‘Veld fires can destroy 13% of Zim countryside’

Veld fires claimed more than 100 people between 2013 and 2023.
By Nizbert Moyo May. 7, 2024

Fire destroys 137K ha in Mat North, South

“We have lost over 25 052 hectares of land to veld fires with damage to property as well as livestock loss occurring” Musasiwa said.
By Innocent Magondo Oct. 9, 2023

Veld fires: Let us not drop down our guard

Owing to good rains that most areas received this year, analysts have warned that Zimbabwe is very susceptible to veld fires.
By Cliff Chiduku Sep. 1, 2023

Ema issues veldfire warning

Ema environmental education and publicity manager Amkela Sidange said the rains supported the growth of biomass, which when dry, act as fuel load resulting in intense veldfires.
By Vanessa Gonye Aug. 14, 2023

Veld fires destroy US$1m wheat

Farms have in the past few weeks been in the eye of raging flames, with veld fires destroying everything from homes to crops, and taking lives.
By Lorraine Muromo Oct. 30, 2022

Fire destroys 11 hectares of wheat

Leonard Munamati said at least eight hectares of wheat were destroyed by fire in Murehwa district, while three hectares of barley were destroyed in Hwedza district.
By Jairos Saunyama Oct. 26, 2022

Time to fight fire with fire

It is high time government became very strict because the cost of veld fires is seriously threatening the country’s overall development.
By Newsday Oct. 13, 2022

Veld fire headache for govt

“It has been noted with dismay, the prevalence of veld fires across the country.
By Problem Masau and Emma Nhancumba Oct. 12, 2022

Police warn against starting veld fires

Police warn against starting veld fires
By Marvelous Matswimbo Oct. 11, 2022