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February 24, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE ugly pattern of armed robbery in strategic areas in Central Province is a pointer of an invasion by misfits who have fled the Copperbelt and Lusaka to pounce on unsuspecting business executives and other...

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February 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE high rate at which road traffic accidents are happening on Zambia’s highways and other road links calls for a pragmatic and integrated approach to reduce the carnage, which has not spared the productive age...

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February 22, 2014 - 0 Comments

FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) deserves commendation for coming up with the idea of a national mortgage credit institute intended to bridge Zambia’s housing deficit. As the story we are carrying today clearly states, the development...

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February 20, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE impending enactment of the Business Regulatory Bill Number 22 of 2013 into law is long overdue and should be accorded the urgency it deserves. It is an issue which has been pending for a...

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February 19, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE relocation of Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport in Ndola to a more spacious area will certainly attract more investment and change the face of the Copperbelt provincial capital, which has had an old structure...

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February 18, 2014 - 0 Comments

UNTIL the economy is adequately diversified, mining remains the major backbone of Zambia’s economy and is likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. In the medium and long-term, the country’s economy, which over the...

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February 17, 2014 - 0 Comments

THE upcoming parliamentary by-election in Katuba Constituency has once again provided an opportunity for all participating political parties to put their prowess to a stern test in a battle that may define their political direction....

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February 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

IT is indisputable that the proposed Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is a splendid idea which can help revamp many industries in the country. All well-meaning Zambians seem to be undivided on the benefits which will...

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February 15, 2014 - 0 Comments

WHEN the Government came up with a re-admission programme for school girls who became mothers, this was done in good faith out of sympathy for the females, especially that under the previous school rules, girls...

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February 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

PRISONS in Zambia can be devastating; the sight of those walls scares visiting relatives, while new convicts fail to reconcile their minds and body to the harsh environment. In the words of Republican Vice-President Guy...

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