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Local onion farmers commended

Fruits and Vegetables Traders Association of Zambia has commended local farmers for the constant supply of onions across the country following government’s decision to...

BANKS DEVELOP INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS FOR SMEs

Bankers Association of Zambia (BAZ) says banks have developed innovative products which are targeted at attending to the needs of small and medium enterprises Speaking...

SET UP DEBT TASK TEAM, ECONOMIST ADVISES HH

An economist has urged President Hakainde Hichilema to set up a Coordinating Debt Task team to come up with a debt management strategy and...

ERB COLLECTS OVER K330 MILLION IN REVENUE

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has revealed that it collected in excess of K 330 million in revenue from January to November, 2021. Speaking during...

GOVT TO ENSURE TRANSPARENCY IN EXTRACTIVE SECTOR-MINES MINISTER

Minister of Mines and Minerals Development  says Government will ensure there is transparency and accountability in the extractive industry in order to curb corruption...

ECONOMIST FAULTS GOVT FOR FAILURE TO PROPERLY COMMUNICATE REMOVAL OF SUBSIDIES

A Lusaka based economist says government has failed to relay proper information concerning the imminent removal of subsidies on electricity and fuel. In an interview,...

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ELECTION EUPHORIA MAKES THE KWACHA WORLD’S BEST PERFOMING CURRENCY

Euro bonds have shown a positive move on the international market as the kwacha continues appreciating following Hakainde Hichilema's landslide victory. Bankers Association of Zambia...

FINANCIAL ANALYST CALLS FOR FURTHER ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION

A Lusaka-based financial analyst says Zambia has not done enough in diversifying the economy from the mining sector and moving towards the agriculture sector. Speaking...

BUSINESSES SHUT DUE TO FEAR OF LOOTING

Local retail stores and small business shops have opted to remain closed following the announcement of the election results due to fear of being...

STOP IMPORTING WE HAVE ENOUGH IN STORE – ZNFU

The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has called on Government to stop allowing the importation of agricultural produce such as potatoes and onions, as...

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES CONTRIBUTES K6 BILLION TO THE ECONOMY, REVEALS EY REPORT

Zambian Breweries contributed just under K 6 billion of value to the national economy in 2019, according to a new report launched today by...

STRONG COPPER PRICE PUTS FQM ON COURSE FOR DEBT REDUCTION

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has recorded solid operational and financial performance in the second quarter of 2021 according to the mining company’s global quarterly...

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Agric sector important to development process – Veep

Vice president Inonge Wina says the agriculture supports the livelihood of the majority across the region were people are directly or indirectly involved in...