Daily Archives: Nov 5, 2011

Indo Zambia cuts base lending rates to 16 p.c.

INDO Zambia Bank (IZB) has reduced its base lending rate to 16 per cent per annum from 19 percent effective from December 1, this year. The institution is the fourth to reduce the rates after Investrust, Finance Bank Zambia Limited, … read more »

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ZNBC pledges to promote tourism

ZAMBIA National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) has pledged to spearhead the promotion of the country’s tourism. ZNBC director general Joe Chilaizya said the merging of the Tourism and Information ministries meant that ZNBC had a role to play in the promotion … read more »

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Licences delay leads to illegal mining, say small miners

THE Federation of Small-Scale Miners Association of Zambia (FSSMAZ) has attributed the increase in illegal mining in the country to delays by the Ministry of Mines in issuing licences. Speaking when the association unveiled its new executive, FSSMAZ president, Marc … read more »

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Mtukudzi coming

VETERAN Zimbabwean muscian Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi is this month expected in Zambia for shows in Lusaka and the Copperbelt. In Lusaka Tuku will perform at Portico in the showgrounds while the Copperbelt show has been set for Farmers House in … read more »

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Dandy Krazy & Mampi – 46th Independence Celebrations – Nottingham

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Zambia, Malawi part ways in Dar over premises

By The Citizen Correspondent and Agencies Dar es Salaam. The diplomatic imbroglio between Zambia and Malawi may have been the cause for them to part ways after many years of sharing an office block in the city centre.The Citizen on … read more »

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Zambians in Diaspora remit $300 million yearly, a Quarter of Zambia’s GDP, who cares?

By Daniel Mwamba An incredible US$300 million  was remitted by Zambians in the Diaspora in 2010 accordingly to the UN. Remittance flows to and within Africa approach US$40 billion. Countries in Northern Africa (for example, Morocco, Algeria and Egypt) are … read more »

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ZNBC to promote tourism

By Chali Mulenga ZAMBIA National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) has pledged to spearhead the promotion of the country’s tourism. ZNBC director general Joe Chilaizya said the merging of the Tourism and Information ministries meant that ZNBC had a role to play … read more »

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Zone FAM, Slap D Shine at ZED 6 TO 6

By CLEVER ZULU CHANNEL O Video Music Awards nominees Zone Fam and Zambia’s hip hop great Slap D shone other big names in the Zambian music industry after they enthralled the huge crowd that attended the Zed 6 to 6 … read more »

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