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Africa’s Largest Economies – Top 20

194 ViewsBy Richard Daniels Africa is by far the world’s poorest inhabited continent. Though parts of the continent have made significant gains over the last few years. The decolonization of Africa was fraught with instability aggravated by cold war conflict. Since the mid-20th century, the Cold War and increased corruption and despotism have als…o contributed to […]

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86 ViewsThe Government of Japan announced a donation of USD 3 million to support the Government of Zambia and the UN Refugee Agency’s 2013 refugee operations in Zambia.  Ambassador of Japan to Zambia, His Excellency Mr. Akio Egawa announced the donation in the Zambian capital, Lusaka and said that his government was pleased to be […]

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Sata’s China trip resulted into multi-billion Kwacha developments agreements

72 ViewsAFTER a one week marathon tour of duty in China that saw him sign several multi-billion Kwacha development agreements expected to create jobs and reduce poverty, President Sata yesterday arrived back home to a warm welcome. Mr Sata, who had several rounds of high level talks with China’s new President Xi Jinping, including the […]

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Dante Saunders describes shortage of mealie meal Ridiculous

113 ViewsBy Clinton Masumba in Kitwe Political Activist Dante Saunders has described the current shortage of mealie meal in some parts of the country as ridiculous. Speaking when he featured on Flava fm radio’s special program dubbed “Community view point” Saunders accused the PF government for being reluctant to address concerns raised by the poor in […]

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Zambia to emulate Chinese model – Alexander Chikwanda

106 ViewsZAMBIA is working hard to increase the rate of economic growth through the development model of China’s special economic zones, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said according today’s Times of Zambia. Norma Siame in Shenzhen, China reports that Chikwanda said Zambia would emulate the Chinese culture of high achievement and commitment to country. Mr […]

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Acting President Lungu reverses Schinga’s Maize export suspension

90 ViewsActing 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 […]

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Sata now says Zambia has alot to learn from China

199 ViewsPresident 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 […]

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76 ViewsKalukungu 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 […]

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A tight programme awaits President Sata as he leaves for China

123 ViewsZambian 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 […]

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227 ViewsGovernment 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 […]

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