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Government temporarily halts new applications for new mining rights

Ministry of mines has temporarily closed new applications for mining rights for a period of six months. The closure is with effect from 1st July to 31st December, 2007. Announcing this at press briefing in Lusaka today, mines minister Kalombo Mwansa said...

FRA disappoints Mpombo

A senior government official has  expressed disappointment with the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) for not clearing the maize storage sheds to provide room for the purchase of this year's produce. Speaking in Katete when he paid a courtesy call on...

Come and invest in Kalulushi, businessmen told

Kalulushi District Commissioner , Joshua Mutisa has urged businessmen in the Country to take advantage of the Chambishi Economic Zone created in Kalulushi to boost economic growth. Mr Mutisa who  was speaking in an interview with ZANIS today said that businessmen should take...

ZANAMA appeals to Levy for space in markets

The Zambia National Marketeers Association (ZANAMA) has  appealed to  President Mwanawasa to allow market associations to operate within  Markets so that they could monitor the activities of the boards that would be put in place under the newly signed...

Celtel cancels roaming fees in six African nations

Celtel, Africa's third largest cell phone firm, on Wednesday scrapped roaming charges for its users in six countries and said it plans to expand the service to 15 nations across the continent. The "One Network" service allows its subscribers in...

Royal Zambezi Lodge set to boost tourism in Chiawa

ZAMBIA’s tourism sector has great potential to enhance foreign earnings for the economy, thereby improving the country’s revenue base. Once fully harnessed, the sector could be one of the major contributors to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). So far, the Zambian...

Sensitise small-scale farmers — Kapita

AGRICULTURE and Cooperatives Minister, Ben Kapita, has directed extension officers and the District Cooperative Unions (DCUs) countrywide to embark on a sensitisation exercise to enable small-scale farmers to improve on crop yields. Mr Kapita said the move would ensure that...

Govt still committed to MDGs

Government says it still attachés great importance to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Deputy Health Minister Dr. Lwipa Puma said Government will continue to support initiatives aimed at attaining MDGs. He said this in a speech read on his...

Finland contributes K52 bn towards PLARD

The Finish government has contributed about 10 million Euros (K52 billion) towards the Program for  Luapula Agricultural and Rural Development (PLARD), a bilateral initiative by Zambia and Finland for the improved agricultural sector in Luapula Province. At the launch of...

CEC to boost power to mines, list shares

Copperbelt Energy Company (CEC) will spend $60 million to increase power supply to  copper mines by 40 percent and plans to list on the Lusaka bourse, a senior executive said on Wednesday. Hanson Sindowe, the executive chairman of CEC,...
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