Economy

Foreign Investor Calls for Probe into Mining Licenses

Another foreign investor says there is a need for a forensic probe into the operations of the Geologial Survey Department and Mines Cadaster to root out possible corruption and wrong-doing...

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Lumwana Mine May Suspend Operations

Barrick Lumwana Mine in Solwezi District of North Western Province has threatened to suspend operations if Parliament goes ahead to approve the proposed increase in Mineral royalty taxes in January...

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Mahtani Panics, Moves Millions Out of Zambia

Finance Bank Chairman Rajan Mahtani is allegedly moving huge sums of money out of Zambia in a panic following the death of President Michael Sata, a source tells Zambia Reports....

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Food Import Scam Busted at Ministry of Defence

A scam has been uncovered in which some Patriotic Front officials and senior Ministry of Defence officials were seeking to benefit from the import of Maize Bran and Beans from...

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Corruption in Zambia’s Oil Transport Favours International Firms

An investigation has revealed that there is a corruption syndicate in the oil transportation sector where some senior government and Patriotic Front (PF) members are favouring foreign oil transporters to...

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Chief Chipepo Calls for Probe into Mining Licenses

Chief Chipepo of Southern Province has complained about rampant corruption and glaring irregularities in the awarding of prospecting licences at the Geological Survey Department and Mines Cadaster. As a result,...

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Chikwanda Dismisses Lifting of Wage Freeze

Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda says it is not possible to reverse the wage freeze given the strained budgetary situation of government. But the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions says it...

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Simuusa Struggles to Explain High Mealie Meal Price in Wake of Bumper Harvest

Agriculture minister Wybur Simusa on Friday night laboured to explain why the bumper harvest is not translating into reduced mealie meal prices. Speaking during the Post Press Freedom Committe Newsmakers...

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Zambia in Diplomatic Spat with Nigeria over Dangote

Zambia is headed for a serious diplomat spat with the Nigerian government after embattled Labour minister Fackson Shamenda ordered authorities in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to suspend issuing visas...

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Zambia Reports Inks Content Partnership with Facebook’s Internet.org App

Zambia Reports is proud to announce its new content partnership with Facebook’s Internet.org application, offering free access to our news content as well many other exciting services for subscribers to...

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