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Kwacha continues falling

THE Kwacha has continued to lose ground against the greenback and is expected to be under pressure as continued dearth in supply will leave the Kwacha with very little support against a relatively strong demand. According to the Zanaco daily … read more »

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Education system to be overhauled, local languages to be made more prominent-Kabimba

PATRIOTIC Front (PF) secretary-general Wynter Kabimba says the PF government will overhaul the education system by making local languages more prominent in the curriculum and doing away with the colonial style of education. Mr Kabimba said the current education system … read more »

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3 Ghanaian Entrepreneurs Get Financial Support From African Diaspora Marketplace

United State Agency for International Development (USAID) and Western Union have supported the business plans of three Ghanaian entrepreneurs with an amount of $100, 000 each. The three beneficiaries are Mr Alex Osei-Kwame of Gonja Meat Company, Michael Graffin of … read more »

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Kitwe council bans alcohol sale in markets

KITWE City Council (KCC) has ordered traders in 21 markets in the district to stop selling alcohol within seven days or face the law. KCC Town Clerk Bornwell Luanga said yesterday that failure to stop selling liquor would attract stiff … read more »

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List on LuSE, says Chikwanda

THE Government has urged Zambian companies to broaden their horizons and capitalisation by listing on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) and use it as an alternative avenue of raising funds rather than complaining of high cost of borrowing. Last year, the … read more »

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Is creation of new districts economically beneficial?

THE creation of new districts is one of the major policy measures the current Government has taken towards the attainment of the country’s full decentralisation and even distribution of national wealth. Further, the move is one of the campaign issues … read more »

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Gemstone expert cites market ills

THE lack of a reliable gemstone auction floor in Zambia has forced local producers to sell the precious stones on the foreign market, an Australia-based lapidiary expert Michael Andresse has said. Mr Andresse said there was an urgent need by … read more »

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Kwacha loses 2 Ngwee against dollar

THE Kwacha yesterday, lost two Ngwee as it continued its bearish run against the United States dollar, Zanaco daily newsletter has said. The Kwacha opened the market at KR5.270/5.290, Two Ngwee lower than Friday’s closing level of KR5.250/5.270. It then … read more »

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Contractors disappoint minister

EDUCATION Deputy Minister Neverlyn Wilombe has bemoaned the lack of seriousness by some Zambian contractors to deliver quality services when awarded contracts in infrastructure development. Professor Wilombe said for a long time, some local contractors had been failing to implement … read more »

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