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Fuel prices shoot up

1281 ViewsThe Energy Regulation Board has adjusted upwards the pump price of fuel by more than K2. The price of petrol per litre has gone up by K2.31, while diesel has gone up by K2.64 with kerosene being increased by K2.49, effective midnight tonight. ERB Board Chairman Raymond Mpundu in a statement today cited international market […]

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Zambeef contribution to food security impresses investors

922 ViewsZambia’s food security is a contributing factor to the nation’s stability, Zambeef chief executive officer Francis Grogan told the company’s largest shareholder this week. Speaking during a tour of Zambeef’s flagship Mpongwe Farm in the Copperbelt, Grogan explained how the nation was self-sufficient in maize, wheat and soybean, in part thanks to production by […]

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MMD faction leader Felix Mutati launches card renewal

932 ViewsLeader of a Movement for Multiparty Democracy MMD faction Felix Mutati on Saturday launched a national card renewal exercise with a call to members not expect him to engage in politics of character assassination. And Mutati who serves as Minister of Works and Supply in the PF administration says his party will always put […]

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China says its friendship with Africa is unconditional

904 ViewsChinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Jie says China will continue helping Africa with no political strings attached to aid. Li says that includes non-interference in the internal affairs of those states. He emphasized that Beijing will not impose its will on African countries nor will it seek selfish political gains from its investment in […]

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Betting tips: Who will win the Absa Premiership?

940 Views  Mamelodi Sundowns are favourites to retain the title they won by a five-point margin last season. The Brazilians are the only unbeaten side in the league but are currently occupying the seventh position on the log having only recorded two wins from their five outings this season. Pitso Motsimane’s side lost two of […]

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World Bank downgrades Zambia’s GDP to 3.3%

832 ViewsWorld Bank downgrades Zambia’s GDP growth to 3.3% from 4.3 per cent in its latest Economic Brief released in Lusaka. This is triggered by dampened agricultural activity, among other factors. And World Bank country manager Dr Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg says the country’s lending rates remain too high for the private sector to borrow credit and […]

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Angola ex-president’s son remanded on corruption charge

1123 ViewsLuanda (AFP) – The son of Angola’s ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos was remanded in custody in a $1.5-billion corruption case, a state prosecutor said Monday. “Given the complexity and seriousness of the deeds and in order to guarantee an effective enquiry… the state prosecution service decided to apply a preventive detention measure to […]

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Stanbic comes to the aid of orphans

739 Views Stanbic Bank Zambia has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build a house in Freedom township for Luke, Elita, Elina and Mary Simuyaba; a young family of four that has been struggling to make ends meet from the time they lost both parents. The donation of the house in Chilanga–means the four youngsters […]

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Kabimba on 5FM Radio

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Kabimba on 5FM Radio

1074 ViewsRainbow Party leader Wynter Kabimba who is also former Minister of Justice speaking on 5FM Radio on September 21, 2018.

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FQM maintains decision to suspend water project in Musele Chiefdom

1030 ViewsFirst Quantum Minerals (FQM) will not go back on its decision to suspend a water project in Musele Chiefdom following a dispute with community leaders and CARITAS-Solwezi who accuse the mine of polluting the water resources in the area. The mining giant however rejects the accusations, insisting that scientific analysis has proved that the […]

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