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April 16, 2018 - 0 Comments

By DAVID McKAY  – VEDANTA chairperson, Anil Agarwal has informed an investment forum that Zambia was a preferred destination for his company which will pump $700 million into new copper production. During a two-day visit...

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April 16, 2018 - 0 Comments

By BRIAN HATYOKA – THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has called for a reduction in the cost of production in the energy sector. CEC Head of Government and Investor Relations Sylvester Hibajene said energy was...

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April 16, 2018 - 0 Comments

Agritech Expo round-up by Judith Namutowe – AGROZ has partnered with Musika Development Initiatives Zambia, Technoserve and the World Food Programme (WFP) to scale up the use of hermetic technology storage bags. AgroZ is the...

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Agritech Expo round-up by Judith Namutowe – STANBIC Zambia says it has been having difficulties to do business with farmers in the last four years because of their inability to service loans. Stanbic new business...

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Agritech Expo round-up by Judith Namutowe – ZANACO Bank mobile application has recorded over 50,000 downloads from the time it was launched to date. And the Bank’s loan portfolio in the agriculture sector currently stands...

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Agritech Expo round-up by Judith Namutowe – MUSIKA Development Initiatives Zambia in collaboration with Technoserve and the World Food Programme (WFP) has launched the ‘Zero Waste Commercialisation Post-Harvest Loss Solutions’. The three organisations established a...

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April 4, 2018 - 0 Comments

By MELANIE BURTON  – THE prices of copper in London climbed to the highest level in more than a week on Tuesday, supported by stronger-than-expected manufacturing growth in top metals user, China. REUTERS reports that...

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April 4, 2018 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU – THE formalisation of illegal gold mining and trade in Zambia by the Government is progressing well with four more mining cooperatives expected to be launched in Petauke District by mid April...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – INDUSTRIAL players have attributed the drastic increase in demand for chicks to the outbreak of bird flu in South Africa that has prompted neighbouring countries to import chicks and eggs from...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – LIVINGSTONE Tourism Association (LTA) says the 2017 room occupancy for hotels and lodges in the tourist capital remained stagnant at around 35 per cent due to a number of challenges the...

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