Agriculture

  • 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

Mixed signals on Eswatini’s recent economic developments

Central Bank Governor Dr Phil Mnisi By Ncaba Ntshakala The Central Bank of the Kingdom of Eswatini has released its report on the latest economic developments with mixed signals.  The…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 20 November 2023

Embiveni boosts its competitiveness, spreads its wings to Nhlangano

Inyatsi Group Board of Directors, Chairman Michelo Shakantu, Sydney Sichula, Paul Lwiindi and Derrick Shiba. By Sibusiso Nyawo and Ncaba NtshakalaEswatini Meat Industries (EMI) has expanded and opened its third…
  • 24 October 2023

The journey towards hosting the Woman Farmer of the Year Awards in full swing

Founder and Director of Woman Famer Competition Sonia Paiva (R) with one of the Top 10 finalists Nomusa Ndlangamandla. By Nokunceda Magagula The journey towards hosting the Woman Farmer Awards…
  • 12 October 2023

Maloma Colliery: Building Prosperous Communities Supplement

Maloma Colliery Limited has been transforming lives in Eswatini communities. The company has spent over E1million, over three months towards repairing several roads and bridges which posed a serious challenge…