AGRICULTURE Minister Mtolo Phiri says government gets concerned whenever it observes that prices of mealie meal are rising rapidly. In a statement addressing the escalating prices of the staple food, the minister said millers ought to understand that the maize they use in their business is produced by Zambians who are supposed to be fed affordably. MTOLO Phiri: “We get worried when we start seeing the price of mealie meal at K180, we get concerned when we start seeing K200; we get worried, concerned and start taking effect when we see 260. If I get reports that there is maize selling in Shang’ombo at K220, K230, don’t think that we sit idle. You will be sure that at that particular…...

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