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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

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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

Sustainable Agriculture production hampered by inadequate funding

The Food and Agriculture Organization has revealed that Zambia’s funding to the agricultural sector is way below the Maputo declaration and will make it difficult for the country to achieve

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More foreign investments will make Zambia a regional agricultural hub

Zambian industry group, Northwestern Chamber of Commerce and Industry, are calling on more foreign investments in agriculture to help the country be the breadbasket for the Southern African region. Mukumbi

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100,000 worth of goods seized by CCPC

Goods valued at a hundred thousand Kwacha have been confiscated from 746 trading premises countrywide by the Competition Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC). This is due to their failure to meet

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Kalumbila Mine sets up horticultural center

Kalumbila District Farmers Association (KDFA) has applauded Kalumbila Minerals Limited for the formation of a horticultural centre. This comes about through a partnership with Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ). In

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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