Chembe water blues worry Sebastian Kopulande

Chembe water blues worry Sebastian Kopulande

CHEMBE Constituency Member of Parliament (MP)  Sebastian Kopulande is worried that people in his district lack proper supply of water despite being located on the banks of one of the Luapula river in Luapula Province.   Mr. Kopulande laments that constituents continue to grapple with teething water blues.   Speaking in an interview in Lusaka, […]

Economy recovery not dependant on IMF-Mulusa

By Isaac Mwandela Nsoneka Development Planning Minister Lucky Mulusa believes Zambia’s economy can stand strong without the intervention of the International Monetary Fund(IMF). He said the  coming on board of the International Monetary Fund(IMF) to bailout out  Zambia financially  is merely an investment perception and that Zambians  must understand that the country’s economy will remain […]

Development should not come with debt burden-Shimunza

Development should not come with debt burden-Shimunza

By Fulman Mukobeko Development should not come with a burden of a debt, says Movement for National Transformation (MNT) leader Daniel Mvula Shimunza. Shimunza is unhappy that Zambia’s external debt was invested in the non productive areas of the economy. Appearing on Joy FM program Ubuyantanshi anchored by Elvis Mwansa, Shimunza said the Patrotic Front(PF) […]

Kagem Tests Nanotechnology To Trace Zambian Emeralds

GEMFIELDS, which owns 75 per cent of the Kagem emerald mine in Lufwanyama, has become a test partner for a pioneering new Swiss nanotechnology that enables traceability of emeralds back to the exact place of mining. The Gübelin Gem Lab, one of the world’s leaders in the analysis of precious gemstones is proud to announce […]

Zambian Breweries And Stakeholders Meet Over Cassava

Zambian Breweries And Stakeholders Meet Over Cassava

Lusaka, Zambia – Zambian Breweries has called for partnership with fellow private sector players in order to advance developmental projects and help government develop Zambia. At the Zambia Business in Development Facility (ZBiDF) ‘Cassava to flour’ stakeholders’ meeting in Lusaka recently Zambian Breweries corporate affairs director Ezekiel Sekele expressed satisfaction with the partnership and how it […]

Mealie Meal Prices To Go Down

Mealie Meal Prices To Go Down

NINE millers have signed contracts with the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) and Grain Traders Association of Zambia (GTAZ) to receive maize under a tripartite agreement which is expected to result in a reduction in the wholesale and retail price of mealie-meal. FRA public relations officer Daniel Msoka said in an interview yesterday that the millers […]

State To Settle K260,000 Owed To Central Partners

State To Settle K260,000 Owed To Central  Partners

Central Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Felix Mang’wato has assured that the Government will settle the more than K260,000 owed to implementing partners of the relief food distribution exercise in Itezhi-tezhi district. Mr Mang’wato said yesterday the Government was aware of the debt owed to the partners, among them the Catholic Church and the United Church […]

‘2016 Political Climate Did Not Erode Investments’

THE Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) says the political climate in the run up to the 2016 general elections did not erode investor confidence because the country has recorded US$3.4 billion in investment pledges compared to US$3.3 billion in 2015. The pledges in different sectors of the economy represent a slight increase of 0.7 percent. ZDA […]