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Pull out by biofuels firm regrettable

THE Biofuels Associations of Zambia (BAZ) has described the decision by a Chinese firm, Kaid Bio Mass to pull out of Zambia, as unfortunate because the move will deny the country of the immense economic benefits. Kaid Biomass Zambia Limited … read more »

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President Sata reaffirms commitment to youth empowerment

President Michael Sata has reaffirmed his government’s commitment to the empowerment of youths in the country. In a speech read on his behalf by vice president Guy Scott during the youth day commemorations, President Sata says it is the desire … read more »

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ZAMBIA: Business Review by Uncle Mike

WRONG MOVE BY BOZ…WHO OWNS FOREX? > The current wrangle caused by Bank of Zambia (Boz) to introduce a bill to control foreign exchange outflows and inflows is a big blow to a liberalized economy. The move by our bank … read more »

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Barclays to merge SMEs banking

BARCLAYS Bank Zambia Plc is set to merge the Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SME) banking with local business in an effort to provide an offering that meets the needs of small scale businesses. Speaking on behalf of company managing director … read more »

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Zambia pays BBC and CNN to market Zambia’s tourism

Zambia has clinched a deal with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Cable News Network (CNN) in which the two international news networks will begin marketing Zambia’s tourism ahead of the UN World Tourism Organisation general assembly slated for … read more »

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Government to procure more than 200 ambulances

After last month’s tragic Chibombo road traffic accident which left more than 50 passengers dead, Government plans to procure more than 200 ambulances to boost emergency response during accidents, Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has said. Dr Kasonde was speaking during … read more »

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HH urges Zambians to restore integrity to politics

United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema says Zambians must rise to the occasion and restore integrity in the country’s politics. Speaking in an interview with Qfm News, Mr. Hichilema says Zambians have an important role to play … read more »

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Zambia has enough maize in reserves

Government says there is sufficient maize stocks in storage facilities being held by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) amounting to over 900,000 tonnes as of the beginning of January this year. He said a maize stock verification exercise was undertaken … read more »

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Government apologise to the farming community

Government has apologized to the farming community and the entire nation for the late delivery of inputs in the 2012/2013 farming season. Farmers in the country have expressed disappointment over the late delivery of inputs in the 2012/2013 farming season, … read more »

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