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Friday, April 16, 2021

Economy

UK Duke challenges Zambia to develop agriculture

The Visiting United Kingdom (UK) Duke of Gloucester has challenged the Zambian Government to make use of the good climatic conditions currently prevailing in the country to development the Agriculture Sector. The Duke said there was need for the...

Levy salutes the UK’s assistance towards Zambia’s national development

 President Levy Mwanawasa has paid glowing tribute to the United Kingdom for its assistance towards Zambia's national development. Speaking at State House today when the Duke of Gloucester, Prince Richard, paid a courtesy call on him, Mr. Mwanawasa said United Kingdom...

London Court holds Chiluba, 4 others of defrauding Zambia of US$25, US$21m

A London High Court has held Former second republican president Dr. Frederick Chiluba and four others to have conspired in defrauding Zambia of US$25 million and US$21 million respectively from two major conspiracies. The funds were mostly siphoned from the,...

Lusaka traders welcome vendors removal

Some Lusaka traders have welcomed the decision by Lusaka City Council to rid the streets of vendors. In random interviews, the traders said the action would remove most of the problems that traders especially shopkeepers have been facing along the...

Zambia is still one of the most expensive tourist destinations – TCZ

The Tourism Council of Zambia (TCZ) is concerned that Zambia continues  to be one of the most  expensive tourist destinations in Africa. TCZ board chairman Jacob Simwanza says this has made the country to continue losing a number of foreign tourists. Mr...

Govt reaffirms determination to develop the economy

Southern province Minister, Joseph Mulyata, says government is working hard to create an environment for increased production necessary for national economic growth. Mr Mulyata said government is currently increasing the hydro electricity sector's capacity to provide electricity to the new mines...

Government ready to partner with private sector on development

Government has reiterated its commitment to work with the private sector and it's cooperating partners on initiatives that aim to exploit the development potential of Luapula Province. Provincial Minister, John Chinyanta also said the continued cooperation between government and partners would...

Belgium pledges to write off debt

Belgium has pledged to write off Zambia’s debt of more than K21 billion (US$5 million), with President Mwanawasa calling on investors from that country to consider investing their money in various developmental areas. Belgium’s Ambassador to Zambia, Peter Maddens, said...

Zambia to pay Vulture Fund $15.4m

The United Kingdom Royal Court of Justice in London yesterday ruled that Zambia should pay US$15.4 million to Donegal International, the Vulture Fund that sued Zambia for US$55 million debt. And commenting on the judgement in an interview in Lusaka...

MMC embarks on a K600 million street lighting project

Municipal Council (MMC) on the Copperbelt Province has set aside K 600 million for street lightning projects in the border town. Town Clerk, Charles Mwandila, disclosed the development in an interview with the Zambia News and Information Services (ZANIS)...

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Food security threatened in Chipangali District

Several small scale in Chipangali District in Eastern Province are threatened with hunger because most of them have sold...