This article looks at ways in which Zambian regulatory bodies have sought to combat unfair price hikes, fake products and indeed fake news.
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- Kenyan Food Group in its USD4.5 million acquisition of Hybrid Poultry, one of Zambia’s leading producers of day-old chicks
- Seaboard Corporation on the acquisition of National Milling Corporation Limited
- African Supermarkets Limited (T/A Shoprite Checkers) in respect of its ongoing retail business in Zambia
- Gatbro International Limited, a large-scale distributor of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), on various aspects of its distribution business
- Yalelo Limited in relation to various aspects of its fish production and processing business
- Trade Kings, Zambia’s largest FMCG company, in relation to the various lines of its production and distribution of goods
- Big Tree Beverages in relation to its beverage production business
- One of the largest beverage companies in the world in relation to matters relating to the sale and distribution of their still and sparkling beverages in Zambia