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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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ZRA closing in on fuel smuggling scams

The Zambia Revenue Authority says is closing in on fuel smuggling scams that have already resulted in three trucks being impounded at the ZRA Makeni Enforcement Center. ZRA Corporate Communications Manager Topsy Sikalinda said the trucks were declared as transit...

President Lungu impressed with the progress report on the Kafue – Mazabuka road

President Edgar Lungu says he is impressed with the progress report on the Kafue - Mazabuka road earmarked for completion by October 2020. The President says there has been tremendous progress on the construction of the road which is...

Kariba Hydro Plant Resumes full capacity after drought

The Kariba Dam, the main hydropower plant for Zambia and Zimbabwe is operating at near-full capacity for the first time since it was revamped two years ago. The worst regional drought in four decades shuttered power generation at Kariba for...

The Agriculture Sector Needs to be Revolutionalised-Margaret Mwanakatwe

Lusaka Central Member of Parliament Margaret Mwanakatwe says the agriculture sector needs to be revolutionalised in a bid to cushion hunger in the amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Ms. Mwanakatwe who is also former Finance Minister says the pandemic has caused...

Appointment of Dr Samuel Muzele Maimbo as a Director in the World Bank Group elates the Government

The appointment of Dr Samuel Muzele Maimbo as a Director in the World Bank Group has elated the Zambian Government, Finance Minister Bwalya Ng'andu has said. Dr Maimbo, a Zambian national, assumed duties as Director in charge of International Development...

China will consider cancelling interests on Zambia’s debt, says Chinese Ambassador

Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Jie says China will consider cancelling interests on Zambia’s debt to that country that was supposed to mature by the end of 2020. Mr. Li says China will also extend the debt repayment period for...

Venture into business in order to secure a bright future, Former Finance Minister Tells Youths

Lusaka Central Member of Parliament Hon Margaret Mwanakatwe has encouraged youths in her constituency to venture into business in order to secure a bright future. Hon Mwanakatwe says a lot of people are entering into business because they have seen...

Ministry of Agriculture Commended for ensuring the importation of fertilizer is not disrupted

Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet for Administration Patrick Kangwa has commended the Ministry of Agriculture for ensuring the importation of fertilizer under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) is not disrupted by Covid-19 outbreak. Mr. Kangwa says disruption of fertilizer...

President Lungu directs NAPSA and Council to quickly complete Intercity Bus Terminus

President Edgar Lungu has directed the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) and Livingstone City Council to quickly complete the construction of the Livingstone intercity bus terminus. President Lungu is not happy that the project has delayed due to misunderstandings between...

Mopani denies Owing Kitwe City Council K58 million

Mopani Mines has accused Kitwe City Council of increasing rates by 600% outside the binding agreement. On Wednesday, Kitwe City Council bailiffs pounced on Mopani Copper Mines in an attempt to collect various properties after the mining company refused to...

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With all the corruption going on does Lungu except people to throw roses at his feet?

UPND has said they have received threats from PF asking them to apologize for the reception that was accorded...

Damiano Ready to Dialogue With FAZ

Banned football administrator Damiano Mutale has indicated that he is ready to dialogue with FAZ president Andrew Kamanga over FIFA’s threat to ban Zambia...

ZRA closing in on fuel smuggling scams

The Zambia Revenue Authority says is closing in on fuel smuggling scams that have already resulted in three trucks being impounded at the ZRA...

Government condemns the people who jeered at President Lungu in Monze

Government condemned the behavior of UPND cadres who jeered against President Edgar Lungu, on his visit to Monze to commission new housing units for...

Kamanga Defends Streamlining FAZ Exco Allowances Claims

FAZ President Andrew Kamanga has revealed that he became unpopular for restricting the abuse of sitting allowances. Kamanga said millions of Kwacha have been saved...
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