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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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Diaspora Bonds in an African Context

The Chief Economist Complex of the African Development Bank Group has released an Economic Brief on the application of diaspora bonds in an African context. Drawing lessons from diaspora bond issuances in Israel, Ethiopia and India, the paper, entitled “Diaspora … read more »

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GEMFIELDS showcases Zambian emeralds in SA

GEMFIELDS, which owns 75 per cent of Kagem emerald mine in Lufwanyama district, has highlighted Zambia’s gemstones at the world’s largest mining investment event in South Africa. The Cape Town initiative demonstrated the importance of a sophisticated high-end international marketing … read more »

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How the African diaspora is using social media to influence development

Something transformational has been happening online: African voices have begun populating social media, quickly becoming the undisputed champions of development punditry. No longer are we faced with what the Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie called “the danger of a single story”. … 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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LIV hosts 31 model graduates

A BRAND new glitter was last Saturday added to the world of catwalk, beauty and brains when over 30 girls and one guy from Sphiwe Benasho’s Pink Diamond Academy graduated in a splendid and glamorous ceremony held at Lusaka’s LIV … read more »

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MTN-FAZ league ranked 11th in Africa

THE MTN-FAZ Super Division has received high international recognition after being ranked as the 11th best in Africa with Zambia coach Herve Renard named world’s fifth best coach by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). In putting … read more »

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Coach Herve Renard names his final 23-man squad

African champion coach Herve Renard has named his final 23-man squad for the defence of the title Zambia won in February 2012. Renard did not list Chintu Kampamba, Salulani Phiri and Shadreck Malambo on the list submitted to the Confederation … read more »

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What does 2013 have in store?

A NEW year has started and it is goodbye to 2012 together with all its successes as we now aim to accomplish more in 2013. Sports associations have to make a fresh start in readiness for the many local and … read more »

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