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Govt sets aside K7.7 billion for repair of Isoka-Muyombe Road

Government has allocated about K7.7 billion kwacha for the rehabilitation of the Isoka/Muyombe Road. Isoka East Member of Parliament, Catherine Namugala, said the money is meant for the tarring of 176 kilometer Isoka-Muyombe stretch, which is currently in bad state. Ms. Namugala,...

German company introduces energy-saving stove to Levy

 A German company, PT Climate Projects today introduced an energy saving cooker to President Levy Mwanawasa at State House. After the demonstration of how the "Save 80" cooker works, Minister of Energy and Water Development, Kenneth Konga, said the concept was...

South Africa Airways voted Africa’s leading Airline

South African Airways has been voted Africa's leading Airline in the first class and business airline category. Country Manager, Vincent Mupwaya says South African Airways was awarded as the leading Airline by the World Travel Awards in May this year. Mr. Mupyaya...

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...

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The value of the Zambezi: putting together the puzzle pieces for sustainable investment

By Nachilala Nkombo WWF-Zambia Country Director, Kathleen Dominique, OECD Programme Lead Financing Water, and Andre Fourie, Global Director Water Sustainability,...