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Zambia among 26 Countries to participate in US’ AWE program

Zambia is among 26 pilot Countries Worldwide that will participate in the US Department of State Academy for Women Entrepreneurs program. The AWE program, which is a White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative, aims to equip women with practical skills needed to create sustainable businesses and enterprises. US embassy public affairs officer, Sean…

Zambia facing 45,000 tons deficit in rice production

Zambia is currently facing a deficit of 45,000 metric tonnes in rice production, Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo has disclosed. In a speech read on his behalf by Luapula province deputy permanent secretary Lloyd Chakaba during the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) rice dissemination project site visit in Mansa, Mr Katambo has noted the need to…

May ‘hopes’ UK will leave EU with a deal

Theresa May has said she “sincerely hopes” the UK will leave the EU with a deal and she is still “working on” ensuring Parliament’s agreement. Arriving in Brussels, she said that she had “personal regret” over her request to delay Brexit, but said it will allow time for MPs to make a “final choice”. At…

PTAZ contributed over US$60M to economy in last three years

The Petroleum Transportation Association of Zambia says it has contributed over US$60 million to the country’s economy in the last three years through transportation charges. Association Secretary General Benson Tembo says despite some stakeholders having no confidence in the local fuel transporters, they have during the same period recorded growth in the number of tankers…

ZNBC STILL IN THE LEAD-MWANZA

Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation -ZNBC- Director General Richard Mwanza says the national broadcaster is a leader in the broadcasting industry in the country. Mr Mwanza says ZNBC is unmatched in technical services especially having acquired new state of art digital broadcasting infrastructure. He also says ZNBC has skilled technical and production man power that has…