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Zambia signs a US$15.8million economic and technical corporation grant with China

Zambia has signed a US$ 15.8 million dollars economic and technical corporation grant agreement with China. China and Zambia on Monday signed bilateral agreements in different sectors aimed at strengthening relations between the two countries. Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Li...

Delays to Appoint Bank of Zambia Governor Affecting Injection of Capital

The labour movement in the financial sector says lack of a Governor at the Bank of Zambia undermines the respect due to the institution. Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers–ZUFIAW- President, Cephas Mukuka said the state of affairs...

President Sata’s rapid ‘reforms’ unsettle investors

AFTER a peaceful transfer of power in September’s election, Zambia faces the uncertainty of the new government getting laws through parliament and a possible energy crisis that could hit the expansion of Africa’s biggest copper sector. Investors have been rattled...

Change with Economic Continuity

By Chibamba Kanyama The success of the economic policies of the Michael Sata-led government will depend on the speedy and open adoption of the programmes initiated by the previous regime. It has been a common practice in Zambia that whenever there...

Zambia lauds China’s zero-tariff decision

The private sector in Zambia has commended China over its decision to grant zero-tariff status to some least developed countries (LDCs), saying it would increase trade opportunities for Zambians. "As the private sector in Zambia, we welcome the move because...

Do we have to block roads for Government to Listen?

I would like to air my grievances over both the former and present government for continuously neglecting G.R.Z. students abroad. We have been airing our problems to them but all in vain. I feel like it takes the blocking of...

Local Money Market Rates

The Kwacha continued on a downward trend on Thursday mimicking further falls in the euro-dollar currency pair, Zanaco Bank reported this morning. According to Zanaco, the local currency extended losses in early trade as it opened at K5035-5055 against a...

Small-scale developments-our mud and our dust in Zambia

By Nellow Simukonde( Civil Engineer) Development to the man in the street, typically means improvement in the environment in which we conduct our daily lives. In our country, it has so far been the opposite in too many places. Development brings...

Scraping of FirstRand Deal Fuels Zambian Currency Slide

Zambian President Michael Sata yesterday scrapped FirstRand Ltd.’s purchase of a local lender and fired the board of the central bank. The Kwacha fell the most against the Dollar. Sata, who defeated incumbent Rupiah Banda in a Sept. 20 election,...

The Task Ahead

By Gray Soko One of the international observers to the just ended elections said that the successful outcome of the elections should be a victory not only for the winning party but for Zambia. Indeed it is all about Zambia...

Latest News

Makoye Bridge In Monze Washed Away By Flash Floods

Government officials in Monze District have confirmed the washing away of the bridge at Makoye which connects Chikuni Mission...

Young Zambian Doctor and Lusaka Global Shaper to represent Zambian Mental Health Perspective at World Economic Forum

A young Zambian Doctor and Global Shaper, Dalal Naeem has been invited to attend and speak at this year’s World Economic Forum, Road to...

Bishop Chomba warns Controlling Officers fixated with politics

LOCAL Government Permanent Secretary Bishop Edward Chomba has warned Local Authority Controlling Officers to stir off politics as they are civil servants. In a stern...

Zambia presents$ 9.5 billion opportunity for the private sector to invest in sustainable development, says Standard Chartered

The Standard Chartered Sustainable Development Goals Investment Map has revealed an almost 10 trillion US dollars opportunity for private-sector investors across all emerging markets...

Wina’s stance against chain stores extending their business into Compounds get support

THE Cleaning Association of Zambia (CAZ) has supported Vice President Inonge Wina’s stance against chain stores extending their business into townships. Ms. Wina...
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