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Monday, February 17, 2020

Economy

ZAFFICO Gets Listed on Lusaka Stock Exchange

Finance Minister Dr. Bwalya Ng'andu has implored the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to continue to seek innovative ways in which to leverage the domestic capital markets to anchor the transformation interventions of public enterprises under its supervision. The Finance Minister...

Zambia has priotized the Industrialization policy as a key driver in the attainment of economic development

Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Christopher Yaluma says Zambia has priotized the Industrialization policy as a key driver in the attainment of economic development. Mr. Yaluma says Zambia is committed to achieving the industrialization status as envisaged in the...

Government to continue debt management measures – Ng’andu

The Zambian Government has written and advised the International Monetary Fund of the measures it is undertaking to address debt sustainability. This follows the last engagement between the Government and the IMF held in Lusaka from 13th to 19th...

Minister of Energy assures Mines of power as CEC deal deadline looms

Copper mines in Zambia will have continuous electricity even if a supply deal lapses next month with no agreement to replace it, Energy Minister Matthew Nkhuwa said. Most producers buy power from Copperbelt Energy Corp., which in turn purchases it...

Zambia’s continued active participation in major tourism events praised

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation has praised Zambia for continued active participation in major tourism events including the just-ended eleventh edition of the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa. In a letter to Zambia’s Minister of Tourism and...

Madison Financial Services Plc is not closing down, still viable

The Madison Financial Services Group says it is still a viable business. They have been unverified reports circulating stating that Madison Group recently defaulted on a USD3.5 million guarantee, for which a court Judgement has awarded USD9 million to...

Zambia is working towards ratifying the Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area

Commerce,Trade and Industry Minister CHRISTOPHER YALUMA says Government is working towards ratifying the Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area -AfCTA by May 2020. Mr. YALUMA says so far government has undertaken necessary consultations with the private sector, civil...

National Road Fund Agency collects K1.2 Billion in toll fees in 2019

The National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) collected over K 1.2 billion in toll fees last year. NRFA Chief Executive Officer Wallece Mumba said this surpasses the initial One billion Kwacha estimated target for 2019. Mr. Mumba has attributed the...

Stephen Kampyongo warns illegal Gold Miners in at Kasenseli gold mine

Home Affairs Minister Hon. Stephen Kampyongo has assured Chief Chibwika of Mwinilunga district in North-Western Province of Security at Kasenseli gold mine against illegal miners. Hon. Kampyongo has stated that Police will not allow President Lungu's directive to suspend mining...

South African Airways ends flights to Ndola

The South African Airways (SAA) will cease all its flights to Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport in Ndola effective end of this month. The flight schedule for February remains unchanged though. The move is part of South Africa’s official flag...

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