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Mining leaves toxic legacy in Kabwe town

Irene Solo ate soil from tree bark and anthills when she was pregnant in the belief among some Zambians that it makes babies strong. It's a tradition that could prove fatal for her young son and thousands of other children...

World Bank salutes Zambia’s economic gains

The World Bank has advised government to build on the positive economic gains that the country has recorded in the recent past so as to accelerate poverty reduction. Out-going World Bank Country Manager Dr. Ohene Nyanin observed that the country...

Kavindele’s firm secures $250 million for a rail project in North-Western province

North-Western Railways (NWR) has agreed a $250 million financing package with lenders from Britain, South Africa and United States to build a rail link in a copper mining region, its chairman said on Tuesday. Enoch Kavindele said NWR would...

Commercialize small, medium scale farmers, Kapita tells ZNFU

Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister, Ben Kapita has urged the Zambia National Farmers (ZNFU) to work towards commercializing the majority of small and medium scale farmers. Mr. Kapita said the union should assist farmers to take farming as a business which has...

Entrepreneurs urged to add value to raw materials

Local enterpreneuers have been challenged to add more valure to their raw materials if they are to penetrate the international market. National Technology Businness Centre, NTBC, Chairperson Miriam Nkhunika says it is gratifying to see local companmies extracting raw material from...

Restocking cost government K3.6 bn between 2OO3 and 2OO6 in Southern Province

GOVERNMENT spent over K3.6 billion in Southern Province between 2003 and 2006 towards the cattle restocking programme. This is according to the Agriculture and Natural Resources sector report submitted to the Provincial Development Coordinating Committee (PDCC) meeting held at New Fairmount...

Govt plans nationwide measles campaign

Government through the Ministry of Health has planned a National Wide Measles campaign from 9th to 14th July this year in all the 72 Districts of the Country. Copperbelt Provincial Minister Mwansa Mbulakulima said this in a speech read on...

ZESCO employees in Northwest passes vote of no confidence in NEC

The National Energy Sector and Allied Workers Union (NESAWU) in Solwezi in Northwestern Province have passed a vote of no confidence in their current National Executive Committee. because they were already expelled from the union. This is contained in a...

IMF approves $33.4 mln loan disbursement to Zambia

The International Monetary Fund has agreed to release a $33.4 million loan disbursement to Zambia after approving the last two performance reviews of a $320 million financing deal with the southern African country. In May, the IMF agreed to a...

Government to construct a railway line from Chingola to Lumwana soon

Government has diclosed that it will soon construct a railway line from Chingola to Lumwana mine in Solwezi. Comunications and transport minister Sarah Sayifawanda says the railway transport is more effective and easier to maintain than roads Ms. Sayifwanda also disclosed that...
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