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Economy

India announces duty free tariff scheme for developing nations

The first ever Africa-India Forum Summit opened in New Delhi yesterday with India announcing a new financial package including a duty free tariff preference scheme for third world countries including Zambia. Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh said products covered under the new scheme include...

Celtel to list 20 percent of its shares at LuSE

Celtel Zambia has announced its intentions to list 20 per cent of its shares on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LUSE). Celtel Zambia managing director David Venn made the announcement at a media briefing in Lusaka today. Mr. Venn explained that the...

Turning Residential Houses into Business Premises is Illegal

The Lusaka City Council (LCC) has issued a stern and final warning to individuals turning residential houses into business premises without council authority. Council Public Relations Officer Henry Kapata says the local authority would now swing into action and put...

VAT reduction may not be of help

The Economic Association of Zambia (EAZ) says the reduction in Value Added Tax will not be of great benefit to the people of Zambia. Speaking in an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka yesterday, Mwilola Imakando said the reduction in VAT...

Govt happy with oil and gas findings in Chavuma

Government says the discovery of oil and natural gas in Northwestern province will create more job opportunities for people. Provincial Minister Kenneth Chipungu said this when he addressed a public meeting at Chiyeke basic school, Monday, in Chavuma district during...

FRA official swindles farmers

A named FRA Depot Manager employed by the Copperbelt Co-operative Union (CCU) has been arrested after swindling farmers out of K289 million. Mpongwe Member of Parliament Gabriel Namulambe who confirmed the development to ZANIS said the suspect is currently in...

Zambia Inflation Accelerates to 9.8%

Inflation in Zambia accelerated to an annual 9.8 percent in March as clothing, footwear and furniture costs rose, the Central Statistical Office said. The inflation rate increased from 9.5 percent last month, Modesto Banda, assistant director at the agency,...

Plans to link Zambia to Angola afoot

Plans are afoot to build a rail-line from Zambia to Angola. The line will be laid from the copperbelt mining town of Chingola to Jimbe in Northwestern Province - into Angola. The Zambian government has already started mobilising resources...

Zambia to audit AU and SADC

The Office of the Auditor General in Zambia has been appointed by the World Bank to audit the African Union (AU) and SADC. Auditor General, Anne Chifungula announced this at a strategic plan review workshop for the Office of the...

Zambia’s audit system rated best in SADC

Zambia’s audit performance system has been rated the best in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, Auditor General, Anna Chifungula has disclosed. Ms. Chifungula disclosed that Zambia has been consisted and prompt in submitting her annual audit reports. Ms. Chifungula...
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