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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Economy

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...

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...
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Government owes face masks Suppliers, they will be paid by end of August-DMMU

The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit-DMMU has assured suppliers of face masks that it will pay everyone before the...
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Government concerned with Non-adherence to Preventive COVID-19 Measures by the General Public

The government has expressed concern at the non-adherence to measures aimed at preventing the spread and contraction of covid-19 among members of the general...

K950 million paid to institutions to clear outstanding bills to suppliers of goods and services during the COVID-19 pandemic

Finance Minister Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu has disclosed that K950 million has been paid to institutions to clear outstanding bills to suppliers of goods and...

State House Refutes Allegation Accusing President Lungu of Providing Financial support to Rwandan Rebels

State House has issued a statement describing as false allegations that have emerged in international media that President Edgar Lungu provided financial resources to...

Wada Is Lusaka Dynamos Coach

Wedson Nyirenda has returned to the bench following his appointment as coach of Lusaka Dynamos today. The ex-Chipolopolo coach is back on the job after...