Economy

Government has released K128 million towards preparations for the upcoming 2015 presidential by-election. ZANIS reports that Acting Secretary to the Treasury Pamela Ababa disclosed this in statement signed by Ministry of Finance Public Relations Officer…

Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication Yamfwa Mukanga says upgrading of the Pedicle road to bituminous standard will be completed by October 31, 2015. Mr Mukanga told Parliament today that the construction works are…

THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has called on the Patriotic Front (PF) and other political parties to allow acting President Guy Scott lead the country during the transition period. ZCTU secretary-general Roy Mwaba…

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) says the price of Oman and Murban Crude on the international market has reduced to US$86.91 and US$87.95 from US$108.16 and US$110.61 per barrel respectively. ERB executive director Langiwe Lungu…

Small scale farmers who sold their maize to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) in Mwinilunga district have threatened to get back their commodity if government delays further to paying them. Speaking on behalf of a…

State railway firm Zambia Railways has disclosed that the two luxury trains it recently acquired from South Africa will be named the Golden Jubilee Michael Chilufya Sata Express Trains. Zambia Railways Chief Executive Officer Muyenga…

The British government has disbursed £6.5 Million which is equivalent to K65.6 million budget support to Zambia. The support will be channelled through Britain’s Department for International Development (DFID). In a confirmation letter to the…

PRESIDENT Sata’s vision was to have a national airline established by October 24 this year to coincide with the Golden Jubilee celebrations, Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Yamfwa Mukanga has said. In an…