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Economy

Chikwanda challenges BOZ to maintain price stability and exchange rates

FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has challenged the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) to maintain price stability and exchange rates if economic growth is to be stimulated. Mr Chikwanda said economic growth relied on the BoZ's ability to maintain a stable exchange...

Government destroys smuggled cigarettes

The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) today destroyed about 300 smuggled bricks of cigarettes worth over K1 billion at the Livingstone City Council’s dump site. Speaking in an interview with ZANIS, Zambia Revenue Authority Corporate Communications Manager, Mumbuna Kufekisa,...

Miles Sampa to extend Metro cabs to rest of Zambia

Matero MP Miles Sampa has decided to extend his Metro Cab youth empowerment initiative to the rest of the country. Speaking at a signing ceremony in Lusaka with Big Brother Suppliers Limited to supply 10 taxis by September 01 2014,...

Mopani reduces pollution by 50% – ZEMA

The Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) says air pollution by Mopani Copper Mines in Mufulira has reduced by 50 percent. ZEMA Public Relations Officer Ireen Chipili has told Qfm News in an interview that this follows the mine's investment in...

Government bails out TAZARA

Government has released funds to clear all outstanding salary arrears for TAZARA employees who have been on a long running strike. Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister, Yamfwa Mukanga, in a statement issued to QFM News says government expects operations...

Remain upright and alert to ensure a win- win situation from China, US – Africa Import and Export Bank President.

President of the Africa Import and Export Bank has urged the continent to remain upright and alert and ensure that it gathers a win-win situation from China, United States of America and other leading world economies. Speaking during Bank of...

Speed and Safety of Zambia Railways trains will only be guaranteed after 2018

Zambia Railways Limited has started testing speeds on some railway stretches which have been rehabilitated.The Company is targeting to increase speed from 20 to 80 kilometres per hour. During a press briefing in Lusaka yesterday, Zambia Railways Limited Chief Executive...

First Quantum Minerals appeals to Government to help speed up regulatory approvals

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has appealed to government to help speed up regulatory approvals that include a multi-million Kwacha town development at Kalumbila, 120 kilometres west of Solwezi, where the global mining company is this year scheduled to commission...

Copper output has declined-Bank of Zambia

BANK of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Michael Gondwe has said that the copper out declined by 2.5 per cent to 276, 075.0 tonnes from 283,042.3 in the first quarter. However, Dr Gondwe said that on a year-to-date basis, copper production was...

Obama to announce $14 billion in U.S. corporate investments in Africa

President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday that U.S. businesses have committed to investing $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects across Africa, a White House official said. The announcement will occur at the U.S.-Africa Business...
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