Daily Archives: Mar 22, 2012

World bank MD tips Zambia on economic development

Visiting World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati has observed that for Zambia to develop its economy, policy implementation should be a core factor. Ms. Indrawati says the World Bank will always remain supportive to the Zambian government’s efforts in … read more »

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‘ECZ chief should chair Referendum’ Oasis Forum

THE Oasis Forum has demanded that the Government should appoint the head of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) and two commissioners to spearhead the Referendum Commission. The Referendum Commission should immediately be constituted to conduct and supervise the holding … read more »

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Market Zambia, diplomats urged

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has challenged newly- appointed diplomats to market Zambia and boost the country’s image abroad. And the President has directed new Broadcasting and Labour Deputy Minister Mwansa Kapeya to ensure that television stations were established in all the … read more »

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Zambia won’t bring back mining windfall tax-fin min

(Reuters) – Zambia, Africa’s top copper producer, will not reintroduce a mining windfall tax it scrapped in 2009 because it may force mine closures, the minister of finance said on Thursday. “Mining has a long gestation period and we don’t … read more »

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MMD de-registration was imprudent, Churchs

The Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) has noted that it was imprudent for the Chief Registrar of Societies to de-register the opposition MMD. ZEC Secretary General Cleophas Lungu has since stated that the concerns raised by Fitch Ratings on the de-registration … read more »

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