Economy

Stability Returns on Forex Market as Copper Prices Rise

There was stability in the foreign exchange market during Tuesday’s trading, with the Kwacha closing the day at between K11.80 and K11.92. The dollar, however, posted some slight gains by...

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Slow Economic Growth Keeps BoZ Policy Rate at 9.57%

The slow growth in the economy has forced the Bank of Zambia to maintain the policy rate at 9.57 per cent. The move, according Bank of Zambia governor Dr Denny...

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Zambia Risks Importing Tainted Mozambican Bananas

Zambia is at risk of importing contaminated bananas from Mozambique in a deal where the Zimbabwean government has agreed to be a conduit of these imports into Zambia. Information obtained...

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EAZ, COMESA Confer

The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) was hosted by the Common Market for East and Souther Afrioca where they conferred on various economic and political issues. Below is a statement...

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Air Botswana Announces Resumption of Lusaka Flights

Air Botswana is set to resume flights into Zambia after a two-year hiatus. The airline said in a communique sent to the Zambian Mission in Gaborone that it is set...

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Air Tanzania to Launch Lusaka Flights

Air Tanzania will on February 22 commence the Dar es Salaam-Lusaka flights. The airline, which is launching the flights at an incredibly low cost, will also fly into Harare every...

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ME Long Increases Production of Mill Balls

ME Long Teng Grinding Media in Kalumbila has stepped up production of mill balls to meet rising demand from mining companies in Zambia and neighbouring countries. A joint venture between...

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Govt Buys Anthrax Vaccines for Sesheke

Government has procured 30,000 doses of Anthrax vaccines and targets to vaccinate about 16,500 cattle in the endemic areas of Sesheke district. Speaking when he launched the K1.5 million vaccination...

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PF Warns Officials involved in Mealie Meal Smuggling

Patriotic Front Copperbelt chairman Nathan Chanda has directed the Ndola District Executive Committee to deal with party officials involved in smuggling of mealie meal to the Democratic Republic of Congo....

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ZNFU, Minister and New PS Chart Way Forward for Agriculture

The Zambia National Farmers Union, agriculture minister Michael Katambo and his newly appointed permanent secretary Songowayo Zyambo met in Lusaka yesterday to discuss ways in which the country’s key sector...

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