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Zambia Proposes Removing Customs Duty on Battery-Electric Vehicles & Charging Systems

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Here is some good news from Zambia. Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane, Zambia’s Minister of Finance and National Planning, announced that, “… to continue promoting the usage of clean energy as well as supporting the green economy and climate change mitigation, I propose the following measures: a) Remove customs duty on […]

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SpaceX Starlink team meets with Zambia officials for satellite internet services

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SpaceX is talking with Zambia officials, offering Starlink’s internet services to the country. Recently, Jito Kayumba—the Special Assistant to the Republic of Zambia—tweeted about SpaceX and the country’s officials meeting about Starlink services. Looking forward to providing Starlink service to the people of Zambia!

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Zambia Has A New President Who Could Help Accelerate The World’s Transition To Sustainable Energy

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Having followed the development in Zambia since I attended elementary school in the country from 1981 to 1982, there is finally some good news that resonates with me in the context of the global EV revolution and the world’s transition to sustainable energy generation and consumption.

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Report: Japan and UK to invest jointly in critical minerals in Africa

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The UK agreed with Zambia (known for its production of copper and nickel) in August to aim for a total of £3 billion pounds ($3.77 Under the framework, Japan and the UK would search for mining sites and set up refining facilities in such mineral-rich areas as Africa to diversify their supply sources, according to the report.

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Coal India, NMDC exploring lithium mines overseas – ET Auto

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India will additionally take a delegation to Zambia in June, with executives from the Tata Group and Vedanta, he said. India will additionally take a delegation to Zambia in June, with executives from the Tata Group and Vedanta , he said. Kantha Rao said on Wednesday. A separate delegation will head to Congo, Rao said.

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Electric cars need cobalt and copper, and Zambia’s president-elect wants to supply it

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Hichilema’s plan is to ramp up mining in particular to jump-start Zambia’s economy – and provide the rapidly growing electric vehicle battery industry with crucial cobalt and copper. more… The post Electric cars need cobalt and copper, and Zambia’s president-elect wants to supply it appeared first on Electrek.

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SpaceX Starlink available in Haiti

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Zambia might be the next country to get Starlink internet. In September 2022, Zambia’s President talked with SpaceX officials about Starlink internet service. According to the Special Assistant to the Republic of Zambia–Jito Kayumba–Starlink services would escalate the country’s position in a digital economy.

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