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Acting President Edgar Lungu has reversed the suspension of export of maize and maize products announced last Friday by Agriculture Minister Bob Schinga. Lungu who is also Home Affairs Minister announced the development in Lusaka today, April 8, 2013. He explained at a Media briefing that some countries in the region were facing diversity of the […]

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President Micheal Sata has said that Zambia has alot to learn from China’s growing economy. The Zambian leader who is on State visit to that country said this when he arrived in China April 4, 2013. Sata as an opposition leader was critical of China and he denounced the Zambian government for having created close […]

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Kalukungu market in Choma district in the southern province has been operating without public toilets since it was established. PF Sikalundu ward Vice Chairman Andrew Somili says due to lack of toilets, traders have resorted to nearby homes and bars to relieve themselves. He sold Sky FM news that incomplete structures within the market have […]

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Zambian President Michael Sata has left for a Sate visit in China where he is also expected to attend the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), the leading economic meeting scheduled for Sanya city in China. He is accompanied by his wife Dr. Christine Kaseba, his Uncle who is also Finance Alexander Chikwander, and Commerce Minister […]

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Government says the newly created districts in the western province are expected to employ about 5 000 local people. President Michael Sata has created nine districts in the western province since he assumed office in 2011 as a policy measure aimed at taking development closer to the people. Home Affairs deputy minister Nixon Chilangwa said […]

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In promoting the green trend of clean eco-friendly telecommunications sites, Zambia’s telecoms giant, Airtel in Zambia has converted close to 50 sites to Solar power generation. This number is expected to increase by an additional 40 more sites in the coming fiscal year “We are happy that we have sustained our objective to contribute to […]

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By Edmond Soko I fully support governments move to restrict Forex outflow from this country. Why should the investor only excavate Zambia without leaving anything tangible for her children? Zambian Kwacha doesn’t seem to strengthen as a result of too much freedom we have given investors to repatriate all the profits to home countries. We […]

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The maize grain is being hidden somewhere, Finance Deputy Minister Miles Sampa has claimed. Commenting on the mealie meal shortages in the country that has resulted into high prices of the commodity, Sampa said the shortages were artificial. “These shortages are artificial, the maize is being hidden somewhere,” said Sampa when he featured on ZNBC […]

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Ministers have now resorted to controlling queues of mealie meal, a situation showing that there is no system in place, Lusaka prominent political commentator has observed. Proud Siachiba told Zambian Eye in an exclusive interview that as a concerned citizen felt sad last week to see Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge controlling queues of mealie meal. […]

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Dear Editor, We are facing a high mealie meal crisis in our border town Chililabombwe, smuggling has resurfaced after it was conquered by the late FTJ Chiluba. A 25 kg bag is pegged between KR 65 and KR 80 resold to the Congolese at no man’s land between KR 130 and KR 150.We are slowly […]

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