KALOMO DISTRICT RECEIVES 100 UNITS OF GRINDING MILLS

KALOMO DISTRICT RECEIVES 100 UNITS OF GRINDING MILLS »

3 Aug, 2016
BusinessNews

100 units of grinding mills has been apportioned to Kalomo district of Southern province under the Presidential Solar Milling Plants Initiative spearheaded by

TDAU to continue promoting sustainable development

TDAU to continue promoting sustainable development »

3 Aug, 2016
BusinessNews

 

The university of Zambia technology and advisory unit (TDAU) has pledged to continue taking a leading role in promoting sustainable development through

2015 saw increased hardships for citizens – JCTR

2015 saw increased hardships for citizens – JCTR »

8 Jan, 2016
Business

THE Jesuit Centre for Theological reflection (JCTR) says 2015 was generally not an easy year for most Zambian households.   In a press statement made available to the Lusaka Star, JCTR media and information officer Tendai Posiana said 2015 saw a steady increase in the cost of living for most towns in the country.  

ZTB records increase in tourist visits

ZTB records increase in tourist visits »

8 Jan, 2016
Business

THE Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) has recorded a significant increase in the number of tourist visiting the country this year despite the continued depreciation of the local currency.

Invest in power importation, urges Milupi

Invest in power importation, urges Milupi »

10 Dec, 2015
Business

Politcian and businessman Charles Milupi has charged that government's move to increase electricity tariffs is a wrong remedy in addressing the power shortage crisis the country is facing.

UNZASEITA to launch the ‘She Entrepreneur Committee’ project

UNZASEITA to launch the ‘She Entrepreneur Committee’ project »

5 Dec, 2015
Business

The University of Zambia Student Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Technological Association (UNZASEITA) set to launch the She Entrepreneur Committee project. Association secretary, Joseph Ng’ambi, told the Lusaka Star that the association will partner with United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Zambia Development Agency (ZDA), DOT.COM Zambia, NYAMUKA Zambia and many other institutions to boost the initiative to encourage students in creating employment.

Provide fertile economic environment, UNZASU urges Government

Provide fertile economic environment, UNZASU urges Government »

24 Nov, 2015
Business

University of Zambia Students Union (UNZASU) has called for stability in the Zambian economic environment if new entrepreneurs are to be successful. In an interview with the Lusaka Star, UNZASU Business Affairs Secretary Clarence Kaoma said stability of the kwacha was very important for the creation of a better environment for new entrepreneurs.

Depreciation of Kwacha hindrance to private sector development – PSDA

Depreciation of Kwacha hindrance to private sector development – PSDA »

24 Nov, 2015
Business

THE Private Sector Development Association (PSDA) says the continuous instability and depreciation of the Kwacha against major world currencies threatens the growth and development of the private sector. Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka Star, PSDA chairperson Yusuf Dodia said the private sector business environment in the country will continue to worsen if nothing is done to save the free falling kwacha, adding that foreign currency was the life line of the Zambian economy.

Timber producers urge govt to support wood sector

Timber producers urge govt to support wood sector »

24 Nov, 2015
Business

THE Timber Producers Association of Zambia (TPAZ) has called on government to start organizing international auction sales for the high value wood to realize revenue in the wood sector. In an interview with the Lusaka Star, TPAZ President Charles Masange said timber has the capacity to earn significant foreign exchange which can help strengthen the depreciating local currency if well marketed and exported. Mr Masange noted that high value wood is attracting a lot of foreign exchange on the international market.

CCPC launch investigations into suspected mealie meal and flour price fixing

CCPC launch investigations into suspected mealie meal and flour price fixing »

19 Nov, 2015
Business

THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has opened investigations into suspected price fixing of mealie meal and flour by the Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) and its members in Lusaka. CCPC acting executive director Brian Lingela said a team of investigators from the Commission conducted a search on MAZ and other major milling companies in Lusaka for suspected engagement or facilitation of the price fixing of the commodities.