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Economy

With Fuel reduction, consider reducing prices of goods and services , businesses told

Chingola Member of Parliament(MP), Chipoka Mulenga has called on the business community in the district to be considerate and reduce the prices on certain commodities. Mr. Mulenga who is also Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry says business houses...

The Ministry of Finance allocates K 91 Million to the Copperbelt-Kasongo

The Ministry of Finance has allocated K 91 million in the 2022 budget to the Copperbelt for implementation of programmes. Addressing the Provincial Development Coordinating Committee (PDDC) meeting held in Ndola today, Permanent Secretary, Augustine Kasongo explained that this represents...

There will be no increments in electricity tariffs till study completes, Energy Minister

The Ministry of Energy has assured that there will be no increments in electricity tariffs and connection fees until the electricity cost of service study which is currently undergoing peer review is ready in two months' time. Minister responsible Peter...

Removal of some legumes from the Farmer Input Support Program is a disaster-Small Scala Farmers

The National Union For Small Scale Farmers In Zambia (NUSFAZ) has described the decision by the government to remove some legumes from the Farmer Input Support Program (FISP) as a disaster. NUSFAZ Executive Director Ebony Loloji says small scale farmers...

Production of Maize Expected to Decrease by 25% this Year- Agriculture Minister

The crop forecasting survey results for the 2021/2022 agricultural season and the food security status for the 2022/2023 marketing season show that the production of maize is expected to decrease by 25.24 per cent from 3,620,244 metric tons to...

Government to rise salaries for nurses, Midwives with upgraded papers

Southern Province Minister Cornelius Mweetwa says government is determined to reward health workers with emoluments that match their qualifications. Mr Mweetwa said government is aware of health workers that have remained in the same salary scale despite upgrading...

ZESCO calls on citizens to comment on proposal to increase connection fees by more than 200%

ZESCO Corporate Affairs Manager Dr John Kunda has encouraged citizens to make submissions to the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) on ZESCO’s proposal to increase electricity connection fees by more than 200%. Dr. Kunda says what ZESCO is proposing is a...

Get Ready for Chicken Export, Poultry Owners Urged

Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises Development, Elias Mubanga has called on Zambians in the poultry business to get ready for the export of chickens to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mr Mubanga has disclosed that the renowned multi-million dollar...

Africa urged to attract more investments

Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment Holdings( ZCCM- IH) has advised governments in the African region to work towards attracting more investment to their country's natural resources in order to enhance infrastructure development. ZCCM -IH Chief Executive Officer, Dolika Banda...

JCTR commences facilitating the drafting of proposals for the 2023 National Budget

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has commenced facilitating the drafting of proposals for the 2023 National Budget which is expected to be presented in the last quarter of 2022. The Ministry of Finance and National Planning is yet...
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Chanda Kabwe appears before ACC for questioning

  Former Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) National Coordinator Chanda Kabwe has appeared for questioning at the Anti Corruption...