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October 7, 2021 - 0 Comments

By KASONDE KASONDE-THERE are currently about 630,000 domestic workers in Zambia whose contribution to the nation is usually undervalued and unrecognised, the International Labour Organisation has said.But Labour and Social Security Minister Brenda Tambatamba says...

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By JAMES KUNDA-THE Government says energy awareness programmes must be harnessed through the rivival of efficient programmes for end users. Energy Minister Peter Kapala said there was also need for private sector participation to achieve...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has collected additional revenue worth K394 million from anti-smuggling operations, as it intercepts 1,406 trucks with border discrepancies.For the period January to September 2021, ZRA collected additional revenue...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-THE development of a national implementation strategy for Zambia is a key component in creating the soft infrastructure necessary for driving the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, tracking its progress and...

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By CHATULA KANGALI-VOYAGERS Zambia has bemoaned the high cost of jet fuel in the country, saying it is hindering the growth of the local tourism sector. Company finance manager Debbie Gartchell says currently, a litre...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI-THE Government should restrict importation of powdered milk because it is ‘choking’ the industry, the Dairy Association of Zambia (DAZ) has said.Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries data indicates that quarterly imports of powdered...

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By CHATULA KANGALI-THE Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) has suspended mealie-meal export charges to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) following a drop in the exchange rate.MAZ president Andrew Chintala said in an interview that...

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By CHATULA KANGALI-AIRTEL Money has partnered with a leading African payments company, Flutterwave, to expand its money services to businesses across Eastern Africa.The partnership will enable businesses integrating Flutterwave in Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya...

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October 6, 2021 - 0 Comments

THE bitter-sweet taste Zambia was left with after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank experience in late 1990s and early 2000s seems to be haunting the southern African country.The issues of Heavily Indebted...

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October 6, 2021 - 0 Comments

By BRIAN HATYOKA –AROUND this time last year, Times of Zambia published a touching story of a Lusaka-based teacher, Maria Mulenga, who sacrificed one of her kidneys to save the life of her husband Benjamin...

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