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Economy

Barclays to open branch in Nakonde

Barclays Bank will open its branch in Nakonde at the month-end. Barclays Bank Sales Coordinator Philip Mwanza disclosed this in an interview with the ZANIS in Nakonde today. Mwanza said all is set for the opening of the bank...

”EU Will Be The Main Beneficiary of the EPAs’

Civil society actors in Ghana appear united in the opinion that economic partnership agreements, EPAs, currently being negotiated between the European Union, EU, and the 77 member African, Caribbean and Pacific group of countries, will not benefit Ghana. In...

Cost of living goes up

THE Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) says the cost of living in Zambia has continued to rise. Monthly surveys for prices of a basic needs basket for a family of six of both food and non-food items conducted by...

Zambia to miss inflation target

Zambia raised its 2007 annual inflation target to 9 percent from 5 percent and said it expected lower inflation of 7 percent in 2008, the Treasury said last week. However, Finance and National Planning Minister Ng'andu Magande said the inflation...

Central Bank should be given charter to pursue price stability-Fundanga

Bank of Zambia Governor, Caleb Fundanga has recommended that the Central bank be given a charter that includes the freedom and sufficient scope to pursue price stability. Mr. Fundanga who observed that economies work better if investment and wage decisions are...

EU support to Zambia will continue with or without the EPA

Zambia has been assured that its development assistance from the European Union, EU, would not be affected even if the country decides not to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPAs) this December. Head of the EU Delegation in Zambia...

Financial problems stalls Choma street naming exercise

Choma town clerk Golden Banda says financial problems have made it difficult for the local authority to implement the street naming project in the town. Mr Banda says the project which was approved by the full council meeting will only be...

Zambia’s petroleum blues to end

Zambia's persistent petroleum depressions would become history in future as Government has devised measures that would avert shortages of the feedstock supply in the country. Minister of Energy and Water Development, Kenneth Konga announced the measures in Parliament today saying, "with...

JSPRP stakes over 8m Euros (about K42 bn) for Poverty reduction in Zambia

A Civil Society Organisation, Justice Solidarity for Poverty Reduction Fund (JSPRP) is disbursing over eight million euros, approximately K42 billion  in Zambia towards poverty reduction activities. The money was raised from the Jubilee Campaign by the Catholic Church in Italy...

Inflation reduction recipe to investing – Maureen

First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa says the reduction in inflation rate is a recipe for financial institutions to consider investing in communites. The First Lady attributes to this to the good fiscal micro-economic policies put in place that have started ...
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ZCCM-IH has the capacity to efficiently operate Mopani Copper Mines-IDC

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has said ZCCM-IH has the capacity to efficiently operate Mopani Copper Mines. According to the...
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