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February 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – ZAMBIA’s sugar industry is positioned for growth following plans by an American firm to set up a sugarcane plantation and refining factory in Shangombo District in Western Province with an intial...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – SHOPRITE Holdings Group will construct a second shopping mall that will house Shoprite supermarket, Hungry Lion Take Away and O.K Furniture store in Solwezi as part of its expansion programme. The...

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February 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – JAPANESE companies have shown interest of investing in Zambia’s mineral resources, Japanese parliamentary Vice Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry Yashihiko Isozaki has said. He said Japan was willing to explore...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Policy Monitoring and Research Centre (PMRC) has urged Government to restructure operations of State Owned Enterprise (SOEs) to make them economically viable. In a recent policy analysis statement, PMRC called...

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February 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Government has resolved to repossess the Nkana copper slug heap in Kitwe from Chambishi Metals because the mining firm has failed to develop the structure into a meaningful mineral resource....

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) is looking for an investor to put up a safari lodge and a wildlife Park within the area. Government under the Zambia Wildlife Authority...

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By JAMES KUNDA – THE Kwacha dipped to fresh lows on Friday ending the month of January almost seven ngwee weaker against the dollar. The local currency opened trading at K5.56/ K5.57 but was weighed...

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February 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – FARMERS have bemoaned the astronomical increase in council livestock movement levies that have been adjusted upwards by more than 100 per cent effective January 1. The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU)...

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February 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – YAMBEEJI Rice and Honey Products has secured an order to supply up to 1,000 tonnes of rice to Zimbabwe this year and plans to offload more than 500 tonnes of the...

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February 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – GLOBAL mining conglomerate, Vedanta Resources, has disclosed that copper production at its Zambian subsidiary, Konkola Copper Mines, dropped by 19 per cent in the last quarter of 2013. Vedanta reported at...

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