Economy

Kitwe Police Corner Mealie Meal Smugglers

Police in Kitwe have intercepted two trucks laden with 25kg bags of mealie meal destined for the Democratic Republic of Congo. And six people have been arrested in connection with...

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Local Contractors Seek Bigger Share in Contracts

THE National Association for Medium and Small Scale Contractors has appealed to government to speed up the upward adjustment of local subcontracting from 20 per cent to 30 per cent....

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AVIC Suspends Kitwe Road Works Due to Heavy Rains

The rehabilitation of Roads in Kitwe under the Copperbelt 400 Road Project has been temporary suspended due to heavy rains that has been pounding Kitwe. AVIC International, the contractor engaged...

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EIZ to Probe Poor Contractual Works

The public outcry on how easily some roads and bridges crumble have caught the attention of the Engineering Institution of Zambia that has promised to investigate the matter. EIZ president...

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MUZ Decries Increased Mining Accidents in 2018

Mineworkers Union of Zambia General Secretary George Mumba says 2018 recorded an increased number of mine accidents. Mumba said 2018 exposed a lot of irregularities in mining safety areas which...

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Black Mountain Proprietors Irk Lawmaker over Compensation Delay

The politics around the Black Mountain were back at play as Nkana Member of Parliament Alexander Chiteme lambasted Black Mountain lead operators Chapamo Mineral Processing for failure to rehabilitate houses...

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IDC APPOINTS ZAMBIA AIRWAYS BOARD MEMBERS

Lusaka, 28th December 2018 – The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mateyo Kaluba, has today announced the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of...

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Japan Rolls out K7 Million Agricultural Fund

Barely a week after President Edgar Lungu’s visit to Japan some trickle effect seems to have been triggered with Japan rolling out a K7, 466, 522 fund toward agricultural support....

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ZDA Records $3.9 Billion Projected Investments in 2018

Press Release for Immediate Release ZDA records USD3.9 Billion Projected Investment and Facilitated Export Deals worth USD 109.5 Million in 2018 Lusaka 26th December 2018: The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA)...

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NRFA Resolves to Pay Small Scale Contractors by Monday

The over 2000 small scale contractors that stormed the National Roads Fund Agency (NFRA) offices on Thursday have made progress with government agreeing to pay them by Monday next week....

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