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October 4, 2023 - 0 Comments

IT was a sunny Friday afternoon, but almost the entire populace was eager to listen to the 2024 National Budget presentation by Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane.Despite the scorching heat, many were glued...

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October 4, 2023 - 0 Comments

LAST week, we featured an article in which I justified the need for the agriculture sector to get a big share of the 2024 national budget.That was before Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane,...

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October 4, 2023 - 0 Comments

DESCRIBED by many stakeholders as progressive, the 2024 National Budget will be anchored on stimulating economic growth to achieve improved livelihood as evidenced by the rise in allocations to key sectors of the economy.Finance and...

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September 27, 2023 - 0 Comments

ALL seems set for the presentation of the 2024 National Budget.Finance and National Planning minister Situmbeko Musokotwane is, for the third consecutive year, expected to present the budget to Parliament on Friday this week.Therefore, I...

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September 27, 2023 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY MUPESENI and CHATULA KANGALI – AS Finance Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane prepares to present the 2024 national budget on Friday, stakeholders are highly expectant about changes in key sectors of the economy to facilitate...

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September 20, 2023 - 0 Comments

SO, Zambia and China have designated 2024 as the Year of Business Cooperation! This is in line with the observance of 2024 as the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two friendly countries.It...

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September 13, 2023 - 0 Comments

By Ketra Kalunga – THE soya beans farming has a huge potential in Zambia but remained unexploited for various reasons.The soya beans potential in terms of its contribution to the national economy has remained dormant...

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September 13, 2023 - 0 Comments

WHILE pondering on what to focus on this week, I was inundated with so many possible ideas which could have made the day.This is because there has been a lot of economic developments this past...

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September 13, 2023 - 0 Comments

THERE has always been a belief that the mining sector can offer more in terms of contribution to the local economy that it is currently doing.This is through stronger participation of local people in the...

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August 16, 2023 - 0 Comments

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE United Party for National Development (UPND) administration has recognised the private sector as a key driver of economic growth and has, in the last two years, introduced measures for the...

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