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Posts published in “Day: April 7, 2023

‘Revised PACRA fees will reduce cost of doing business’

By KETRA KALUNGA and CHATULA KANGALI – SOME stakeholders have hailed the revised fees for Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) and the Consumer Competition Commission (CCPC) saying they will help reduce the cost of doing business in...

ESMAZ tips African govts

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Emerald and Semi Precious Stones Mining Association of Zambia (ESMAZ) has called on African countries to invest in cooperative education for the continent to achieve formalisation in artisanal mining.

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Dollar hoarders rush to banks, bureaux

By KETRA KALUNGA – AS the Kwacha was set to post one week of appreciation yesterday some economic stakeholders explained some of the possible causes of the local currency’s splendid performance.

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IG assures of peace during Easter holiday

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Zambia Police Service with other security wings has put in place stringent measures to ensure that peace, law and order prevail before, during and after the Easter holidays. Read more

Lungu’s barber jailed 25 yrs

By DARLINGTON KABAMBE and PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Mongu High Court has sentenced former President Edgar Lungu’s barber Shebby Chilekwa to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for murdering Lawrence Banda.Mongu High Court Judge, Charles Zulu, said considering all the testimonies that were given by witnesses from both the State and defence lawyers, the court […]

HH calls for local processing of raw materials

PRESDIENT Hakainde Hichilema says time has come for African countries to begin trading in finished products.The Head of State said African economies were losing revenue and jobs in exporting raw materials. Read more

24 maize wagons head to the C/belt

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI and ESTHER NGANDU – THE Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has dispatched 24 rail wagon loads of maize to the Copperbelt Province to mitigate the short supply and rising costs of mealie-meal exacerbated by the illegal sale of the co...

Zambia, IMF agree on more bailout funds

By JOSEPH BANDA – ZAMBIA and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached a Staff- Level Agreement (SLA) on economic and financial policies that will enable the country access US$188 million of the US$1.2 billion bailout package.The SLA was subject to approval by the IMF management and board before the US$ 188 million, which would […]