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The only way Zambia can achieve the status of being a breadbasket is to zero rate agriculture

Exclusive interview with Mr Jervis Zimba, President of the ZNFU, the owners of the upcoming Agritech Expo Zambia, taking place for the fourth time in Chisamba from 27-29 April.

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Big increase in international pavilions at Agritech Expo Zambia shows global excitement about Zambian farming sector

“Agriculture key in the diversification of the Zambian economy”

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Leading exhibitions merge to create formidable trade platform

Organisers announce the co-hosting of CAMINEX 2017 and CBM-TEC 2017 to deliver the largest agricultural, mining and industrial exhibition in Kitwe on the Copperbelt.

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Agritech Expo Zambia to Spur Agriculture in South Africa

The award-winning event, Agritech Expo Zambia, is presented by the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) and returns to Chisamba for the fourth edition from 27-29 April 2017. “Zambia is an exciting market to explore, not just for South African suppliers to the agriculture sector, but also for South African farmers” says Liam Beckett, commercial director for the upcoming Agritech Expo Zambia. Agritech Expo Zambia is organised by Spintelligent, leading Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organiser, and the African office of Clarion Events Ltd, based in the UK.

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UK and Zambia sign Energy Africa Partnership Agreement

The UK and Zambia have signed an Energy Africa Partnership Agreement, announcing their commitment to accelerate the expansion of the household solar market across Zambia

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International and local support bodes well for Zambia dispute resolution centre

Zambia is a step closer to seeing a much needed international dispute resolution centre after a funding workshop in Lusaka last week. Overwhelming support for the initiative came from local and international governments, civil society organisations, as well as business representatives.

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Zambian airports record more passengers in 2016’s third quarter

Picture caption: Proflight Zambia is the major scheduled airline in Zambia. Picture HUMPHREY NKONDE

Picture caption: Proflight Zambia is the major scheduled airline in
Zambia. Picture HUMPHREY NKONDE

By HUMPHREY NKONDE

Zambia’s four international airports recorded 456, 750 passengers in third quarter of 2016, representing an increase of 1.3 percent from the number of travellers who were recorded in the same period in 2015.

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Zambian government to surrender crude oil procurement to private sector

Zambia's finance minister Felix Mutati before he presented the 2017 national budget. Picture credit: Lusaka Times.

Zambia’s finance minister Felix Mutati before he presented the 2017
national budget. Picture credit: Lusaka Times.

By HUMPHREY NKONDE

The Zambian government will surrender procurement of finished petroleum products to the private sector starting in March next year.

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Zambia’s Economy on the Low due to Power Shortages and Low Export

Policy instability is continually hurting the economy of Zambia as other local activities and external factors also contributes to this inflection. In view, Mr. Tsidi Tsikata led a team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff to assess the economic status of of Zambia while making meaningful inputs towards necessary steps that will help redefine the strength of the economy and also enhance a gradual growth of the economy. Tsidi Tsikata and his team led the study after being invited by authorities of Zambia, the exercise was carried out for close to two weeks.

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High taxes hit Zambians in new Budget

As Zambia’s copper revenues dwindle government has now unleashed more taxes to make up on the cash deficit.

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Zambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry engages with Zambian business to launch a national mediation and arbitration centre

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) will be engaging with senior Zambian business, government and civil society leaders on 10 November in order to take the next step in establishing a Zambian Dispute Resolution Centre.

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