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ZB forced to import empty bottle

Zambia Breweries has been forced to import empty bottles from South Africa due to the poor empty bottle returning culture among some members of the public. Company Corporate Affairs Manager Wendi Muche says the company has resorted to the importation...

Investors implored to contribute to attainment of 2030 vision

Government has called on all investors in the country to identify with Zambia’s Vision 2030 targets in order to contribute to its attainment. Labour and Social Security Minister Ronald Mukuma said investors as a way of contributing to the attainment...

Pensioners demand benefits before cabinet’s salary increment (UPDATED)

The Zambia National Pensioners Association (ZANAPA) has appealed to Members of Parliament to ensure government's internal debt for pensioners is reduced before tackling he issue of salary increments for constitutional office holders. ZANAPA Secretary for Livingstone and Kazungula District, Patrick Namakando said...

200 Business Regulations to be Scrapped to help Curb Corruption

Plans are underway to reduce the number of requirements needed for one to set up a business in Zambia. The Chairperson of the Private Sector Development Programme said the high number of regulations and licenses needed have fueled corruption. Eva Jhala...

Youths urged to learn entrepreneurship skills

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) has assured youths in the country that it has provided seed money in order to mitigate the difficulty that youths face in accessing empowerment funds from the commission. CEEC Chairperson Jacob Sikazwe reiterated that...

Govt gives ZESCO $US50m generator rehabs

Government has given the Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation, ZESCO, about $US50 million as additional funds for the completion of the rehabilitation and upgrading works on generators. Energy Minister, Kenneth Konga, said the money given under the Poverty Reduction Programmes, PRP,...

China Bails out Zambia

China has paid $15-thousand to Tanzanian authorities to release Zambian's earth moving equipment detained in Dar-es-salaam.The equipment meant for the repair and construction of feeder roads was detained last month because it was considered too heavy for that country's...

Govt sets aside K8.1 bn for road rehab

Government has set aside K80.1 billion for the rehabilitation of part of the Great East Road. The road rehabilitation project would cover a 230 kilometer portion between the Lusaka International Airport turn-off and Luangwa Bridge. RDA Head of Public Relations, Loyce...

“Agric” Officials frustrated by Levy’s absence

The Agricultural and Commercial Show Society of Zambia (ACSZ) says it is saddened by President Mwanawasa’s absence due illness at this year's show which comes to a close today. ACSZ President, Paul Mumbuluma, said President Mwanawasa’s illness has frustrated officials...

PAC calls for effective procurement system

Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee Chairperson Charles Milupi, has called for the establishment of an effective and efficient public procurement system which will promote national development. Mr. Milupi said there was need to device an effective public procurement and supply system...

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Government records a positive growth on revenue collected from January to March 2021

Government has recorded a positive growth on revenue collected from January to March 2021, Secretary to the Treasury Fredson...