Zambia seek Chinese expertise in nuclear energy
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Zambia seek Chinese expertise in nuclear energy

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA – Zambia has now turned to China in seeking to increase its power generation capacity including…

Botswana, DeBeers sign MoU to diversify economy
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Botswana, DeBeers sign MoU to diversify economy

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE – Botswana’s Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the…

SADC requires powerful fiscal buffer measures – Swazi PM
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SADC requires powerful fiscal buffer measures – Swazi PM

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

By Gugu Mahlalela EZULWINI – Swaziland’s Prime Minister Sibusiso Dlamini said the SADC region needs to act collectively to create…

Malawi’s extractives on global transparency radar
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Malawi’s extractives on global transparency radar

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

By Collins Mtika MUZUZU – Two years after admission into the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), Malawi launched its first…

Malawi stalls probe on oil contracts
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Malawi stalls probe on oil contracts

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

By Collins Mtika MUZUZU - Malawi’s graft busting body, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has stalled investigations on suspicious donations that…

SADC members urged to jointly promote investment
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SADC members urged to jointly promote investment

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By  Gugu Mahlalela JOHANNESBURG – SADC member states have been advised to collectively promote investment in order for the region to…

Zambia reduces power dependence
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Zambia reduces power dependence

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA – Zambia said it has reduced power imports from neighbouring countries and other sources beyond Africa…

Southern Africa neglecting the fuel sector
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Southern Africa neglecting the fuel sector

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – Several southern African countries’ energy ministers said there is a need for the region to…

World Bank avail $600m to fund Zambia’s agriculture and energy
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World Bank avail $600m to fund Zambia’s agriculture and energy

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA – The World Bank has set aside $600 million for Zambia to invest in agriculture, energy,…

Winning is not everything, it’s the only thing: Kadhikwa
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Winning is not everything, it’s the only thing: Kadhikwa

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta WINDHOEK - Twapewa Kadhikwa is a renowned Windhoek businesswoman. She came in the business spotlight when she…

Standard Bank strengthens relationship with Chinese community
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Standard Bank strengthens relationship with Chinese community

Staff Reporter - Aug 03, 2017

By Melania Simeon Windhoek - Standard Bank held a gala dinner to revel and reflect on their thriving working relationship…

$300m more bond notes to hit market
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$300m more bond notes to hit market

Staff Reporter - Aug 03, 2017

Happiness Zengeni and Taurai Mangudhla— THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has secured close to $1 billion in facilities to…

Dual membership hamstring regional integration
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Dual membership hamstring regional integration

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA – Dual membership and indecision on some of major policies being initiated by regional economic groupings…

Fisheries issues warning on poisonous mussels
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Fisheries issues warning on poisonous mussels

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

WALVIS BAY - The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has warned the public about harvesting and eating poisonous mussels…

Bots new coal mine hangs in the balance
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Bots new coal mine hangs in the balance

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE - The construction of a new coal mine in Botswana hangs in the balance as famers…

Lesotho new government adopts austere fiscal policy
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Lesotho new government adopts austere fiscal policy

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

By Sechaba Mokhethi  MASERU – Lesotho’s new government has commenced its reign by proposing a series of austerity measures introduced to…

Zambia agree to sell 100,000 tonnes of maize to East Africa
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Zambia agree to sell 100,000 tonnes of maize to East Africa

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA - Zambia has set aside 100,000 tonnes of maize for export to East Africa and other countries…

Net closing in on Zimbabwe tax evaders
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Net closing in on Zimbabwe tax evaders

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

MASVINGO – The government is working round the clock to catch tax evaders including land barons, Finance and Economic Development…

SADC moves to tackle energy crisis – 190 million people have no electricity
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SADC moves to tackle energy crisis – 190 million people have no electricity

Staff Reporter - Jul 24, 2017

By Timo Shihepo EZULWINI – The Southern African region has identified challenges that are hindering the implementation of energy projects…

190m people in SADC have no electricity
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190m people in SADC have no electricity

Staff Reporter - Jul 24, 2017

By Gugu Mahlalela EZULWINI – Over 190 million people are in dire need of access to electricity in southern African…