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Tanzanian, Zambian leaders agree to revive TAZARA railway

TAZARA was constructed as a turnkey project between 1970 and 1975 through an interest-free loan from China Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | Tanzania and Zambia on Tuesday agreed to mobilize resources to revive the TAZARA railway to make it modern and vibrant. Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan said the …

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Zambia seeks stake in Angola oil refinery project

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | The Zambian government said on Tuesday that it has lobbied neighboring Angola to re-open the opportunity for the country to own a state in Angola’s oil refinery project. Peter Kapala, the Minister of Energy, said Zambia wanted to have a stake in Angola’s Lobito Refinery Project …

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Zambia starts mass export of avocados to Europe

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Zambia has started the mass export of avocados to Europe with the first consignment of over 37 tons, a senior government official said Friday. The commencement of export came after the southern African country met the phytosanitary requirements to export the fruit into Europe, said …

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Zambia announces outbreak of fall armyworms

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | An outbreak of fall armyworms has broken out in Zambia and threatened the country’s agricultural produce, a government official said on Wednesday. Reuben Phiri, the Minister of Agriculture, said the fall armyworms have so far been reported in Mkushi district in the central part of the …

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Zambia national airline to commence flights next month

Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | Zambia is set to officially launch flights for its national airline on December 1, 2021, its Board of Directors said on Monday. In 2018, the Zambian government signed a shareholding agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to restart operations of Zambia Airways which stopped operations in 1994. …

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Uganda to supply milk to Zambia

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has secured a new market for its milk in Zambia following a long unresolved impasse with Kenya which was the largest market for Uganda’s exports. Since December 2019 when Kenya authorities ceased at least 3000 bags of powdered milk and packets of Lato …

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COSAFA: Zambia knocks out Uganda

Port Elizabeth, South Africa | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Crested Cranes are out of the COSAFA Women’s Championship in the Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Coach George William Lutalo’s team exited after falling 1-0 to the  Copper Queens of Zambia in a Group C match played this afternoon at the Nelson …

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Uganda’s shadow state

Revealing the networks of people with power Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In the April 30-07 issue of The Independent, Andrew Mwenda; in his column, wrote an article entitled “Paved with good intentions: How Western interventions in African affairs, even when well intentioned, produce bad results.” In that article, …

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