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October 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has adopted an action plan and wide-ranging partnerships to transform African agriculture into viable agri-business. The adoption of an action plan and wide-ranging partnerships to transform...

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October 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has so far spent K177 million on farmers who supplied maize in Northern Province  in the 2015 crop marketing season with only less than K10 million...

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By HELEN ZULU – AB BANK Zambia has signed a 3 million Euros micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) investment bond with the European Investment bank (EIB) aimed at enhancing AB bank’s support to MSMEs....

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October 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) is in the process of setting up tomato processing plants in four major cities of Zambia at a cost of US$6 million. ZCF director general James...

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October 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – LOCAL economist Noel Nkhoma has advised Government against having the major stake in the operations of the Zambian airline. This follows the establishment of the company to operate as Zambia Airways...

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October 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Government in collaboration with the Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF) has identified land for the installation of the Government sponsored solar milling plant in Kasama. The contractor has since moved on...

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October 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI and JUDITH NAMUTOWE – ULENDO, a special purpose vehicle sponsored by the Focus Ironclad Group has established a K6.5 billion collateral free Road Infrastructure Note Programme(RINP) for local contractors. The first sum...

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October 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JAMES MUYANWA and JUDITH NAMUTOWE – ECONOMIC experts and stakeholders have said the 2016 budget is an austerity one which is capable of enhancing confidence in the national economy among the international community and...

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October 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) has urged government to peg the public sector wage bill ceiling to eight per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to manage...

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October 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – ZOONA Zambia, an electronic money transfer firm has offloaded 13.7 per cent of its shares worth US$8 million to its employees for them to own a stake in the company. Zoona...

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