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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – The Zambian Government has landed a US$41 million concessional loan from China for the construction of a 120 kilometre transmission line between Kariba North Bank and Kafue West to boost power...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – Construction of the US$45.5 million Mukuba Shopping Mall in Kitwe,  has reached an advanced stage and will be ready for commissioning by April next year. The mall is expected to generate...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Government has called  for investors to take advantage of the prevailing investment policies in Zambia by venturing into housing projects. Airtel Zambia Networks has handed over a three bedroomed house...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – Government has challenged Standard Chartered Bank to consider investing in financial education to help create a conducive business environment in the country. Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda said such investments would help...

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By James Kunda – MAAMBA Collieries Limited (MCL) has completed significant works on the two by 150 mega watt coal-fired power plant currently being constructed in Sinazongwe at a cost of US$750 million. MCL head...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – The Zambian agriculture is to receive a major boost following plans by a German Agro firm to invest a total of US$250 million in the sector this year. German Ambassador to...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Auditor General’s Office has concluded investigations on the discrepancies that where highlighted in the 2009 and 2010 Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) reports. Zambia EITI project administrative officer Kaonga Mazaba...

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By JAMES KUNDA – GLOBAL emerald mining giant Gemfields Plc has recorded a revenue growth of US$38 million in 2013, an interim six-month financial report has disclosed. The London Stock Exchange listed firm which owns...

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By REBECCA MUSHOTA – SPAR management in Ndola says the colour of brown bread it has been selling to clients of late is determined by the per centage of bran in the flour. Shop manager...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – SUPERIOR Milling Company has bought about 40,000 tonnes of maize from the small-scale farmers of which, 50 per cent is from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA). Managing director Peter Cottan said...

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