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March 31, 2015 - 0 Comments

DESPITE recording some successes the Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) has largely fallen on hard times recently and has been in the news usually painting a bleak picture to pessimists. This is understandable bearing in mind...

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March 31, 2015 - 0 Comments

IT is a long way yet, but the country can begin to appreciate progress made so far in the reduction of infant and maternal mortality rates in Zambia. It is a relief because finally, we...

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March 29, 2015 - 0 Comments

IT is gratifying that K5.4 billion has been released to accelerate the various road projects that Government has embarked upon of transforming Zambia from a landlocked to a land-linked. The funds are meant to cover...

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March 28, 2015 - 0 Comments

INFORMATION and Communication Technology (ICT) is a revolution which has penetrated almost all fields of human activities, thus changing people’s economic and social life for the better. The world has today been transformed into a...

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March 24, 2015 - 0 Comments

FORMER minister of Agriculture and Livestock Wylbur Simuusa spoke encouraging words last year which gave Zambians hope that no one would face hunger. Mr Simuusa’s assurance came against the backdrop of consecutive maize bumper harvests...

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March 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

WHEN reports of fuel shortages in Lusaka emerged, coupled with images of panic and confusion that gripped most motorists and citizens, it just went to show how vulnerable a nation can be without the precious...

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March 20, 2015 - 0 Comments

IT is heartening to note that the Government is concerned about the pricing of mealie-meal to ensure that it is affordable by an average Zambian earning a minimum wage. We have been following the apprehension...

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March 19, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE fall of the value of any national currency always increases the cost of imported raw materials in that country thereby raising the cost of production. This, in the end, leads to the high prices...

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March 18, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE fuss over President Edgar Lungu’s sickness is nauseating and shows the low levels of Zambian politics in terms of morality and integrity. Here is a Third World country where some people are sadistically wishing...

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March 17, 2015 - 0 Comments

THE planned establishment of a tourism Multi Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ) targeting to transform the economic profile of the tourist capital Livingstone, is one venture worth all the effort to see its fruition. The realisation...

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