Daily Archives: Jun 14, 2012

Inflows firm up Kwacha

THE Kwacha is expected to trade slightly to the upside due to the inflows from local corporates, observes financial experts. The Kwacha remained range bound within K5,300 and K5,340 against the United States dollar. According to the Standard Chartered Bank … read more »

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AGOA fabric provision nears end

By KALONDE NYATI GOVERNMENT says the expiry of the Third Country Fabric provision under the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) this September is likely to impact negatively on the African textile industry. Commerce, Trade and Industry permanent secretary Stephen Mwansa … read more »

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Infrustructure vital for AGOA trade

THE United States (US) government says robust infrastructure development is key to unlock Africa’s regional trade and that of America under the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA). Meanwhile, the 12th AGOA forum is today scheduled to open in Washington DC … read more »

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Natsave to roll out asset plus product

THE National Savings and Credit Bank (Natsave) has started rolling out its Asset Plus product in all its branches to enable more rural peasant farmers access agricultural equipment. Natsave managing director Cephas Chabu said management is satisfied with the performance of … read more »

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Zambia Meets Los Angeles

A delegation from Zambia led by the country’s Minister of Commerce Trade and Industry Honorable Robert Sichinga MP, traveled to Los Angeles on a trip designed to market Zambia and it’s opportunities, and create new partnerships. The delegation is in … read more »

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Don’t sell your cotton yet — Chief Msoro

CHIEF Msoro of the Kunda speaking people in Mambwe District has ordered his subjects not to sell their cotton seed to any cotton company until the price has been adjusted upwards. And former Agriculture Minister Dr Eustarckio Kazonga has urged … read more »

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Rio Conference: Rethinking environment protection

“HOW can we meet the needs of the present generations without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs?” This is a million dollar question which begs for an answer. The world has seven billion people, out … read more »

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Unlocking banking potential of bus drivers

One weekend, I chose to spend  the entire period chatting  with mini bus drivers at the four major bus stations in Lusaka, namely Intercity, Kulima, Lumumba and Millennium. Apart from being intoxicated with the hustle and bustle, I was amused … read more »

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Fury over UK ‘web snooping’ plans?

Campaigners have criticised plans by the David Cameron government to introduce closer monitoring by the police and intelligence agencies of the use of the internet, emails, phone calls and online gaming to prevent crime. Under the plans, details of internet … read more »

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