Daily Archives: Sep 7, 2012

Zambia missing at 2012 Channel O awards

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LAST year the Zambian music industry promised to be heading for greatness as Zambia’s hip-hop group Zone Fam were nominated for the prestigious Channel O Music Video Awards but this year the story is different. Zone Fam were nominated in … read more »

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THE retail prices of sugar from Zambia Sugar seem to have suddenly shot up leaving questions among consumers as to what is happening. At Shoprite outlets where the commodity usually sells the cheapest, a two-kilogramme packet of white spoon sugar … read more »

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Zambeef taps into yawing beef market

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ZAMBIA has huge potential in the livestock sector due to the rising population among the middle income class citizens, Zambeef Zambia chief executive officer Francis Grogan has said. Mr Grogan said there is huge untapped market for beef in Zambia … read more »

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AFRICA’s agricultural sector is set for record growth due to increase in consumer demand and the abundant natural resources which are attracting the interest of global investors, Standard Bank Africa has said. Standard Bank’s head of Agribusiness Africa Mohit Arora … read more »

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Zambia on right economic track – British MPs

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A UNITED Kingdom (UK) parliamentary committee has noted Zambia’s  splendid economic performance and urged the UK’s CDC to play a significant role in boosting the country’s economy to end reliance on overseas aid. But the House of Commons International Development … read more »

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UNIVERSITY of Zambia (UNZA) Chancellor Jacob Mwanza has admitted that the institution is facing competition in offering higher learning education following Government’s policy to establish more universities in the country. Speaking during the 42nd Unza graduation ceremony under the theme: “Repositioning … read more »

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Be patient, Shamenda tells farm workers

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LABOUR Minister Fackson Shamenda has advised farm workers to be patient as the newly announced minimum wage in their sector will only be effected in January next year. Mr Shamenda said this was so because there was already a collective … read more »

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TOURISM and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has directed the Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) to immediately open up a separate account for the Community Resource Boards (CRBs) where safari hunting operators will be depositing 50 per cent of the money for … read more »

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Sata tells-off State house budging Diplomats, dares RSZ

President Michael Sata has dared Railway Systems of Zambia to go ahead and serve him with writs of summon. On Wednesday, President Sata directed Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba to use all legal means at his disposal to return Zambia Railways … read more »

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