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Zambians Can Watch only Chinese Kung Fu Movies on Digital network

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Zambia had made an expensive deal with China to transform its analog network into a digital network a few years ago. The country was in need to start digital transmitters to carry the new TV signal and StarTimes helped that time to set a venture between both the countries. StarTimes has close links to China’s Government and controls 60% of the joint venture, called TopStar. And Zambia’s national broadcaster ZNBC owns another 40% of TopStar.

The bankroll of the agreement between both countries was $232 million. TopStar had taken a loan from China’s Exim bank to pay the amount on behalf of Zambia. But ZNBC lacked to establish TopStar by $40,000 start capital. So StarTimes lent money to ZNBC. Now in 2019, media watchdogs and local media owners are blaming China to influence Zambia media landscape and are also concerned that locals can watch only Chinese Kung Fu Movies with limited local programming.

But the intention of the mitigation was to shake up the media landscape by switching from older technology to newer technology. Digital technology would allow viewers to watch more TV channels by freeing up bandwidth. It sounds like a profitable deal but the Media Owner Association of Zambia said that many of the private TV owners are not enjoying the services, which were committed by China. Goedkoop internet compare all digital TV and internet packages on your zip code, which people can check and see for themselves.

Zambia is not getting the benefits of mitigation. And accuses that TopStar and StarTimes, who were majority holder in the deal, are closing Zambia out of the digital market. According to the Zambian government, the digital migration loan is fully repaid to Exim Bank, so TopStar’s ownership should be reverted to ZNBC with StarTimes playing a minor role.

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Raw Juicery is Providing Freshly Pressed Organic Juice to your Doorstep

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Raw Juicery is as good as its name suggests. It does not focus on price, but its sole focus is on the integrity of the ingredients. They aren’t locally sourced, but their ingredients come from around the world and are carefully selected. Moreover, Raw Juicery not only provides organic juices to your doorstep but to local retailers as well.

In eight years, Raw Juicery has mastered the process of selecting the best ingredients. They also have strict standards for ingredient quality, which is tested by them. Most of the ingredients are raw and in good form.

Their screening process for ingredients includes checking HACCP plans, reading lab reports, asking for spec analysis, Kosher certification, talking to growers directly, and verifying processing techniques.

The reason Raw Juicery is trusted is because of its juice making method. They use cold pressing as a form of juice extract. It is a low, cold, squeeze-type method of juice extraction.

That means the ingredients are ground into mash or pulp, and slowly squeezed through a cloth or mesh bag using a powerful hydraulic press. The cold pressed juice is never subjected to blades in a juicer or excessive heat. It is a natural and most beautiful way of extracting juice.

Raw Juicery stands for independent retailers in local neighborhoods. Moreover, they stay away from big corporate grocery chains.

If you place an order before 1 PM, it gets delivered to you by 10:30 am the next morning. The juices are always frozen and fresh and have all the benefits of being raw and cold-pressed. Raw Juicery is well known in the area for providing organic juices to people.

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