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Zambia Mines GDP contribution to hit $1bn in 2015

ZAMBIA’s mining contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to grow to US$1.35 billion by the year 2015, due to increased mining activities. According to the Zambia Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), reconciliation report, contribution to GDP was … read more »

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Fish farming on cards in Kawambwa

SOME Bangladeshi investors have expressed interest to invest in the Katotoma Village lagoon in Kawambwa District, Luapula Province, where they intend to set up fish farms. Kawambwa District Commissioner Ivo Mpasa who confirmed the development in an interview from Kawambwa … read more »

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Extend sports programmes to rural areas – Minister

GOVERNMENT says it is mindful of the challenges the Zambian youth face in accessing sports facilities and has since called on stakeholders to consider extending the various youth sports development programmes to rural areas. Sports Deputy Minister Nathaniel Mubukwanu said … read more »

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Massive investment boosts farming at Chondwe Prisons

THE massive investment by the Government and other stakeholders in the area of agriculture at Chondwe prisons has brought about commercialisation of prison farms, especially on the Copperbelt. Chondwe Prisons Farm, a hub of fresh agricultural produce in the Copperbelt … read more »

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‘2012 bad year for tourism’

THE tourism sector recorded dismal performance last year and failed to attract the targeted one million tourists while its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contribution was below par, the Tourism Council of Zambia (TCZ) has said. The TCZ said the sector … read more »

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Zambia Economy to grow faster — Fundanga

By Business Reporter THE economy may grow faster than the Government forecast this year because of higher copper prices and the bumper harvest of grain crops that the country is expected to produce, Bank of Zambia (BoZ) governor Caleb Fundanga … read more »

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