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January 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA - THE Government will inject an initial capital of K10 million into the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Emmanuel Chenda said the K10 million would be from the...

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January 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA - THE private sector has raised further concerns over the increasing cost of energy in Zambia. Private Sector Development Association (PSDA) chairperson Yusuf Dodia said the current cost of energy in Zambia...

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January 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES MUYANWA - CAPITAL Fisheries has said 2013 was one of its best years in which it scored various successes especially on its expansion programme. Managing director, Damian Roberts said the firm managed to...

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January 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

CHICKEN eggs in Mpika District are fetching high prices on the market due to short supply of the commodity. At Musakanya Main Market, within the Central Business District, the eggs were selling at K1 each...

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January 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA - THE Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zambia Sugar to facilitate the negotiations for an off-take contract for ethanol production, aimed at mitigating the high cost of fuel....

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January 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA - THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) has urged Government to be predictable and coherent in implementing its economic policy framework for growth in 2014. ZAM chief executive officer Maybin Nsupila said...

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January 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA - THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) will maintain the K85 it is charging for a 50 kilogramme bag of maize as the millers have not been passing the benefits of reduced maize...

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January 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES MUYANWA - JAPANESE Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is expected in Africa tomorrow as a follow-up gesture to the Fifth Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD V) held in June 2013. During the...

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January 8, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA - FASTJET, Africa’s low-cost airline, will launch its first international route to Lusaka, Zambia from Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania on February 1, 2014. The airline is currently discussing with Government to build Zambia as...

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January 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

WE enter 2014 with economic pronouncements from the Government on the reintroduction of Industrial Development Corporation (INDECO) which comes as a good package for small and medium enterprises (SMES) in the sense that the sector...

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