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Consult us, CBU tells Zambian firms

By KENNEDY MUPESENI - THE Copperbelt University (CBU) is ready to work with stakeholders in various  economic fields to solve the current economic crisis. CBU deputy vice-chancellor Shadreck Chama said companies wanting to shift to cost-effective means of production should look to CBU for affordable services. “We need closer partnerships with stakeholders, I know most

Zoona to spread across Africa

By HELEN ZULU ZOONA, a money transfer company has targeted to expand to about 10 other African markets by 2020. The firm plans to enter into Mozambique, the Democratic of Congo (DRC) Ghana among others in the next coming months. Company chief communications officer Lelemba Phiri said Zoona wanted to scale up its operations in

Chinese firm bails out Miombo beekeepers

By CHATULA KANGALI - A CHINESE  firm has started buying honey from the Miombo Forest beekeepers in Mpongwe District on the Copperbelt Province. The beekeepers were stuck with over 90,000 tonnes of honey due to lack of market. This followed the termination of a contract with a South African buyer, Aleo Rich  Aprices  PVT  two

Hitachi supplies 50 plus earth–moving units

By KENNEDY MUPESENI - HITACHI Construction Machinery Zambia Company Limited has supplied more than 50 units of earth-moving equipment under the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) projects. Hitachi currently assembles and manufactures different types of earth -moving equipment and parts at the Lusaka outlet on Kenneth Kaunda International Airport Road. National sales manager Kennedy Chama said

AfDB meet tackles climate change head-on

LAST week, Zambia played host to the 2016 annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) meeting whose theme was ‘Energy and Climate Change’. The meeting reflected the Bank’s New Deal on Energy and the key resolutions from the recent United Nations climate talks Conference of Parties (COP21) on global warming. The 2016 Annual Meetings

Harmful effects of jealousy in marriage

Today we will look at yet another interesting but dangerous topic of jealousy in the home. Almost everyone has felt the sting of jealousy at some point in life. Jealousy has affected every marriage at one time or another. As a matter of fact, in a nationwide survey, marriage counsellors said jealousy was a problem

Understanding the Bill of rights

BY JOWIT SALUSEKI - ON August 11, 2016, the people of Zambia will go to the polls to vote in a referendum, on the Bill of Rights, apart from voting for the President, parliamentarians, executive mayors and councillors. The referendum question to which voters will answer ‘yes’ or ‘no’ as formulated by the Electoral Commission