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Posts published in “Day: December 22, 2022

‘Maintain policy consistency, financial discipline’

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE – THE Government should maintain its policy consistency and financial discipline to brighten the country’s economic prospects, Zambia Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) has said.

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Gemfields starts share buy-back programme

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – GEMFIELDS has started a share buy-back programme to buy up to $10 million worth of ordinary shares.The Company said the share buy-back represents an opportunity to promote Gemfields’ financial success and is a good use of s...

Invest in Zambia, Frank Tayali implores Turkish private sector

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – TRANSPORT and Logistics Minister Frank Tayali has implored the Turkish private sector to consider investing in Zambia’s key sectors such infrastructure development and tourism sector. Read more

ZDA to facilitate export of drugs

By CHATULA KANGALI – The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has pledged to facilitate the export of locally manufactured essential medicines.Acting director general Gabriel Musentenkwa says the agency will help Yash Life Science to export its produ...

FQM pledges to plant 60,000 trees

By CHATULA KANGALIFIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) Trident has pledged to plant 60,000 trees around its operation, an increment of 10,000 trees from the number it planted during last season.

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Afreximbank launches TRADAR Club

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has operationally launched the TRADAR Club, a member-driven network aimed at empowering international businesses and executives to transform trade and investments in Africa.

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Public service recruitment normalising – HH

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says the New Dawn Government is normalising the recruitment of Zambians into the public service by not discriminating against any citizen or region.

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‘Time to instill discipline’

By JAMES KUNDA in Chongwe District – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has said ‘if he had his way’ he would reintroduce mandatory national service training for school leavers but mooted introduction of voluntary skills training programme for youths under the Zambia National Service (ZNS). Read more

World Bank gives $100m to Zambia

By JOSEPH BANDA – THE World Bank has released the second US$100 million concessional credit to Zambia, to support the country’s Macroeconomic Stability, Growth and Competitiveness Programme.The money which was released yesterday is part of the US$275 million Concessional Development Policy Financing for Zambia approved by the board of executive directors on October 25. Read […]

Public officers in ‘soup’ for graft

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested a National Prosecution Authority prosecutor and a police officer from Kasama Central Police Station for corrupt practices involving K7,700.

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Zambia’s 4th mobile operator here!

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ABOUT US$130 million has been invested in Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure by Beeline, trading as Zed Mobile Network, Zambia’ s fourth mobile operator.Zed Mobile Network becomes the first Zambia...