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New District in Luapula Province to be called Chembe

PRESIDENT Sata has with immediate effect created a new district in Luapula Province to be called Chembe near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The President has since asked Luapula Province minister Rodgers Mwewa to liaise with … read more »

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Sata in Zimbabwe

From KASUBA MULENGA in Harare PRESIDENT Sata was yesterday greeted by a deafening 21-gun salute when he landed at Harare International Airport aboard the challenger for a three-day state visit to Zimbabwe. The President’s plane touched down at 15:15 hours … read more »

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Barclays to disburse K500 billion to Zambia SMEs

BARCLAYS Bank Zambia is this year expected to disburse over K500 billion in loans to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Barclays Bank managing director Saviour Chibiya says apart from lending to SMEs, the bank has plans to improve their capacity … read more »

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Kambwili asks mines to pay Renard salary

MINISTER of Sport and Youth Chishimba Kambwili has appealed to mining companies to assist in paying US$100,000 salaries and allowances for national soccer team coach Herve Renard and his assistant Patrice Beameule. And Kambwili has said Government has revived sports … read more »

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Minister pleads not guilty

DEPUTY Minister of Local Government and Housing Steven Masumba has denied ever having lied about his qualifications in order to obtain a job under what in law is known as false pretences. Masumba, 31, of house number 9 National Pension … read more »

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Economic analysts positive over Zambia’s growth

A GROUP of renowned economic research analysts say Zambia’s economy has grown by 6.8 percent this year and is expected to grow by 7 percent by 2013. ABSA Capital Principal Ridle Markus of South Africa says the growth was underpinned … read more »

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NATSAVE to review interest rates

NATIONAL Savings and Credit Bank (NCSB) says it is in the process of reviewing interest rates to facilitate borrowing among its customers. The bank also is calling for the need to strengthen the credit reference bureau to avoid defaulters. NSCB … read more »

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Fugitive Henry’s world shrinks, IG

By YANDE SYAMPEYO [wide] [/wide]INSPECTOR-GENERAL of Police Stella Libongani yesterday said the noose around the neck of fugitive son of former President Rupiah Banda is tightening following Police’s latest engagement with Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (SARPCCO) in … read more »

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Nollywood stars NOLLYWOOD stars Desmond Elliot and Patience Ozokwo in Zambia

NOLLYWOOD stars Desmond Elliot and Patience Ozokwo have called on Zambian artistes to be original and complement Government efforts in the economic growth of the country. Mr Elliot said Zambians need to promote their culture to contribute to the wealth … read more »

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