Daily Archives: Feb 15, 2013

GEMFIELDS SHOWCASES ZAMBIAN EMERALDS TO THE WORLD

Gemfields, which owns 75 percent of the Kagem emerald mine in Lufwanyama District in partnership with the government of Zambia, has recently been highlighting the nation’s gemstones at the world’s largest mining investment event. The stylish Cape Town initiative demonstrated … read more »

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FLASHMOB BOOSTS CONDOM AWARENESS

AIDS Healthcare Foundation pioneers new approach to HIV/AIDS prevention message Shoppers and travellers at Lusaka’s City Market and InterCity Bus Station received a Valentine’s Day surprise today (February 14) when an energetic “flashmob” of 37 young advocates moved through the … read more »

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Zambia Sugar – Associated British Foods Must Stop Tax Dodging in Zambia – ZDDN

Associated British Foods, London-based multinational and owner of UK household brands like Silver Spoon and Kingsmill has been paying virtually no corporation tax in Zambia. Zambia has missed out on an estimated US$27 million in taxes since 2007. That’s enough … read more »

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Zambia Railways rehabilitation to unlock mineral resource potential

STANDARD Bank says the allocation of US$ 120 million to Zambia Railway Limited (ZRL) to rehabilitate its infrastructure and railway network will form the catalyst for Africa’s ability to unlock bulk mineral resource potential. The bank notes that with the … read more »

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GEMFIELDS showcases Zambian emeralds in SA

GEMFIELDS, which owns 75 per cent of Kagem emerald mine in Lufwanyama district, has highlighted Zambia’s gemstones at the world’s largest mining investment event in South Africa. The Cape Town initiative demonstrated the importance of a sophisticated high-end international marketing … read more »

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Zambia targets US$10 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

GOVERNMENT has targeted to attract US$10 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) this year to increase Zambia’s capacity to produce finished and value added products. Former Commerce, Trade and Industry minister Robert Sichinga said the Government had increased the … read more »

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FUNERAL: Miss Maimbolwa Namutabo

Miss Maimbolwa Namutabo passed away in London on 3 February 2013 aged 51 years. Maimbolwa who worked for Pricewaterhouse Coopers came to school in UK mid 1970s’. Maimbolwa was the daughter of Mr. Robertson Mukubesa Namutabo a former Governor in … read more »

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Apologise, HH, Nevers told

Government says opposition leaders Hakainde Hichilema, Nevers Mumba and Sakwiba Sikota should apologise to the Zambian people for being unpatriotic, self-seeking and treacherous to the country. Chief Government Spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni in a statement released to QFM News says no … read more »

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