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Posts published in “Day: March 23, 2023

PwC explains factors affecting Kwacha value

By KENNEDY MUPESENI and KETRA KALUNGA – AS the value of the Kwacha against the United States (US) dollar crossed the K21 psychological barrier yesterday, PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) explained some of the factors causing the trend.

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More hail Indeni, Tazama pipeline transformation

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE transformation of Indeni and the Tazama pipeline by the New Dawn government is a good development which will help transform the petroleum subsectors in the country, Sub-Saharan Gemstone Exchange and Industrial Park has observed.Chairperson Phesto Musonda says the move will result into increased business opportunities and employment for local people. […]

Algeria pledges more trade with Zambia

By KETRA KALUNGA – The Algerian government has pledged to enhance trade with Zambia which has for years been dwindling.Algerian Ambassador to Zambia Ahmed Saadi said concrete action should be taken between the two countries to revamp trade.


CEEC Airtel partner on loan disbursement, repayment

By KETRA KALUNGA – The Citizen Economic and Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has partnered with Airtel Money Zambia to facilitate the process of disbursing and receiving repayments of business loans.

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Finland assures of diverisfication support

By JAMES KUNDA – A LOCAL entrepreneur in the agriculture sector has implored Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to actualise their ideas through strategic support synergies with industry players and cooperating partners.And the Finnish Governme...

Chimese opts to remain silent in defence

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWEFORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Eric Chimese has opted to remain silent in his defence in a matter he is jointly charged with Chita Lodge Limited proprietor, James Chungu for abuse of authority and money laundering.


NAPSA Bill passes 2nd reading

By JAMES KUNDA – THE National Pension Scheme Amendment Bill has unanimously passed the Second reading stage in Parliament.The Bill seeks to allow members aged 45 that have contributed to the scheme for at least five years, to access a 20 per cen...

IMF arrives to review Zambia’s debt programme

By JOSEPH BANDA and KETRA KALUNGA   – AN International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission is in the country for the first review of Zambia’s programme under an Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement, and Article IV consultations. 

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State your position, Lungu told

By FELIX NKINKE – THE United Party for National Development (UPND) Alliance has challenged former President Edgar Lungu to clearly state if he wants to continue in active politics or if he has retired. Read more

PDU no financial burden -Kasanda

By FELIX NKINKE – CHIEF Government Spokesperson Chushi Kasanda has said the newly-created Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) does not exert any extra financial burden on the Government.Ms Kasanda said contrary to assertions by some members of the public, the officers appointed were already serving in public service, and that their appointments would not create any […]

HH honours 50 innovative youths

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has directed Government to accelerate the review of the curriculum to include technology and entrepreneurship.The President said this when he honoured 50 youths, urging them to spend less time on gambling and focus on being innovative to help Zambia graduate from the Least Developed Country (LDC) status. Read […]

Baby girl dumped

By JANE MWANSA – AN unidentified baby girl has been discovered in a bucket and dumped at the entrance of a church in Lualuo area of Kasama.Northern Province Commanding Officer Gloria Mulele said the baby of unknown age was left at the gate o...