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ZAMBIAN MILLERS URGED TO ENSURE THEY HAVE ENOUGHT MAIZE TO PRODUCE MEALIE MEAL

LUSAKA, The Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture, Julius Shawa, has urged Zambian millers to purchase enough maize stocks to sustain their production of affordable mealie meal, the country’s staple food.

Stressing that the …

SOUTH AFRICAN, ZAMBIAN FIRMS MUST BUILD ON COMMITMENTS OF LEADERS TO BOOST TRADE

LUSAKA, Zambian Finance Minister Felix Mutati says South African and Zambian companies must build on the commitments made by the Heads of State of the two countries to boost bilateral economic relations.

Speaking at the …

ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT URGES AFRICAN NATIONS TO SPEAK WITH ONE VOICE ON ISSUES AFFECTING AFRICA

MBABANE, President Edgar Lungu of Zambia has urged member States in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and other African countries to speak with one voice on issues affecting the continent and not to continue …

5 Congo Rangers Dead; US Journalist Found Alive in NE Congo

KINSHASA, CONGO � Five park rangers were killed in a joint operation with the army to rescue an American journalist and three park rangers, who went missing in a wildlife reserve in eastern Democratic Republic …

MEXICAN ZOO ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF AFRICAN ELEPHANT

MEXICO CITY, Administrators at the African Safari wildlife centre in the central Mexican state of Puebla announced Wednesday that one of their African elephants gave birth to a male calf.

The calf was born May …

News in Brief 7 July 2017 (PM)

Hunger report shows US$1billion toll of malnutrition in DRC each year

A study published on Friday into the economic toll of malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reveals costs of around US$1 …

Baker Hughes and GE Oil Gas Complete Combination, Creating the World’s First and Only Fullstream Oil and Gas Company

Baker Hughes (https://BHGE.com), a GE (www.GE.com) company (NYSE: BHGE) announced today that the transaction combining GE’s oil and gas business with Baker Hughes is complete. The new company is the first and only to bring …

G20-AFRICA PARTNERSHIP AN AVENUE FOR CONTINENT’S SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

ACCRA, The G20-Africa Partnership Compact is an avenue for renewing co-operation and enhancing sustainable economic development in Africa, says Christoph Retzlaff, the German Ambassador to Ghana.

Launched under Germany’s presidency of the G20, the Partnership …

AFDB, AFRICAN LEGAL SUPPORT FACILITY LEAD CALL FOR AFRICAN ENERGY

ABIDJAN, The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are leading renewed calls for global investment towards an electrified Africa.

They made the call at the 19th Africa Energy Forum concluded …