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Cargill launches Sungani Banja barter offering

Cargill recently hosted key policymakers in the agricultural sector at its base in Chipata to launch its Sungani Banja offering; a barter scheme that will offer local farmers the option to exchange their maize for Banja mealie-meal when they use … read more »

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Cargill completes acquisition of Zamanita from Zambeef

Cargill has completed the acquisition of Zamanita Ltd, the soybean crushing and oil refining subsidiary of Zambeef. Zamanita now becomes an integral part of Cargill’s business in Zambia. As part of the deal, Cargill has acquired all of Zamanita’s assets, … read more »

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Nyamuka Zambia Application Period Ends

The Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan Competition application period is now closed. The competition whose application period was officially opened by the deputy Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Honourable Miles Sampa, on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 at 12h00, closed at … read more »

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ZRST calls for a New Transport Policy

***PRESS RELEASE** Lusaka, Zambia – Wednesday, 6th May, 2015. The Zambian Road Safety Trust (ZRST) has mourned eight people who died in a head-on collision on Sunday, 3rd May 2015. A journalist from PRIME TV, Mr. Muunga Hansingo, his wife, … read more »

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IRISH AID SPONSORS NYAMUKA ZAMBIA GOOD NUTRITION PRIZE

Nyamuka Zambia has announced that Irish Aid has come on board to sponsor the ‘Nyamuka Zambia Good Nutrition Prize’ for its business plan competition. The prize is being sponsored as part of Irish Aid’s contribution to the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) … read more »

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ZRST urge RTSA to overhaul driver licensing laws to protect people’s lives

“Road traffic accidents in Zambia have remained unabated in the past decade and outdated driving licensing laws are a root cause of accidents” Lusaka, Zambia – 22rd April 2015. Zambian laws on driver licensing are not clear or practical and … read more »

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Cargill’s purchase of Zamanita moves closer as Zambeef shareholders unanimously approve deal

Cargill and Zambeef Products PLC have made progress towards completing a deal for Cargill to purchase Zamanita Limited, the soybean crushing and refining subsidiary of Zambeef. The deal has been formally approved by Cargill’s Board of Directors and today Zambeef’s … read more »

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Easter Holiday Traffic Casualties Should be a Wake-Up Call

Lusaka, Zambia – 8th April 2015. The Easter holiday road traffic crash statistics revealed by the Zambia Police should be yet another wake-up call on how as the country view road crashes and the worsening road traffic safety. The Police … read more »

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Statement from Mo Ibrahim on the outcome of the Nigerian elections

The news from Nigeria today is wonderful. Africa’s largest country has concluded a peaceful election process. Furthermore, the incumbent has already gracefully conceded and congratulated his successor – a first for Nigeria and a benchmark for other African countries to … read more »

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