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Contemporary water initiatives kindly $250 000 coming

The Bayport Financial Services says it will in conjunction with Innovation Africa soon embark on a programme of putting up water facilities in various parts of the country costing 2-hundred and 50 thousand US dollars. The two organizations say they are targeting places facing challenges in accessing clean and safe drinking water. Minister of Community…

Govt foreseeing saving K300m

Minister of Works and Supply Felix Mutati says government is foreseeing to save over Three Hundred million Kwacha from money that is used for repairing government vehicles which breakdown unnecessarily due to misuse. Speaking during the launch of the toll-free line to be used by the public to report abuse of government vehicles, Mr.  Mutati…

Govt enthusiastic over some initiatives

Minister of National Development and Planning Alexander Chiteme says he is concerned by the rate at which some government projects are being implemented in Central Province. Mr. Chiteme who toured Keembe Farms Institute expressed displeasure when he found that an agro-processing machine is still lying idle and unassembled. He has since directed Central Province deputy…

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…