Economy

Central Banks Against Cryptocurrencies Because They Challenge Their Control on Monetary Policies, says BoZ

Bank of Zambia deputy governor for operations Dr Bwalya Ng’andu has said most central banks around the world are skeptical about cryptocurrencies because they challenge their control over key functions...

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BoZ, DEC and FIC Probe Forex Trading Firm

The Bank of Zambia, Drug Enforcement Commission and Financial Intelligence Centre  are investigating a financial company engaged in foreign exchange trading called “Microsavers Hub”. Microsavers is reported to be engaging...

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Mopani SOB Miners On Safety Drills

Operations at Mopani Copper Mine’s South Ore Body (SOB) shaft in Kitwe have remained suspended following the death of two miners in an accident, the Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ)...

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Stakeholders Demand Sales Tax Implementation Guidelines

With only a few days to implementation of the Sales Tax announced in the 2019 National Budget, stakeholders have raised concerns on the failure by government to provide guidelines. The...

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Lumwana Donates K150, 000 for Solwezi Hospital Rehab

Barrick Lumwana Mine has donated K150, 000 for the rehabilitation of Solwezi General Hospital’s maternity wing recently damaged by a heavy downpour. Last week, First Quantum Minerals stepped in to...

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GP Says Zesco Tariff Hike Outrageous

Green Party president Peter Sinkamba has described as outrageous, unthinkable and an insult to Zambians the proposal by Zesco to increase electricity tariffs. Sinkamba said it is a pity Zambians...

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CUTS Supports E-FISP

The Consumer Unity and Trust Society has said the electronic Farmer Input Support Programme (e-FISP) delivers on the commitment to support growth in the Seventh National Development Programme (7NDP). CUTS,...

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Manzi Valley Plans To List on LuSE

Natural Valley, the producer of mineral water Manzi Valley, has planned to list on the Lusaka Securities Exchange (LuSE). Natural Valley, which has been in operation for 19 years, has...

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ZRST Tells Govt to Build More Playgrounds than Shopping Malls

The Zambia Road Safety Trust has advised that the country needs more playgrounds than shopping malls. In a statement in reaction to an announcement that Kalulushi and Chambishi will soon...

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Mvunga Talks Up Zambian Economy on Forbes

How Zambia Is Defying the Odds In The Face Of Economic Pressure – A Q&A with Christopher Mvunga African economies are primed to be ranked among the fastest growing in...

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