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February 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA  – CHINESE direct investments into Zambia have increased to US$130 million due to existing  strong trade relations between the two countries. This has been complimented by  an increase in  trade volumes which...

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February 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA  – SUPERIOR Milling Company has invested a total of K12 million in the expansion of its plant in Lusaka’s Chanika area to double milling capacity to 15 tonnes per hour. The new...

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February 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBLWA MULIKELELA – THE Government has released about US$25 million as advance payment towards the reconstruction and expansion of the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka. Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga...

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February 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – THE use of biofuels as a supplementary source of fuel in Zambia will reduce the country’s dependence on imported crude oil by at least an average 10 per cent. This is...

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February 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By KENNEDY  MUPESENI – ZAMBIA and other African countries have failed to fulfill their commitments under the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Compact to record budgetary allocation of at least 10 per cent towards...

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February 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES  MUYANWA – COPPERBELT Energy Corporation (CEC) has reportedly reached a deal with Namibian power utility NamPower for the development of a protracted US$1.2 billion gas-to-power plant in Namibia. According to Reuters NamPower recently...

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February 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JUDITH  NAMUTOWE  – THE Government should continue putting in place predictable policies to create an economic platform for job creation and wealth creation in the country, a leading business executive has said. MarK O’Donnell...

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February 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Zambia-China trade volumes increased to US$3.8 billion in 2013 from the $3.4 billion recorded the previous year, Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Zhou Yuxiao has said. Mr Zhou said Chinese investment...

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February 12, 2014 - 0 Comments

By JAMES KUNDA – ZAMBIA’S High Commissioner to Malawi Charles Banda says the volume of trade between the two countries is poised to increase once the Chipata-Mchinji railway line is operational. Mr Banda said the...

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February 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

By MARTIN MUSUNKA – THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) is developing ambitious projects aimed at enhancing its local and foreign investment portfolio. CEC managing director-operations, Owen Silavwe who unveiled a robust investment programme during the...

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