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Wed, 17 Jul 2019 UPDATE 1-Nine companies weighing bids for Vedanta's Zambian assets - minister
LUSAKA, July 17 (Reuters) - Zambia expects nine companies to submit bids for Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) within weeks, mines minister Richard Musukwa said on Wednesday, even as a court case with Mumbai-listed Vedanta over its ownership was underway.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 Zambia expects bids for Konkola Copper Mines within weeks -minister
LUSAKA, July 17 (Reuters) - Zambia's Minister of Mines Richard Musukwa said on Wednesday nine companies would submit bids for Konkola Copper Mines - which is at the centre of an ownership dispute with Mumbai-listed Vedanta - within weeks.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 UPDATE 1-Zambia finance minister to outline position on sales tax soon
LUSAKA, July 17 (Reuters) - Zambia's new finance minister said on Wednesday he would soon give a clear position on replacing the country's value-added tax with a non-refundable sales tax.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 Zambia's finmin to outline position on new sales tax in coming weeks
JOHANNESBURG, July 17 (Reuters) - Zambia's newly installed finance minister Bwalya Ng'andu said on Wednesday he would in the next few weeks give a clear position on the replacement of the country's current value-added tax with a new, non-refundable sales tax.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 UPDATE 1-Zambian finance minister urges quick implementation of austerity
LUSAKA, July 16 (Reuters) - Zambia should step up its implementation of austerity measures to rein in soaring debt and stabilise the economy, newly appointed finance minister Bwalya Ng'andu said on Tuesday.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 Zambia finance minister urges quick implementation of austerity
LUSAKA, July 16 (Reuters) - Zambia should step up its implementation of austerity measures to rein in soaring debt and stabilise the economy, newly appointed finance minister Bwalya Ng'andu said on Tuesday.

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 UPDATE 3-Abruptly appointed Zambian finance minister to review sales tax plan
* No reason given for abrupt sacking of his predecessor (Recasts with details from swearing in, adds details, bullets)

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 Zambia dollar bonds soar after president swaps finance minister
LONDON, July 15 (Reuters) - Zambia's dollar-denominated government bonds jumped on Monday after the country's president sacked Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe and appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu to replace her.

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 Zambian president removes finance minister, appoints central bank deputy governor
LUSAKA, July 15 (Reuters) - Zambia's president has appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu as finance minister, taking over from Margaret Mwanakatwe who has been fired, a statement from the president's office said. President Edgar Lungu's spokesman Isaac Chipampe said in the statement on Sunday night that Ng'andu would be sworn in on Monday morning. Ng'andu has previously served as managing director of the Development Bank of Zambia, managing director of the National Savings and Cr

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 Soccer-Morocco coach Renard accepts responsibility for shock defeat
CAIRO, July 6 (Reuters) - Two-time Africa Cup of Nations winning coach Herve Renard accepted responsibility for Morocco's shock exit and hinted he might quit after one of the pre-tournament favourites were bundled out of the competition.