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By HELEN ZULU – COAL Processing Industry Limited of Ndola has invested about US$1 million into the procurement of machinery and equipment for the production of coke briquettes. Coke briquettes are used as a source...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE Zambia State Insurance Corporation (ZSIC) is planning to set up a micro-finance company to cater for small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs) needs. ZSIC managing director George Silutongwe said the firm...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – STANBIC Bank Zambia has over the last few years invested a total of US$120 million in the country’s agricultural sector. Stanbic Bank head of agricultural banking Mwamba Musambo said at the...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – MM Integrated Steel Mills Limited has started the construction of the cable factory in Ndola as part of its expansion project. Company sales manager Ashish Sah said the company would establish...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE –  THE value of Zambia’s metal exports decreased from K3, 850.5 million in May to K3, 562.1 million in June 2014. The overall contribution of metals and their products to the total...

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July 31, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – ZAMBIA’s annual inflation rate for July has gone up by 0.1 per cent to eight per cent from 7.9 per cent recorded in June 2014. Central Statistics Office (CSO) director John...

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VITANDA Consumer Supplies in Ndola has been doing a commendable job by constantly restocking its store in an effort to meet the rising consumer demand for various household products. The outlet is well stocked with...

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By Helen Zulu – THE Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) has said it is having problems in regulating some facilities under the new Environment Management Act (EMA). ZEMA spokesperson Ireen Chipili said the agency was...

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By JAMES KUNDA – A CONTINENTAL consumer watchdog says Zambia’s sugar prices are relatively higher than expected. African Competition Forum (ACF) said Zambia’s sugar prices are above the world recommended market prices largely because of...

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By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) has urged the Government to scrap off or reduce tax on Jet fuel in Zambia. The government should announce concrete plans to restructure or even...

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