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COMESA, SADC confer over fish industry harmonisation

Government says the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) has started discussion on harmonisation of  polices  in the management of the fishing industry. Agriculture and Co-opertives Minister Ben Kapita observed that the...

Zambia to benefit from USS 21.6m animal disease fund

Zambia is among the five countries that will benefit from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) programme for strengthening of institutions on management of trans-boundary animal diseases fund, amounting to US$21.6 million. Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Ben Kapita said other...

Government tasks ERB to review the fuel pricing system

 Government  has  asked the Energy Regulation Board  (ERB) to review the fuel pricing framework  in the country. Energy and Water Development Minister Kenneth Konga  said the nation would be informed on the outcome of the review  next month. ZANIS  reports that the...

Government releases K120m for construction of teachers houses

 Government has  given K120 million  to Nkobo  Basic in chief Kaingu's chiefdom in  Itezhi-tezhi  district. The money is   for the construction of two modern teacher's houses. District Education Board Secretary (DEBS) Mahuba Hazeemba handed over the K120 million cheque to the parents...

Zambia seeks debt relief from Russia, Iraq, Bulgaria, Brazil and others

Zambia is seeking $600 million in debt relief from Russia, Iraq and other creditor countries that were not part of global debt relief plans agreed with the world's poorest nations in 2006, Finance Minister Ng'andu Magande said on Wednesday. Magande...

Slow pace on Santa Maria project irks Irish Aid

Irish Aid Northern Province Development Programme has expressed dissatisfaction with the pace at which Santa Maria Health project in Chilubi District was moving. Development Programme Advisor Fackson Nyanga said although a lot has been done, the organisation was not impressed...

KCM builds new mine, to boost output

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is sinking shafts at a new deep-level mine, which together with other projects will more than double finished copper output by 2010, the firm said on Monday. The new underground mine together with a smelter upgrade...

Indeni refinery stocks depleted, now using reserves

Zambia's sole oil refinery is working from reserves after running out of fuel stocks amid growing energy demand, an industry official told Dow Jones Newswires Monday. The Indeni refinery has formally notified the Ministry of Energy and Water Development about...

Masebo appointed to chair SADC local government desk

Local government and housing minister Sylvia Masebo has been congratulated on her appointment to chair the Local Government Desk in the SADC region. Ms Masebo has also been elected as Board member of the Commonwealth of the Local Government Forum. Vice president...

FRA disburses K6bn for maize purchase in Eastern province

The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has dispersed K6 billion for the purchase of maize in Eastern province. FRA executive director Dr. Anthony Mwanaumo told ZANIS in an interview today, that his agency has started paying farmers who sold their maize to...
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