Daily Mail
News network to drive Belt and Road
BOYD PHIRI, Beijing, China “A JOURNEY of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” This Chinese proverb sums up President Xi Jinping’s drive to realise the Belt and Road News Network (BRNN), which started as a proposal in 2017 to promote the aspirations of the Belt and Road In...
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Knocking on Bole airport’s toilets
Torn Apart: BOYD PHIRI IT IS always fun to fly, especially when the airport security clears you of all suspicion of being a bomber. Frisk searches at airports can remind you that flying is not the same as getting on a long-distance bus to Kashikishi at Inter-city bus terminus whe...
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Trade talks cause raise in copper price
TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka PROGRESS in the United States (US)-China trade talks yesterday saw copper, Zambia’s major foreign exchange earner, rising marginally to US$6,220 a tonne after tumbling the previous day. On Wednesday, copper prices slid to their lowest in a month as computer-...
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ZCF, China in agro boost
ESTHER MSETEKA, Lusaka ZAMBIA Cooperative Federation (ZCF) has partnered with a Chinese investor in setting up an integrated agricultural project in Luapula Province at a cost US$20 million. The project, to be situated in Samfya, will sit on 500 hectares and consist of a hatchery...
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‘Tell world Victoria Falls is in Zambia’
ESTHER MSETEKA, Lusaka GOVERNMENT has called on tour operators in China to help market the Victoria Falls by telling Chinese tourists destined for Africa that the heritage site is in Zambia. Minister of Tourism and Arts Charles Banda said the perception that the Victoria Falls is...
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Kwacha holds firm
TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka THE Kwacha and other major currencies held firmly against the greenback that weakened on the back of improved performance in China’s economy. In the first quarter, China’s economy grew steadily at 6.4 percent, defying expectations of a further slowdown, driv...
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Seize opportunities, invest in businesses
Analysis: BENEDICT TEMBO THE global message today is entrepreneurship and it is gratifying that President Edgar Lungu recently made an appeal for Zambians to seize the opportunity and invest in various businesses. There is a wider context to show that this is the time for Zambian...
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