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Government Warns illegal Miners invading Mopani Copper Mines as One Person is Shot Dead

The government has warned of stern action against illegal miners invading Mopani Copper Mines in Mufulira, where one person was on Friday shot dead as police struggled to push back the scavengers. Mines Minister Richard Musukwa said that the illegality...

Government committed to review minimum wage-Labour Minister

The government has reiterated its commitment to the Decent work agenda through the continued review of labour issues and the provision of sector-based minimum wage in line with the Patriotic Front (PF) party manifesto. And Minister of Labour and...

Zambia is projected to have a bumper maize harvest this year, says Minister of Agriculture

Minister of Agriculture Michael Katambo has expressed optimism that the country is poised for a bumper harvest this year. Mr. Katambo says despite flush floods recorded in most farming areas, he is confident that the country will record a favorable...

Government will continue to prioritise people’s resilience to climate change in 8NDP – Hon. Chiteme

The Minister of National Development Planning Hon. Alexander Chiteme, MP, says the Government will ensure that the Eighth National Development Plan (8NDP) focuses on developmental aspects that will priotise building people’s resilience to climate change through adaptation and mitigation...

Bank of Zambia purchases 282.79 Kilogrammes of gold since last December

The Bank of Zambia has purchased 282.79 Kilogrammes of gold since December, 2020 at a cost of K345.6 million from Kansanshi Copper Mining ( KCM ) Plc . 195.95 kilogrammes were purchased the mineral from KCM at a cost...

Mukwita urges youth to take up entrepreneurship

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany, Anthony Mukwita has challenged Zambian young people studying in Germany to plan to go into entrepreneurship after their graduation and become business owners. Ambassador Mukwita encouraged the students studying in Germany to apply for...

Government transforms cassava into an industrial crop

The government has transformed cassava into an industrial crop following the launch of the Sunbird Bioenergy Zambia cassava project in Kawambwa District of Luapula Province. And Sunbird Bioenergy Zambia Head of Agriculture Mark Muchinga disclosed that...

Government records a positive growth on revenue collected from January to March 2021

Government has recorded a positive growth on revenue collected from January to March 2021, Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba has announced. Mr Yamba said during the period under review, the treasury collected revenue amounting to K18.5billion representing 13...

NAPSA partners Radisson Hotel to open first resort in Zambia

Radisson Hotel Group will partner with NAPSA to open its first resort and third hotel in Zambia. Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya, Livingstone, Zambia is set to open in 2022. The hotel is nestled on the banks of the Zambezi, in...

Zeepay Ghana acquires Mangwee Mobile Money in Zambia

Zeepay, one of the leading African Challenger Fintech with operations in over 10 African countries has acquired a 51 per cent stake in Mangwee Mobile Money Zambia. In a private placement, Zeepay and Mangwee agreed to a sale of 51...

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Toll Fees on the Zambian side of the newly-commissioned Kazungula Bridge are exorbitant

By Gilbert Liswaniso The exorbitant toll fees being experienced on the Zambian side of the newly-commissioned Kazungula Bridge are due...