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UNECA counsels Africa on dependency

UNITED Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) says Africa’s huge dependence on natural resources poses difficult and persistent problems for the continent. According to UNECA’s economic report on Africa 2011 obtained by the Zambia Daily Mail yesterday, the structure of Africa’s … read more »

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Zambia: Poverty levels worry State

By NANCY MWAPE GOVERNMENT is concerned with the high poverty levels in Zambia and low per capita incomes despite significant strides made in growing the economy over the last decade. Minister of Finance and National Planning Situmbeko Musokotwane said in … read more »

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Zambia’s $500m bond to be seller

By NANCY MWAPE CITIGROUP says Zambia’s plans to issue its first international bond of US$500 million will be easy as there is a lot of demand from global investors. Citigroup, African economist director for economic and market analysis David Cowan … read more »

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Zambia, International Rating Agencies to Sign Agreement

By NANCY MWAPE GOVERNMENT will soon sign an agreement with two global rating agencies, Fitch Ratings Limited and Standard and Poor’s (S&P) to provide an independent and prospective credit opinion on Zambia. The Fitch Ratings and S&P are widely recognised … read more »

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Zambia:Over 100 firms at mobile payment meeting

By NANCY MWAPE OVER 100 international and local delegates are today expected to attend the second Celpay Mobile payments conference aimed at exploring ways of accelerating safe and reliable financial access to Zambians using the mobile phone technology. The conference, … read more »

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