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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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University seeks partnership with Malaysian investors

Proprietors of Victoria Falls University of Technology have implored the Malaysian businessmen to partner with the institution in providing quality education to Zambia. Proprietor of the University Akapelwa Ehueni said the shareholders of the university were interested in private investment and...

Investrust Bank donates to Cheshire Homes

Investrust Bank PLC has commended Cheshire Home of Chawama for its selfless efforts in caring for the less privileged in society. Investrust Bank Plc Corporate Dealer, Josephine Djokotoe, said Cheshire Homes was doing a commendable job by providing food, shelter and...

4,000 teachers to be employed this year

Parliament heard today that a total number of 15, 485 teachers have been employed between the period of 2003 to the year 2007. Minister of Education Professor Geoffrey Lungwangwa told the house that government would this year employ an additional 4,000...

HODI donates goats to Choma farmers

A non-governmental organization has donated goats to villagers in Choma's Mbala and Simunzele areas towards efforts of enhancing livestock farming in the area. HODI donated one hundred goats to villagers at a ceremony held at Mbala in Choma yesterday. Choma Acting District...

Price of Maize increased by 30 per cent in Kabompo

Maize dealers have hiked the price of maize in Kabompo by more than 30 per cent. A check by ZANIS  today found maize dealers of Musamba market selling a 10 kilogramme container of maize at K20,000 from K15,000 last month. Musamba Market...

FRA contracts Luwingu council to transport marooned maize to Chilubi

The Food Reserve Agency, FRA, has contracted the Luwingu District Council to transport 926 x 50 kilogramme bags of basal and top dressing fertilizer to Chilubi district. The fertilizer consignment was marooned in Luwingu due to poor road networking. Luwingu...

Unemployment level in Zambia rises to 16 per cent

The Central Statistical Office( CSO)  says 16 percent of the 4.9 million persons available to engage in the labour market are unemployed. CSO Acting Director, Modesto Banda, says according to the 2005 Labour Force Survey, more males are currently unemployed in...

Govt. scouts for K12 billion for floods disaster

Works and Supply Minister, Kapembwa Simbao, has disclosed that Government is scouting for K12 billion towards assisting flood victims in various parts of the country. Speaking in a telephone interview, Mr. Simbao told Zambia News and Information Service that the flood...

Govt. to support valuable investment

Government says it would support investments that  are inclined to providing solutions to the complex issues that have fuelled stagnation of  the development efforts in various sectors of the economy. And Celtel managing Director, David Venn, says his organisation has...

Magoye farmers worried over bridge

Farmers in Magoye constituency have cried foul over the bridge which is at the verge of collapsing. Dumba Settlement Farmer  Association  representative Ackson Mainga  said the bridge is on the verge of collapsing  due to heavy rains experienced in the area. He disclosed...
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