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January 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

EXACTLY two years ago, the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) increased the minimum capital requirement for both local and foreign commercial banks operating in the country. The BoZ revised the minimum statutory capital requirement from K12...

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January 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

“INSURANCE fraud is a serious criminal offence. More than 2.1 billion pounds of undetected insurance fraud is committed every year…” reads the Insurance Fraud Register (IFR) website of the United Kingdom (UK). In today’s article,...

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December 31, 2013 - 0 Comments

As we come to the close of the year 2013, we shall look at the topic that drew a lot of interest among the readers of this column. Value addition to locally obtained raw materials...

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December 24, 2013 - 0 Comments

How good is your insurance provider? TODAY being one of the celebrated days in a year, most people are with their families celebrating or doing other activities together. This is also a period when people...

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December 24, 2013 - 0 Comments

AS we continue looking at the highlights of the 2013 in terms of policy measures, this week, I want to focus my attention to the period before 2013, to somewhere in May 2012. I want...

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December 24, 2013 - 0 Comments

By NAWA MUTUMWENO - ORGANIC farming is the way forward for the future of family farming, the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements (IFOAM) said in a Press release issued on November 22. With the...

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December 24, 2013 - 0 Comments

ONE major challenge that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) face today in Zambia is the source of business financing. SMEs have a challenge in accessing loans from financial institutions in the sense that banks have...

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