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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Economy

FRA pays farmers K42bn

The Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has paid K42 billion to farmers since the on-set of the maize marketing season this year. FRA Public Relations Manager, Mwamba Siame, told ZANIS in a telephone interview that the agency has so far bought...

Levy invites Swazi business community to invest in Zambia

President Levy Mwanawasa has invited business men in Swaziland to come and invest in Zambia, guaranteeing them safety of their investment against nationalization. Mr Mwanawasa said Zambia respects private property and the constitution also prohibits government to nationalism private run...

Govt releases another K2.4 billion to FRA in Kasama

Government has released an additional K2.4 billion to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) in Kasama District for the purchase of maize  in the area. District Commissioner Lieutenant Colonel Steven Chanda disclosed the release of funds during a District Development Coordinating Committee...

SADC sugar producers alerted

Sugar producers in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have been cautioned to protect the interests of people in the region when negotiating economic partnership agreements with the European Union (EU).   Commerce Minister, Felix Mutati said the sugar producers...

GRZ, UNHCR start major registration of Angolan and other refugees in Zambia

Government in conjunction with the United Nations High Commissioner (UNHCR) has announced plans to embark on a major exercise of registering all "self-settled" Angolan refugees residing outside refugee camps and settlements. UNHCR Country Representative James Lynch who confirmed this to...

Lusaka City Council loses K 60 billion in unpaid rates.

Lusaka City Council (LCC) is losing an estimated cost of K60 billion in unpaid rates annually. This is according to a Valuation Roll listing register which shows that commercial properties are topping the list. This came to light during a Strategic Planning...

Government disburses K2.8bn to purchase maize in Mazabuka

Government, through the Food Reserve Agency (FRA), has so far disbursed K 2.8 Billion to Mazabuka district for the payment of farmers who sold their maize to the agency. Mazabuka District Agricultural Coordinator, Richard Nambwalu, disclosed this to ZANIS in Mazabuka...

Govt urged to speed up implementation of decentralization process

Samfya District Commissioner, Sylvester Chimfwembe, says government should speed up the decentralization process for it to be completed soon. Mr. Chimfwembe made the call yesterday when he received copies of the English and Bemba versions of the Fifth National Development Plan...

Government has secured K200 billion to buy excess maize from farmers – Levy

Government has secured K200 billion to buy excess maize from farmers through out the country. President Levy Mwanawasa announced this today when he addressed hundreds of people who received him on arrival at Chipata Airport. Mr. Mwanawasa is in Chipata to...

Investors dispels fears of displacement among Mufulira’s Mokambo residents

International Copper Systems Limited, ICS, of Canada  the joint owners of the closed Mokambo Mine in Mufulira district, says no residents living within the vicinity of the mine would be displaced one the company begins full scale Copper production. The...
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