Economy

Cargill’s Cotton Burned by Zambian Farmers

Time is running out for President Sata to intervene in the impasse between cotton farmers and ginners over cotton prices. Farmers in Petauke District in Ukwimi area in Chief Sandwe...

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President Sata Bargains with Cotton Farmers Demanding Higher Prices

President Michael Sata has pleaded with cotton farmers in Zambia not to burn their crop because ginners have refused to buy the commodity at what they are demanding as market...

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DEC to Arrest Lawyer over Shoprite Checkers Share Sale

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) plans to arrest Lusaka lawyer Lewis Mosho regarding the controversial sale of Shoprite Checkers shares in Zambia. Lewis Mosho is a senior partner in Lewis...

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Zambian Govt Considers Tax Reforms

The Zambian secretary to the treasury Fredson Yamba has announced a process of reform to the tax regime in Zambia. Yamba said yesterday that one of the important components for...

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Zambia’s Inflation on The Rise

Zambia’s annual inflation rate for June has shot up to 6.7 per cent from 6.6 per cent last month, the Central Statistical Office has announced, attributing the rise to an...

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Zambia Hope to End Erratic Fuel Supply with 48 Million Litres

Zambia’s energy minister hopes to end the erratic supply of fuel that has recently hit the country with the acquisition of about 48 million litres of the commodity. According to...

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Zambia’s Oil Procurement Saga Goes to Court

Zambia’s oil procurement saga is taking a new twist with one of the bidding companies Kenoil Kobil dragging the PF government to court. Minister of Energy Christopher Yaluma has hinted...

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Energy Minister Claims Malawi Fuel Donation Unrelated to Shortages

Energy minister Christopher Yaluma has claimed that the fuel shortage still being experienced in some parts of Zambia had nothing to do with the recent donation of fuel to neighboring...

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Brazil Lessons Elate Zambian President Sata

Zambian president Michael Sata is happy to draw some vital lessons from Brazil particularly the operations of councils. President Sata, a former Lusaka governor who was later local government minister,...

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Guy Scott Says Zambia Needs to Invest Billions

Vice-President Dr Guy Scott says the PF government needs billions of dollars to fix Zambians problems or risk being kicked out of power in 2016. Answering to questions from school...

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