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Tobacco marketing season will close early due to low production in Eastern Province

Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) chief executive officer Samson Muyembe has disclosed that the season which was supposed to close on September 30 is about to close. Muyembe told Breeze FM News that there is currently no tobacco on the market as companies have bought everything and still want more. He says Eastern Province produced about […]

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Government has paid K4.2bn to contractors – Mutati

Finance Minister Felix Mutati says Government has paid over 4.2billion kwacha to contractors and suppliers of goods and services in order to stabilize the Economy. Mutati says the money has been paid for over a period of six months to unlock the liquidity problem that the country was facing. He says the availability of Liquidity […]

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Stanbic Anakazi Training inspires female TV talk-show host to leap higher

When Rose Sibisi started her own firm five years ago, she only had a vague idea of running a business. “I had no entrepreneurial background and no business plan to talk about, which is why I sort of went into what I already knew to do,” she says. Ms Sibisi, a customer communications specialist, gained […]

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Cassava farmers in Mansa assured of ready market

The future of small-scale cassava farmers in Luapula Province looks brighter as Zambian Breweries has pledged to continue buying more of the commodity over the coming years. Zambian Breweries is supporting the growing of cassava by small-scale farmers in Luapula Province for use in the production of its affordable Eagle lager beer, which is proving […]

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World Bank impressed with Zambeef operations

A delegation from the World Bank and International Finance Corporation (IFC) paid a visit Zambeef’s Ten-Miles Macro Outlet and Lusaka processing outlet on Friday (July 28) as part of the organisation’s wider tour of development projects and investments in the country. Expansion of Zambeef’s Novatek stockfeed division with the addition of a new processing plant […]

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Zambia’s hidden debt crisis: The real debt is USD$ 30 Billion which 157% of GDP

Opposition MMD faction leader Nevers Mumba has disclosed that the Patriotic Front (PF) government has been lying over the debt saying the country is in debt crisis owing USD$30 billion, which is 157% of it’s GDP. Dr Mumba revealed this in a detailed article below where he has also listed the major loans the PF […]

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Politics is killing Development

By Chipindi Caleb Fundanga Developing countries like Zambia will continue to find obstacles to development but one that should be closely monitored is politics. In Zambia, politics continues to play a huge part in the way business is run and the way government agencies and ministries are governed. A look at how our heads of […]

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IMF, Zambia deal may delay further – Rating Agency

A United Kingdom Rating Agency has observed that an International Monetary (IMF), Zambia deal is moving slow and may delay further. Below is a press release: Progress towards an IMF programme for Zambia remains slow and may be further delayed by domestic political events, Fitch Ratings says. Our expectation of an IMF programme is a […]

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Is your business on target?

…Half year check-list for business owners   19 July 2017: The half-time break for a sports match offers a crucial few minutes for both the coach and players to review and tweak their game plan, and in a similar way, business owners should view the half-way mark of the year no differently.   This is […]

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Lafarge launches a new Home Builder Center in Lusaka

Lafarge Zambia has officially launched a new Home Builder Center in Lusaka, offering all the services a prospective home owner needs to see their project through from planning to completion.   Speaking at the launch today 19 July 2017, at Twin Palm Mall, the Lafarge Zambia Acting Chief Executive Officer Mrs. Chrissie Moloseni said that the Center […]

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