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January 5, 2016 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE  – THE Zambia Cooperatives Federation (ZCF) has indicated that mealie-meal prices will reduce by 15 per cent this month once the cooperative starts buying maize from farmers. ZCF director general James Chirwa...

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January 5, 2016 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU – FALLSWAY Timbers Limited Group of companies is set to start processing tomatoes at the fruit and vegetable processing unit in Livingstone. The fruit and vegetable processing unit, which is expected to be...

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By HELEN  ZULU – THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has recorded an increase in the number of consumer cases resolved, from 827 in 2014 to 1,791 last year. The 53.82 per cent increase...

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January 5, 2016 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – GOVERNMENT and stakeholders have been urged to explore the tourism potential on Lake Tanganyika in Mpulungu District to positively contribute to the growth of the sector. Mpulungu Habour Authority (MHA) manager,...

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January 5, 2016 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU – THE Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has urged farmers to diversify their crop production and select crop varieties which will be able to mature within the remaining wet months. ZNFU president...

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January 5, 2016 - 0 Comments

By  MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – FORMER Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Felix Mutati has advised Government to slow down in the contraction of external debt this year. Mr Mutati said it was important for Government to...

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December 31, 2015 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – Government should buy more goods and services from local producers this year than it did in 2015 to limit import payments. The Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) says it is important...

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December 31, 2015 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU – THE Government’s introduction of the e-voucher in the agriculture sector in 2015 and the inclusion of other crops in the Farmer Input Support Programme is commendable, the Zambia National Farmers Union...

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December 31, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – A LOCAL economist, Noel Nkhoma has attributed Zambia’s failure to meet most of the key economic fundamentals in 2015 to the global economic trends. Mr Nkhoma said the economic challenges the...

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December 30, 2015 - 0 Comments

NINE large copper smelters in China have agreed to cut the sales of spot metal by as much as 200,000 tonnes in the first quarter of 2016. Reuters reports that this is to counter low...

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