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Reflecting on President Sata’s Speech to Parliament

212 ViewsBy Kelvin Esiasa It is very clear that President Michael Chilufya Sata and his government are geared to develop Zambia. His Excellency is also geared to ensure that Zambians mainly young people were given opportunities to succeed. The President’s speech to Parliament revealed the desire of the PF government on how it wishes to […]

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160 ViewsZambia Institute of Marketing ( Luanshya and Ndola branch) yesterday donated food stuff to child care adoption centre  transit home  in Ndola worth about K5000 Zambia Institute of Marketing chairman James Chiwala said the institute was duty bound to help the underprivileged in society. “It is our social responsibility to help uplift the living […]

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Outgoing Microsoft CEO regrets lapse in smartphones

163 ViewsNEW YORK CITY (AFP)Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said his biggest regret is missing the boat on smartphones — but he said the software giant should not admit defeat just yet. “I regret that there was a period in the early 2000s when we were so focused on what we had to do around […]

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146 ViewsTRACE and the American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia (AmCham Zambia) today announced that they have forged a strategic alliance to promote a due diligence standard in Zambia and help companies maintain anti-bribery controls. TRACE engages with organizations worldwide to promote transparency in international business and to achieve a common standard for anti-bribery compliance […]

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Government delivers farming inputs to Kitwe

184 ViewsBy a Correspondent Kitwe district Commissioner Elias Kamanga has disclosed that the district has received all farming in-puts which include fertilizer and seeds in readiness for the 2013-2014 farming season. Kamanga said the quick delivery of farming in puts will enable the district to have increased production of crops such as maize in the […]

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China Luanshya Mine to create 500 more jobs

177 ViewsBy a Correspondent China Luanshya Mine is to create 500 more jobs for Luanshya residents once the Cobolt treatment plant is constructed. China Luanshya Mine spokesperson Sydney Chileya said Monday, September 16, 2013 that the mine is waiting for Zambia Environmental Agency (ZEMA) for the environment assessment before the plant can be put up. […]

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PF must present a pro-poor 2014 budget – Luanshya residents

169 ViewsBy Correspondent in Luanshya Some Luanshya residents have urged the PF government to come up with a pro-poor 2014 national budget and not one that will just be in favour of the rich and powerful in society. Many of the residents talked to in Luanshya, by Zambian Eye, said the PF government should ensure […]

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15-Year-Old Creates, Runs $3.5M Global Tech Company

253 ViewsBy: Leonardo Blair A 15-year-old high school student who started a tech company when he was 12, took it global and now employs more than 100 people three years later and is giving God the all the glory for his success. Jalen Bledsoe, founder and CEO of Bledsoe Technologies LLC, took to his blog […]

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Which African Countries Have the Most Millionaires?

253 ViewsDespite the continent’s strong economic growth over the past decade, the majority of Africans still struggle to make ends meet. That is not to say however, that Africa lacks wealthy people. UK-based New World Wealth recently released a report that ranks African countries according to their number of millionaires. Unsurprisingly, the continent’s largest economy, […]

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Dangote Gets $3.3bn Loan From 12 Banks To Build Refinery

230 ViewsNigeria’s diversified industrial giant, Dangote Industries, on Wednesday said it has secured a $3.3 billion “term loan facility” from 12 local and global lenders to build Nigeria’s largest Petroleum Oil Refinery & Petrochemical/Fertilizer Plants. According to Dangote, the factories will create about 9,500 direct and 25,000 indirect posts. These plants will cut the existing […]

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