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Farming is like a buffet; let’s not restrict farmers’ choice

Analysis: BENEDICT TEMBO EVERY year, millions in nearly 300 cities around the world march against Monsanto as they exercise their freedom which they consider as celebration of food freedom, farm freedom and labeling or eliminating Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) from the food supply. This annual ritual is solidarity in protecting the world’s food supply from

‘Landslide victory awaits Lungu in Central Province’

CHAMBO NG’UNI, Kabwe PATRIOTIC Front (PF) parliamentary candidate for Kabwe Central Constituency Tutwa Ngulube says President Lungu will win with a landslide victory in Central Province’s capital. Mr Ngulube said President Lungu is the most popular presidential candidate, and that the people of Kabwe want him to continue governing the country. “We are expecting a

UPND suffers blow

KELVIN MBEWE, Katuba THE entire United Party for National Development (UPND) Katuba constituency executive committee along with over 200 members have joined the Patriotic Front (PF). UPND vice-president for political affairs Canisius Banda says the opposition party members that have joined the ruling PF are within their constitutional right of freedom of association. Speaking on

Stanchart, USAID sign power partnership

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka STANDARD Chartered Bank and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a US$60 million partnership to reduce Zambia’s power gap. The loan will finance capital expenditure tor Zesco’s Lusaka Transmission and Distribution Rehabilitation Project (LTDRP), as well as provide bridge financing to facilitate new connections to the grid. Zesco
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