Poor veggie supply rattles tourism sector


Following government’s decision to extend the vegetable ban to next year, the tourism sector says it is worried that local producers are still unable to meet the demand.

Last December, government extended the ban for another two years to have it run into 2025.

The first veggie ban came into effect on January 1, 2022, targeting 16 vegetables such as onion, butternut, tomato, watermelon, carrot, potato, cabbage and ginger.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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