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Syngenta and USAID/Feed the Future Invest $1.8 million to help Smallholder Farmers in Zambia

Lusaka, Zambia – Syngenta in Zambia, through its subsidiary MRI Seed, has partnered with the Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) programme implemented by Fintrac Inc., to help smallholder farmers gain access … read more »

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Monica Musonda bags ‘Champion of the South’ award.

Zambian businesswoman Monica Musonda was awarded the MEDays 2016 Forum “Champion of the South” award on Thursday in Tangiers, Morocco for her innovative company, Java Foods which is a model for the new generation of business leaders. Speaking on this … read more »

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VISA and ENGEN service stations to give away fuel to motorists

VISA, a leader in global payments, has partnered with ENGEN Petroleum Zambia to give away fuel to consumers who use their VISA cards to purchase fuel in a promotion dubbed “Drive Free with Engen”. The 8 week promotion, which was … read more »

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Vodafone in Zambia will not provide any voice services-ZICTA

ICTA has clarified that it has not issued any licence to Mobile Broadband Zambia Limited trading as Vodafone Zambia to offer voice services in the country. In a statement, ZICTA Head of Public Relations Ngabo Nankonde explained that the firm’s … read more »

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FedEx Acquires TNT Express

Combination Builds Upon Competitive Positioning in Global Transportation and Logistics Industry FedEx Corporation (FedEx) (NYSE:FDX), FedEx Acquisition B.V. (the Offeror) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) jointly announce that FedEx has acquired TNT Express. The €4.4 billion acquisition combines the … read more »

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Barclays Africa addresses the role of the financial sector in addressing power and energy challenges at AfDB Annual Meetings

Barclays Africa will play a key role in driving discussions around energy, climate change and the financial inclusion of women at the African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings in Lusaka, Zambia from May 23 to 27. Representing Barclays Africa, Chief … read more »

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Ericsson chosen by Airtel Zambia for network transformation

Airtel Zambia chooses Ericsson for radio access network upgrade   Ericsson to transform 2G sites, swap out existing 3G sites New radio system will enhance the subscriber experience and strengthen Airtel’s market leadership in the country Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has extended … read more »

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Eutelsat selects all-electric satellite from Space Systems Loral to expand broadcasting in Africa, Middle East, Turkey

EUTELSAT 7C satellite to take capacity and flexibility at key 7° East video neighbourhood to new level Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has entrusted Space Systems Loral (SSL) with the manufacture of a high-power broadcast satellite to serve markets … read more »

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Economy running well – Chikwanda

MINISTER of Finance Alexander Chikwanda says the economy is intact and has allayed fears by some critics suggesting that it has collapsed. Mr Chikwanda said massive infrastructure development taking place throughout the country is evidence that the economy is running … read more »

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