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AgriTech Expo 2020 postponed

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Zambia have officially informed the organizers of the AgriTech Expo Zambia that was scheduled to take place from 2-4 April 2020 at

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Rwanda issues a stern warning amid Lake Virus attack

The Rwandan government has issued a statement warning any persons bringing live fish illegally into the country after tilapia lake virus (TiLV) was identified in various countries. Following the discovery,

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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

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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

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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

Why African farmers are waking up to the huge potential of guinea fowl

In Africa, the potential of guinea fowl largely remains untapped across the continent’s sprawling markets. But poultry farmers in the southern and western regions are now beginning to see capacity

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Perry of Oakley announces new economy range of dryers

Perry of Oakley Ltd have announced the introduction of the Mistral Dryer Range, this new range is set to cater for their old and new clients who do not require

Russia signs MoU to set up a fertilizer production complex in Angola

Russian chemical manufacturer, URALCHEM, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Grupo Opaia SA of Angola for the creation of a joint ammonia and urea production complex in Luanda.

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ZABS commends improved food packaging

Improvement in the quality of food packaging by local companies has been highly praised by the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS). ZABS Executive Director Manuel Mutale has commended food processors