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February 21, 2017 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI - THE power generation has risen to 1,573 megawatts (MW) narrowing the deficit to 327 MW on the national peak demand of 1,900 MW. This is attributable to the high rainfall that...

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February 20, 2017 - 0 Comments

By STUART LISULO - THE Government has projected copper production to exceed 850,000 tonnes in 2017, mainly on account of rebounding prices on the international market. Zambia’s total copper production marginally rose to 770,588 tonnes...

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February 15, 2017 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA - THE construction of the much-talked-about railway line in North-Western Province linking Zambia to Angola seems certain following the investment of more than US$12 million into the project as the actual works...

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February 15, 2017 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI - THE Government has said that it will engage stakeholders before implementing the new charges for poultry and livestock sectors. Livestock and Fisheries Minister, Micheal Katambo said in an interview that Government...

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February 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI - THE Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has raised the red flag over the increased importation of foreign agricultural produce which has adversely affected the local market. ZNFU President  Jarvis Zimba  said ...

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February 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

By JAMES MUYANWA - BIG supermarket chains in southern Africa are keeping away small local suppliers in the host countries, research findings have shown. According to the research which examined the obstacles to accessing shelf...

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February 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI - THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) will exhaust regional markets before pushing for entry into other markets like the vast United States (US). A local economist has, however, called for improvement...

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February 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU - THE Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) has started implementing the preferential and reservation schemes in its public procurement system to enable local companies participate effectively in the country’s economic development. ZPPA...

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February 12, 2017 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI - THERE is need to establish a national airline as well as undertake a cost-benefit analysis of various tourism tax incentives and licence reforms to increase the tourism sector’s contribution to the...

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February 7, 2017 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI - ZAMBEZI Portland has invested US$1.3 million in the establishment of a concrete manufacturing plant. Company operations director Daniele Ventriglia said in an interview that the setting up of the cement plant...

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