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Barclays sees further Kwacha losses

Barclays Bank Africa has projected that the Zambian Kwacha will suffer further losses against major international currencies and will hit Kr 6.30 against the US dollar by 2014. The Bank says reduced interest in Zambia’s bond market and unhealthy...

Kwacha slumps further to US dollar

Standard Bank says the Kwacha fell to a one-week low against the United States dollar on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, closing 20 points weaker on the inter-bank at KR5.370 (K5,370) and KR5.390 (K5,390) for bid and offer respectively. This is...

Maureen Mwanawasa beneficiary excels in school

A graduate from the Copperbelt University whose secondary school education was sponsored by former first lady Maureen Mwanawasa has appealed to the government and other well-wishers to consider sponsoring vulnerable children who have the potential to excel. Mable Mulilo of...

Government to open 10 new universities

Education Minister Dr John Phiri says the Patriotic Front government will open a new University in each of the ten provinces in the country in order to absorb youths from secondary schools. Dr Phiri said the...

Government targeting the creation of 300 000 jobs in the Tourism sector this year

Government is targeting the creation of 300,000 jobs in the tourism sector this year alone. Tourism and Arts minister Silvia Masebo said that the Patriotic Front (PF) government wants tourism to be used as a...

ACC involvement in tender evaluation wont guarantee curbing of corruption

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has said the involvement of Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) officers is not a guarantee that corruption will be curbed in road tender processes. TIZ director Goodwell Lungu said the involvement of ACC in the evaluation...

Zambia to waive out visa requirements for Germany nationals-Masebo

Zambia is seriously considering waiving visa requirement for Germany nationals entering the country in a bid to boost tourist arrivals. And the Germany government has pledged increased technical and financial support towards the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA) in...

ZESCO should improve communication to members of the public over power outages

Energy Permanent Secretary, George Zulu says ZESCO should improve communication to members of the public over power outages. Mr Zulu says the power utility has not performed well in publicizing the schedule for load shedding to clients. Mr Zulu was speaking...

Government to lease the Zambia China Mulungushi Textiles

Defence Deputy Minister Davies Mwila says government will lease the Zambia China Mulungushi Textiles in Kabwe if negotiations with the Chinese to re-open the plant fail. Mr. Mwila says government is keen to have the Textile Company re-opened so that...

Masebo outlines Zambia’s preparedness to host the UNWTO

Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has maintained that Zambia and Zimbabwe have adequately prepared for hosting the United Nations World Tourism Organisation General Assembly even if the event was to be held tomorrow. Speaking in Berlin, Germany, today,...

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