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Economy

Embrace development as tool to combat poverty-Levy

President Levy Mwanawasa has called on traditional rulers to embrace development as it was a tool for combating poverty and other social ills in society. The President said traditional rulers were not only there just for preservation of traditions and customs...

Kobil stakes over K100m for L/stone Station facelift

KOBIL Zambia Limited has staked over K100 million to rehabilitate its Livingstone Service Station. Kobil Site Engineer Brian Chilanzi said the company has engaged an Italian Company, Prefabricated Contractors to work on the station. He said some of the major works to...

CEEC appoints interim boss

Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry Director of Planning, Gideon Lintini, has been appointed new interim director general for the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission, CEEC.  CEEC chairman, Jacob Sikazwe, confirmed the appointment of Mr. Lintini to ZANIS yesterday adding that...

Govt channels over K1.3 billion to science education

Government has provided over K1.3 billion to the National Science Centre to promote the capacity of science and technology education in selected basic schools around the country. The money has been provided by three cooperating partners through the Service Delivery Improvement...

Finance to handle irrigation fund

GOVERNMENT has appointed Finance Bank Zambia Limited to manage a K542.2 billion Irrigation Development Fund (IDF) to empower farmers enhance their productivity. This follows Government’s allocation of resources to the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives to establish and operate a...

Zambia approves new 10,000T/year copper project

Zinc Kabwe Ltd., a unit of South African miner Metorex has received the green light to build facilities for processing 10,000 tonnes of finished copper per year, officials said on Monday. But plans by Chinese firm to construct a...

Government starts giving car loans to teachers in Mazabuka

Government has started giving car loans to teachers in Mazabuka district in Southern Province. District Education Board Secretary (DEBS), Mwangelwa Akapelwa who disclosed this when he addressed hundreds of teachers during the commemoration of the World Teachers' Day, however regretted that none...

Investrust Bank to open two branches

 The Investrust Bank is to open two new branches in Solwezi in the North-Western province and Chililabombwe on the Copperbelt before the end of this year. This brings the total number of branches across the country to 10. Investrust Bank Public...

FRA urged to shift maize to main storage depots in, Maize

Mazabuka District Commissioner, Misheck Chiinda, has advised the Food reserve agency, FRA, to quickly consider moving maize from rural depots to main storage depots at the boma. Mr. Chiinda advised the agency to hire IFA trucks to commence the haulage...

Zambia interested in investment not aid – Levy

President Levy Mwanawasa said today that Zambia was at this stage more interested in investiment in various sectors of the economy as a way of improving people's livelihood. Speaking in an interview with ZANIS to mark the end of his...
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