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Economy

Central banks in SADC urged to develop ICT industry

THE Bank of Zambia (BOZ) has urged central banks within the SADC region to critically review the level of investment and dependence on Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) which is critical to the implementation of good corporate governance. BOZ...

FreshPikt records high sales

FRESHPIKT, a food processing and canning company has managed to post success in sales despite the high production costs in Zambia through the increase in production out put, managing director Midge Drakes has said. In an interview over the weekend,...

Mutati says achieving EPAs needs unity…

Zambia says achieving deeper Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) in the COMESA region calls for unity, cohesion and solidarity among COMESA member states. Zambian Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister, Felix Mutati, notes that most member states in the Common...

Works on the Zimba-Livingstone road to start soon after the rain season

Vice President Rupiah Banda has disclosed that construction of the Zimba-Livingstone road will commence immediately after the rain season. Mr. Banda said government has allocated funds for the undertaking and the contractor is already on site to begin the works. The...

Collume Coal Miners have gone on strike

Miners at the Chinese Collume Coal Mine (CCM) have gone on strike demanding an increment of...

SADC approves a US$49m budget

The SADC Council of Minister has approved the estimates of revenue and expenditure of over US$49 million for the 2008/2009 financial year. This is compared to the US$45, 349, 000 which was allocated for the 2007/2008 financial year. Chairperson for the...

Nickel mine builds own power line

Zambia is on track to complete the construction of a dedicated power supply line to its first nickel mine where production of 8,600 tonnes of nickel will commence mid-year, an industry official said. Sixtus Mulenga, general manager of Albidon Zambia...

One person dies at Chinese coal Mine accident

One person has died while several others have been injured at the Chinese collum coal mine accident in Sinazeze in Sinazongwe district. Maamba Hospital Superintendent Dr Angel Mwiche confirmed the death of Trywell Siapukwe that he was brought in...

Govt targets second bank for $1.2b crude oil deal

The government is set to select another financier for its $1.2 billion crude oil purchases if current talks with a unit of a South African bank collapse, President Levy Mwanawasa said on Friday. Mwanawasa said he was waiting for a...

C/belt mines still have much ore

Parliament heard Thursday that about 67.7 million tonnes of copper ore is still reserved in Chibuluma, Nchanga open pit and Mindolo shaft mines on the Copperbelt. Mines Deputy Minister, Maxwell Mwale told the House that Chibuluma mine still has about...

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ECZ should ask President Edgar Lungu to stop moving around to commission finished projects

By Venus N Msyani,Concerned citizen “We shall conduct our business in a non-partisan manner and exhibit the highest...