Economy

Habazooka Mocks New Mining Tax Critics

Economics Association of Zambia president Lubinda Habazooka says critics of the new mining tax regime have eaten humble pie after having seen the benefits. Habazooka says those that opposed the...

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Rufunsa Gets K33 Million for Road Maintenance

The National Road Fund Agency through the Ministry of Local Government has released K 33.9 Million for periodic maintenance and rehabilitation of Munyeta road, 23kilometres from the Great East (T4)...

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More Mine Firms Back Down on Job Cuts

Luanshya Copper Mines has joined the growing list of mine firms that have backed down on firing employees in the wake of the new tax regime. And First Quantum Minerals...

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Swiss Minister Criticised for Copper Mine Comments

Swiss Foreign Affairs Minister Ignazio Cassis is coming under renewed pressure over his visit to a Glencore-run copper mine in Zambia earlier this month. Local NGOs have criticised comments by...

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Solwezi Council Disburses CDF

The Ministry of Local Government has approved the disbursement of K 1.6 million allocated to Solwezi Municipal Council as Constituency Development Funds. Council Assistant Public Relations Officer Esther Chirwa said...

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Army Worms Ravage Kitwe Farms

Over 140 hectares of crop fields in Kitwe have been ravaged by fall armyworms. District Agriculture Coordinator Dr Raphael Muyaule has named farm blocs across the Kafue River in Mufuchani...

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Mopani Wins Kudos for Jobs Preservation

Mopani Copper Mines has won the commendation of the Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) for opting not to retrench any miners in the wake of government’s implementation of the new...

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Impasse in Zimbabwe, DRC to affect Trade.

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has observed that the recent standoff in Zimbabwe and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will negatively affect the trade relations among countries...

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Saudi Goat Export Project Still On

The Saudi Arabia goat export project is still on the cards with Fisheries and Livestock Minister Kampamba Chewe a meeting will be held on Wednesday 23rd January, 2019 to determine...

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Why is HH Defending Mines Instead of Zambians- Antonio Mwanza

FULL STATEMENT HH says The Mines can’t wait to have him as President because he has promised them thst he will revert to VAT and reduce it from 16% to...

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