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Economy

Govt supports aviation industry

Finance Ng'andu Magande has reaffirmed government's commitment to effectively contribute to the development of the aviation industry. Mr. Magande said the performance of the aviation industry is a perfect example of private sector development in the country. The Finance Minister was...

CB Millers to blame for Shortages

Copperbelt Minister, Mwansa Mbulakulima, says millers withholding maize stocks are responsible for the artificial shortage of mealie meal in some districts in the province. And Mr Mbulakulima said Chambeshi storage shed on the Copperbelt has adequate stocks of maize and...

Mbula lures South African investors

Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Leslie Mbula has challenged the South African business community to take advantage of Zambia’s conducive environment and invest in the country. Mr. Mbula said the recent creation of the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) was...

Buy Zambia Campaign should be driven by quality

Government has challenged manufacturers and producers of goods and services to strive to produce high quality goods and services if the ‘Buy Zambia Campaign’ is to succeed. Commerce, Trade and Industry Acting Permanent Secretary Siazongo Siakalenge says the campaign can...

Constructor’s body bemoans halt to advance payments

The National Council for Construction (NCC) says the move by government to stop advance payment to contractors will have an adverse effect on the industry. Briefing the press in Lusaka today, NCC Executive Director Dr. Sylvester Mashamba said this is...

Zambia faces serious shortage of soft drinks

Zambia may face a shortage of soft drinks in the next few days because Zambia Breweries Company, the manufacturer of soft drinks, is facing a critical shortage of specialty sugar. The specialty sugar is used to manufacture soft drinks such...

Rising food prices begin to hurt

The global trend of rising food prices may not be very far from hurting Zambia after the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) increased the price of fuel. A check by ZNBC news at Soweto market in Lusaka showed that the...

Chipata rail ready by June

The construction of the Chipata-Mchinji Railway line in Eastern Province is likely to be completed before June. Eastern Province Minister, Charles Shawa said government has released K10 billion towards the construction of the railway line. Mr. Shawa explained that...

Albidon mine sets April 28 for testing machines

Albidon Mine Zambia limited in Mazabuka says it has mined 40,000 metric tonnes of Nickle ore in readiness for testing the Mill, Crusher and Concentrator which has been set for April 28. General Manager for Corporate affairs, Sixtus...

Albidon Nickel Mining to start production this month

Albidon Zambia Limited (AZL) in Southern province says it would commence mining and production of nickel concentrates on April 28, 2008. AZL Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ecen Fwanecoel told ZANIS in an interview that Nickel concentrate production was two months...

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Northern Province backs President Lungu’s candidature

Northern Province Minister Chungu Bwalya says the Patriotic Front in Northern Province is ready to support the agenda...