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Chinese companies told to follow Zambian laws

Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Zhou Yuxiao has described as an exceptional case, the revocation of Column Coal Mine’s mining licenses and the subsequent takeover by government. Ambassador Zhou says the case is exceptional noting that many Chinese owned companies operating … read more »

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MP’s called to be objective on RB’s immunity

The Southern African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) has called on members of parliament to be objective as the debate the lifting of former republican president, Rupiah Banda’s immunity. SACCORD acting Executive Director Boniface Cheembe says it … read more »

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CUTS predicts price rises

The Consumer Unit Trust Society International (CUTS) Zambia says a price rise in commodities is expected following the rebasing of the kwacha. CUTS programme officer Tommy Singongi says this is because most business houses have incurred extra costs following the … read more »

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‘Brace yourselves for more resignations’ UPND told

The ruling Patriotic Front in Southern Province says the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) should brace itself for more resignations of its Members of Parliament. PF Southern Province Political Secretary Brian Hapunda says the UPND leadership has for … read more »

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U.S mission in Zambia hails govt efforts regarding economy

The United States mission in Zambia has hailed the Patriotic Front’s government on its efforts to improve the country%u2019s economy. U.S Embassy Public Affairs Officer Priscilla Hernandez says foreign investors have developed confidence in the country’s business environment. Ms. Hernandez … read more »

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World Bank hails Zambia’s economic performance

The World Bank is impressed with Zambia’s economic performance and growth rate which revolves around 5.5 percent annually. World Bank Country Director Kundhavi Kadiresan says the global bank is now determined to go beyond providing technical and financial support to … read more »

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Stanchart suspends atm facility.

By QFM, Standard chartered bank has suspended the Automated teller machine use because of the VISA scam cards. Initial investigations into the VISA cards scam in Zambia indicate that Information Technology (IT) experts in the banks have been selling codes … read more »

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Appeal against Mushili’s sentence, DEC urged

By QFM, The Committee of Citizens has charged that the Lusaka Magistrate Court’s decision hand Patriotic Front Ndola Central Member of Parliament, Mark Mushili a six months suspended sentence is a draw back in the fight against corruption. Mr. Mushili, … read more »

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Global fund freezing worry Sikota

By QFM United Liberal Party President Sakwiba Sikota has expressed concern over the decision by the Global Fund to transfer disbursements of funds for life saving interventions directly to procurement agents following the Fund’s suspension of grants to the Ministry … read more »

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