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Zambia mulls talks with mining firms on controversial 5-percent mineral import tax

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it was willing to negotiate with mining firms on the five percent duty on imported copper concentrates...
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Zambia mulls marketing dormant coffee plantation to Chinese investors

The Zambian government was considering marketing of the dormant coffee plantation to foreign investors that includes Chinese to help revive the coffee growing in...

Zambia mulls introducing mobile phone-controlled water pumps for irrigation

Zambia said on Tuesday that it was in talks with a leading Indian solar-powered water pump manufacturer on introducing water pumps that can be...

Zambia mulls introduction of digitalized water pumps for irrigation

The Zambian government said on Tuesday that it was in talks with India's leading solar-powered water pump manufacturer, Shakti Pumps, for a partnership in...

Zambia mulls swapping Chinese debt repayment from U.S. dollar to yuan

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it will begin engaging the Chinese government on the possibility of swapping the repayment of the southern...

Zambia mulls reviewing school calendar

The Zambian government said on Friday that it was in the process of carrying out consultations with stakeholders with a view of reviewing the...
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Zambia mulls revising law on ex-leaders’ benefits, says VP

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina on Friday said the government will issue a statutory instrument that will spell out new benefits for former presidents. ...

Zambia mulls more investment in irrigation

The Zambian government said on Tuesday that it intends to invest more in harvesting rain-water and building more dams to cut dependence on rain-fed...
A man shouts slogans during a strike by staff members from public universities in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, on Jan. 19, 2017. Learning in Kenyan public universities was on Thursday paralyzed as faculty members and subordinate workers went on strike citing the government's failure to honor a pay increase deal signed in 2013. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Zambia mulls performance management system to deter lazy public workers

The Zambian government said Tuesday that it plans to introduce a performance management system to curb delays of projects due to inefficiency by public...

Zambia mulls subsidizing electricity for production sector

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday said his government will find a way of subsidizing electricity on production but not on consumption. ...

Zambia mulls introducing law to regulate political parties

Opposition political parties in Zambia on Wednesday opposed plans by the government to introduce a law to regulate their operations. Deputy Minister of Justice...

Zambia mulls signing power connection deals with neighboring countries

A senior government official said Zambia will soon sign power connection agreements with Malawi and Mozambique to facilitate export and import of electricity among...