Economy

Agricultural Industry Warns Govt on Farming Inputs

The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) says government frustrated farmers during the 2012/2013 farming season due to the late distribution of farming inputs and should not repeat the mistake. ZNFU...

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PF Official Blames Police for Mealie Meal Shortage

Kitwe District Commissioner Elias Kamanga has blamed the police for being responsible for the critical shortage of mealie meal haunting people on the Copperbelt. The Patrotic Front (PF) government has...

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Zambia Attempts to Prop Up Kwacha

A new bill proposing changes to Zambia’s foreign exchange system has investors worried over increased state intervention in the economy. This week President Michael Sata is expected to sign into...

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Rebased Zambian Kwacha Slumps Further

Standard Bank says the kwacha fell to a one-week low against the United States dollar on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, closing 20 points weaker on the inter-bank at KR5.370 (K5,370)...

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Sata ‘Cooks’ Employment Figures

President Michael Sata says a total of 195,744 jobs have been created in various public institutions including the private sector since the PF government assumed office in September 2011. According...

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DHL Injects 600 Million Euros Capital Investment

DHL has disclosed that it spends 600 million Euros each year on capital investment. DHL Chief Executive Officer Global Express Ken Allen says this is because of the exports and...

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Zambia, Canada Sign Investment Promotion Agreement

Zambia and Canada have concluded negotiations and signed the Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) to boost business ties. FIPA is a treaty designed to promote and protect Canadian...

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Masebo Blames Donors for ZAWA Troubles

Tourism minister Sylvia Masebo has now shifted the blame to donor agencies for the problems that the wildlife sector was facing, saying the pledges they made were not honoured. Zambia...

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Zambia’s Inflation Rate Stays at 6.9

Zambia’s inflation fell to 6.9 per cent in February from seven per cent in January, the Central Statistics Office has said. Inflation slowed from seven percent in January after some...

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Police Burst Maize Scam in Luwingu

Police in Luwingu district in the Northern Province have exposed a scam in which a Food Reserve Agency (FRA) employee and the transporter have allegedly been stealing government maize and...

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