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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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RDA urged to release funds for township roads in the country

Local Government Association of Zambia President Charles Mumena has appealed to the Road Development Agency (RDA) to expedite the release of funds meant for the rehabilitation of Township roads through out the Country. Mr Mumena said despite the RDA appointing...

Indeni Oil Refinery to be refurbished at US $65m

GOVERNMENT has set aside US$65 million to address the state of Indeni Oil Refinery in Ndola. This came to light in Livingstone today when a participant at the just ended Fifth Zambia International Business Advisory Council (ZIBAC) Conference, Dyson Mweene,...

LuSE, Zesco to meet over raising capital

THE Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) will this week meet Zesco limited to engage the utility company appreciates the process of raising capital on the stock market. LuSE wants to find out if the electricity utility has immediate capital raising projects...

COMESA, SADC confer over fish industry harmonisation

Government says the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) has started discussion on harmonisation of  polices  in the management of the fishing industry. Agriculture and Co-opertives Minister Ben Kapita observed that the...

Zambia to benefit from USS 21.6m animal disease fund

Zambia is among the five countries that will benefit from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) programme for strengthening of institutions on management of trans-boundary animal diseases fund, amounting to US$21.6 million. Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Ben Kapita said other...

Government tasks ERB to review the fuel pricing system

 Government  has  asked the Energy Regulation Board  (ERB) to review the fuel pricing framework  in the country. Energy and Water Development Minister Kenneth Konga  said the nation would be informed on the outcome of the review  next month. ZANIS  reports that the...

Government releases K120m for construction of teachers houses

 Government has  given K120 million  to Nkobo  Basic in chief Kaingu's chiefdom in  Itezhi-tezhi  district. The money is   for the construction of two modern teacher's houses. District Education Board Secretary (DEBS) Mahuba Hazeemba handed over the K120 million cheque to the parents...

Zambia seeks debt relief from Russia, Iraq, Bulgaria, Brazil and others

Zambia is seeking $600 million in debt relief from Russia, Iraq and other creditor countries that were not part of global debt relief plans agreed with the world's poorest nations in 2006, Finance Minister Ng'andu Magande said on Wednesday. Magande...

Slow pace on Santa Maria project irks Irish Aid

Irish Aid Northern Province Development Programme has expressed dissatisfaction with the pace at which Santa Maria Health project in Chilubi District was moving. Development Programme Advisor Fackson Nyanga said although a lot has been done, the organisation was not impressed...

KCM builds new mine, to boost output

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is sinking shafts at a new deep-level mine, which together with other projects will more than double finished copper output by 2010, the firm said on Monday. The new underground mine together with a smelter upgrade...
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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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