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GOVT PONDERS WEAVER TO SOME INVESTORS

January 27, 2019January 27, 2019106 Government is planning on awarding incentives to private investors that want to put up houses near newly constructed public schools. Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela says this will be the quickest way to provide decent accommodation to schools especially those that are in rural areas. Mr. Chitotela says…

ZRA PLANS BIG FOR CROSS BORDER TRADERS

The Zambia Revenue Authority -ZRA- has pledged to continue championing interventions and measures that will help ease the flow of goods, people and transport across borders. ZRA Acting Commissioner General Moses Shuko says this will help in the opening of new markets especially for the developing communities. Mr. Shuko says the move will also help…

ZAMBIA, EGYPT SIGN MOU

Zambia and Egypt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two countries continue cooperating in the area of Agriculture and Research. The current agreement has seen the Zambia Correction Service implement various agricultural programs in the country. Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo signed the agreement on behalf of Zambia while Egyptian Minister…

VOTER APATHY FEARED IN SESHEKE

A youth non-governmental organisation fears voter apathy in the February 12 parliamentary by election in Sesheke because of some pockets of violence that have characterised the campaigns. Pillars of Peace Zambia National Youth Coordinator Wilfred Chilufya says voter apathy is mostly caused by violence as the electorate do not turn up fearing for their lives.…

VENTURE INTO RICE PRODUCTION-GOVT

Government has called on investors to invest in Rice production and value addition in Western Province. Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo says attraction of investments in the rice industry in Western Province is important because of the region’s favorable climatic conditions for the crop. Speaking when he toured Namushakende Farm Institute in Mongu that is producing…

LWELA MILAMBO POWER GRID PROJECT NODDED

January 27, 2019January 27, 2019117 Rural Electrification Authority- REA Chief executive Officer Geoffrey Musonda is impressed with progress on the 75-point 2-kilometer Lwela Milambo 2018 grid extension project. Pastor Musonda says the 33 kilo volts project, located in Milenge and Chembe districts in Luapula province will cost over 12- million kwacha. He says the grid…

PARTNER WITH LAWMAKERS-KALOBO

January 27, 2019January 27, 201953 Wusakile Member of Parliament Pavyuma Kalobo has encouraged local authorities to be partnering with lawmakers in implementing community projects which are aimed at benefiting people in society. Mr. Kalobo says local authorities cannot manage to provide social amenities on their own without the help of lawmakers who have the resources…
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