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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Economy

Guy Scott ready to discuss ZNFU’s concerns on maize floor price

Republican Vice President Guy Scott says there is still room for engagement between government and other stakeholders over concerns raised on the announced floor price for maize. Government has set the maize floor price at K70 per 50Kg bag, a...

Government launches technical audit of roads construction

GOVERNMENT has launched the first ever technical audit on various roads in an initiative aimed at enhancing transparency in the road sector. The project will cost K1.5 million. Scott Wilson Piesold Zambia Limited won the tender to carry out the...

EU-Zambia support intact-MOF

Ministry of Finance Public Relations Officer Chileshe Kandeta has disclosed that the European Union (EU)- Zambia relations are cordial and both parties are focused on achieving greater development. In a Statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka yesterday, Mr. Kandeta...

Boeing, Airbus line up for Zambia Airways

Giant airline manufacturers Airbus and Boeing have expressed interest in supplying aircrafts to the soon to be established Zambia Airlines. Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Deputy Minister Panji Kaunda confirmed that the two firms have made formal approaches to the...

PSP Zambia bemoans low coverage of social protection in Zambia.

The Platform for Social Protection has called for increased coverage of social protection programmes in Zambia especially for the majority poor. In a note, PSP Zambia Country Coordinator Mutale Wakunuma observed that majority of Zambians have been excluded from social...

Government and Mining firm must work together to improve country’s improve infrastructure-Saasa

GOVERNMENT and mining firms operating in the country need to coordinate and harmonise their efforts to improve infrastructure development for the needed production expansion, economist, Oliver Saasa has said. Professor Saasa said poor infrastructure was a major constraint on competitiveness...

Zambia Railways launch passenger train service to Nakonde

THE ZAMBIA Railway Limited (ZRL) yesterday launched the first ever passenger services train to operate between Kapiri Mposhi and Nakonde. Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga reaffirmed that the launch was in line...

Treasury releases K1.47 Billion for operations

The Treasury has released K1.47 Billion for operations, emoluments, debt service, and some developmental programmes. In line with Governments objective of maintaining Zambia’s sound credit worthiness, the Treasury has released K211 Million as interest payments on Government bonds and...

2014 maize floor price should have been K92.26 per 50Kg bag – Nguleka

The Zambia National Farmers' Union (ZNFU) has observed that the announced maize floor price of K70 per 50 Kg bag is what it thinks should have been what farmers should have received in the year in 2010 going by...

High food prices threat to development – Mwaanga

Choma town Mayor Professor Mwaanga says the rising prices on food remains a challenge that will likely have an impact on the country’s development. Mr. Mwaanga says Zambia's development path is threatened by rising cost of living coupled...
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