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By Uncle Mike COPPER PRODUCTION DOWN OR IS IT DEMAND?… It was first reported last week by the ministry of commerce that copper export proceeds for 2012 dropped and this was attributed to lack of demand for the product. A … read more »

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ZAMBIA: Business round up for the week by Uncle mike

The Return of price controls Events of the week review a disturbing trend of the emergence of price controls. In the financial sector Bank of Zambia has set a ceiling rate for interest to be charged by commercial banks. This … read more »

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Round up of Business for the week by Uncle Mike

The roundup of news this week reviews a distressing time for some of us who have lived for more than half a century in our country Zambia. Recent developments in the economy are reminiscent of the conditions that existed in … read more »

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Govt ready to lose K400m to conserve wildlife

TOURISM and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has said Government is ready to lose K400 million from the one year ban of wildlife hunting business for the sake of conserving nature and bringing sanity to the commercial hunting sector. Ms Masebo … read more »

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How the African diaspora is contributing to the continent’s growth story

No one really knows how big the African diaspora is. In the UK alone it is estimated that 5.5 million members of the African diaspora inhabit the country. What is certain is that the African diaspora is large, and playing … read more »

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THE SECRET GOD REVEALED TO ME FOR 2013 – TB JOSHUA

Controversial Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua released an intriguing list of prophetic messages in his church service on Monday 31st December 2012, subsequently re-posted on his official Facebook page, ‘TB Joshua Ministries’. Joshua, who has a large repertoire of past prophecies … read more »

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CEEC to roll out graduate programme

By Business Reporter THE Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has introduced a Graduate Empowerment Programme for students in universities, secondary schools and other higher learning institutions to promote an entrepreneurship culture among youths. CEEC director general Marble Mung’omba said students … read more »

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Napsa pumps K3.2trn into various projects

By Business Reporter THE National Pensions Scheme Authority (Napsa) has invested K3.2 trillion in various investments and projects in the current financial year as of May 31, 2010. The investment portfolio in treasury bills stands at K396 billion, representing 12 … read more »

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