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FRA urged to shift maize to main storage depots in, Maize

Mazabuka District Commissioner, Misheck Chiinda, has advised the Food reserve agency, FRA, to quickly consider moving maize from rural depots to main storage depots at the boma. Mr. Chiinda advised the agency to hire IFA trucks to commence the haulage...

Zambia interested in investment not aid – Levy

President Levy Mwanawasa said today that Zambia was at this stage more interested in investiment in various sectors of the economy as a way of improving people's livelihood. Speaking in an interview with ZANIS to mark the end of his...

Levy Throws Gauntlet to Zambians Abroad

PRESIDENT Levy Mwanawasa has challenged Zambians living abroad to be active participants in Zambia's economic development by remitting more funds for entrepreneurial ventures and sourcing strategic partners to lift the country out of its doldrums. Speaking to a group of...

ECZ rejects housing estate development project in Musi-oa-Tunya national park

The Environmental Council of Zambia, ECZ, has rejected an application by Livingstone Developments Limited for the development of a mini housing estate within the Musi-oa-Tunya National Park. The ECZ rejected the Environmental Impact Assessment, EIA, submitted by the developers on grounds...

State approves construction of basic, boarding school in Mpongwe

Government has approved the construction of another basic and a boarding school in Mpongwe to alleviate the shortage of dormitories at  seconday schools. Mpongwe member of parliament, Gabriel Namulambe disclosed this in Mpongwe during the weekend. Mr Namulambe also said some...

Sikaneta calls a well organized procurement system

 Government says a well organized procurement system can help in making significant savings  for the State in the face of corruption and shrinking budgets. Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Susan Sikaneta says an effective and efficient procurement system also contributes to good...

IMF backs Zambia on raising mineral royalty

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Zambia's plans to raise mineral royalty to 3.0 percent from 0.6 percent and urged the government to limit its external commercial borrowing, a senior Fund official said. The IMF, which concluded its fifth...

Education System Needs Revisiting

The Zambian education and research system needs to be revisited to make it responsive to the current national needs, National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research executive director, Mwananyanda Mbikusita Lewanika has said. And Education Minister, Geoffrey Lungwangwa has...

Govt urges stakeholders to step up economic diversification efforts

Minister of Gender and Women Development Patricia Mulasikwanda says authorities on the Copperbelt Province should step up efforts to revisit the regional diversification programme. Mrs. Mulasikwanda said stakeholders should identify other economic activities that would help sustain improved economic status of...

Vision 2030 sensitsation takes off in Sinazongwe

The Ministry of Finance and National planning has started disseminating the vision 2030  and enlightening government heads of departments, civil society, and the traditional leaders in Southern Province. Presenting the books at a two days workshop in Sinazongwe, team leader...
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Miles Sampa suspended from Patriotic Front

The opposition Patriotic Front-PF has with immediate effect suspended its Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa from the party’s...
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