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News Zambia: Manyuchi takes preps to Zambia

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
Manyuchi takes preps to Zambia
News source: https://www.herald.co.zw/manyuchi-takes-preps-to-zambia/

MIDDLEWEIGHT boxer, Charles Manyuchi, says his decision to find sparring partners in Zambia has nothing to do with his much-anticipated bout against local challenger Mordecai Dongo. Instead, the ...

News Zambia: US ambassador 'horrified' by Zambia sentence for gay couple

Published on: Sunday 01 December 2019
US ambassador 'horrified' by Zambia sentence for gay couple
News source: http://www.startribune.com/us-ambassador-horrified-by-zambia-sentence-for-gay-couple/565677022/

LUSAKA, Zambia — The United States ambassador to Zambia says local government officials have condemned him for saying he was "horrified" by the sentencing of a local gay couple to 15 years in prison.

News Zambia: A Look Inside Zambia’s Newest Safari Lodge, Puku Ridge

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
A Look Inside Zambia’s Newest Safari Lodge, Puku Ridge
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurenjadehill/2019/11/20/a-look-inside-zambias-newest-safari-lodge-puku-ridge/

Last month saw the highly anticipated opening of Zambia’s newest safari lodge, Puku Ridge, in wildlife-rich South Luangwa. Set out on a walking safari from the newly opened lodge, Puku Ridge. Bordered ...

News Zambia: AgDevCo Expands Agri Investment Portfolio in Zambia to Develop the Egg Industry

Published on: Saturday 30 November 2019
AgDevCo Expands Agri Investment Portfolio in Zambia to Develop the Egg Industry
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/agdevco-expands-agri-investment-portfolio-090000124.html

AgDevCo is pleased to announce its latest investment in Zambia's agribusiness sector. The UK-based social impact investor has closed a multi-million USD debt investment in Goldenlay, the market leader in table eggs in Zambia.

News Zambia: WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-East African currencies seen firm, Zambia's weak

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-East African currencies seen firm, Zambia's weak
News source: https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/weekahead-africa-fx-east-african-currencies-seen-firm-zambias-weak-2019-11-14

Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian currencies are expected to strengthen in the coming week as Zambia's weakens. LUSAKA, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian currencies are expected to ...

News Zambia: U-23 AFCON: Nigeria beat Zambia, revive Olympics hope

Published on: Tuesday 12 November 2019
U-23 AFCON: Nigeria beat Zambia, revive Olympics hope
News source: https://punchng.com/u-23-afcon-nigeria-beat-zambia-revive-olympics-hope/

Nigeria defeated Zambia 3 – 1 in their Group B match day two of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt. Patson Daka put Zambia ahead in the 12th minute before ...

News Zambia: Zambia's President Denies Stifling Opposition

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
Zambia's President Denies Stifling Opposition
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/zambias-president-denies-stifling-opposition-2862532

Zambia's president Edgar Lungu on Friday denied stifling the rights of opposition leaders, saying authorities who refused them permits to assemble and meet supporters were working within the law.

News Zambia: Zambia's president vows to contain debt within sustainable levels

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
Zambia's president vows to contain debt within sustainable levels
News source: https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/zambias-president-vows-to-contain-debt-within-sustainable-levels-2019-11-08

Zambia is committed to ensuring that debt is contained within sustainable levels through continued austerity measures, President Edgar Lungu said on Friday. LUSAKA, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Zambia is ...

News Zambia: Syphilis Testing in Pregnant Women Falls Short in Zambia

Published on: Saturday 09 November 2019
Syphilis Testing in Pregnant Women Falls Short in Zambia
News source: https://www.medpagetoday.com/meetingcoverage/anac/83235

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The vast majority of pregnant women in Zambia underwent HIV testing, but testing for syphilis was not nearly as common, researchers reported here. Across 13 antenatal clinics in ...

News Zambia: Digital ID in Africa this week: Data protection in Togo, biometrics secure welfare payments in Zambia

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
Digital ID in Africa this week: Data protection in Togo, biometrics secure welfare payments in Zambia
News source: https://www.biometricupdate.com/201910/digital-id-in-africa-this-week-data-protection-in-togo-biometrics-secure-welfare-payments-in-zambia

Positive news for digital ID across Africa as Togo votes through legislation to protect personal data and how it is held, and Zambia seeks to launch a biometrics-based verification system to ensure ...

News Zambia: From Zambia to Canada — the best safari and wildlife-spotting trips

Published on: Friday 25 October 2019
From Zambia to Canada — the best safari and wildlife-spotting trips
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/from-zambia-to-canada-the-best-safari-and-wildlife-spotting-trips-stxbcxrwp

Witnessing a leopard on the prowl in Zambiaby Mike UnwinWe cluster in a semi-circle, peering down at the murder scene. It was the uproar of outraged baboons during the small hours that alerted us to the crime. Now, as first light filters through the ebony grove, alarm barks from the agitated primate

News Zambia: Zambia, DRC seal maize export deal

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Zambia, DRC seal maize export deal
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/international/zambia-drc-seal-maize-export-deal-33967556

INTERNATIONAL –Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding for the export of maize and maize products to the neighboring country. The deal ...

News Zambia: Zambia proposed constitutional reforms stoke opposition

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Zambia proposed constitutional reforms stoke opposition
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/zambia-proposed-constitutional-reforms-stoke-opposition-092352274.html

Proposed constitutional reforms that would sharply increase President Edgar Lungu's powers ahead of elections in 2021 are stoking concerns about Zambia's democratic credentials, analysts and civil society groups say. Lungu, in power since 2015, faces mounting complaints that he is cracking down

News Zambia: Zambia's finance minister unveils 2020 budget

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
Zambia's finance minister unveils 2020 budget
News source: https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/international/zambias-finance-minister-unveils-2020-budget-33728199

INTERNATIONAL - Zambia's Finance Minister Bwalya Ng'andu unveiled the 2020 national budget which he said will focus on stimulating the domestic economy. The 106.0 billion Zambian Kwacha (about $8.15 ...

News Zambia: Zambia scraps plan to replace VAT with sales tax

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Zambia scraps plan to replace VAT with sales tax
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/zambia-scraps-plan-replace-vat-122226165.html

LUSAKA, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Zambia will not replace its value-added tax (VAT) with a non-refundable sales tax, Finance Minister Bwalya Ng'andu said on Friday, after the proposal met substantial ...

News Zambia: UPDATE 2-Zambia scraps sales tax plan in concession to miners

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
UPDATE 2-Zambia scraps sales tax plan in concession to miners
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/1-zambia-scraps-sales-tax-125811559.html

Zambia will not replace its value-added tax (VAT) with a non-refundable sales tax as previously planned, Finance Minister Bwalya Ng'andu said on Friday, in a concession to mining companies that had fiercely opposed the proposal. Zambia, Africa's second-largest copper producer, is grappling with

News Zambia: First Quantum Minerals confirms Zambia stake sale talks

Published on: Monday 23 September 2019
First Quantum Minerals confirms Zambia stake sale talks
News source: https://leaderpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/first-quantum-minerals-denies-takeover-talks-2/wcm/73e3f343-f048-4b13-82b8-77a15a04bbe2

Canada’s First Quantum Minerals Ltd on Monday confirmed it was in talks with China-based Jiangxi Copper Co Ltd for a potential sale of a minority interest in its Zambian copper assets.

News Zambia: Angela Mwanza: From Zambia to Wall Street

Published on: Friday 20 September 2019
Angela Mwanza: From Zambia to Wall Street
News source: https://www.barrons.com/articles/angela-mwanza-from-zambia-to-wall-strees-51568983694

The UBS advisor recounts her path from Africa to Germany to New York, and discusses sustainable investing, the silver lining in Lehman’s bankruptcy, and how the industry might tackle its diversity problem.