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By JAMES KUNDA – THE Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has said maize and its products should be zero rated for Value Added Tax (VAT) purposes to make the production of the staple food competitive...

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By REBECCCA MUSHOTA – ECOBANK Zambia has opened a branch in Ndola under its ambitious expansion programme. Ecobank managing director Jolone Okorodudu said the opening of the branch in Ndola was in line with the...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE Dairy Association of Zambia (DAZ) has appealed to the Government to consider zero-rating milk products for value added tax in 2015 National Budget. DAZ executive manager Jeremiah Kasalo said in...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – A LOCAL shopping centre manager has challenged the training institutions to introduce a Diploma programme that will train shopping centre managers in Zambia. Arcades Shopping Centre manager Patrick Nsama said since...

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THERE have been incessant calls for the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) to help reduce the lending interest rates being charged by the commercial banks and other financial lending institutions in the country. The BoZ should...

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By BUSINESS REPORTER – MORE than 1000 companies may be de-registered by the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) if they fail to comply with the law on submission of annual returns in the next...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA and HELLEN ZULU- THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has disbursed K40.379 million to 801 projects as at June 30, 2014, against the approved K98.148 million for 1,526 projects. CEEC head of...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) will renew its partnership with Zambia Metal Fabricators (ZAMEFA) to enhance local value addition. This is in line with Government’s strategy of encouraging local processing of resources....

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By JOSEPH TEMBO – SKILLS training and entrepreneurship programmes are vital components in the fight against youth unemployment in the country, National Youth Development Council (NYDC) chairperson Saviour Chishimba has said. Meanwhile, NYDC, Training Centre...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE Government has released K100, 000 for the construction of Lufubu dam in Luena farm bloc in Kawambwa District of Lupuala Province. Luapula Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo confirmed the development...

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