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Barclays to merge SMEs banking

BARCLAYS Bank Zambia Plc is set to merge the Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SME) banking with local business in an effort to provide an offering that meets the needs of small scale businesses. Speaking on behalf of company managing director … read more »

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Mila Kunis wears Kagem Zambian emeralds

At the London premiere of Oz The Great & Powerful on Thursday night, newly-announced Gemfields brand ambassador Mila Kunis wore GemfieldsZambian emerald earrings by Dominic Jones and a Gemfields Zambian emerald ring by Alexandra Mor. Kunis recently returned from Africa, … read more »

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DRC journalist jailed after story on Chinese-run hospital

New York, February 15, 2013–Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should release pending appeal a journalist who was sentenced to six months in prison in December on defamation charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The journalist was … read more »

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GEMFIELDS ANNOUNCES MILA KUNIS AS GLOBAL BRAND AMBASSADOR

Celebrated actress to be the face of the company’s new print advertising campaign Gemfields, the world’s leading coloured gemstone producer, which owns 75 percent of the Kagem emerald mine in Lufwanyama District in partnership with the government of Zambia, is … read more »

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GEMFIELDS SHOWCASES ZAMBIAN EMERALDS TO THE WORLD

Gemfields, which owns 75 percent of the Kagem emerald mine in Lufwanyama District in partnership with the government of Zambia, has recently been highlighting the nation’s gemstones at the world’s largest mining investment event. The stylish Cape Town initiative demonstrated … read more »

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Kwacha continues bearish run against dollar

THE Kwacha continued its bearish run against the United States (US) dollar as demand for the greenback from interbank players saw the local currency lose 40 Ngwee on the day. Having opened trading at between KR5.290 and KR5.310 on the … read more »

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New initiative to empower Zambian road contractors

THE Road Development Agency (RDA) and National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) have formed a Construction Finance Initiative (CFI) aimed at empowering Zambian road construction companies. This is in line with the 20 per cent sub-contracting guidelines issued last year. RDA … read more »

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RDA,NRFA devise initiative to empower local contractors

The Road Development Agency (RDA) and National Road Fund Agency have introduced a construction finance initiative aimed at empowering Zambian owned road construction companies so as to help build local capacity. RDA Director and Chief Executive officer Bernard Chiwala and … read more »

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Chipolopolo wins kudos from MTN

MTN Zambia has expressed optimism about Zambia’s chances at the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations set for January 19th in South Africa. Chief marketing officer Philip Besiimire said in a statement yesterday that the national soccer team remains the favourite … read more »

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