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Government urges farmers to graduate from Fertiliser Support Programme

Government has advised to small scale farmers who have for a long time been dependant on Fertiliser Support Input Programme to graduate so that new people could come on board. Mumbwa District Commissioner Sunday Shamabanse says time has...

MPs Salary Increament demands outrageous and tantamount to highway robbery-FDD

The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has charged that demands by Members of Parliament to have their salaries increased are outrageous and tantamount to highway robbery. FDD spokesperson Antonio Mwanza says MPs should take time to understand their role...

British MPs hear evidence for de-listing Vedanta Resources from the London Stock Exchange

PRESS RELEASE 16th July 2014. ********* Under embargo until 20.30 hours 21st July 2014 ******** MPs HEAR EVIDENCE FOR DE-LISTING DODGY UK MINER VEDANTA RESOURCES & OTHERS Speakers tell MPs how high risk mining companies like Vedanta Resources are bringing shame on...

Tanzania confirms TAZARA split, Zambia not aware

GOVERNMENT has refuted reports that the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) - the joint venture between Tanzania and Zambia - will end on August 1 this year to allow the two countries operate separate railway firms. Minister of Transport, Works, Supply...

Government gets a $50 million World Bank loan for the water resource development

The World Bank has given government $50 million for the water resource development project in the country. The project which aims to provide support to water resources infrastructure in rural communities will see the rehabilitation of 22 dams...

Airtel boasts of being top tax payer

Airtel Zambia Managing Director, Charity Chanda Lumpa, says the communication service provider has contributed K2.3 billion in taxes in the last three years. Ms Lumpa disclosed at a media briefing breakfast in Lusaka that Airtel is the...

Continued increase in the cost of living is a major source of concern-JCTR

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection says the continued increase in the cost of living is a major source of concern among households in the country. In press statement released to the media by the social and economic department of...

Bank of Zambia Governor’s update on recent development in the Financial sector

GOVERNOR’S STATEMENT ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR The Bank of Zambia wishes to update the general public on recent developments in the financial sector, following the measures we announced at the end of May to address the instability...

Citi Bank injects money for entrepreneurship and work readiness for youth

Citibank Zambia Limited has injected a total of K179, 000 in the provision of entrepreneurship and work readiness training for school going young people in 22 secondary schools in Zambia. Junior Achievement (JA) will implement the Junior Achievement Company Program...

Shamenda calls for dialogue over wage freeze

Labour and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda has appealed to the Zambia Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) to engage in serious dialogue with government on the wage freeze imposed on the public service. Speaking when he officiated at a one...
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