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Zambia copper output to rise to 2 million tonnes

Copper output in Zambia is expected to rise to 1.5 million tonnes in 2017 from 800,000 tonnes this year due to increased investment in the mining sector. The projection is due to new projects coming on stream and expansion of … read more »

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Private Sector againist re-introducuction of foreign exchange controls in Zambia

THE BANK OF ZAMBIA (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2013 PRESENTATION BY THE PRIVATE SECTOR ASSOCIATIONS TO THE PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, ENERGY AND LABOUR: CONSIDERATION OF THE BANK OF ZAMBIA (AMENDMENT) BILL, N.A.B NO. 1 OF 2013 Prepared by Private Sector … read more »

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Zambia Railways rehabilitation to unlock mineral resource potential

STANDARD Bank says the allocation of US$ 120 million to Zambia Railway Limited (ZRL) to rehabilitate its infrastructure and railway network will form the catalyst for Africa’s ability to unlock bulk mineral resource potential. The bank notes that with the … read more »

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Zambia targets US$10 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

GOVERNMENT has targeted to attract US$10 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) this year to increase Zambia’s capacity to produce finished and value added products. Former Commerce, Trade and Industry minister Robert Sichinga said the Government had increased the … read more »

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ZAMBIA Mining sector needs thorough clean-up

Times of Zambia WE are elated by the message from Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda that Government will work out solid measures to boost tax collection from the mining sector. This is good news in that mining still remains the fulcrum … read more »

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ZAMBIA: Approved exploration licences to boost mining

THE approval of 27 mining and exploration licences by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA), is expected to boost the country’s copper production capacity, Association of Zambian Mining Exploration Companies (AZMEC) has said. AZMEC said it was now expecting ZEMA … read more »

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KAGEM SETS OUT STRATEGY FOR ZAMBIAN EMERALDS

Kagem Mining, which operates the world’s single largest emerald mine, has set out its strategy for putting Zambian emeralds at the forefront of the world’s fine jewellery industry. The company, which is 75 percent owned by UK-listed Gemfields plc, and … read more »

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ZAMBIA attracts US$10.142 billion worth of investment inflows

ZAMBIA attracted US$10.142 billion worth of investment inflows in 2012, the highest ever recorded in the history of Zambia. Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) investment promotion director Florence Mumba said the country posted more than $10 billion worth of investment pledges … read more »

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Challenges at first and second level hospitals in Zambia

Government says the health sector will continue to experience imbalances if the services provided at primary health levels are not supported by specialist treatment at the second and third level hospitals. Minister of Health Joseph Kasonde said although the country … read more »

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