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Rare quality emerald sold at auction
KALONDE NYATI, Lusaka A RARE, high quality Zambian emerald 6,100 carat approximately 1,220 grams was recently sold at an auction in Lusaka for an undisclosed sum of money. According to a statement issued yesterday, the gemstone discovered at the Kagem mine in Lufwanyama, was boug...
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Zambeef tops performance on LuSE
TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka ZAMBEEF Products was the highest performer last week, although firms on the Lusaka Securities Exchange (LuSE) witnessed a further reduction in market activity, resulting in a drop in turnover of over K14 million. During the week under review, the local bours...
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Food Reserve Agency acts to avert post-harvest losses
NANCY MWAPE, Lusaka DESPITE maize being a major crop for the nation, it suffers heavy post-harvest losses as majority of the small-scale farmers do not have access to improved storage facilities. Maize production in Zambia is grown by about 85 percent of small-scale farming popul...
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‘SA no-go area for Zambian goods’
NANCY MWAPE, Lusaka ZAMBIAN products are facing challenges to enter the South African market because that country does not recognise the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) certification. Other barriers affecting the entry of Zambian products into South Africa include entry and com...
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Discovery of grain prices now reality
KABANDA CHULU, Lusaka DISCOVERY of prices of grains is now a reality in the country following the ‘live’ trading that is fully operational at the Zambian Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE). This development entails that farmers, traders, processors and other players in the food value ch...
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IMF awaits State’s plans
NANCY MWAPE, Lusaka THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) is waiting to hear from Government on how it envisages undertaking its borrowing plans in line with public debt as it focuses on economic recovery. The Zambian delegation led by Finance Minister Felix Mutati is attending t...
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Zambia’s agriculture sector improved
NANCY MWAPE, Lusaka THE World Bank says Zambia’s agriculture sector has improved driven by good rains although there is need to undertake structural measures that will improve economic productivity. World Bank lead economist and lead author of the report launched on Wednesday dub...
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