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Economy

ZACCI proposes buy, sell local during lockdowns

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has advised government to consider supporting import substitution measures by giving markets the priority to buy and sell locally produced goods in the wake of lockdowns in neighbouring countries due to...

ZRA to Audit Media Houses’s Tax Records for the Last 4 years to Establish Tax Compliance

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) is expected to send tax audit teams to all media organizations to establish tax compliance. In an attempt to dispel assertions that it is targeting Prime television, following the circulation of a letter by Prime...

Solwezi millers urged to help curb mealie meal shortage

Solwezi District Commissioner Rosemary Kamalonga has challenged millers in the district to only supply mealie meal to Solwezi residents in order to curb the alleged artificial shortage of the commodity in the area. Ms. Kamalonga said supplying mealie...

President Lungu authorises Government to recruit 3,400 health workers to curb spread of COVID-19

President Edgar Lungu has authorized the recruitment of 3,400 health personnel in order to enhance measures aimed at curbing the further spread of the coronavirus in the country. Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya disclosed that the recruitment that commenced yesterday...

It’s very unfortunate that the CEC and ZESCO failed to reach a mutually acceptable power supply deal

Energy Expert Johnston Chikwanda says it is very unfortunate that the Copperbelt Energy Corporation and Zesco have failed to reach a mutually acceptable power supply deal. Mr Chikwanda says it was expected that it was not going to be a...

Covid-19 grounds Mahogany Air

Mahogany Air has announced it has suspended all flights from 30th March to 30th April 2020 in response to the Coronavirus control measures and to join the rest of the country in less contact and observance of staying home. Company...

Standard Chartered to commit $1 billion of financing for companies to help COVID-19

Standard Chartered has announced it will commit US$1 billion of financing for companies that provide goods and services to help the fight against Covid-19, and those planning the switch into making products that are in high demand to fight...

Zambia shuts down Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls (Mosi oa- Tunya) shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe has been closed to the public on the Zambian side as countries struggles to cope with the Covid-19 outbreak. Zambia's National Heritage Conservation Commission confirmed in a statement on...

Lusaka City Council to stop street vending in the Central Business District

The Lusaka City Council will with effect from today not allow street vending in the Central Business District in the quest to fight the spread of Coronavirus in the city. Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa says this includes Simon Mwewa Lane...

PF Response To COVID-19 on the Zambian Economy Meaningless – MMD Youth Chief

Opposition New Hope Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) National Youth Secretary Mr. Gregory Mofu has said that the economic measures announced by PF led Government are meaningless as they will not impact the Ordinary Zambian. The Minister of Finance Hon....

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2020 Labour Day gatherings cancelled

The government has announced the cancellation of gatherings for Labour Day events at national, provincial and district levels. Minister of...

Let’s support Lungu in fighting COVID-19-Lusambo

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has called on Zambians to continue rallying behind President Edgar Lungu as the country intensifies its battle against the...

WHO concerned about Africa as COVID-19 cases accelerate across the continent

With more than 6000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent. Infections are increasingly spreading not...

Barotse Royal Establishment appeals to people in Western Province to adhere to the preventive measures outlined against COVID-19

The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has appealed to the people in Western Province to be deliberate and adhere to the preventive measures outlined...

ZACCI proposes buy, sell local during lockdowns

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has advised government to consider supporting import substitution measures by giving markets the priority to buy...
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