Economy

Opinion: Austerity Measures Without Fiscal Discipline Will Cause Unnecessary Suffering On Zambians

The irregularities that have been highlighted in the Auditor General’s report for 2017 are a clear indication of lack of fiscal discipline in Public institutions. This is despite the several...

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Pres. Lungu Launches $50 Million Fish Project

President Edgar Lungu has launched a $50 Million fish project under the Zambia Aquaculture Enterprise Development Project. The project is themed “Zambia Aquaculture on the path of Sustainable growth. President...

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Opinion: First Step To Solving Zambia’s Quagmire Of Financial Indebtedness

Blessings Kafwanka (Business & Financial Analyst) Acceptance is the starting point to finding a solution to any problem you may encounter in life. If you refuse to accept that a...

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FQM: High Taxes A Big Challenge To Mining In Zambia

First Quantum Minerals Country Manager General Kingsley Chinkuli has observed that Zambia’s mining industry is failing to compete favourably in production due to high taxes. And Gen. Chinkuli has appealed...

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Govt Should Stop BabySitting Mining Companies By Reintroducing Windfall Tax – Prince Ndoyi

Former ZANASU vice-president Prince Ndoyi has taken a swipe at government for treating mining companies with kids gloves. Ndoyi says the government was baby sitting mining companies at the expense...

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Opinion: Is The Reduction In Fuel Prices Sustainable?

Zambians have every right to express their dissatisfaction with the reduction of fuel prices that has been made by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB). Petrol has been reduced from K12.5...

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Zambia’s ‘Real’ Debt Stands At $30 Billion – Dr. Nevers Mumba

Former MMD president Dr Nevers Mumba says Zambia real debt stands at US $30 billion disputing finance minister Felix Mutati’s projection which is quoted at $7.2 billion. Dr Mumba, who...

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Inflation Drops To 6.6%

The annual inflation rate for the month of July, 2017 has decreased to 6.6 percent from 6.8 percent in June 2017. This means that on average, prices increased by 6.6...

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Antonio Mwanza: Maize Floor Price Killing The Farmer

The floor price of K60 per 50kg bag of maize as announced yesterday by the Food Reserve agency is a devastating blow to farmers, and yet, another testament that PF...

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Opinion: The Impact Of A State Of Emergency On The Economy

By Blessings Kafwanka Our economy has gone through a lot of stress in the recent past. The cost of doing business has risen sharply in the last few years. This...

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