Economy

Local Contractors Besiege NRFA over Outstanding Payments

Some small scale contractors this afternoon besieged the National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) demanding payment of their 10 months arrears. The contractors disclosed that they were owed K200 million with...

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Mopani Hands Over New Market to Mufulira Traders

Mopani Copper Mines has handed over the K1.5 million newly constructed Malela Mrajet in Mufulira District. The Mraket has been constructed as a replacement of the gutted Buseko Market. Apart...

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Chambishi to Retrench 30% Workforce

The uncertainty surrounding mining jobs in the country has continued with Chambishi Metals being the latest to ask about 30% of its workers to go on voluntary separation. Mineworkers Union...

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Zambian Breweries Relinquishes Coca-Cola Business

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Limited has acquired the Coca-Cola soft drinks business of Zambian Breweries and commenced operations on 17th December 2018. With this acquisition, the business of Zambrew has been...

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Kitwe Zampost Strike Continues

The sit-in protest by unionised workers at Zambia Postal Services (Zampost) in Kitwe has continued with workers demanding to be addressed by government officials. A check at Post Office Kitwe...

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GOP Leader Takes a Dig at Mining Firms over Tax War

The war of words between the mining sector and the government is getting heated with none of the two sides budging. Government has warned that the mines will not be...

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1, 000 Ex-Miners Receive Promised Land

More retrenched Mopani Copper miners have received their promise of farmland in Lufwanyama’s Luswishi Farm Block. About 1,000 ex miners were handed their letters of offer in the latest round...

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Zesco Commissions New Call Centre

Government is impressed that ZESCO has responded positively to calls for innovation through the use of technology in improving service delivery. Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa is happy that ZESCO...

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Kitwe Zampost Workers Down Tools

Unionised Workers at Zambia Postal Services (Zampost) in Kitwe have joined their counterparts in other parts of the country to down tools. The Unionised workers locked all Zampost offices in...

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RTSA to Remain Open Saturdays throughout Festive Season

ROAD TRANSPORT AND SAFETY AGENCY PRESS STATEMENT RTSA OFFICES TO REMAIN OPEN ON SATURDAY’S THROUGH OUT DECEMBER 2018   LUSAKA, 14th December, 2018 — In a bid to accommodate for...

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