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Friday, March 5, 2021

Economy

Farmers in Northern province owed K1 bn by FRA

FRA owes farmers in Chinsali district in Northern Province over K1 billion. And small scale farmers in the district have not benefited from the Fertilizer support Programe (FSP) because the District Agricultural Co-ordinator (DACO) is allegedly blocking the farmers...

Govt to recapitalize NCZ again

Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Permanent Secretary Dr. Sam Mundia has reassured Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia workers that government will inform them of what it has done in order to address the problem of salaries and other issues affecting...

UK backs Zambian plan on Mining Wealth

The British Government says it supports the Zambian Government in its objective of achieving a more equitable distribution of natural resource wealth, whilst at the same time ensuring Zambia remains an attractive destination for mining investment. A statement released...

SADC summit in Lusaka gobbled K16 billion, parley told

Parliament heard today that K16. 1 billion was spent on the preparations and hosting of the 27th Southern African Community (SADC) ordinary Summit of Heads of States and government in Lusaka in August, 2007. Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Fashion...

Govt looking into the plight of NCZ workers

Government has appealed to the Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) workers who are demanding payment of their four months salary arrears to remain calm as it addresses their plight. Ministry of Agriculture Permanent Secretary Dr Sam Mundia says government through...

ZFE attributes increase in Child labour to poverty

THE Zambia Federation of Employers (ZFE) says the increase in child labour is due to high poverty levels in the country. Federation president Dan Musenge said the trend could be reduced if employers took immediate effective action in a bid...

Japan, Zambia seal K2.3 grant aid

The governments of Japan and Zambia have today signed a K2.34 billion (70 million Japanese yen) grant aid agreement to finance a detailed design study of the ground water development project in Luapula province. The project is aimed at...

Cotton farmers promised better reward for their sweat

Dunavant Zambia limited in Choma has assured farmers of better reward for their sweat in the production of cotton. The company agriculture manager, Mwendabai Sinyinda says the company was doing a lot to support farmers involved in the production...

Government will no longer issue contracts under FIDIC – Simbao

Government says it will no longer issue contracts under the International Federation of Consultants (FIDIC) because the country does not benefit from the institution. Officiating at a consultative workshop on the status of the Zambian construction industry, in Lusaka...

Workers at Nitrogen Chemicals stage peaceful demonstration

Workers at Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia today staged a peaceful demonstation and stormed the office of the Kafue District Commissioner Mr. Michael Bwalya demanding to be paid their four months salary arrears. The workers also demanded that government should...

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HH has not demoted Stephen Katuka, he has promoted him to National Chair

Contrary to information circulating in some sectors of the media suggesting that UPND President Hakainde Hichilema yesterday demoted Mr...