Economy

The Impact Assessment Association of Zambia (IAAZ) has called for focused leadership in environmental assessments in the country. IAAZ president Gillan Simfukwe said the current natural resources were unsustainable and posed a severe threat to…

President Edgar Lungu says there is need to promote the idea of Greenfield to prospective investors as it has the potential to enhance investment and create employment in the country. Greenfield investment is a form…

Government is disappointed with a foreign contractor for abandoning works after being awarded a contract to build a boarding school. Permanent Secretary in-charge of Special duties at Cabinet Office Bert Mushala says government is dismayed…

The March inflation rate in Zambia has decreased from 7.4 percent in February 2015 to 7.2 percent in March 2015. Central Statistical Office (CSO) Director of Census and Statistics, John Kalumbi has attributed the drop…

PTA crude oil debt reminder puzzles activist

A Political activist has expressed disappointment over  the statement made by PTA  Bank in which it reminded the Zambian government about the outstanding crude oil debts of US$257 million. Tobias Kafumukache, a member of the ruling…

DIRECTIVE BY PRESIDENT LUNGU REGARDING THE NEW MINING TAXES We note the directive by President Edgar Lungu to the Minister of Finance and Minister of Mines regarding the regulations passed in the 2015 budget increasing…

Director of the Musuem Rigoberto Fianto shows around in side the Nation's square where they buriaed late President Agostinho Neto to President Edgar Lungu and first lady Ester Lungu during the tour of the Nation's square in Angola yesterday. Picture by ROYD SIBAJENE/ZANIS

President Edgar Lungu last evening left the country for China for an official working visit. President Lungu, who is accompanied by First Lady Esther Lungu and his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos…

The University of Zambia (UNZA) says it is working on a K20 million project to build a multipurpose teaching and learning centre. UNZA Vice Chancellor Stephen Simukanga told ZANIS in an interview in Lusaka today…