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ZAMTEL scales up COVID-19 fight, launches free calling, data and messaging

ZAMTEL scales up COVID-19 fight, launches free calling, data and messaging

100 ViewsZambia Telecommunications Company Limited (Zamtel) has announced the launch of free calling, free messages and free data usage to its customers during the period the country is faced with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. All Zamtel mobile prepaid customers will receive free five minutes On-net calling, 50 MB of data and a further […]

Street vending remains illegal in the country- Banda

127 ViewsZambia is one of the several countries in Africa with a notable unemployment rate. This has pushed many into the informal sector, including vending as a way to work out a living. Local Government Minister Charles Banda has stated that street vending in the country is illegal unless when conducted in designated places as […]

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Address the real economic issues and not the symptoms- Hichilema

535 ViewsThe Bank of Zambia (BoZ) recently announced a series of measures in response to the unprecedented deteriorating macroeconomic environment and the coronavrius. The measures that the bank put in place include the establishment of a Targeted Medium-Term Refinancing Facility with an initial amount of K10 billion to provide medium term liquidity. In a press […]

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Find the best source of financing

791 ViewsMany people say that money does not bring happiness. Money itself may not make you happy, but it is an inseparable part of our lives. For this reason, money plays a significant role in our private and professional activities. A lot of people today fall into the trap of high interest loans, which can […]

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HH offers to help Govt for free

2,806 ViewsOpposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema (HH) has offered to help the PF government restructure it’s debt, reports Asa Manda. Commenting on the move by the Ministry of Finance to hire foreign Financial debt Advisors to help restructure it’s debt, Hichilema says that would be a waste of money. Hichilema an Economist and UK trained […]

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Zambia seeks Financial debt Advisors

624 ViewsLUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia is looking for financial advisors to help ensure the sustainability of its debt and manage any loans maturing from next year and beyond, the ministry of finance said on Tuesday. Even before the coronavirus outbreak forced lockdowns across the globe, which have had a major impact on demand for raw […]

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Zambia’s farming and commercial premier exhibitions put on ice

318 Views The government has said it has frozen all agricultural exhibitions across the country in line with its measures to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The virus has been spreading like wild fire and has since been declared a pandemic. Following the declaration by the World Health Organisation, the government put in place measures […]

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Kagem temporarily suspends principal operations

255 ViewsKagem Mining has suspended principal operations at its emerald mine in Lufwanyama to safeguard employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The wellbeing of Kagem’s employees and communities is our overriding priority. As a result, all but critical operations at the Kagem emerald mine have been suspended from 30 March 2020 for what is hoped to […]

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Online casinos the way to go, as coronavirus hits economic sectors

561 ViewsAs the world is currently struggling to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic a lot of businesses have been brought to a standstill, measures are being devised, and some countries have been forced to lockdown impacting business operations, reports Zambian Eye Correspondent. Some countries have closed ports of entries, others have reduced the number of […]

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Crocodile industry saved by the skin of its teeth

545 ViewsThe Zambian Crocodile Farmers Association (ZaCFA) has commended government’s move to suspend export duty on crocodile skins as part of measures to support the economy amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Finance Bwalya Ng’andu on Friday announced various measures that government is undertaking to cushion business from the economic impact posed by the […]

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