Economy

Zambia, Malawi Launch 33 KV Power Line

ZAMBIA and Malawi have finally commissioned the 33 kv Chipata/Mchinji power line. The project will enable Malawi import 20 megawatts from Zambia. Speaking during the commissioning of the project at...

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Pave Kitwe Project Gets K241, 000 Equipment Boost

Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang’ombe continues to break new ground in beautifying the city of Kitwe and has facilitated that acquisition of equipment which includes a concrete mixer and paver machine...

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ZRA Pounces on Tipper Truck Used to Smuggle Beer

PRESS RELEASE 10th December 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE USE ZRA INPOUNDS TIPPER TRUCK FULL OF SMUGGLED ALCOHOL The Zambia Revenue Authority elite anti-smuggling squad has once again impounded a tipper truck...

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Govt. Spends K943 Million on Debt Service in Nov

NOVEMBER 2018 – BUDGET RELEASES www.mof.gov.zm Monday, 10 December, 2018 In November, 2018, the Ministry of Finance released a total of K4.8 Billion [FOUR POINT EIGHT BILLION KWACHA] to finance...

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Govt Ponders Opening Chisenda Border Post

The congestion situation in Chililabombwe has gotten out of hand with the authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo limiting the number of people entering that country. Over 3, 000...

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SWEDISH MOBILE FIRM UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT FOR ALLEGED UNETHICAL PRACTICES

An international mobile company, Millicom Cellular SA, has come under the spotlight for alleged unethical conduct in its operations in Africa. Millicom International Cellular SA, a Swedish company, registered in Luxembourg...

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Ministry of Higher Education Recovers K8 Million from Ex-UNZA, CBU Students

Press Statement on the loan recoveries from Sep to Nov 2018 Public Relations Officer Ministry of Higher Education 05/12/18 The Ministry of Higher Education through the Higher Education Loans and...

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MFEZ 54 Megawatts Solar Plant Nears Completion

Construction works of the $60 million, 54 megawatts solar plant at the Lusaka Multi Facility Economic Zone (LMFEZ) have reached 80% completion. The round one Scaling Solar project which is...

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Mopani Retrenchment Exercise Records 44 Exits

The Mopani Copper Mines voluntary separation program is in motion with 46 people being the latest retrenches. Mopani Copper Mines has been playing down the magnitude of the separation exercise...

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Trucks Clog Kasumbalesa after Restriction on Entry into DRC

Kasumbablesa border post has been clogged further following restricted entry of trucks into the Democratic Republic of Congo. This has raised concerns by the Zambian authorities over the further congested...

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