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Zambia’s first half-year copper output down by 4%

According to the Zambian Ministry of Mines, the country’s copper production dropped 4% to 393,419 tonnes in the first six months of this year. Mines...

Fuel price could increase in August

Motorists could pay seven cents more for petrol in August, while diesel could decrease by 20 cents. The Automobile Association (AA) revealed that there was...

Namibian economic summit to attract $1 billion investments

The Namibian Department of Information and Communication said that the country is gearing up to host a two-day summit which is expected to attract...

South Africa’s rand lifted by faster Chinese growth

The rand firmed on Wednesday ahead of consumer inflation and retail sales data, lifted by rising global risk demand after China’s economy grew faster than expected. At...

Mining figures put pressure on rand

According to NKC Research, the rand weakened during Thursday's European trading session, dropping to $14 after dropping below that, earlier this week. While it might...

Zambia – China trade level reaches US$5bn

The amount of two-sided trade between Zambia and China has reached US$5bn for the first time in the 55 years of two countries’ economic...

South Africa needs R1trn to grow energy capacity

The Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe stated that South Africa needed to invest R1 trillion during the next 11 years to grow the energy...

Zambian Finance Minister held a meeting with Bank of America Merrill...

Finance Minister of Zambia Margaret Mwanakatwe held a successful meeting with the Bank of America's representative, Merrill Lynch, and other European and American investors...

Egyptian investors to come to Zambia

A business delegation from the Federation of Egyptian Industries will be hosted by the Egyptian Embassy in Lusaka from 17th to 20th March in...

Electricity tariffs to hike by 9.41% – Nersa

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa has declared it will increase electricity tariffs by 9.41% for the first year of 2019/20. The institution...

Zimbabwe diamonds to be mortgaged to Botswana

This week Zimbabwe is hosting Botswana for a Bi-National Commission that will result in signing the agreements by Presidents Mnangagwa and Mokgweetsi Masisi on...

SA startup Zelda conquered Dubai

South African startup Zelda has become one of thirty finalists in a Dubai contest. The competition recognizes the innovative use of technology with the potential...

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