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Zambia: Post Newspaper’s behaviour disappointing, I’ll not take legal action-Chikwanda

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Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has expressed extreme disappointment and described the act to secretly record him during a private conversation as exceedingly immoral. Read More

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Zambia/Zimbabwe: Chikwanda appeals to Britain to relax economic sanctions against neighbouring Zimbabwe

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FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has appealed to Britain to relax economic sanctions against neighbouring Zimbabwe as the continued action was also negatively affecting Zambia’s growth ambitions. Read more: http://www.lusakatimes.com/2014/07/11/chikwanda-appeals-britain-relax-economic-sanctions-neighbouring-zimbabwe/

Zambia: First Quantum Diversifies Away From Zambia in ‘Surprise’ Buyout

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FM)’s deal to buy Lumina Copper Corp. including the Taca Taca deposit in Argentina will curb reliance on Zambia, Barclays Capital said, after the African nation threatened to double taxes on mining. Read more:lusakavoice.com/2014/06/18/first-quantum-diversifies-away-zambia-surprise-buyout-bloomberg/

Zambia: Government signs a $29.8 million loan agreement with World Bank

Alexander ChikwandaStory from the Lusaka Times Website

Government has signed a KR150 million (US$29.8 million) loan agreement with the World Bank to enable small scale farmers improve agriculture productivity and boost food security. Click here for the Full Story

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