Minister of Fisheries and Livestock, Kampamba Mulenga
Minister of Fisheries and Livestock, Kampamba Mulenga
Government has warned that it will prosecute anyone importing livestock breeds from outside the country that will compromise the national herd.

Minister of fisheries and livestock Kampamba Mulenga says importation of low-quality animal breeds is a criminal act and anyone involved will face the full wrath of the law.

Ms. Mulenga says government is ready to support stakeholders like the herd book society of Zambia and the farmers union on importation of quality breeding stock and sales of animals within the country.

Speaking at the 2018 Stanbic bank livestock auction at the show grounds Ms. Mulenga said her ministry is establishing artificial insemination satellite centers and livestock breeding centers countrywide to be used as sources of affordable breeding stock for
small scale farmers.

Sand Stanbic bank chief executive Leina Gabaraane said there is need for more investments in agriculture especially the livestock sector that is worth over One point five billion dollars in Zambia.

Mr. Gabaraane said Stanbic bank understands the potential that agriculture holds and is aligning itself to government’s diversification strategy from mining to agriculture.

He said Stanbic is demonstrating its capabilities as the largest financiers of agribusiness in Zambia with investments of over 2 billion kwacha in agriculture loans and advances.

Meanwhile, chairperson of the Herd book society of Zambia Chucky Cantley said the society has provided a platform where farmers across the country can now access livestock breeds that suit local and international standards.

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  1. The PF are a very funny bunch. They come up with ideas that should have already being in place or implemented. Are you telling me that since 1964 this country does not have regulations that protect local or national animal stocks? It is unhelpful to just threaten people. A minister’s first port of call should be to sit down with her team. analyse the current regulations and see what gaps need filling with new regulations. Then you issue a guidance to animal farmers so that they are not caught out by regulations that no one has a clue about. What criteria will be used? What is the quality benchmark? The PF should also use this idea to prevent low quality investors from china flooding this country and taking local contracts and jobs.

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    • I interacted with this woman a few years ago and all I can say is that if this is the calibre of ministers under PF then god help this country

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    • My friend, in PF it is blah blah in the morning, blah blah in the afternoon and blah blah in the evening 24/7

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    • Low quality breeds?? Must be Chinese bulls.
      If they are targeting HH, sorry he only imports high quality cows.

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  2. this chi website has been hacked kikiki we told you Lusaka times to stop being a cadre of PF. Now this website will be wiped out. dont say i didnt warn you. You ahve been blocking anyone who opposes PF. muzamu ziba yesu

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  3. 55 years ago we made the first mistake when we imported a low quality sub-human breed Akainde Ichilema Under 5

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    • mr KUDOS – ARE YOU ON DRUGS OR SOMETHING ? HH WAS BORN HERE – YOU ARE SO FULL OF HATRED IT MUST BE A TERRIBLE LIFE TO LIVE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • iwe next time LT blocks you, contact me. I have been blocked many times for opposing PF but I know how to unblock myself. Next time your IP is blocked get in touch and I will help you. I will unblock every UPND supporter who gets blocked. we are in this together brother

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    • @ Jay Jay

      You say “…Unfortunately I am not a UPND…” ?
      Have you herd that say which goes “Enemy of my enemy is my friend and the friend of my enemy is my enemy”

      It is, as you say, “unfortunate” that personal and tribal ambitions are keeping Plunderers in office.

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  4. Warning everytime……Lusambo warns, Mushimba warns, Luo warns, Mwanakatwe warns, Kampyongo warns Lungu warns…………. Ruling by warning…………………..no prosecution at all………………………….. cheap talk…..

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  5. she means don’t import men without LIBIDO like tuma choncholi to sevice ZED women , bring TTONGA BREED from WEST AFRICA NIGERIA or cameroon all these women cabinet ministers will start vomiting and eating dothi soon as the bulls CROSS THE BORDERS , Starting with the LIVESTOCK FIMO FIMO

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  6. The biggest problem is not low-quality animals. It is the LOW-QUALITY MINISTERS like you Kampamba and the two very low-quality leaders you imported from Malawi, Lungu, and RB. Very very low-quality human beings.

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