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December 15, 2017 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA  KANGALI - PETROLEUM transporters have bemoaned the high cost of duty in the importation of fuel tanker trailers into the country. Petroleum Transporters Association of Zambia (PTAZ) General Secretary Benson Tembo said transporters...

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December 15, 2017 - 0 Comments

By KELVIN MUDENDA - GOVERNMENT  has reiterated its commitment to transform the leather industry to generate value in the country’s economy and contribute to the Vision 2030 realisation. Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe...

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December 14, 2017 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI - THE country should embrace the use of bio-pesticides in eradicating uncompromising crop disease and pests to maintain the environment, a graduating Copperbelt University (CBU) environmental engineer has said. Crop pests like...

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December 14, 2017 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI - THE Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) has completed the distribution of 49,000 Electronic Voucher cards to farmers for the 2017/2018 farming season. ZANACO is one  of the  banks that was contracted...

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December 14, 2017 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU - THE Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has registered over 2,000 cooperatives since the launch of the new automated system in May this year. PACRA public relations officer Vaida Njobvu said...

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December 14, 2017 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE - LOCAL production and processing of crude palm oil will drastically reduce Zambia’s dependence on the commodity and edible oil imports. Finance Minister Felix Mutati expressed delight that the country was now...

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December 14, 2017 - 0 Comments

By  CASSEY KAYULA - THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has collected more than K4.8 billion from Time to Pay Agreements which are as a result of the tax amnesty on interest and penalties launched in...

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December 13, 2017 - 0 Comments

By ESTHER NG’ANDU - AFRI Energy Ventures Limited, an Asian company will next year set up 10 biomass power plants at the cost of US$110 million in Luapula Province. Provincial Minister Nickson Chilangwa said the 10 plants...

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December 13, 2017 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY  MUPESENI - GOVERNMENT is confident that the targeted 850,000 tonnes of Copper will be achieved by the end of the year in view of the strong indication of increased production by various mining...

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December 13, 2017 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY  MUPESENI - THE Luapula Cassava Growers Association (LCGA) has been formed in the Province which is swiftly becoming a cassava-belt. Executive member Chisha Kaputula said the association is targeting to register more than...

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