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Posted on 31 January 2018 | 9:25 pm
Law forcing 30 percent cargo onto rail is
Lusaka TimesLaw forcing 30 percent cargo onto rail is retrogressive-Chamber of MinesLusaka TimesThe Zambia Chamber of Mines has charged that government's move to introduce a new Statutory Instrument that will compel 30 percent of bulky and heavy cargo to be transported by rail is retrogressive. In a statement, Chamber Deputy Chief Executive ...
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 8:09 pm
Relaunching Zambia Airways is a bad
Lusaka TimesRelaunching Zambia Airways is a bad investment decisionLusaka TimesHe added, “In light of Zambia's huge debt and soon maturing Eurobonds, the government needs to pursue fiscal consolidation and not expanded government expenditure on new projects.” “We might also do well as a country to pick lessons from Malawi that ...
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 8:05 pm
Boost financing to the forestry department,
Lusaka TimesBoost financing to the forestry department, WWF Zambia urges Government.Lusaka TimesWWF Zambia country Director Nachilala Nkombo said this when she made a presentation to the committee on Agriculture, Lands and Natural resources on how the weaknesses and challenges raised in the report of the auditor general on sustainable forest ...
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 7:59 pm
Namibia reports first cholera case after
Namibia reports first cholera case after deadly outbreak in ZambiaBusiness InsiderWINDHOEK (Reuters) - A 10-year old schoolboy has become the first person diagnosed with cholera in Namibia for four years, the health ministry said on Wednesday, raising fears of an outbreak similar to one that killed dozens last month in neighboring ...and more »
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 10:29 am
M’membe Lies in Court; “Post Workers
Post Newspaper general manager Rowena Zulu told the Lusaka High Court that the newspaper had entered into an arrangement with its employees in which their salaries were subordinated to the debt owed to the Zambia Revenue Authority. But the workers talked ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:38 am
Zambia’s trade deficit falls
ZAMBIA’s trade deficit reduced to K958.3 million in July 2015 from the nearly K1.3 billion which was recorded the previous month. The country’s inflation rate for the month of August has, however, increased to 7.3 per cent from 7.1 per cent posted in ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:55 am
Prof Bowa encourages youth to study medicine
COPPERBELT University School of Medicine dean Professor Kasonde Bowa says Zambia is in need of more doctors and young people must utilise the opportunity by studying medicine. Addressing the youth at a Meet The Professionals event organised by the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:54 am
Notes on community radio and democracy in
Some interesting items on community radio from two very different places. In Zambia supporters of the Patriotic Front (PF) electoral party “briefly interrupted operations” at the Mkushi Community Radio Station on Tuesday “in protest against [the ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:38 pm
Zambia's August inflation quickens to 7.3
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia's inflation quickened to 7.3 percent year-on-year in August from 7.1 percent in July, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) said on Thursday. "The increase was mainly attributed to the rising of inflation in transport," the ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:34 pm