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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:42:12 GMT
IPC contact Zambian Paralympic Committee after organisation reportedly dissolved  -  Zimbabwe Star
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has contacted the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Zambia for "clarification" following reports the body has been dissolved and an interim committee put in place. The NPC of Zambia Board has been ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:40:44 GMT

Chinese starts building $2.3bn railway in Zambia  -  TODAY.ng
A Chinese firm is set to begin the constructing of a 388.8 kilometres railway line worth $2.3 billion. The line will link Zambia's eastern part to the north. The Zambian government signed a $2.3 billion deal to finance engineering, designing and ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:21:24 GMT
Zambia on Track to Host China's Next African Railroad  -  Caixin Media
(Beijing) — A Chinese state railway builder and the Zambian government have signed a $2.26 billion deal for a new railroad linking two cities in eastern Zambia. The single-track, 388-km railway between Chipata and Serenje highlights China's ongoing ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:12:45 GMT

KCM under financial stress  -  ZNBC
The Mine workers Union of Zambia -MUZ- says Konkola Copper mines-KCM is operating under financial stress and called for urgent government intervention. MUZ President Joseph Chewe has since urged government to immediately correct the situation at ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:59:40 GMT

Market Zambia-Kalaba  -  ZNBC
Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba has challenged Zambian diplomats to take advantage of the country's favourable economic climate to attract more Foreign Direct Investment into Zambia. Mr. Kalaba says he will not take kindly to diplomats who are ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:02:35 GMT
Zifa, PSL on collision course  -  DailyNews
HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is on a collision course with the Premier Soccer League (PSL) after the association slated the Warriors' friendly international against Zambia the same day that the Chibuku Super Cup final is being held.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:40:10 GMT

Zambia, Chinese firm seal railway construction deal  -  CRIENGLISH.com
Zambia signs a deal for the construction of a new railway project with China's state-run firm on Wednesday. [Photo: guancha.cn]. Zambia on Wednesday signed a deal for the construction of a new railway project with China's state-run firm that will ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:16:10 GMT

FBZ, BancABC to integrate banking systems  -  Zambia Daily Mail
FINANCE Bank Zambia (FBZ) and BancABC are expected to integrate their core banking systems effective next month to manage customers' financial needs. The integration will take place from December 1-3, 2016. According to a joint notice from FBZ and ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:15:25 GMT
Coal-powered plant to inject 270 megawatts into Zambia grid  -  Coastweek
LUSAKA Zambia (Xinhua) -- Zambia's power utility said on Tuesday that about 270 megawatts of power will be injected into the national grid by mid-month from a coal-fired power plant. The latest development is expected to go a long way in reducing the ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:04:19 GMT

Young people need to save more, advises Stanbic boss  -  Lusaka Times
Young people could face a global financial crisis if they don't develop the habit of saving money, Stanbic Bank Zambia Chief Executive Charles Mudiwa has warned. “Increased financial literacy among the youth is vital in ensuring a sound economic future ...