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November 16, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – KRI Research Institute has urged small scale farmers to venture into horticulture production to generate income throughout the year. Chief executive officer Frank Kayula said horticulture production was done throughout the...

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November 16, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE demand for cassava is overtaking that of maize on both the local and regional market, the ministry of Agriculture has observed. Agriculture minister Michael Katambo has said cassava is one...

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November 16, 2020 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – EMIRATES has returned more than United States (US) $1.4 billion in COVID-19 related travel refunds to-date, making strong and steady progress on its commitment. More than 1.4 million refund requests have...

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April 28, 2020 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – AFRICAN food imports is likely to swell to more than US$50 billion from the current US$30 billion import annual bill due to global economic disruptions the COVID -19 spread is causing...

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April 28, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – MOBE Sugar Company has secured title for 17,000 hectares of land for the establishment of a sugar plantation in Ngabwe District, Central Province. The company is set to invest 150 million...

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April 28, 2020 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) has urged the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) to curtail Dollarisation of the economy to stabilise the local currency. The think-tank said the Central Bank...

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April 28, 2020 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ZAMBEEF Products Plc has disposed off its Sinazongwe farm at a cost of US$10 million to Chenguang Biotech (Zambia) Agri-Dev Limited. The company has formally completed the disposal of Sinazongwe farm...

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April 28, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE construction of Small and Medium Entrepreneurship (SME) workshops at the Ndola Industrial yard has been completed. Sub-Sahara Gemstone Exchange Industrial Park (SGE) chairperson and president Phesto Musonda said the workshops...

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April 27, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – POULTRY feed prices have continued to rise on the local market due to short supply of maize and the local  currency depreciation, the Poultry Association of Zambia( PAZ) has  said. PAZ...

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April 27, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers(ZAM) has welcomed  the  presidential  directive to the  ministry of  Commerce, Trade and Industry to ensure that chain store  supermarkets  stock  locally produced goods,  saying it will boost the...

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