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PROFLIGHT COMES OF AGE WITH BOEING 737

Airline plans to boost capacity with larger plane   Proflight Zambia will almost double its capacity in the next few months with the introduction of a 108-seat Boeing 737 aircraft to its fleet. The twin-engine jet plane marks a milestone … read more »

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600 Mukobeko inmates moved to new Mwembeshi Prison

SIX hundred inmates have been transferred from Mukobeko Maximum Prison in Kabwe to the newly constructed Mwembeshi Maximum Prison to decongest the country’s largest correctional facility. The prisoners were shifted yesterday amid tight security from joint security wings which provided … read more »

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“THANK YOU ZAMBIA AUTHORITIES!!!!” – letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I write from Italy. “THANK YOU ZAMBIA AUTHORITIES!!!!” “I write from Italy to thank the Ministry of Tourism, Zambia Tourism Board, Zambia Embassy in Rome, for the great help and their willingness to resolve my case of fraud … 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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TAZARA needs over $130 million to recapitalise

Over $130 million (about KR 650 million) is required to recapitalise the Tanzania-Zambia Raliway Authority (TAZARA) into a self sustainable railway line. At a TAZARA Board of Directors and Council of Ministers meeting in Lusaka recently, management revealed that the … read more »

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Diplomatic Relations Up, Reputation Down

Two pieces of news almost came at the same time this week. BBC reported on 20 February that the Zambian government has taken over the running of the Chinese-owned Collum coal mine and cancelled all of its three licences, as … read more »

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Vedanta to invest $200m in Zambia copper mine

LUSAKA – Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), owned by London-listed Vedanta Resources, plans to invest $200-million in an abandoned openpit mine which last produced copper in the 1970s, its CE said on Thursday. KCM CE Jayekumar Janakaraj said on Thursday … read more »

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Oryx Energies brand launched as integrated trading and downstream platform across Africa

The Addax and Oryx Group today launched a repositioning to better reflect its evolution 25 years after it was founded. From its original focus purely on energy, the privately-owned group has diversified into real estate and other capital investments. It … read more »

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Lusaka second on top 10 African cities with most growth over the next five years

This is if the recently released MasterCard African Cities Growth Index is to be believed. The index, produced on behalf of MasterCard by Prof. George Angelopulo of the University of South Africa, includes 19 sub-Saharan African cities, ranking them according … read more »

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