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Power generation improves due to increase in water levels

Zambia has recorded some increase in electricity generation capacity following the improvement of water levels in the reservoir dams. Energy Minister David Mabumba said Kafue Gorge Power station has increased generation from 630 megawatts to 820 megawatts while Kariba North is currently generating an average of 380 megawatts against the installed capacity of 1,080 megawatts. […]

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Zambeef Product’s leather division, Zamleather, has exported its 100th container of ‘wet blue’ tanned leather to Beijing in China. The milestone was reached as the company recently signed a contract worth over US$330,000 for the supply of wet blue leather to Beijing Huiding Leather Co. Ltd in China; the consignment was its 100th since the […]

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Proflight’s Mbasela Club – Fly 10 times and the next ticket is free

Proflight Zambia has upgraded its Mbasela Club frequent flyer programme to make the rules simpler to understand and to help passengers to earn and spend more Miles on a route of their choice. The Mbasela Club programme allows members to earn Miles each time they fly , which in turn can exchanged for a free […]

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FQM welcomes presidential inspection of Solwezi-Chingola Road

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has thanked President Edger Chagwa Lungu for taking the time to inspect the Solwezi-Chingola road, on which the company has spent more than US$3.5 million to date in engineering and maintenance works. The mining firm has worked on 128km of the 168km road, carrying out pothole and shoulder repairs, reconstruction of […]

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The case of Malawi on maize-gate scandal involving Zambia

Malawi has delivered her reports on the investigations on the Maize-gate scandal involving Zambia and Malawi and recommendations have been outlined including disciplining the ADMARC management. The Commission of Inquiry and the Joint Parliamentary Committee of Malawi have both delivered their reports which highlights damning and stinking fraud and corruption in the deal. The speedy […]

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Proflight promotes domestic tourism with DSTV family competition

Proflight Zambia has partnered with Multichoice DSTV in a competition in which five families stand the chance to win flights to Livingstone this April. The airline is sponsoring a total of 25 discounted tickets to the tourism capital in the competition, which runs from January 20 to March 31, 2017. “Proflight recognises the importance of […]

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Conservation farming, with crop rotation and sound agricultural practice have helped farmers under First Quantum Minerals’ community support projects to avoid the scourge of Armyworms, the company’s Trident Foundation believes. More than 3,700 farmers are trained and supported by the conservation farming projects surrounding the company’s Sentinel and Kansanshi mines in North-Western Province. They took […]

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Proflight champions local recruitment

Local recruitment and skills training are at the heart of Proflight Zambia’s business approach, the airline reiterated this week. The locally owned company, which celebrates 26 years in business this year, employs 189 staff, of which all but 13 are Zambian citizens. Of its 26 pilots, 19 – or three quarters – are Zambian citizens […]

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