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Archive | September, 2011

Business Under President Sata – Sep 25,2011

Doing business in Zambia after the 2011 election. We discuss, what changes we expect to see for business under the new government of President Michael Sata. “Zambias Kwacha fell 2.8 percent to a 14-month-low of K5,145 against the dollar after Satas victory and traders said it would remain vulnerable until he gave clearer indications on […]

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Election 2011 postmortem II – Sep 24,2011

Zambia election 2011 postmortem continued. China welcomed the outcome of the vote and said it would continue fostering cooperation. “As a friendly country of Zambias, we respect the Zambian peoples choice, and are willing to continue to promote traditional friendship with Zambia and expand mutually beneficial cooperation in every aspect,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei […]

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Election 2011 postmortem – Sep 24,2011

For the country’s two top political parties, an important political lesson was spelled out in bold letters on September 20. President Elect Michael C.Sata secured support among the youth on the back of campaign promises of creating more jobs and his criticism that Bandas government failed to let ordinary Zambians share in the proceeds from […]

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