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May 6, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA- THE price of mealie-meal is expected to stabilise in Zambia due to the anticipated bumper maize harvest in the 2013/14 farming season. According to the Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ), the availability...

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May 5, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA- GOOD Time Steel Company Zambia Limited will invest about US$70 million in setting up a modern smelting plant this year to double its production capacity to 100,000 tonnes per annum. Company deputy...

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May 5, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE- THE Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is undertaking a feasibility study on the expansion of port facilities at Mpulungu Harbour in Zambia and Bujumbura in Burundi. And AfDB will finance the linking of...

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May 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Kwacha was under pressure most of last week trading on the back foot against the dollar, weighed down by strong interbank and corporate demand to see it touch an intraday...

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May 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM), the owner of Kansanshi copper mine in Solwezi, recorded a 43 per cent rise in copper production during the first quarter ended March 31 2014. The increase...

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May 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Burundi to facilitate funding for the rehabilitation of the Mpulungu Harbour. Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga said the...

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May 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Zambian Tourism Board (ZTB) has projected to increase the international tourist arrivals by about 20 per cent from 914,576 to 1.2 million this year. ZTB managing director Felix Chaila said...

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May 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES MUYANWA – MTN African has reportedly sold all of its 1,269 mobile network towers in Rwanda and Zambia to independent mobile infrastructure provider IHS Holding for an undisclosed amount. According to international media...

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May 1, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ZAMBIA is a safe destination for European investors and growth trends will continue to gather pace, the European Times has said. European Times project manager Maarten Pennings said Zambia was a...

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May 1, 2014 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU – THE Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has introduced a domain name system security extensions to secure internet infrastructure. ZICTA managing director Margaret Mudenda said the authority had introduced a...

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