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Economy

Locals Losing Out On Tourist Income Due To Mining Activities In Lochinvar National Park

Stakeholders in Monze District on Tuesday held a consultative meeting to discuss the impact of the economic development being undertaken in the Lochinvar National Park south of the district. The Lochinvar National Park is home to a rear breed of...

Prof Chirwa’s AUVIV company intends to manufacture electric powered vehicles

AUVIV Zambia Limited Chief Executive Officer Clive Chirwa says the company intends in the near future to manufacture electric-powered vehicles. And Prof Chirwa told says AUVIV Zambia has the capacity to design and manufacture electric vehicles locally. He told ZANIS in...

Zamtel CEO explains pricing changes

Zamtel Chief Executive Officer Sydney Mupeta has explained that the company has increased some of its prices due to changes in the economic fundamentals in the country. Some Zamtel customers have taken to social media to voice out their displeasure...

Lusaka province minister Bowman Lusambo orders the arrest of youths buying mealie meal

https://youtu.be/hgjGjkeHmJQ Facebook comment: Other countries: Oh, we have a shortage of our staple food. We should empower more farmers, we should open up more farming areas so that we have surplus once we harvest. Zambia: Oh, we have a shortage of our...

Zambia struggling to manage debt- Fitch Ratings

A significant overshooting of the fiscal deficit in 2019 highlights the Zambian government's difficulties in reining in debt accumulation, Fitch Ratings says. Already high debt levels will remain a key vulnerability, even if recently announced measures are effective in slowing...

President Lungu gives directive to stop the eviction of settlers in Mpima Forest Reserve

The government has said that some settlers in Mpima in Kabwe rural in Central Province who encroached on the national forest will not be evicted following a Presidential directive to allow them to stay. Lands and Natural Resources Minister Jean...

Any tax owed should be paid directly to ZRA and not individual-Kingsley Chand

The Zambia Revenue Authority Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda says no member of the public should pay money to anyone in the name of the Commissioner General, or any senior government official. Mr. Chanda has said this after receiving several complaints...

U.S. Railnet’s rail line will link Copperbelt, Harare and Beira with high speed trains

U.S.-based Railnet International plans to invest an estimated $11 billion in a modern railway line and high speed trains linking Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, its chief executive said on Sunday. Railnet CEO Donald Kress said in an interview his railway...

Zambia to exclude the Insurance sector in the African Continental Free Trade Area deal

Zambia has submitted her initial offer in the framework of the on-going services negotiation of the African Continental Free Trade Area-AfCFTA. Zambia’s offer to the AfCFTA includes liberalisation of commitments in business, Communication, transport, finance, tourism and travel related services. During...

Government thinking of bringing in another Railway Operator

Zambia says it is in the process of revising rules and regulations governing operations of the railway sector in the country to provide for multi-player participation. Transport and Communications Permanent Secretary Misheck Lungu says the revised Act will provide for...

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HH wants Correctional facilities and Police Cells decongested in the wake of COVID-19

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema has written to the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Chief Justice, the Director of Public...

Effects of COVID-19 Disease on the Zambian Mining Industry

By Webby Banda CTPD-Senior Researcher (Extractives) The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has observed that Mineral commodity prices have plummeted in recent days...

The People of Serenje have rejected Bill 10 – MMD Official Tells Off Nakachinda

Opposition New Hope Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Serenje district have said that the people in the district have rejected the Bill 10. The...

Only adds one more case to its COVID-19 numbers, only one patient is severely ill

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has announced that Zambia has only recorded one COVID-19 case in the last 24:hrs bringing the total number of...

Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say that his appeal is still being considered

Football Icon Kalusha Bwalya’s Lawyers say the appeal to FIFA’s Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has NOT yet been heard and determined. Bwalya’s Lawyers...
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