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UK-AFRICA SUMMIT: Britain makes a small first step towards green technology

Climate campaigners have described the announcement by the British government to suspend financial support for thermal coal as a “small first step.” The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced at

Revitalizing economic ties top of agenda at the UK-Africa summit

African Development Bank President Akinwumi  Adesina is expected in London for the UK-Africa Summit, an investment summit aimed at forging new partnerships under the theme: ‘Partners for prosperity.’ The summit

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Preps for the AgriTech Expo 2020 in full swing

Organisers of the AgriTech Expo are confident that this year’s edition of the trade fair will be a success as preparations are already in full swing. GART research centre in

Maamba collieries power generation back to full capacity despite lack of funds

MAAMBA Collieries have confirmed that they are now running at their full capacity despite facing financial challenges. The 300 MW coal-fired power plant has resumed full capacity operations and is

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Crocodile industry in crisis as export tax bites

Production halves as farmers prepare to close. The Zambian Crocodile Farmers Association (ZCFA) has warned the industry faces imminent closure as the imposition of this year’s 10 per cent export

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Over-exploitation of Africa’s fisheries: Not enough fish in the sea

China’s role in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing has a disproportionate impact on Africa. There has recently been some controversy surrounding the mining of bauxite (a precursor to aluminium) in

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Correctional facility responds to the government’s directive, increases farming hectarage

The Zambia Correctional Service on the Copperbelt Province has responded to the government’s directive by increasing its farming hectarage to 261 hectares from 130 in the 2018/2019 farming season. Regional