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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Economy

ZESCO Considers ZACCI’s Request To Exempt Businesses From Load Shedding

ZESCO Limited states putting into consideration the request by the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) for industries to be exempted from the ongoing load shedding. ZESCO Limited Director for Generation Eng. Wesley Lwiindi noted that the industries will...

There’s no shortage of potatoes on the market – ZNFU

The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) have dispelled ascension that there is a shortage of potatoes on the market. Zambia National Farmers Union Spokesperson Kelvin Kaleyi noted that the country still has enough locally produced potatoes on the market. “We...

Lihefu dismayed with state of Zambezi District Hospital

Northwestern Province Minister Robert Lihefu has expressed displeasure at the state of the infrastructure at Zambezi District Hospital. Mr Lihefu said government is committed to ensuring that a new modern district hospital is constructed to improve health service delivery to the...

Clergy hails declaration of Zambia as Christian Nation

Residents in Chembe District have praised government for upholding the declaration of Zambia as a Christian nation for the past 31 years since its pronouncement by the late Second President Fredrick Chiluba on 29th December 1991. And Chembe District Pastors’ Fellowship...

Government Takes Measures to Mitigate Seasonal Low Water Levels at Kariba Dam with Rehabilitation Project

The Kariba Dam, a crucial source of hydroelectric power for the country, was facing a dire situation. Water levels at the North Bank had fallen to the lowest levels in history due to the negative effects of climate change....

Scrapping off of 25% on excise duty may foster stability in fuel supplies – Kelvin Chisanga

A Social Economist Kelvin Chisanga cites the scrapping off 25% excise duty to make it free rate on fuel as a necessary measure, and the Government’s suspension of excise duty on key commodity such as petroleum, is a good...

Lusambo‘s unlawful wounding case set for February 20, 23 next year for conclusion, judgement

The Luanshya Magistrate Court has set 20th to 23rd February 2023 as the dates for concluding and passing judgement in the case in which former Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo who is facing  two counts of unlawful wounding and assault...

Government Recognizes the Importance of Entrepreneurship in Driving Economic Growth and Prosperity in Zambia

The government of Zambia has long recognized the vital role that entrepreneurship plays in driving economic growth and wealth creation within the country. In a speech given at the opening of the 15th Annual Global Entrepreneurship 2022 conference, the...

Zambia’s Ministry of Finance Calls for Inclusion of Natural Resources in Development Planning

The Ministry of Finance in Zambia has made a significant call for the inclusion of natural resources and ecosystems in development planning. This is due to the fact that a significant portion of the country's wealth, approximately 40%, is...

President Hichilema receives a salute from soldiers

Zambia Army Deputy Commander Major General, Geoffrey Zyeele has implored his troops to remain steady fast in ensuring that there is no breach of peace and security in the country. General Zyeele, says this is because the military is the most strategic instrument...
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I take full responsibility for current load shedding – ZESCO Board Chairman

ZESCO Board Chairperson Vickson Ncube has taken the blame for the loadshedding that the country is currently faced with. Mr...
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