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January 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – ZAMBIA has recorded rising demand for its power from neighbouring countries but will not increase exports because of the existing deficit locally, Mines, Energy and Water Development Minister Christopher Yaluma has...

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January 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ZAMBIA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has urged the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA), Bank of Zambia (BoZ) and tax experts to increase research on broadening the tax base in Zambia....

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January 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES MUYANWA & MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE prices of copper closed the year 2013 oscillating between small gains and losses as mixed United Sates (US) economic data kept futures stuck in the doldrums. Reuters...

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December 31, 2013 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – Government has modified the approach towards establishment of industrial clusters to enhance wealth and job creation through economic diversification and industrialisation. Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Emmanuel Chenda said, Government would...

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December 31, 2013 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA and JAMES KUNDA – THE Banking sector’s regulatory capital base has increased by K2.60 billion accounting for 101.6 per cent as at November 31, 2013 while, four out of the 19 registered...

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December 31, 2013 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Livingstone Tourism Association (LTA) has urged the Government to competitively tax the tourism sector and consider removing unnecessary barriers to reduce the cost and hassle of travelling to Zambia. LTA...

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December 31, 2013 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – The Zambia Rice Federation has called on Government to consider providing extention services to local rice growers to boost production. Immediate past Zambia Rice Federation (ZRF) chairperson Dixon Chanda said Government...

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December 31, 2013 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Kwacha remained unchanged on Monday as it traded range bound against the greenback, Zanaco bank has said. The local interbank market opened with the currency trading against the United States...

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December 31, 2013 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI) has certified that all the maize that the country exported in 2013, was free of any Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). ZARI chief agriculture Officer Mweshi...

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December 30, 2013 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – BRITISH owned Consolidated Mining and Investments Limited (CMIL) and Jinchuan Group of China, have signed a long-term joint venture agreement to immediately revive operations at Munali nickel mine in Mazabuka which...

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