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October 18, 2017 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU - THE Government says household and national food security has remained vulnerable to climate change related hazards such as drought despite excellent progress in agricultural production. Agriculture Permanent Secretary Julius Shawa said...

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By CHATULA KANGALI - COPPER prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) on Monday this week hit above the  $7,000 mark per tonne. The price of the red metal reached $7,134 per tonne on Monday...

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By CHATULA KANGALI - STANBIC Bank Zambia has changed the name of its service which serves Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from SME Banking to Enterprise Banking to align with the Standard Bank Group   guidance...

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By HELEN ZULU  - THE Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has registered more than 13, 000 companies during the first half of 2017 compared to over 12, 000 registered last year during the same...

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By HELEN ZULU - THE Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) says the Zambia Agriculture Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE) trading platform will reduce price manipulation and suspicions in the food value chain. MAZ president Andrew Chintala said...

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October 16, 2017 - 0 Comments

THE deficit in power generation in Zambian has narrowed down from 50 per cent in 2015 to about 10 per cent this year, Finance Minister Felix Mutati has said. And the Zambian government has reduced...

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By James Muyanwa - THE World Bank has paid in capital of nearly $20 billion to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development as well as the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with increased benefits. World...

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By James Muyanwa - THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Bank Al-Maghrib of Morocco have extended the investment agreement to support IMF lending to low-income countries to 2022. Under the arrangement the Bank Al-Maghrib has...

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By James Muyanwa - THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has secured commitments valued at $450 billion from a total of 40 members. Since the Spring Meetings in April 2017, further progress has been made in...

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By HELEN ZULU - THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has launched a tax dispute resolution initiative aimed at reducing the number of litigation cases arising from tax disputes. The tax dispute resolution process is also...

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