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Yaluma’s target: to regain copper producer top spot

Zambia is pulling all strings for the country to be Africa’s leading copper producer. Chris Yaluma, Mines and Minerals Minister said the country will soon regain the top spot and overthrow Democratic Republic of Congo. “We’re close, very close,” said Yaluma citing that policy reengineering is propelling the country’s copper …

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Botswana leads the pack on investment attraction

Investment Destination in Africa an independent research arm has named Botswana, as the most attractive destination. According to Investment Destination in Africa’s latest Investment Index Botswana scores highly based on a range of factors that include improved credit rating, current account ratio, import covers and eases of doing business The …

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EU fund efficient Mineral Production Monitoring

The European Union-funded Mineral Production Monitoring Support Project has been applauded for improving the country’s mineral production monitoring “You’d get contrasting sets of figures, sometimes varying by up to 40%, depending on whether you were asking, the Central Statistical Office, the Bank of Zambia or the Zambia Revenue Authority,” said …

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