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General News

We are up todate in the payment of monthly pension – PSPF

The Public Service Pension Fund, PSPF, says is up todate on the payment of monthly pension benefits to retirees . PSPF operations manager Richard Mwiinga says the fund is spending K8 billion per month to pay pension benefits to a...

Zambia to harvest less this year

The vice president says the country will harvest less than last year’s crop yield due to floods and excessive rains which washed away large tracts of cultivated land. Rupiah Banda says the recent crop focus indicates that there will...

Youths Dominate Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering Syndicates in Zambia

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) says youths have continued to dominate the illegal drug and money laundering syndicate in Zambia. The Commission has disclosed that last year out of the total of 3 417 persons that were arrested for offences...

MMCI lauded for its community service

A church organisation in Mansa is happy with the role of the Maureen Mwanawasa Community Initiative, MMCI, in efforts of improving the livelihood of the underprivileged people in society. Mansa West Christian Mission Mainlands, CMML, Orphanage representative, Francis Seketi, said...

Uncooperative colleges to face closure

Government has said it would not hesitate to shut down colleges that fail to meet stipulated standards of operating as institutions of higher learning in the country. Science and Technology Deputy Minister, Lucy Changwe, said colleges should ensure that they...

Copper ore thief shot

Kansanshi mine security officers in Solwezi, Northwestern Province have shot and wounded a man found stealing Copper ore from the mine. The shooting incident involving Willie Chisulo 39, has ben confirmed by Northwestern Province Deputy Police Commanding Officer, Luckson Sakala. He...

Water hurdles overcome

President Mwanawasa has launched the Zambia Urban Water Supply Infrastructure Maintainance Project in Lusaka's Matero township. This is part of projects meant to improve water supply in Lusaka, Ndola and Kitwe. The projects are co-funde by the government and China. Speaking after...

KCM commended for empowering teachers

Copper belt Province permanent secretary Mrs. Jennipher Musonda has commended Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) for having continued to support the community despite the new mine tax regime. Mrs. Musonda said KCM has continued to support the community through sustainable projects...

Zambia Tourist Board applauds the top cop

The Zambia Tourist Board (ZTB) has welcomed the dispatching of police officers to Livingstone following increased crime in the tourist capital. ZTB board chairperson Errol Hickey said increased crime in the tourist capital is threatening the tourism industry hence the...

Foreign farmers get 4,000ha for Afforestation

Government has reserved 4,000 hectares in Mufulira local forests for afforestation, which would be undertaken by a foreign consortium of agric foresters. Mufulira District Commissioner (DC), Dyford Muulwa disclosed that the foreign consortium of agric foresters was ready to invest...
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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...