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“Ban Charcoal Production”

(ZANIS) Forestry Institute of Zambia, Secretary General, CHALIAFYA KATUNGULA has urged the Government to extend its ban on charcoal production beyond three districts. Minister of Green Economy and Environment COLLINS NZOVU recently issued a directive to ban issuance of charcoal production permits in Shibuyunji, Itezhi Tezhi and Mumbwa districts. Mr. KATUNGULA has told ZANIS that

Business Executives upbeat about economic outlook

By Tevarai Dzeka Some business executives have described Zambia’s economy as promising despite volatility in the exchange rate. ZANACO Chief Commercial Officer CHALI MWEFYENI says recent developments in the mining sector on the Copperbelt have shown that the country is on a path of recovery with the anticipated increase in copper production. Mr. MWEFYENI was

Chess National team trials attracts 200 players

By Chansa Kunda Over 200 Chess players will take part in the 2024 National team trials ahead of the African Youth Championships. They will fight for 12 slots available for the national team’s participation at the African Youth Championships slated for South Africa in June. The Chess Federation of Zambia -CFZ- President LESLIE CHIKUSE says

Nkandu appreciates employment creators in arts sector

By Wilson Mulinda Youth, Sport and Arts Minister, ELVIS NKANDU says Government appreciates the support from institutions and individuals in the arts sector that are helping to alleviate unemployment levels in the country. Mr. NKANDU says government will continue investing in arts because it has proved to be a sustainable sector. Speaking when he visited

Mining Revival to benefit banking- Melu

By Hector Simfukwe ABSA Zambia Chief Executive Officer MZINGA MELU says the revived mining industry on the Copperbelt will benefit other sectors of the economy such as Banking. Ms. MELU told ZNBC News in Kitwe that the decision by government to unlock the mining sector is commendable as it will contribute to the growth of
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