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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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MultiChoice, ZNBC in pay-TV deal

By NELLA MUKALENGE MULTICHOICE Zambia in partnership with Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) has introduced a new pay-television which will allow Zambians to join the digital revolution and enjoy 19 television channels. The new service called GOtv service is part … read more »

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Zambian-style business reforms copied

Uganda is borrowing from Zambia’s reform blueprint to raise its doing business ratings in the East African Community bloc and Comesa. This is part of the country’s aspirations to attain a preferred investment destination after years of economic bottlenecks in … read more »

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British government upset with Times of Zambia newspaper reports

British High Commissioner to Zambia Carolyn Davidson says she is very offended by the Times of Zambia newspaper for insinuating that the British government is funding the opposition and undermining the Zambian government. And the High Commissioner has warned that … read more »

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New “first of its kind” property development coming to Lusaka

A new multi-million-dollar mixed-use residential and commercial development, called Roma Park, on Friday officially launched in Lusaka, Zambia. The 104 hectare development will include mixed-income residential, commercial and industrial properties, featuring a shopping centre, big-box retail space, restaurant and conferencing … read more »

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ZAMBIA has frozen Libyan 75 percent shares in Zamtel

LAP Green shares frozen By DARLINGTON MWENDABAI ZAMBIA has frozen LAP Green Network’s 75 percent shares in Zamtel in conformity with the international community’s decision to freeze all assets belonging to Libya following the unrest in the Arab country, Zamtel … read more »

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We have been vindicated, says Bishop Mambo

Bishop John Mambo has charged that the rejection of the constitutional bill by parliament on Tuesday is the beginning of the process for a people driven constitution. Bishop Mambo says time has now come for the Zambian government to realize … read more »

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Strike by Shoprite checkers workers in Zambia enters day two

By Zumani Katasefa THE strike by Shoprite checkers workers in Zambia has entered day two with workers vowing not to resume work until all their demands are met by management. Check by the UKZAMBIANS at Kitwe Shoprite outlet found workers seated along … read more »

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Zambian Government urged to remove import duty on solar energy

By DARLINGTON MWENDABAI CENTRE for Global Dialogue (CGD) has urged Government to remove import duty on solar energy equipment to discourage over-dependence on charcoal and wood as domestic fuel.   CGD programme officer Phingiwe Shonga said the country should exploit … read more »

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