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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Economy

Canal to be built to link Zambia, Angola

The Zambian government has announced a project to dig a canal that will link Shangombo district in Zambia's Western province with Angola's border city Rivungu at a cost of 1 billion kwacha (about 240,000 U.S. dollars). The canal will be...

Govt appreciates private sector support in national development

Government says it appreciates the role played by the private sector in national development and improvement of the living standards of the people. Northwestern Province Minister, Kenneth Chipungu, government is eager to promote public-private sector partnership in efforts of achieving the...

KCM donates Hearse to Chililabombwe council

Konkola Copper Mines, KCM, has given the Chililabombwe Municipal Council a Hearse to help ease the transportation of dead bodies from the mortuary to cemeteries. KCM rehabilitated the donated vehicle at a cost of K26 million following a request for...

Increased foreign trade, investment to boost job chances for youths

Government says it will fully utilize opportunities created by increased foreign trade and investment to create more jobs for youths in the country. Samfya District Commissioner, Sylvester Chimfwembe, said this in a statement yesterday to mark this year's youth day celebrations...

University seeks partnership with Malaysian investors

Proprietors of Victoria Falls University of Technology have implored the Malaysian businessmen to partner with the institution in providing quality education to Zambia. Proprietor of the University Akapelwa Ehueni said the shareholders of the university were interested in private investment and...

Investrust Bank donates to Cheshire Homes

Investrust Bank PLC has commended Cheshire Home of Chawama for its selfless efforts in caring for the less privileged in society. Investrust Bank Plc Corporate Dealer, Josephine Djokotoe, said Cheshire Homes was doing a commendable job by providing food, shelter and...

4,000 teachers to be employed this year

Parliament heard today that a total number of 15, 485 teachers have been employed between the period of 2003 to the year 2007. Minister of Education Professor Geoffrey Lungwangwa told the house that government would this year employ an additional 4,000...

HODI donates goats to Choma farmers

A non-governmental organization has donated goats to villagers in Choma's Mbala and Simunzele areas towards efforts of enhancing livestock farming in the area. HODI donated one hundred goats to villagers at a ceremony held at Mbala in Choma yesterday. Choma Acting District...

Price of Maize increased by 30 per cent in Kabompo

Maize dealers have hiked the price of maize in Kabompo by more than 30 per cent. A check by ZANIS  today found maize dealers of Musamba market selling a 10 kilogramme container of maize at K20,000 from K15,000 last month. Musamba Market...

FRA contracts Luwingu council to transport marooned maize to Chilubi

The Food Reserve Agency, FRA, has contracted the Luwingu District Council to transport 926 x 50 kilogramme bags of basal and top dressing fertilizer to Chilubi district. The fertilizer consignment was marooned in Luwingu due to poor road networking. Luwingu...
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