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Seed distribution finalised

THE Government has completed the distribution of seeds to the small-scale farmers that were affected by the army worms late last year. Agriculture and Livestock Minister Emmanuel Chenda said the Government had completed the distribution of seeds to the affected … read more »

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Chipata: district with cycling craze

By ROBINSON KUNDA IF you throw a stone in Chipata, the likelihood is that it will land on a bicycle. That is how much the cycling craze has engulfed the district. Bicycles are used for mobility, for business (taxi), as … read more »

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Zambia to earn $5m from honey exports

By CYNTHIA MWALE ZAMBIA is expected to earn about US$5 million from the export of 1,200 tonnes of honey to the United States and European Union this year. It is also projected that growth will reach 5,000 tonnes of beeswax … read more »

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Zambia 2011 Budget – Full statement in parliament

Zambia 2011 Budget Address by Hon. Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane, MP, Honourable Minister of Finance and National Planning  Delivered to the National Assembly on Friday 8th October, 2010 1. Mr. Speaker, I beg to move that the House do now resolve … read more »

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Zambia: Donors reduce grants to 2011 budget

PostOnline COOPERATING partners have reduced their grants contributions to Zambia’s national budget for 2011 by almost half to only 7.7 per cent compared to 14.5 per cent this year. And the government has allocated K244.6 billion for the holding of … read more »

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Zambia:K632 bn sourced for maize – RB

President Rupiah Banda says the Food Reserve Agency FRA needs about 1.5 Trillion Kwacha to buy all maize produced by farmers this year. President Banda says government has already secured 632 billion kwacha which will be released by the Tresuary … read more »

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