Zambia: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 1:09 pm
President Michael Sata has opposed a new tax proposal by the African Union (AU) which seeks member States to contribute more from tourism earnings in form of ticket and hotel charges.
Makula Dunbar, 12:48 pm
Official data in Brazil show that its trade with Africa has increased fivefold in the past decade. The debt announcement was made during the third visit in three months to Africa by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, who attended the summit in Ethiopia to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the African Union.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Dana Sanchez, 3:48 pm
China came to Africa through an invitation and African governments engage with China out of choice, not force, a Harvard professor says.
Makula Dunbar, 1:48 pm
A certified construction auditor says the construction industry is headed for a crisis unless drastic measures are taken to weed out corruption and mismanagement from the sector.
Makula Dunbar, 3:29 pm
Africa’s consumer-facing industries have the potential to deliver good investment returns, according to Robert Scharar, Commonwealth Funds manager and president of financial planning and investment firm, FCA Corp.
Makula Dunbar, 4:13 pm
Sub-Sahara’s TotallyConcrete Expo to analyze economic growth as it impacts the construction sector. Already in Tanzania, cement demand has increased 10 percent since last year.
Dana Sanchez, 8:31 pm
Kofi Annan, former United Nations secretary general and chairman of the Africa Progress Panel, said Africa’s wealth can lift millions out of poverty but it will require proper governance and transparency.
Dana Sanchez, 5:09 pm
Jobs are king in Africa, just like the rest of the world. Getting a job and a good education ranked first and second ahead of food as priorities in a survey of young people in Africa. The topic came up at the Africa Economic Summit in Cape Town.
Makula Dunbar, 4:09 pm
Though many sub-Saharan countries rely heavily on natural resources, governance in certain areas is lacking. Revenue Watch’s Resource Governance Index reveals that currently, the best policies go unenforced
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