Economy

The Energy Regulation Board has reduced fuel pump prices by K 0.25 for petrol, 0.28 for diesel and 0.27 for Kerosene with effect from Friday midnight. Wholesale petroleum prices have also been reduced by 3.66…

THE Governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe are set to launch the Kavango Trans-Frontier Conservation Area (KAZA) uniform visa (UNIVISA) this week on Friday, director of tourism at the Ministry of Tourism and Arts Albert Muchanga…

The National Council for Construction (NCC) has commenced legal action against companies that forged NCC registration certificates. In a statement released to ZANIS yesterday, NCC Public Relations Officer Chama Mwansa said her organization has since…

More than 3000 farmers in Kasempa district have not yet been paid money for the maize they sold to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) during this year’s marketing season. A total K18, 189,920 is needed…

The Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI) has claimed that public spending on the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) and the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) has had little effect on poverty reduction and raising productivity…

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…