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Zambian airports record increases passenger flow in 2012

Zambia last year recorded an increased number of passenger traffic in all of its four international airports, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. The recorded passenger traffic is the highest annual passenger traffic ever to be handled at the … read more »

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FQM to increase taxes due to Govt

FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) will progressively increase the amount of taxes due to the Zambian Government as more mining units start production. FQM resource optimisation manager John Gladson said FQM will not indulge in tax avoidance but would instead increase … read more »

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Zambia targets US$10 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

GOVERNMENT has targeted to attract US$10 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) this year to increase Zambia’s capacity to produce finished and value added products. Former Commerce, Trade and Industry minister Robert Sichinga said the Government had increased the … read more »

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Government plans to increase university student hostels

Government is considering constructing hostels with a total capacity of 23,000 bed spaces at public universities in the country. Minister of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education, John Phiri, revealed that plans were underway to construct hostels at the … read more »

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ZAMBIA attracts US$10.142 billion worth of investment inflows

ZAMBIA attracted US$10.142 billion worth of investment inflows in 2012, the highest ever recorded in the history of Zambia. Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) investment promotion director Florence Mumba said the country posted more than $10 billion worth of investment pledges … read more »

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Zesco to up power generation

ZESCO is to increase its generation capacity to 2,310 megawatts (MW) by 2014 when the Kariba North Bank Extension, Ndola Energy and other power projects come on stream. Managing director Cyprian Chitundu said in Lusaka  that the Ndola Energy projectexpected … read more »

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Emirates Upgrades Lusaka and Harare Service

Airline to increase capacity by 50% with larger aircraft Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing international airlines, will add more than 1,600 seats a week on its Lusaka and Harare routes when it introduces a Boeing 777-300ER on its … read more »

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Metal exports increase in November

ZAMBIA’s metal exports have increased to K2,842.4 billion in November 2012 from K2,835.9 billion in October 2012. The overall contribution of metals and their products to the total export earnings in November and October 2012 averaged 60.6 per cent. Central … read more »

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Zambia attracts US 2.4 billion FDI flows in first half

By TRYNESS MBALEZAMBIA Development Agency (ZDA) has recorded investments worth US$2.4 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in the first half of this year. The increase represents over 100 percent rise in investment compared to last year’s US$959 million … read more »

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