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Africa will become the food basket of the world – Dangote

Africa will become the food basket of the world – Dangote

Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote has told investors “Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world.” In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC  high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear Africa’s richest man, Aliko […]

CCCP seizes goods worth K11,800 in Northwestern Province

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) in association with eight Local Authorities in Northwestern Province has confiscated goods worth K11,853 following a joint inspection operation. The random inspections were conducted in 81 trading places in eight (8) districts and goods collectively worth K11,853.00 were seized. The products seized included beverages, baby formula, butter biscuits and […]

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Fourth mobile network provider coming – Govt

Government is inviting bidders for a fourth mobile network provider following approval of the new licensing regime by Cabinet. Minister of Transport and Communications Brian Mushimba says telecommunications regulator, Zambia Information Communications and Technology Authority (ZICTA), has been given the go-ahead to start the process. Mushimba says ZICTA is at liberty to start the process […]

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The Zambian embassy in Berlin, Germany has called on the business community in Zambia to take advantage of opportunities in the non-traditional market in Germany. In a statement issued Friday, Charge D’ Affaires at the embassy Theresa Kimena said Zambia can export precious stones, floriculture, sugar, honey, cotton, coffee, tobacco and artifacts. “The possibilities are immense […]

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ZABS lauds high standards at Zambian Breweries

The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has applauded Zambian Breweries (ZB) for maintaining the highest standards in the production of its beverages. ZABS Director General Manuel Mutale said this when the senior management team from the institution toured the ZB Mungwi Road plant to familiarise themselves with its operations. “ZABS urges manufacturers in general to […]

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K300 Million raised in road toll fees

Government says it has raised over K300 million in road toll fees between January and August this year. Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela has told a media briefing in Lusaka that government has demonstrated that it is viable to invest in the road sector. He has since urged the private sector to seriously […]

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Proflight slashes Livingstone airfares to boost tourism this summer

Proflight Zambia has launched an innovative summer sale on all its return Livingstone flights in support of government efforts to boost domestic and international tourism to Victoria Falls. The airline’s social media-based #SummerSale17 promotion offers 15 percent discounts on all return tickets to and from the tourism capital in September and October this year, enabling […]

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ZDA records US$12 billion in investment pledges

The Zambia Development Agency says it has during the first half of 2017 recorded an increase in both value of Investment Certificates of Registration issued and projected jobs compared to the same period in 2016. The Agency issued 192 investment certificates in the first half of the year worth over 12 billion US Dollars and […]

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Eduction key to sustainable development – ZB

Zambian Breweries has urged industries and institutions to take a keen interest, open their doors to learning institutions and help graduates complete the learning process. “It is about finding home grown solutions to the many challenges confronting the students and newly graduates and many of whom lack the practical experience immediately upon graduating. As Zambian […]

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Proflight in 50% discount for kids

Children can explore and learn about their home country thanks to half-price special fares with Proflight on all its domestic routes. Kids aged between two and 17 years get a 50 percent discount on all flights within Zambia, with 25 percent discounts on the airline’s international routes to Durban in South Africa and Lilongwe in […]

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