Economy

Barrick Gold Unlikely to Shut Down Lumwana – Chikwanda

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda says that Barrick Gold will not take the drastic step to shut down Lumwana mine following protracted disputes with government. Meanwhile the protesting workers shut out...

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Parliament Unanimously Ratifies New Chief Justice

Parliament has unanimously ratified the appointment of Chief Justice Ireene Mambilima cementing her acceptability across the political divide. Mambilima, who was appointed by President Edgar Lungu on January, 23rd takes...

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Street Vendors Rejoice Permission to Trade, But Urge Regulation

Street vendors in Lusaka are elated by the recent government decision not to drive them off their trading places along various streets in the capital city. The vendors interviewed said...

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Airtel to Provide Free Internet to Zambian Schools

Airtel Networks Zambia plc has announced a partnership with the British Council to provide free internet connectivity to the Matero Girls Secondary School. According to a company press release, as...

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RDA Never Moved to State House – Mukanga

One of the most controversial moves made by the previous government of President Michael Sata was the move of the Road Development Agency (RDA) to go under the administration of...

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Mahtani Could Face Same Charges as Nchito

One of the most surprising news stories of 2015 thus far has been the dramatic fall from grace of Zambia’s chief prosecutor, Mutembo Nchito, who is now facing nine corruption...

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Eastern Province Cotton Farmers Feel Cheated by Outgrower Schemes

Cotton farmers in Eastern Province are dissatisfied about the method of pegging cotton prices by out-grower farmers, whom they have accused of exploiting poor peasants. The cotton farmers have said...

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Evidence of Nchito’s Alleged Forgery Leaked

Following yesterday’s dramatic arrest of Zambia’s Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito on corruption-related charges, a source has leaked a key court document to Zambia Reports outlining the evidence of...

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Prosecutor Mutembo Nchito

In a surprising move, an warrant for the arrest of Zambia’s controversial Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito has been issued today. Zambia Reports has obtained a copy of the...

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New Mining Regime Final, says Chikwanda

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has maintained that the new mining tax regime is final. Speaking when he commissioned the ZRA Mokambo Border housing project in Mufulira this afternoon, Chikwanda says...

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