Daily Archives: Sep 11, 2012

A RURAL  health centre in Chief Siachitema’s village in Kalomo district is in dire need of more health staff. Mubanga rural health centre with a catchment population of more than 8,000 has one trained health staff attending to all the departments … read more »

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Mayuka not under pressure

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AFRICAN Champions striker Emmanuel Mayuka says he is not under pressure to impress anyone following his below-par performance in Zambia’s 1-0 win over Uganda in a CAF 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final round, first leg match played in Ndola. … read more »

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ZAMBIA Sugar PLC says it is not responsible for the retail price increase of sugar which has been effected  on the local market. Zambia Sugar company secretary and corporate affairs manager  Lovemore Sievu said in response to a Press query that … read more »

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Small farmers to get data on GMOs

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THE Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA) has said it will provide information to the small-holder farmers on the impact of using genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on the country. ACTESA acting chief executive officer (CEO) Chungu … read more »

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MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM)Plc has made significant strides in the sinking of the new US$ 320 million synclinorium shaft at Nkana Mine site in Kitwe, which is expected to extend the lifespan of the mine by a further 25 years. … read more »

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Cargill, banks rescue cotton farmers

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CARGILL has opened negotiations with commercial banks to help address financial challenges small-scale cotton farmers are facing and help in increasing opportunities for them to invest in the micro banks the company has created. Project manager Emmanuel Mbewe said in … read more »

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SOME members of the informal sector have advised Government and the Football Association of Zambia to come up with means that will enable the country maximise gains from trade in various goods branded in Chipolopolo colours. The traders who called on … read more »

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FRA pays out K9bn to Copperbelt farmers

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THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has paid out a total of K9 billion to farmers on the Copperbelt who recently supplied their maize to the Agency. FRA has since bought close to a million 50 kilogrmmes bags of maize in all … read more »

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THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has said it will unlock the value in sectors such as agriculture and industry, through the establishment of national and regional industrial clusters. This will help to foster economic growth in … read more »

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