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ZAMBIA NOT IN DEBT CRISIS-WORLD BANK

The World Banks says Zambia is not in a debt crisis as purported in some sections of the media. World Bank Country Economist Ziv Chinzara says negative sentiments circulating in the media suggesting that Zambia is in a debt crisis are unhealthy. Dr. Chinzara says accurate reporting on Zambia’s debt issues is key in mitigating…

“CASSAVA BEER SAFE FROM VIRUS”

NIGERIA - JULY 29: A local worker gathers harvested cassava at Graham Hatty's farm in Shonga, Nigeria, on Tuesday, July 29, 2008. White farmers fleeing Robert Mugabe?s land seizures in Zimbabwe, have decided to settle in Shonga in central Nigeria, hoping to spark an agricultural revolution in Africa?s most populous country with modern farming techniques.…

Govt places $2m in Fish Genetic Enchancment

Government through the Zambia Aquaculture Enterprise Development Project (ZAEDP) has pumped in two million dollars, equivalent to 22 million Kwacha for the genetic improvement of fish in Zambia. This is at the National Aquaculture Research Development Centre (NARDC). Fisheries and Livestock Permanent Secretary David Shamulenge says research in genetic improvement of fish will enhance the…

DONORS ASKED TO UNFREEZE AID

The Vision Ambassadors , a non-profit making organisation with focus on uplifting the lives of the vulnerable and poor people in society has appealed to cooperating partners to rescind their decision of freezing aid to Zambia. Vision Ambassadors National Coordinator Misheck Kombe says freezing of funds will negatively affect the livelihood of the poor people…

ACC,DEC START PROB IN SOCIAL CASH TRANSFER

A joint team from the Anti-Corruption Commission – ACC- and the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC)has started investigations into the matter involving misappropriation of funds meant for the Social Cash Transfer Scheme. ACC Public Relations Manager, Timothy Moono has confirmed the development to ZNBC news in Lusaka. And DEC Acting Public Relations Officer, Kamufisa Manchishi says…

ZAMBIA ON CHOLERA ALERT

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says Zambia has heightened its surveillance system for any diarrhoeal disease in view of the outbreak of cholera in neighbouring Zimbabwe. Dr. Chilufya says Zimbabwe has been hit hard by Cholera and that Zambia should not relax its surveillance. He was speaking to ZNBC news in Lusaka. Dr. Chilufya observes that Zambia…

MUSHANGA PRAISES NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY

Central Province Minister Sydney Mushanga says Kwame Nkrumah University has succeeded in establishing a good reputation in teacher training. Mr. Mushanga says the achievements have earned the institution local and international recognition. He said this during the launch of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Kwame Nkrumah University in Kabwe. The Provincial Minister said government is…
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