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July 9, 2024 - 0 Comments

BRIEFCASE has observed that mobile phone providers are currently sending texts to users on the intention to phase out scratch cards.The phasing out of airtime scratch cards will enhance the digital transformation and therefore messages...

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May 30, 2024 - 0 Comments

By FELIX NKINKE – EARLY this month Cabinet, chaired by President Hakainde Hichilema, sat and approved that Zambia signs and ratifies the Beira Development Corridor Agreement (BDCA).The BDCA is amongst the Democratic Republic of Congo...

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May 29, 2024 - 0 Comments

“YOUNG people should work hard when they have an opportunity to do so as time waits for no one, and old age catches up with anyone.”These are the words of 79-year-old Tisauke Phiri, a marketeer...

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May 22, 2024 - 0 Comments

ZAMBIA has achieved significant modernisation in its public procurement system, particularly in its legal and institutional frameworks, says the World Bank.According to the 2019 analysis based on the Methodology for Assessing Procurement Systems (MAPS) conducted...

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May 22, 2024 - 0 Comments

BUILDING on last week’s discourse around the importance of having robust local economic development to jumpstart rural districts, this week I will look at building brands around major economic activities.To achieve economic development at local...

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April 17, 2024 - 0 Comments

ZAMBIA’s livestock sector has continued to grow steadily and remains pivotal to the livelihood of many people.For instance, according to the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock’s 2023 Mid-Year Economic Report, the population performance of most...

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April 17, 2024 - 0 Comments

Transporters get presidential business assurancePRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema had a meeting with transporters, public passenger transport operators as well as bus and taxi drivers last Thursday.The sector players aired out their views and presented their various...

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April 17, 2024 - 0 Comments

FROM the look of things, solar energy is providing practical solutions to climate-induced power cuts.With a short installation period, solar power generation projects can help the country ward through the troubled waters.Unlike other power generation,...

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March 20, 2024 - 0 Comments

By CHATULA KANGALI – THERE is need for Zambia to focus on increasing investment in alternative sources of power generation which are resilient to climate change.The effects of climate change are being felt by everyone...

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March 20, 2024 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – INNOVATION and creativity from the contemporary and historical perspective has been driving major economic shifts world over.Breakthroughs and discoveries in the 19th century gave birth to the industrial revolution and is...

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