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Economy

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...

Kansanshi Mine Appoints Anthony Mukutuma as First Zambia to to Head the Mine

Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi North Western Province has for the first time appointed a Zambian as the Mine’s General Manager. Anthony Mukutuma takes over as the Kansanshi Mine General Manager from David De Vries. And Government has hailed First Quantum Minerals...

EAZ officially launches Zambia Citizen Entrepreneurs Development Programme

The Economic Association of Zambia (EAZ) has officially launched a programme called ‘Zambia Citizen Entrepreneurs Development Programme' aimed at enhancing wealth creation through the promotion of entrepreneurship. EAZ president Dr. Lubinda Haabazoka told journalists in Lusaka on Wednesday that the...

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Condemnation of UPND Cadres continues to pour in

Some senior citizens in Kafue district, that include the physically challenged have condemned in strongest terms the strange behavior...

Lusaka PF Youth Chair Calls for Peace, We will follow President’s Directive to be peaceful

Patriotic Front PF Lusaka District Youth Chairperson Clifford Bwalya has urged youths in the country to maintain the peace that the country enjoys. Mr. Bwalya...

Economics Association of Zambia Says Zambia’s Economy has performed better than anticipated

Zambia’s Economic performance in the first half of the year has been rated positively. The Economics Association of Zambia(EAZ) says the country’s economy has performed...

Citizens urged to maintain Zambia’s unity and not allow politicians to divide them

A clergyman has urged citizens to maintain the country’s unity and not allow politicians to divide them. Bible Gospel Church in Africa Presiding Bishop Peter...

Damiano Consulting Over FIFA Threat

Damiano Mutale is consulting with his legal representatives over FIFA's threat to ban FAZ due to third party interference in the running of football...
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