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July 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

By HELEN ZULU – THE National Council for Construction  (NCC) has registered and issued a total of 3,861 certificates to construction companies for the 2014/2015 registration period. NCC Board chairperson Patrick Kampengele said from the...

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July 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE planned development of 100 megawatts (MW) solar power projects under the arrangement between International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) will help reduce the current power deficit...

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July 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

By CHARITY MOONGA – BANK of Zambia Governor Denny Kalyalya has said there is need for diversified sources of foreign exchange in the country to enhance the value of the local currency. Dr Kalyalya said...

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July 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – SOME cross-border traders have said most of Zambian products are uncompetitive on the regional market due to high prices. Cross Boarder Traders Network head of HIV and public health Poster Jumbe...

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July 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE manufacturing sector has recorded 40 per cent slump in production as a result of the current power deficit in the country. The economy in Africa’s second largest copper producer is...

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July 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE construction of the pharmaceutical plant by NRB Pharma Zambia Limited has advanced and the project is set for hand-over in September this year. Last year, the Lusaka South Multi Facility...

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July 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE volatility of wheat prices is affecting the production and pricing of flour in the country, the Antelope Milling Company has said. Managing director Elefherios Kaldis said that the fluctuating prices...

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July 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – ABOUT 4,000 milling machines will start arriving into the country next month following the Zambia Cooperative Federation (ZCF)’s sourcing of US$20 million initial payment. ZCF director general James Chirwa said the...

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July 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – INVESCO LTD is re-branding the Mazoe and Jollie Juices to recapture its market. Invesco director Davyn Gulati said that the Goldspot bottling company was currently re-branding the Mazoe and Jollie Juices....

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July 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ZIMBABWE still owes Zambia US$114 million in interest accrued in connection with the defunct Central Africa Power Cooperation (CAPCO) which was jointly owned. Recently, the Government of Zimbabwe cleared the principal...

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