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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Government still looking for a strategic partner before establishing the national airline

THE Government has said that it is still looking for a reliable strategic partner before establishing the national airline. Communication, Transport, Works and Supply Minister Christopher Yaluma said the government was engaging various stakeholders in discussions to find suitable partner. Mr...

Ethiopian Airlines commences Ndola direct flight

Ethiopian Airlines has launched its flight to the Copperbelt direct from Addis Ababa to Ndola three times a week. Transport and Communication Minister Christopher Yaluma says this development is attributed to the viable and enabling investment climate in the country. Speaking...

Government to ban ferrying of abnormal loads on the roads once TAZARA restoration is complete

The Government has said that it will ban ferrying of abnormal loads on the roads once the revival of Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is completed. Transport, Works and Supply Minister Christopher Yaluma said in an interview yesterday that...

Entire US$750 million Eurobond has been spent-Miles Sampa

Finance Deputy Minister Miles Sampa has revealed that government has spent the US$750 acquired through a Eurobond issue last September. “We don’t have any of that money sitting around in our banks. We have spent it entirely as we intended...

Government in the process of securing wagons for Chipata-Mchinji Railway line project -Panji Kaunda

GOVERNMENT says it is in the process of securing wagons in order to operationalise the Chipata-Mchinji Railway line project in Eastern Province. Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Deputy Minister Panji Kaunda said in Chipata on Saturday that the Patriotic Front...

Government assures farmers it will address the issue of fertilizer distribution next farming season

THE Government has assured farmers in Zambia that it will address the issue of fertilizer distribution to avoid delays in planting in the next farming season. Central province Permanent Secretary Anne Sinyangwe who was speaking during a field tour...

Tonnes of mealie meal impounded in Kapiri Mponshi

Mealie meal smugglers have continued facing from the strong arm of the law with the latest being in Kapiri Mponshi where Police seized 400 by 25 Kilograms of the commodity which was destined for a neighbouring country. The police have...

Zambia’s inflation drops to 6.6 %

Zambia’s inflation rate for this month had dropped by 0.3 percentage points to 6.6 per cent from 6.9 per cent in February 2013, while the trade surplus stands at KR133.2 million. Central Statistical Office (CSO) director John Kalumbi said the...

President Sata to launch the construction of Luangwa Bridge – Feira Road project

President Michael Sata will this Saturday, March 30, 2013 officiate at the ground- breaking ceremony marking the commencement of the construction of the 91 kilometres Luangwa Bridge – Feira Road project. The District road coded D145 is a strategic route...

State to appeal against High Court decision to award damages to Tujilijili manufacturers

Attorney General Mumba Malila has said the State is in the process of appealing against the High Court’s decision to award damages to the manufacturers of the strong spirits known as ‘Tujilijili.’ Mr Malila confirmed in an interview yesterday that...
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