Queues are seen everywhere, people waiting patiently to buy the precious commodity, mealie meal.Zimbabwe

without mealie meal is like America without obesity, like Nigeria without juju, like South Africa without xenophobia.

Sadza for Zimbabweans is a symbol for success.There are shortages as prices of mealie meal shot up.

Who is behind the mealie meal shortage. Fingers are being pointed to who’s causing shortages: there are mealie meal cartels.

Shocking revelations of alleged smuggling of government subsidies grain into the Democratic Congo by organised cartels in the local milling industry.

The has now reached another level, recently a headmaster in Eastern Highlands was caught stealing maize. Meanwhile in Harare the ZRP recovered 5 000 tonnes of mealie meal in a miller’s warehouse.