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Friday, April 2, 2021

Economy

Government pays over 245,000 towards accommodation for flood victims in Lusaka

Government through the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has started paying rentals amounting to K245, 790 for 91 families who were affected by floods in Lusaka Province. In a statement issued to ZANIS by DMMU Senior Communications Officer...

Minister of Mines Concerned about the in-house fighting over Minerals Among Chiefs

Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Honourable Richard Musukwa has said he is concerned with the in-house fighting over minerals among chiefdoms and has since called on traditional leaders to work together. Mr Musukwa says Government is concerned about...

Kapata calls for restoration of depleted forests

Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Jean Kapata has noted that depleted natural resources can be restored with concerted efforts. Ms Kapata has since called for the promotion of natural regeneration and enrichment tree planting as a means...

Zambia Launches an Integrated Resource Plan for the Development of the Electricity Sector

Government has launched a K40 million Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for the development of the electricity sector in the country. Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa said the IRP will help government assess the available energy resources and opportunities in order...

K9.8 million Lusanganzi Council budget estimates approved

The Ministry of Local Government has approved the 2021 estimates of income and expenditure for Lusangazi Town Council amounting to K9.8 million. And the Local Authority has committed itself to meet the 2021 Budget amounting to K9, 881,940 through its...

Katete fruit processing plant set to commence operations in May

The K160 million Katete Tropical Fruit processing plant is set to start operations in May this year. Katete District Commissioner (DC), Joseph Makukula has disclosed today that the fruit plant, expected to create 200 jobs, will be commissioned in the...

Expedite implementation of donor funded projects, technocrats prodded

Government has called for speedy implementation of donor-funded projects and programmes in the country in order not to affect the disbursement of funds from cooperating partners. Ministry of National Development Planning Permanent Secretary in charge of Development Cooperation Trevor Kaunda...

Zambezi youths empowered

Government has disbursed over K234,000 youth empowerment funds to 26 cooperatives in Zambezi district through Ministry of Youth, Sport and Child Development multi-sectoral approach. Speaking when handing over the cheques today, Zambezi District Commissioner, Charton Samahanda said the PF...

Chinese quarry mine shut in Chilanga

The Chilanga District Task Force (DTF) has shut down the operations of Tianyu Mining Zambia Limited for failing to comply with set regulations by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) on air pollution. DTF Chairperson Richard...

CEEC hailed for investing in poverty alleviations projects – Chilangwa

Luapula Province Minister Chilangwa has hailed the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) for investing in projects that are lifting people out of poverty in Luapula Province. Mr. Chilangwa says Luapula Province has been a key beneficiary of various CEEC financing...

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ZCCM-IH shareholders endorse 90% acquisition in Mopani

Shareholders in ZCCM-IH have overwhelmingly supported its acquisition of a 90% stake in Mopani Copper Mines (MCM). Glencore agreed the...