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April 16, 2018 - 0 Comments

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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April 4, 2018 - 0 Comments

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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April 4, 2018 - 0 Comments

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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April 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – AIRTEL Zambia shareholders have approved a dividend payment of K4 per share for the financial year ended December 2017. The payment of the dividend was agreed and approved by stakeholders at...

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April 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – ZAMBIA’S metal export earnings increased from K6, 752.3 million in January to K6, 906.1 million in February this year recording an increase of 2.3 percent. The overall contribution of metals to...

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April 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

By CASSEY KAYULA – THE National Arts Council (NAC), National Museums Board, Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has partnered with Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEP) to develop a sustainable handicraft market that will lead to the...

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April 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

By CASSEY KAYULA – THE French Development Agency (FDA) invested over € 200 million last year to improve the Zambian economy in various sectors. Regional director Martha Stein- Sochas said the money was given to...

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April 2, 2018 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE demand for game meat in the country has exponentially surpassed supply by more than 70 per cent annually, the Wildlife Producers Association Zambia (WPAZ) has noted. According to the Zambia...

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