list of countries eligible to benefit from the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).…
  • 4 May 2024

Eswatini exporters must embrace E63.7 trillion AfCFTA market

By Ncaba NtshakalaThe Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Trade, Mancoba Khumalo, has recently issued a statement to all exporting companies in Eswatini, urging them to seize the transformative opportunities presented…
  • 18 March 2024

Zimbabwe goes hungry as crops wither amid El Nino drought

Crops are withering in Zimbabwe due to the El-Nino-induced drought. By Nyasha Chingono BUHERA, Zimbabwe – Residents of the Zimbabwean village of Buhera stood in groups at a primary school…
  • 14 March 2024

Agriculture budget should be 10% of national budget – MP

A tractor ploughing the fields. By Bahle Gama  Members of Parliament have questioned when the country will implement the Maputo declaration if the Ministry of Agriculture is still getting 5…
  • 14 March 2024

Chinese buyers cancel, postpone Australian wheat buys amid global surplus

Wheat By Naveen Thukral SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Chinese wheat importers have cancelled or postponed about one million metric tons of Australian wheat cargoes, trade sources with direct knowledge of the…
  • 27 February 2024

Minister Neal Rijkenberg’s E29.4bn pro-growth, inclusive budget

Finance Minister Neal Rijkenberg By Sifiso Sibandze Finance Minister Neal Rijkenberg on Monday delivered a E29.4 billion pro-growth which is also viewed as being inclusive. Eswatini’s 2024/2025 budget presents a…
  • 30 December 2023

Throngs of emaSwati join Their Majesties for Incwala

His Majesty King Mswati III arrivies at Ludzidzini Royal Residence for the main day of Incwala Ceremony. By Bahle GamaFrom all four regions of the country and outside the borders,…
  • 29 November 2023

Ngwenya still busiest trading border post for Eswatini, SA

Traffic enroute to Ngwenya Border Post. By Silindzelwe NxumaloTHE Oshoek border post continues to be the busiest trading border between Eswatini and South Africa as of August 2023, with a…
  • 23 November 2023

Women Farmer program created to close the unemployment gap

Makhosazane Mngometulu received her awards from the Minister of Agriculture, the Principal Secretary and Founder of Women Farmer Sonia Paiva By Nokunceda Magagula Sonia Paivia has said that the Women…
  • 21 November 2023

MSMEs form backbone of the Eswatini economy

Micro, Small and Medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). By Ncaba NtshakalaMicro, Small and Medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) play a crucial role in contributing to the economy of Eswatini. These businesses form the backbone…