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Suspected bogus maize dealers invade Mazabuka

Suspected bogus maize dealers are reported to have invaded Mazabuka district cheating farmers by buying maize at give away prices. Zambia National Farmers Union, Mazabuka branch, Agri- business manager, Clement Phiri who disclosed this to ZANIS in Mazabuka today said his...

RDA challenges local authorities to prepare tender documents

The Road Development Agency(RDA) has appealed to local authorities on the Copperbelt to start preparing tender documents for the K5 Billion that has been set aside by the Government to rehabilitate priority roads covering the 72 District in the...

Stanbic bank records 30 percent profit

Stanbic Bank has recorded a 30 per cent profit increase in the previous financial year, Bank managing director Larry Kalala has said. Speaking at the Bank's first ever quarterly media  briefing in Lusaka today, Mr Kalala said the 30 per...

ZACCI cites export hurdles

Zambian exports have failed to fully penetrate the lucrative Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) market due to the high cost of production in Zambia, the  Zambia Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has observed. In an interview with...

Over 900 bags of relief food condemned.

About 935 by 50 kilogram bags of maize out of the 3,080 bags of the grain meant to feed starving families in the Bangweulu swamps in Samfya have been condemned as unfit for human consumption. This follows an assessment exercise...

Albidon Lacks Environmental Assessment report on its extension project

The Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ) says it has not yet received an Environmental Assessment Report (EAR) concerning the extra 2,100 hectares of land applied for by Albidon Nickel Mine in Mazabuka mugoti area. ECZ Communications Officer, Chama Nyendwa noted...

Urgent meeting kicks off in Mazabuka to address the Albidon Mine expansion overtures

A meeting aimed at resolving the controversy surrounding the approval of a land application for Munali Nickel Mine by councillors has kicked off in Mazabuka. The urgent meeting which has been called by the United Party for National Development, Southern...

ECZ approves EIA for 12 projects

The Environmental Council of Zambia, ECZ, has approved 12 projects that include the proposed establishment of a 33KV electricity line at Munali Hills Nickel Mine in Mazabuka district. This is in accordance with the Environmental Protection and Pollution Control Act Cap...

World Oil Prices continue to rise

World Oil Prices have continued to raise amidst tension between Iran and Britain over the capturing British sailors. According to Oil Producing and Exporting Countries (OPEC) daily bulletin obtained by ZANIS , oil was yesterday trading at...

Multi-choice Zambia unshaken by Free-to Air providers

Multi-choice Zambia says it is unshaken by the competition arising from Free-to-Air facilities that have come on the scene. Multi-choice Zambia Public Relations Officer Kamiza Chikula says the firm has witnessed a rise in subscribers amid the competition from Free-to-Air...
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