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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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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...

Financial institutions implored to explore areas without banks.

North-Western Province Minister, Kenneth Chipungu has implored financial institutions to explore areas that have no banking facilities in the province. Mr Chipungu also advised banks to encourage community banking where those in small scale businesses like vendors in markets could be...

IMF completes review of Zambia s economic performance

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the fifth as well as the sixth and final review of Zambia's economic performance under a Poverty Reduction  and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement. And the baord has since approved...

Mining leaves toxic legacy in Kabwe town

Irene Solo ate soil from tree bark and anthills when she was pregnant in the belief among some Zambians that it makes babies strong. It's a tradition that could prove fatal for her young son and thousands of other children...

World Bank salutes Zambia’s economic gains

The World Bank has advised government to build on the positive economic gains that the country has recorded in the recent past so as to accelerate poverty reduction. Out-going World Bank Country Manager Dr. Ohene Nyanin observed that the country...
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Government to lift the ban on the issuance of investment licenses in Zambia

Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Mulenga Chipoka has revealed that the Government is this month expected to lift...