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Economy

Scrutinise road contractors, RDA urged

Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Susan Sikaneta has called on the Road Development Agency, RDA,  to scrutinise plans of road contractors before they start working on any road project. The Permanent Secretary says lack of close monitoring of road contractors in...

Market Zambia abroad, Tourism ministry urged

 The Ministry of Tourism has been urged to intensify the marketing of Zambia abroad. The call is from Courtyard hotel manager Satinder Babbar. Ms Babbar also says road infra-structure development and ICT services are some of the  challenges which need urgent attenetion...

Government to electrify 7 schools and health centre in Mazabuka

Government has embarked on a programme to electrify seven basic schools and a rural health centre in Mazabuka district at a cost of K 365 million. Mazabuka District Commissioner Misheck Chiinda who revealed the development to ZANIS in Mazabuka today. He  said...

Deploy ICTs for economic growth

By: Timothy Kasonde   Zambian non-profit and independent youth led Information and Communication Technology (ICT) organization has embarked on a project to establish a public ICT facility in the rural town of Mazabuka. Much of the developing country's rural areas exist...

Govt commends MTN

Government says it appreciates MTN Zambia for the contribution the company is making towards the growth of the country's economy through communication. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communication and Transport Brigadier General Peter Tembo says comunication is essential in...

Zambia witnesses Russian, Germany investors-ZACCI

The Kitwe Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has observed that Zambia has in the recent past witnessed an increase in the inflow of foreign investors from Russia and Germany flocking to the country  to explore business opportunities especially...

Zambia’s uranium system better than central US’s

Zambia has the potential to be one of the world’s largest uranium producers, says African Energy Resources executive chairperson Alasdair Cooke. In addition, Zambia is one of the best places for making mining projects happen, he told last week’s Capital...

ZAMTEL Kwacha up Grabs competion extended to August 31.

Zambia Telecommunications Limited (ZAMTEL) has extended its current 'Kwacha up for Grabs competition' cell Z promotion from 6th August to 31st August, 2007. Speaking at the on-going Agriculture and Commercial Show, Zamtel Public Relations Manager,  Charles Kachikoti, said his company is...

ECZ urges mine operaters to institute measures aimed at reducing Carbon emmissions

The Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ)has urged mine operaters in the country to put in place measures aimed at reducing carbon emmissions into the atmosphere. ECZ Public Relations Manager,  Justine Mukosa, says the development will play a crucial role in mitigating...

FRA to start paying farmers in Gwembe next week

Farmers in Gwembe who supplied maize to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA), are due to start receiving their payments next week.     Musisa Cooperative Chairman, Simeon Mungazi, told ZANIS that the list of farmers who have so far supplied...

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Brazilian Government Commits $ 75, 000 towards COVID-19 response in Zambia

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda has praised the Brazilian Government for committing ,USD 75,000 towards ...