Economy

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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Kabwe Is World’s Most Toxic City – Pollution Experts

By Damian Carrington Environment editor in Kabwe Zambia “I’d like to be a doctor,” says seven-year-old Martin, sitting quietly in his modest home in Kabwe, Zambia. But the truth is...

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NAPSA PAYS K500 Million In Benefits

THE National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) last year collected over K2.9 billion in contributions and paid out over K500 million in benefits to its members. This is in comparison to...

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Cost Of Living Drops By K40 In Zambia – Catholic Agency

JESUIT Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has disclosed that the cost of living for a family of five in Lusaka has reduced by more than K40 due to a general...

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Opinion: Can Mahogany Survive Zambia’s Volatile Aviation Sector?

Since 1995 when Zambia Airways ceased operations, the country has struggled to establish another national carrier, or let alone sustain private entities that have along the way emerged to cover...

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Defiant Opposition Leader Takes On ‘Mighty’ ZRA In Alleged Corrupt Deal Amounting to K140 Million

United Progressive Party president Saviour Chishimba says the legal suit against him by the Zambia Revenue Authority will give him an opportunity to expose the levels of corruption at the...

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ZRA Dismiss Alleged Corrupt Tender Worth K140 Million Tender

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) is fighting back allegations of corruptions in a tender awarded to a Chinese firm worth K140 million. Opposition UPP leader Saviour Chishimba who is on...

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