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Govt assures the nation of enough fuel stocks

Minister of Energy Matthew Nkhuwa has assured the nation that there is enough fuel stocks in the country and that there no need to panic. Mr. Nkhuwa noted that the recent erratic supply was caused by truck drivers who...

French and Zambian Stakeholders discuss renewable energy opportunities for companies

The two days Renewable Energy conference which is aimed at enhancing stakeholders’ participation in the promotion of alternative sources of energy has commenced in Lusaka. Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa has implored both local and international investors to seize the...

Flash Fire at Kafue Gorge Lower Hydro Power Project will not affect Commissioning Date-ZESCO

ZESCO has said that the flash fire that occurred at the Kafue Gorge Lower Hydro Power Project last Friday leading to the death of one person will not affect commissioning. Acting ZESCO Managing Director Webster Musonda says the fire...

Civil servants advised not to be salary dependent, but engage in income generation ventures

Luapula Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa has urged civil servants in the Province to participate in the various agricultural outgrower schemes as a way of creating another income stream for themselves. Mr. Chilangwa explained that civil servants should not...

Do not sale empowerment property, beneficiaries advised

Tourism and Arts Minister Ronald Chitotela has advised beneficiaries of the Edgar Changwa Lungu Multi-Purpose Empowerment Cooperatives not to sale the properties they have been empowered with. Speaking at the Luapula Province official launch of the Edgar Changwa Lungu Multi-Purpose...

There are no plans to resuscitate Zampost Finance – Finance Minister

Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu says government has no plans to resuscitate operations at Zampost Micro Finance Limited. Dr Ng’andu said government is instead working on modalities of repaying the micro finance depositors and other necessities. ZANIS Reports that the Minister of...

TAZARA salary disparities for Workers in Zambia and Tanzania resolved

The Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has resolved the salary disparities between its workers in the Zambian and Tanzanian regions. In August this year the Ministry of Labour and Social Security ordered TAZARA management to resolve the discrepancies to ensure...

Sweden, UNCDF launch partnership to improve financing for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) have launched a new partnership to solve financing gaps Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) face in Zambia with innovative financial services. According to a press...

ERB Regrets Fuel supply disruption Caused by Striking Truck Drivers

The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has regretted the disruption of supply of fuel in some parts of the country. ERB Communications Manager Kwali Mfuni attributed the disruption of fuel supply to a strike action by an organization representing truck drivers...

Clock ticks on Zambia debt default as crucial vote is postponed

Bloomberg reports that Bondholder meetings to vote on Zambia’s request for debt relief were postponed today after failing to reach quorums, increasing pressure Zambia to reach agreement with its creditors before it falls into default. The meetings will be reconvened...
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