Economy

TAZARA Boss Wants More Capital Injection

The Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) on Thursday appealed to member states to inject more funds to improve the railway line’s operations and performance. TAZARA deputy managing director Bentram Kiswaga...

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Police Chuck Out Opposition Leader from Chikankata Agric Show

An opposition political party has announced intentions to start a fertilizer manufacturing company in the wake of fermers struggling to access one of the key inputs in agriculture. United Prosperous...

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10 Confirmed Dead in Black Mountain Accident

A mine accident at Kitwe’s slag dump commonly known as the Black mountain has claimed 10 lives while 7 others have sustained serious injuries. Copperbelt Commissioner of Police Charity Katanga...

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Chipata to get a Thermal Power Station

Eastern Province permanent secretary Chanda Kasolo says government has intervened in the alleged problems between Paramount Chief Mpezeni and the institution that wants to put up a thermal plant in...

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KCM Miner Blasts Accidentally Himself to Death

A 35-year old underground miner at Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) has died after he accidentally blasted himself. KCM Corporate Affairs Manager Eugene Chungu has identified the deceased as Ezekiel Mwape...

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Mushimba Highlights Zambia’s Land-Linked Agenda

Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba has reaffirmed Zambia’s vision to become a land-linked country at the on-going United Unions Meeting in Mongolia. “We have realised that being landlocked, after...

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Zambia Railways Cashes in on SI Directing Heavy Cargo to be Ferried Rail

Zambia Railways Chief Executive Officer Christopher Musonda has disclosed that the Company has increased its volume since the enactment of a Statutory Instrument to move 30% of heavy cargo from...

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COMESA, IOM Pen Mega Cross Border Deal

The Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa Comesa and the International Organization for Migration have signed a four millions euro co-delegation agreement for cross border trade initiative aimed at...

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TAZARA Seeks US$250 Million Injection

The financial troubles of the continent famed Tanzania – Zambia Railway (TAZARA) were on the spot with Deputy Managing Director Betram Kiswaga saying the company needs US$250 million. And Mines...

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Black Mountain Fuels Illegal Trade Activity

The legalized mining of the infamous Black Mountain has brought fresh challenges to the Kitwe City Council with an illegal market springing up within the mining areas. Following the commencement...

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