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Posts published in “Day: November 27, 2015

Kwacha Gains As Mines Buy Local Currency to Pay Off Retrenched Miners

[Zambian Watchdog] The Zambian Kwacha has continued appreciation against the USA Dollar due to mining companies buying the local currency to pay off thousands of pruned miners. This and last week, mines offloaded thousands of Zambian miners who they ar...

Our Opposition Parties Are Agents of Doom

[Zambia Reports] I have been critical on the behaviour or rather the conduct of opposition parties especially the UPND and Hakainde Hichilema. Not because I hate them but because I base my opinion on what I see and observe. People have accused me of be...

Zambia’s Inflation Nears 20 Percent in November

[Zambia Reports] ZAMBIA'S inflation is 0.5 percent less the 20% ceiling after dropped further to 19.5 percent in November from 14.3 percent recorded last month. The increase has been attributed to the sharp rise in both food and non-food items.

Govt Acts On Child Marriages

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has said that the Government has constituted an 11-ministry consortium to spearhead the campaign against child marriages in the country.

‘Dollarisation of Prices Illegal’

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has said the dollarisation of prices is illegal and unjustifiable, hence it should be stopped with immediate effect.

Govt Controls Spending

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has suspended procurement of new road contracts and other infrastructure projects until the country moves out of the current economic challenges.

Mwanza Rubbishes Lungu’s So Called Austerity Measures

[Zambian Watchdog] Today President Edgar Lungu called a press briefing were he was expected to give practical solutions to the economic crisis the PF has plunged the nation in. Instead the President used the occasion to cause further suffering on the a...

Empower Women, Says Zambia’s Ex-First Lady

[The Star] Women hold the key to Africa's development from agriculture to technology and entrepreneurship, Zambia's former First Lady Maureen Mwanawasa said yesterday.

Badminton Team in Lusaka Champs

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -A team of two Badminton players will be competing at the 2015 Zambia International Badminton Championships in Lusaka.