Daily Archives: Feb 1, 2013

Zambia Railways Limited receives $120m grant for rehabilitation

GOVERNMENT has released a US$120 million grant to Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) to enable the railway firm to rehabilitate the railway network, chief executive officer Clive Chirwa has said. Professor Chirwa has also announced that the railway firm would introduce … read more »

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MMD vindicated by court judgement that nullified the invalidation of Dr Mumba

The opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) says it has been vindicated by the court judgment that nullified the invalidation of Dr. Nevers Mumba’s election. The opposition Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) says it has been vindicated by the court … read more »

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BoZ maintains policy rate for February at 9.25 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Zambia has maintained the Central Bank’s policy rate at 9.25 percent for February, 2013. The Committee noted upward risks to inflation in February 2013 to emanate from selected food items, notably fish … read more »

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Mobilizing the African Diaspora to the Benefit of Home Nations

January 2013; Source: Brookings Institution               Quality research and analysis abounds in the Brookings Institution report, Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for the Continent in 2013. All of it is well worth the read, with … read more »

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