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January 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

  By KENNEDY MUPESENI – Government is to embark on a countrywide installation of 160 mobile communication towers aimed at reducing the cost of doing business, Transport, Works, Supply and Communication Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has said....

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January 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE New Economic Partnership for Africa (NEPAD) plans to train small-scale fish farmers from Zambia and Malawi in aquaculture. NEPAD head of Partnership African Fisheries (PAF) Emmanuel Kaunda said at the...

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January 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

 By JAMES KUNDA –  ZAMBIA’s cotton output is projected to increase by more than 60,000 tonnes in 2014, the Zambia Cotton Ginners Association (ZCGA) has disclosed.  ZCGA executive secretary Bourne Chooka said based on seed...

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January 23, 2014 - 0 Comments

                                                                                                      By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA –  PROLIGHT Zambia has introduced a new through-service from Lusaka to Zanzibar in Tanzania, enabling families to travel seamlessly from the capital to the beach. This is part of airline’s extension service...

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January 22, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA and KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) and Impala Warehousing and Logistics International BV, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deliberate an agreement that will give the...

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January 22, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) will issue new shares to raise up to K387, 500,000 by way of a renounceable rights offer. According to a statement issued by Stockbrokers Zambia, the...

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January 22, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – The Government will soon source K15 million to set up refineries for blending ethanol and petrol to address the high fuel prices in the country. Mines, Energy and Water Development Permanent...

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January 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ZAMBIA’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) hit slightly below US$2 billion in 2013, up from the US$1.6 billion recorded the previous year, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said. This is premised on...

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January 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Kitwe District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KDCCI) has called for an immediate ban on imported textile raw materials to help revive the local industry. Continued imports of raw materials...

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January 21, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – The Government will finance the procurement of grading equipment for the Zambia National Service (ZNS) to facilitate the grading of roads in the rural areas aimed at improving access to markets....

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