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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Economy

Water in Chingola discoloured due to sunken boreholes by KCM

Residents of some places where Konkola Copper Mines sunk boreholes in Chingola have complained about the discolored water coming out when they are drawing from the wells. Acorrding to a survey conducted by Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS) at...

Norway, Zambia seal pact

The office of the Auditor General of Zambia and Norway have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at enhancing capacity building and institution development. Through the MOU which will run for four years, the Norwegian Auditor General’s office is...

Zimbabwe to increase its financial commitment to the fight against malaria

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe is optimistic that his country will soon start devoting 15 per cent of its annual national budget to the health sector despite economic sanctions imposed on his country by the western world. Speaking at the...

The European Union (EU) and COMESA have signed a five-year

The European Union (EU) and COMESA have signed a five-year programme Euros 78 million in form of a Contribution agreement to be used for the COMESA Fund. EU Head of Delegation Derek Fee signed on behalf on his institution while Common Market...

Govt. to inter-link all government institutions

Government says it has embarked on a programme to implement the integrated finance management systems which will inter-link all government institutions. Acting Finance Minister, George Kunda said that once implemented the programme will improve collection of data in all government...

Chinese firm, ZESCO seal US$243M pact

The Zambia Electricity Supply Limited (ZESCO) and Sinohydro of China have signed a contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of the Kariba North Bank extension hydro project at the cost of US$ 243 Million. ZESCO Managing Director, Rodney Sisala...

Govt acts to avert possible fuel price increase

Government has set aside K31.5 billion to avert the possible fuel price increase by Oil Marketing Companies-OMCs. Energy and Water Development Permanent Secretary, Peter Mumba says government has agreed to subsidise fuel prices to avoid increasing the cost as...

Barclays to open branch in Nakonde

Barclays Bank will open its branch in Nakonde at the month-end. Barclays Bank Sales Coordinator Philip Mwanza disclosed this in an interview with the ZANIS in Nakonde today. Mwanza said all is set for the opening of the bank...

”EU Will Be The Main Beneficiary of the EPAs’

Civil society actors in Ghana appear united in the opinion that economic partnership agreements, EPAs, currently being negotiated between the European Union, EU, and the 77 member African, Caribbean and Pacific group of countries, will not benefit Ghana. In...

Cost of living goes up

THE Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) says the cost of living in Zambia has continued to rise. Monthly surveys for prices of a basic needs basket for a family of six of both food and non-food items conducted by...
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Bauleni mini hospital set as COVID-19 isolation centre

The Lusaka District Health Office has reactivated Bauleni Mini Hospital as a COVID-19 centre for patients with mild symptoms...
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