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Magande to unveil Zambia’s budget tomorrow

Finance and planning Minister Ngandu Magande is tomorrow expected to present the national budget which will spell out the country’s economic objectives to be attained this year. Various stakeholders have high expectations in this year’s budget following the good...

BoZ monthly wage bill is K10.2 billion

Parliament heard today that the Bank of Zambia (BOZ) monthly Wage Bill stands at K10.2 billion. Finance and National Planning Deputy Minister Jonas Shakafuswa said the bank needs to offer good conditions of service so as to attractive qualified...

ZRA exceeds target by K397 billion

Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) says it had a successful performance last year and exceeded its revenue target by K379 .1 billion. The authority has since attributed its positive performances to a conducive macroeconomic environment, support from government and compliance...

Challenges faced by youths to come to an end, Cifir

Government has assured youths in the country that all challenges that hinder their progress would soon come to an end through the establishment of the National Youth Framework Policy. Sport, Youth and Child Development Deputy Minister Angela Chifire says...

Stakeholders’ expectations on 2008 National Budget

Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has urged Government to increase funding towards the fight against corruption in this year’s budget. TIZ President Goodwell Lungu said in an interview with ZANIS today that the Anti Corruption Commission should be adequately funded...

Malaysians to set up mobile phone assembly plant

A Malaysian cellular phone manufacturing firm ‘M’ mobile is to establish a mobile phone assembly plant in Lusaka at a total investment out lay of US$3 million. Commerce Trade and Industry Minister Felix Mutati said in an interview yesterday...

ECZ lifts suspension on Mopani leach project

The Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ) has lifted the suspension slapped on the operations of the Insitu leach project at Mopani Copper Mines Plc in Mufuria. ECZ Public Relations Officer Justin Mukosa told ZANIS that this is in view...

Zambians being cheated like children

Solwezi District Commissioner Albert Chifita has condemned the engagement of foreign contractors by Kansanshi Mine and has challenged the management to prove how they have improved the economic landscape in the province. Mr. Chifita said in Solwezi that...

ECZ approves MCM operations of leach plant

Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ) has authorized Mopani Copper Mines to resume operations of the In-Situ Leach project at its Mufulira mine site with immediate effect, board chairman Liayo Imasiku has disclosed. Mr. Liayo told ZANIS in an interview...

Fundanga calls for serious rehabilitation of roads

Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Caleb Fundanga says there is need for government to improve road infrastructure to realize the full business potential in Eastern province. Dr. Fundanga said the deplorable state of most roads made it difficult for...

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