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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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“Chinese experts will be in Zambia next month to check on Dag Construction site”

President Levy Mwanawasa has revealed that Chinese experts will be in the country next month to look at the Dag Hammarskjoeld Stadium construction site. Mr Mwanawasa said the visit by the Chinese experts to check on the Stadium Construction site was...

Sub-Saharan shows little progress towards MDGs

SUB Saharan African countries have shown very little progress towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reviews the MDGs 2007 report launched this week by the United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon. Mr Ki-moon addressing a high level...

Zambia’s trade surplus to reach $1.2 billion

Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Felix Mutati has said Zambia’s trade surplus is this year expected to reach over US$1.2billion The country last year recorded a trade surplus of US$1,178.4 million from US$34.6 million 2005. “Zambia’s trade surplus will this year...

SADC prodded to match food production with population growth

Agriculture and Co-operatives Minister Ben Kapita says there is need for the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region to match food production with the population growth. Mr.  Kapita says the region would continue to look to other countries for  food...

Kabila jets into Zambia

Democratic Republic of Congo DRC ) President Joseph Kabila has arrived in the country to officially open the Zambia International Trade Fair ZITF in Ndola on the Copperbelt tomorrow. Mr Kabia arrived to a  thunderous welcome and was received by...

Business Houses urged to help flood victims

Government has called upon corporate organisations to help supplement its efforts in supporting and rehabilitating  communities that were affected by the floods. Republican Vice president Rupiah Banda said government on its own will not be able to raise all the resources...

Britain to provide K340 bn aid to Zambia

The British Government through the United Kingdom's (UK's) department for International Development (DFID) will this year provide K340 billion of developmental assistance to Zambia. And the British Government will this week hand over four income generating projects to the government in...

Mining taxes delayed to September – Mutati

Zambia has launched negotiations with foreign copper mining firms on raising taxes, but expects to agree new deals in September instead of this month, Commerce and Trade minister Felix Mutati said on Tuesday. Mutati said negotiations, including raising the mineral...

Copperbelt local authorities challenged to spearhead the Keep Zambia Clean campiagn

Copperbelt minister Mwansa Mbulakulima has challenged local authorities on the Coppperbelt to come up with a mechanism that would compel members of the public to comply with the health standards in their various towns. Mr Mbulakulima said there was need...

Norway hands over classrooms at Mazabuka’s Kaska school

Norwegian Ambassador to Zambia, Terje Vigtel yesterday handed over classroom blocks at Kasaka basic in Mazabuka whose construction works were funded by his government. Speaking at the handover ceremony Mr Vigtel said he was happy with the fast rate at which...
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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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