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DEPOLITICISING THE MAIZE CROP-ECL

June 21, 2019June 21, 20198By ZANIS:President Edgar Lungu says there is need to come up with measures that will help in depoliticizing the maize crop.President said this in Lusaka when former Millers Association of Zambia -MAZ- Chairperson Peter Cottan and his business associate, Dominic Kabanje called on him at State House.He further noted that there…

VEDANTA FILES A NOTICE

By Hector Simfukwe:Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited has filed a notice to appear in the winding up petition of Konkola Copper Mines – KCM-.This follows Lusaka High Court judge Annessie Banda Bobo’s refusal yesterday to join Vedanta to the winding up proceedings because it did not follow procedure.The court stated that the joint application should have…

MOVE STEP FURTHER-CSPR ADVISES GOVT

June 21, 2019June 21, 20192By Patrick Mulenga:The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction -CSPR- has proposed that government should consider introducing further austerity measures to save the economy.CSPR executive director Patrick Nshindano has proposed that government halts new infrastructure projects and reduce on social protection spending as an austerity measure.Mr. Nshindano who is also a member…

AFCON KICKS OFF

By BBC:Hosts Egypt play Zimbabwe in the first match of the expanded Africa Cup of Nations which starts today.This is the first time the tournament has been held in Europe’s summer, as it is usually held in January and February, causing disputes with European clubs who had to release players in the middle of the…

ECL DATES COPPERBELT

By ZANIS:President Edgar Lungu is on Saturday expected on the Copperbelt province for a one day working visit.The President is expected to touch down at Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International airport in Ndola at 11:00 hours.Copperbelt Province Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe told ZANIS that the President will, among other activities, be the Guest of Honour at…

ZAMBIA ARMY BEATS ALL

By Patricia Banda:The Zambia Army has emerged as the overall winner of the defence forces day sports tournament held at the Olympic Youth Development Centre -OYDC- in Lusaka.Zambia Army collected five trophies.Other participants were, Zambia National Service, Zambia Air force and Ministry of defence.In Football, Zambia Army beat Zambia Air force in the men’s category…

MP WOES CHINESE INVESTORS

By Chris Mwewa:Forum for Democracy and Development -FDD- CHIENGE Constituency Member of Parliament Given Katuta has called for more Chinese Investment in Zambia especially in the mining and manufacturing sectors.Dr. Katuta says Zambia is a destination for investment following Government’s strides in creating favorable policies that support business growth.She has since hailed the trade cooperation…
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