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Zambeef kicks off silver jubilee celebrations

Zambeef kicks off silver jubilee celebrations

315 ViewsZambeef has kicked off celebrations to mark its 25th anniversary of feeding the nation with a march past to its head office in Lusaka. The food processing and retailing giant’s 7,500 staff were the centre of attention as founders Dr Carl Irwin and Francis Grogan thanked them for their hard work, dedication and support. […]

Zambia is a beautiful country – IMF mission chief

746 ViewsA five-man delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commenced its staff visit in Zambia. The delegation, which arrived yesterday, is headed by IMF Mission Chief Dan Gura and includes four other senior IMF officials.  The IMF team is in the country to exchange information on the policies that the Government is undertaking […]

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KCM ramps up production, commits to settling outstanding liabilities

464 ViewsKonkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) provisional liquidator says the mining company has continued to ramp up production at all the Business Units including Nchanga Business Unit, Konkola Business Unit and Nampundwe Mine near Lusaka, while the Smelter at Nchanga is undergoing a planned shutdown with a plan to restart to restart operations by November […]

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Manja Pamodzi adopts BanQu to financially empower collectors

428 ViewsZambian Breweries has expanded its BanQu automated payment system to the Manja Pamodzi recycling programme to financially empower collectors and ensure they are paid efficiently. The company has adopted the block chain technology following its successful introduction for buying of cassava from small-scale farmers in Luapula and Northern Provinces for use in its affordable […]

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Standard Bank structures East Africa’s first ever green bond

795 ViewsStandard Bank, Africa’s largest bank by assets – of which Stanbic Bank Zambia is a member – has played a key role in bringing the first ever green bond to East Africa. Issued by Nairobi-based property developer Acorn Group, the bond will raise KES4.262 billion in project finance over five years for environmentally-friendly student […]

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‘Africa can be world’s next economic hub if supported with right policies’

988 ViewsWith the right policies and linkages, Africa can become an indispensable global economic hub, Singapore’s Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam noted Tuesday, commending the continent’s diverse economic potential. Delivering this year’s Kofi A. Annan Eminent Speakers’ Lecture series at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan, Shanmugaratnam outlined five strategies which must underpin the continent’s […]

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Stanbic Bank, ICBC launch ‘I Go Zambia’

903 ViewsTo cement trade ties, boost investment flows and encourage tourism between China and Zambia, Stanbic Bank Zambia and the Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have launched the ‘I Go Zambia’ loyalty programme in partnership with UnionPay International – the world’s largest card issuer. This initiative – part of ICBC’s ‘I Go Global’ rewards scheme for its […]

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705 ViewsIn another entertainment first, Emirates is showing the highly acclaimed Seven Worlds, One Planet documentary live at the same time as its BBC One broadcast in the UK. While Emirates already streams live news and sport on board most of its aircraft, this is the first time any airline has streamed a show at the same […]

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Govt assures Maamba Collieries of support

908 ViewsGovernment has assured Maamba Collieries of its support and to look in to the challenges being faced to enable the company to keep its 300 MW coal-fired power plant running and help reduce load-shedding. Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu, and Energy Minister Matthew Nkhuwa visited the Maamba Collieries plant in Sinazongwe on Saturday, November 2, […]

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FQM partners with PEPZ to strengthen local horticultural value chain

741 ViewsFirst Quantum Minerals (FQM) has partnered with the Private Enterprise Programme Zambia (PEPZ) on a vegetable aggregation and supply programme aimed at strengthening local horticultural value chain off-take linkages in communities surrounding FQM’s Kalumbila mine in North-Western Province.  The programme will economically empower resettled communities surrounding the mine to participate in income generating activities […]

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