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Fire guts makeshift drinking areas

Fire has swept through makeshift restaurants and stalls in a private residential area which has been turned into a busy trading facility in Kitwe, near Chisokone market. The inferno which started in the early hours of today has left restaurant owners in shock and bewilderment. A ZNBC News crew that rushed to the area along…

Expedite avenue works-Chitotela

Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela has directed China Harbour Engineering, the company working on the Kawambwa -Mporokoso road to expedite construction works on the 1-hundred and 42-million Dollar project. Mr. Chitotela says the contractor needs to speed up work on the 1-hundred and 22- kilometer road because the construction window is limited.…

PMRC asks China to write down off Zambia’s debt

Policy Monitoring and Research Centre Executive Director Bernadete Deka has requested China, if they could write off Zambia’s debt. Ms Deka was speaking, when China Centre for Contemporary World Studies Chief Executive Director Jin Xin paid a courtesy call on her. She asked Mr. Jin to rely the message to the Chinese Government and that…

Govt on appropriate path-ECL

President Edgar Lungu says government is on the right path in improving the agriculture sector. Speaking shortly after he toured selected stands in the show grounds, President Lungu said he is happy that government’s emphasis is on value addition is being taken into consideration. The Head of State has noted that exhibitors have taken upon…

CAZ chuffed with Govt

The Cleaning Association of Zambia is happy that government has finalised the Statutory Instrument that will make cleaning services the preserve of Zambians. Association President Lawrence Makumbi says the SI which was worked on by experts at the Ministry of Commerce comes at a time when local companies have been calling for such a law.…

PF, UPND nod peace efforts  

The PF and the UPND in the Southern Province have welcomed the efforts their parties are making to end political violence. PF Southern Province Chairperson Lawrence Evans has told ZNBC News in an interview that the peace pact signed between the parties is already yielding results. And in a separate interview, UPND Southern Province Deputy…