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Friday, July 3, 2020

Economy

Price of mealie-meal hiked

THE retail price of mealie-meal has been increased by about K5 after millers hiked the cost of the staple food by K2 on account of the removal of fuel and maize subsidies. Prices for a 25 kilogram bag have gone...

Lands Minister warns councils to stop the indiscriminate allocation of land

Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Wilbur Simusa has warned local councils in the country to stop the indiscriminate allocation of land. Mr. Simusa said the Patriotic Front (PF) government wants to ensure that land in the country is...

Now Ghana bans Zambeef products

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) of Ghana has warned prospective importers of Zambeef Products produced in Zambia to immediately halt any processes to get the beef into Ghana. According to the FDA, the product has been found to contain...

Lusaka Protea Hotel to double size

The 100 room Lusaka Protea Hotel is constructing a new wing that will see it grow to 237 rooms. The expansion is to service the growing demand for business travel as the Zambian economy continues to grow. The hotel is located...

Government working on law on student loans

Government is finalizing a statutory instrument that will bring about the Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Authority to replace the existing Bursaries Commitee. Once operational, the Authority will extend loan facilities beyond the current two public universities, UNZA and CBU...

Tedious public procurement processes delaying the pace of national development-Minister

Home Affairs Deputy Minister Nickson Chilangwa says long and tedious public procurement processes are delaying the pace of national development. Mr. Chilangwa said the PF government is failing to execute some of its urgent plans because Zambia’s public procurement processes...

Sata directs ministry to resolve crop levy issues

President Michael Sata has directed the Ministry of Local Government and Housing to quickly resolve the matter surrounding the crop levy. President Sata said government appreciates and supports the fact that a significant proportion of the financial resources of...

Use all currency denominations to improve circulation – Gondwe

Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Michael Gondwe says there is need for all Zambians to accept the use of all the new money in circulation especially the re-introduced coins. And Dr Gondwe has urged the media to highlight stories...

Claims by PF that they have delivered are misleading – Nevers Mumba

Movement for Multi Party Democracy (MMD), president Dr. Nevers Mumba has said that the economic atmosphere does not support the ascensions and pronouncements of the patriotic front administration. Dr. Mumba has told Qfm news that government is dreaming by making...

Zambia Sugar continues to deny tax avoidance claims

Associated British Foods, the London-listed group, has hit back at allegations that it has been avoiding paying millions of dollars in taxes to the Zambian government on its sugar operations in Zambia through the exploitation of loopholes in the...

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UPND goes to court over Bill 10

Leader of the opposition Jack Mwiimbu has commenced judicial review proceedings before the Lusaka High Court over the Speaker's...

El Mukuka, HVMZA and Marocco bring the latin flair to winter with the massive collab track ‘Dame’

"Dame" is a fun, cheeky and light-hearted track about romance and was created in a late-night studio session in Berlin 3 years ago, but...

Kambwili calls for the Fielding of One Opposition Presidential Candidate for 2021 Elections

National Democratic Congress Leader Chishimba Kambwili has called on all genuine opposition parties in Zambia to unite and field only one candidate in next...

Konkola Copper Mines detects impending caving in of the Ground at the Nchanga Open Pit

Konkola Copper Mines has predicted an impending slough (Caving in of ground) after its geo-technical assessments detected some slope instability at the Nchanga Open...

It’s morally wrong for a Cabinet Minister to remain in office while facing corruption investigations

Action Aid Zambia says it is morally wrong for a Cabinet Minister to remain in office while facing corruption investigations or any other allegations of...
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