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Zambia could get 10% of miner

LUSAKA— FIRST Quantum Minerals may see Zambia’s state-owned mining firm become its second-biggest shareholder if it converts a stake in the continent’s largest copper operation into equity. ZCCM Investment Holdings would “hopefully” decide this year, said CEO Mukela Muyunda. ZCCM … 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 to Sell $1.5 Billion Roads Bond as It Starts Toll System

Zambia’s Road Development Agency plans to sell $1.5 billion of bonds by the end of the year, the latest state-owned company to tap international debt markets after the country sold its first dollar notes last year. The agency has presented … read more »

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Slap D, Macky II lead nominations

CONTEMPORARY Zambian music adversaries Slap D and Macky II have garnered more nominations for this year’s Mosi Lager Zambian Music awards slated for February 22. Slap D whose real name is Mwila Musonda has been nominated in seven categories that … read more »

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Kitwe, Ndola roads rehab starts end January

MAJOR township road rehabilitation in Kitwe and Ndola will start at the end of this month after two consultancy firms were awarded contracts to commence implementing the projects. Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge said work was expected to take between 12 … read more »

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Diaspora Muscian Bina Nkwazi – Midnight Star Video

“Band – It” was formed in Kitwe, Zambia, around 1987. The first Lead Vocalist was Francina “Frankie” McDonald. She left for UK 1990 and Bina joined the Band. The Band was practically terminated at the end of 1994 and Bina … read more »

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Zambia’s June inflation down to 7.8%

A woman sells tomatoes at a roadside grocery stall LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia’s inflation slowed to 7.8 percent year-on-year in June versus 9.1 percent in May, mainly due to a lower food prices, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) said on … read more »

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