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February 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY  MUPESENI – ZAMBIA and other African countries have failed to fulfill their commitments under the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Compact to record budgetary allocation of at least 10 per cent towards...

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By JAMES  MUYANWA – COPPERBELT Energy Corporation (CEC) has reportedly reached a deal with Namibian power utility NamPower for the development of a protracted US$1.2 billion gas-to-power plant in Namibia. According to Reuters NamPower recently...

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By JUDITH  NAMUTOWE  – THE Government should continue putting in place predictable policies to create an economic platform for job creation and wealth creation in the country, a leading business executive has said. MarK O’Donnell...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Zambia-China trade volumes increased to US$3.8 billion in 2013 from the $3.4 billion recorded the previous year, Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Zhou Yuxiao has said. Mr Zhou said Chinese investment...

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By JAMES KUNDA – ZAMBIA’S High Commissioner to Malawi Charles Banda says the volume of trade between the two countries is poised to increase once the Chipata-Mchinji railway line is operational. Mr Banda said the...

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February 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MARTIN MUSUNKA – THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) is developing ambitious projects aimed at enhancing its local and foreign investment portfolio. CEC managing director-operations, Owen Silavwe who unveiled a robust investment programme during the...

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February 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – LCOAL production at Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL) in Sinazongwe has increased from 90,000 tonnes in 2012 to 400,000 tonnes last year. The firm says the improvement is due to fairly stable...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – LOCAL and foreign investors should take advantage of the liberalised energy sector in the country and invest more in power generation, an official in the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water...

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By MAIMBOLWA  MULIKELELA – CHIEF Mumena of the Kaonde-speaking people in Solwezi has urged the Government to sign the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for Lumwana to accelerate infrastructure development in the area. Chief Mumena said...

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February 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE prices of copper on the international market rose up on Friday to post its largest weekly rise for the year, boosted by hopes of a pickup in demand after the...

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