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ZAMBIA: Business Review by Uncle Mike

BILL TO INTRODUCE CONTOL OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE… There we go again. Currently there is a bill before parliament presented by the minister of finance to amend the bank of Zambia act. Specifically the bill Proposes the re introduction of foreign … read more »

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TAKE KEEN INTEREST IN AFRICA – SAMPA ADVISES SCHOLARS AT HARVARD

Deputy Finance Minister Miles Sampa has called on scholars in business management, economics and government policy at Harvard University in Boston to take keen interest in Africa. Mr. Sampa said Africa is endowed with huge reserves of raw materials that … read more »

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Lusaka second on top 10 African cities with most growth over the next five years

This is if the recently released MasterCard African Cities Growth Index is to be believed. The index, produced on behalf of MasterCard by Prof. George Angelopulo of the University of South Africa, includes 19 sub-Saharan African cities, ranking them according … read more »

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Donors impressed that Zambia’s sustained sound economic management

COOPERATING partners are impressed that Zambia has sustained sound economic management projected to achieve one of the highest growth rates in the world this year, at eight per cent. Poverty Reduction Budget Support (PRBS) group chairperson Kelvin Quinlan said the … read more »

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Zambians in Diaspora can be part of an accelerated economic growth rate

By Daniel Mwamba Diaspora’s capabilities in terms of remittances, investment and knowledge transfer are crucial to the development of Zambia. Thus, Zambians in the Diaspora are equipped to invest in Zambian companies and establishing new ventures. The Zambian Diaspora should … read more »

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Business Review by Uncle Mike

COSTLY SOCIAL VENTURES… It is surprising that certain events that are costly to this nation and totally unnecessary that existed in the first and second republic are still prevalent today. I’m referring to the Practice of welcoming political leaders at … read more »

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ZAMBIA: 2013 economic outlook bright

ZAMBIA’s economy is now attracting the attention of people from all over the world as a result of the favourable political and socio economic environment which enabled the country to record positive and significant growth in 2012. The economy of … read more »

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3 Ghanaian Entrepreneurs Get Financial Support From African Diaspora Marketplace

United State Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union have supported the business plans of three Ghanaian entrepreneurs with an amount of $100, 000 each. The three beneficiaries are Mr Alex Osei-Kwame of Gonja Meat Company, Michael Graffin of … read more »

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Take advantage of India’s textiles expertise-

ZAMBIANS should take advantage of India’s expertise in the textiles industry to develop the local textile sector, Indian High commissioner to Zambia Ashok Kumar has said. Mr Kumar said India was ready to offer knowledge and expertise to revamp Zambia’s … read more »

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