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March 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA- The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has said the gradual depreciation of the Kwacha against other major convertible currencies such as the United States Dollar, should be addressed from a comprehensive...

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March 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA- A rise in copper export income has pushed Zambia’s metal export earnings to US$7,086.6 billion from $6.511 billion posted in 2012. The merchandise imports bill also increased to $9,234.8 billion. The metal...

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March 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA- ZAMBIA’S maize harvest for the 2013/14 season is expected to hit three million tonnes, a significant increase from last year’s figures of 2.5 million tonnes. According to a preliminary crop survey which...

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March 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE- ROLAND Imperial Tobacco Company (RITCO) Limited is set to invest in the Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone (L S-MFEZ), where it plans to set up a US$20 million primary tobacco processing...

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March 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI- THE Government is analysing the mining value chain, to come up with an effective mineral monitoring and auditing mechanism, Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma has said. Mr Yaluma said the analysis will include...

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March 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA- ZAMBIA’s international reserves have declined to US$2.673 billion from $2.751 billion recorded at the end of January this year, due to foreign exchange sales which supported payments related to oil procurement, the...

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March 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA  MULIKELELA- BARCLAYS Bank Zambia Plc has invested more than K17 million to support 230,000 Zambians, with a target of reaching 30,000 young people throughout the country. Barclays Bank Zambia managing director Saviour Chibiya...

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March 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA- LUSAKA Mayor Daniel Chisenga has implored multi-national companies and the private sector in India to invest in Zambia because of the good economic policies prevailing in the country. Mr Chisenga asked the...

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March 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By GETHSEMANE MWIZABI- MOBILE service provider MTN Zambia has launched a loyalty programme dubbed Yako ni Yako. In a statement issued yesterday by MTN Zambia corporate services department the programme takes a lottery format in...

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March 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH  NAMUTOWE- PROFLIGHT Zambia has teamed up with Appropriate Paper Technology (APTERS) charity to encourage young people to develop a money saving ethics and help disabled children in the process. The Youth Day initiative...

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