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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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Kwacha trades slightly firmer against dollar

THE local currency traded slightly firmer against the US dollar yesterday following increased greenback inflows in the market last week. The kwacha traded at K5.290 to a dollar by mid-morning yesterday, up slightly from Friday’s close at K5.295. The currency … read more »

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$90,000 each for Chipolopolo boys if they retain cup

Government has announced that Chipolopolo players will each get US$90,000 if they retain the AFCON this year. Youth and Sport minister Chishimba Kambwili announced this in South Africa on Sunday. President Michael Sata and his wife Christine Kaseba also met … read more »

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First Quantum Mine to create more than 2,000 mining jobs

More than 2,000 Zambians are expected to be directly employed at the First Quantum Mine (FQM)’s Sentinel Mine at the Trident Project in North-Western province when in full operational. An additional of 600 more people will also be employed at … read more »

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US$ 29m set aside to boost health delivery

GOVERNMENT has set aside US$29 million to help improve staffing, specialisation skills among health staff and complete the modernisation of major hospitals and health centres nationwide. Health Minister Joseph Kasonde confirmed the development at a media briefing in Ndola yesterday … read more »

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Rebased Kwacha falls against the US dollar

The kwacha slipped significantly by mid- morning, trading at KR5.33 ( K5, 330) against the greenback after Tuesday’s close of KR5.156 ( K5156) by Lusaka based bureaux. On the central bank, little changed with the kwacha buying and selling at … read more »

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UNWTO preps get US boost

THE United States of America (US) has invited a  delegation of Zambian officials to a one-week exchange programme to equip them with skills ahead of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly to be held in August. The … read more »

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Zambian woman wanted for defrauding US Government

A court in the United States has issued a warrant of arrest against a Zambian woman for defrauding a US Government health care benefits programme of more than One million US dollars. Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Maxwell Nkole has confirmed … read more »

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Zambian Jeweler proudly markets local gemstones in US

Lusaka, December 10, ZANIS —–Renowned Zambian Jeweler Rashmi Sharma last night held a successful gemstone show at which she showcased some of Zambia’s rich stones which include tourmalines, aquamarine and amethyst. In a statement to ZANIS in Lusaka today, Charge … read more »

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