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Zamtel begins mobile network upgrades in Lusaka

Zamtel begins mobile network upgrades in Lusaka

607 ViewsZamtel has commenced the upgrading of its mobile network across Lusaka that will result in improved quality of service to the customers. During this period, customers should expect service interruptions on both voice and data. Zamtel Acting Chief Technical and Information Officer Jason Mwanza disclosed that the Network modernization project involves replacement of low […]

Zambian Breweries agro-processing benefits local farmers

333 ViewsZambian Breweries is one of the largest buyers of agriculture produce in Zambia, profiting local farmers through its value addition and the creation of agro markets, latest figures from the company have revealed. In 2018, over 15,000 tonnes of barley, 7,000 tonnes of cassava and 3,000 tonnes of sorghum were sourced locally by Zambian […]

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Subsidies in the third World Countries

1,356 ViewsSubsidies is any form of support intended at promoting economic and social policy, writes Chungu Kabaso for Zambian Eye. These come in diverse forms which include direct cash grants, interest free loans and indirect support in form of tax breaks, insurance, low interest loans, rent rebates etc. In Zambia subsidies have been demonized. It […]

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Zambia to import power from South Africa for $21m

1,564 ViewsEnergy Minister, Mathew Nkhuwa has announced that Zambia will next week start importing power from ESKOM at a cost of $13.5 million. Nkhuwa has further disclosed that with the inclusion of transmission charges the cost will go up to $21 million. Speaking in an interview with ZNBC News today, Nkhuwa said that the importation […]

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Why Sales Tax will shrink Zambia’s economy

635 ViewsBy Oliver Saasa There has been vigorous debate about Zambia’s proposed migration from the Value Added Tax (VAT) system to a Sales Tax since it was first announced in September 2018. The private sector has since voiced many serious concerns about the change. What has been the problem with VAT to date, and why […]

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Angolan Leaders Talk Renewable Energy for Economic Development

1,405 ViewsThe Angola Energy 2025 strategic plan seeks to invest heavily in renewable energy as a supplement for the electrical power grid of Angola. The government is focusing on developing the hydroelectric capabilities of Angola, notably through the Development Plan for the Energy and Water Sector project. A focus on renewable energy, particularly hydropower is […]

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Monze is open for business

1,262 ViewsMonze District Expo Committee has intensified preparations for the forthcoming Southern Province Tourism and Investment Exposition slated for the 14th-21st September in Choma and Livingston. The Committee which has carried out a number of Expo related activities says it is ready to present investiment opportunities in the district to both local and international would […]

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494 ViewsA new multi-country study on the financial inclusion of women and the youth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has found that cumbersome requirements for opening accounts, lack of assets for collateral, and cultural and social norms that shape women’s access to and control over resources, present major barriers to the financial inclusion of both women […]

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‘National airline to be relaunched after certification by CIA’

1,277 ViewsThe Ministry of Transport and Communications says it is waiting for certification from the Civil Aviation Authority (CIA) before re-launching the National Airline. Minister in Charge Mutotwe Kafwaya assured Zambians that a lot of work has been done towards the re-launching of the Zambian Airways. Speaking when he featured on Pan African Radio’s Government […]

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The fight for KCM: International Arbitration explained

1,899 ViewsThe KCM saga has dominated headlines since a liquidator was appointed to run the Chingola-based mine in May, after ZCCM-IH (which owns approximately 20% of KCM) accused majority shareholders, Vedanta Resources, of breaching its licence.  On the one hand, there now appears to be a move from South Africa’s High Court to stop proceedings but, […]

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