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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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Report urges Zambian government to increase funding to education

A new study on Education has called on the Zambian government to do more to ensure more resources are allocated to education in view of erratic donor funding to the sector. The study entitled "Zambia: Effective delivery of public services"...

Government opens up a Youth Development Fund account with Finance Bank

Government says it has opened up a Fund Collection Account with Finance Bank to simplify the loan repayment system for beneficiaries of the youth development fund (YDF ). And government, through the ministry of Youth and Sport has...

President Sata and First lady back in Livingstone for UNWTO closure

President Michael Sata has arrival in Livingstone ahead of the official closing of the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation General Assembly this evening in Zambia. The arrival of the President was characterised by pomp and splendour at the Harry...

Senior government official acknowledges the increase in child labour in Mpika

A senior government official in Mpika has acknowledged the increase in child labour in the district which he said needs immediate interventions by all stakeholders. Speaking on behalf of Mpika District Commissioner, Moses Katebe, during the official opening of a...

Zambeef sets to generate record export earnings

Zambeef Director, Carl Irwin, has disclosed that Zambeef products look set to generate record export earnings this year. In a statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka yesterday Mr Irwin said this has made Zambeef the single largest foreign...

ZACA fears for food insecurity after farmers sell maize out of the country

The Zambia Consumers Association (ZACA) says the illegal exportation of maize to neighbouring countries by farmers seeking to sell their produce at good prices will threaten the country’s food security. ZACA Executive Director, Muyunda Ililonga, says the trend needs to...

Delayed purchases by FRA makes farmers look elsewhere

Headman Sinda of Sinda village in Chieftainess Nyanje of the Nsenga speaking people of Sinda district in Eastern province says the delay by the Food Reserve (FRA) to start buying maize prompted farmers to sell their maize to briefcase...

Zambia recognises the current administration in Libya as the official government

ZAMBIA has recognised the current administration in Libya as the official government representing the people of the North African country, Tourism and Arts minister Sylvia Masebo has said. Ms Masebo said on Saturday evening during dinner hosted by...

Ericsson and Zamtel to demonstrate 4G mobile communications capability at UNWTO

Ericsson and Zamtel have agreed to demonstrate their capability to deliver state-of-the-art Fourth Generation (4G) mobile commnications technology in a live Zamtel mobile communications network. The demonstration which is the first ever in Zambia has been done at the...

FRA pays K80 million countrywide to farmers

The Food Reserve Agency has revealed that it has so far paid out K80 million countrywide to small scale farmers participating in the crop marketing exercise. In a statement released by FRA Public Relations Manager Daniel Msoka, the agency said...
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