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President Sata reaffirms commitment to youth empowerment

President Michael Sata has reaffirmed his government’s commitment to the empowerment of youths in the country. In a speech read on his behalf by vice president Guy Scott during the youth day commemorations, President Sata says it is the desire … read more »

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Access to Information Bill to be presented in June

Government has deferred the presentation to Parliament of the Access to Information Bill also known as the Freedom of Information Bill for enactment to June this year. Vice president Guy Scott who last year had indicated that the Bill will … read more »

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Lafarge forecasts demand growth

LAFARGE Cement Plc has forecast market growth for cement this year after posting an increase in 2012 profits. And Standard Chartered bank managed to increase its profits for a 10th consecutive time last year despite being hit by a huge … read more »

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Angola’s white elephant city

Built at a reported cost of $3.5-billion, it was supposed to solve Angola’s chronic post-war housing shortage and go some way to fulfil a 2008 election promise to provide one million homes in four years. But the Nova Cidade de … read more »

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Zambian airports record increases passenger flow in 2012

Zambia last year recorded an increased number of passenger traffic in all of its four international airports, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. The recorded passenger traffic is the highest annual passenger traffic ever to be handled at the … read more »

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MoneyGram Unveiled as Headline Sponsor of Zim Achievers Awards for Second Year Running

Global money transfer company MoneyGram is the main sponsor of this year’s edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) due to take place on Saturday 20th April at the Millenium Gloucester Hotel in London. Announcing the sponsorship at a press … read more »

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FQM to increase taxes due to Govt

FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) will progressively increase the amount of taxes due to the Zambian Government as more mining units start production. FQM resource optimisation manager John Gladson said FQM will not indulge in tax avoidance but would instead increase … read more »

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Ministers cleared of corruption charges

THE Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has cleared Justice minister Wynter Kabimba and his defence counterpart Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba. ACC said that they have found no evidence of corruption against justice minister Wynter Kabimba and his defence counterpart Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, … 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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