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MUBUKWANU CHALLENGES BUSINESS HOUSES

By Lupindula Mwewa:North Western Province Minister Nathaniel Mubukwanu has challenged business houses in the region to tap into the readily available markets in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC and Angola.Mr. Mubukwanu says the province produces a lot of agricultural products which can be easily sold to the neighbouring countries.He says farmers and…

ECL PRAISED

By Joseph Nyirenda:Mungwi Residents have praised President Edgar Lungu for his extraordinary desire to take infrastructure development to all parts of the country.The residents say the construction of Mungwi District Hospital and subsequent commissioning shows that President Lungu is a true servant of the people.They told ZNBC News in Mungwi that the hospital which was…

ZNFU RING ALARM

By Brian Mwale:The Zambia National Farmers’ Union -ZNFU- says the continued importation of processed meats and meat products is hindering the growth of the country’s livestock sub-sector.The Union says this goes against the country’s resolve to protect domestic value chains against cheaply imported products.ZNFU President Jervis Zimba said in a statement to ZNBC news that…

USE SKILLS TO CREATE JOBS

By Cecilia Zyambo:Government has called on youths not to wait for white collar jobs but use the skills gained in skills training centers to create employment for others.Youth, Sport and Child Development Minister Emmanuel Mulenga says government is turning youth skills centers into income generating institutions to empower more youths.He further says meaningful development can…

ZNFU Calls For Probe Into Meat Imports

Zambia National Farmers’ Union president Jervis Zimba has called for investigations into the increased issuance of import permits for processed meats and meat products in disregard of the local livestock sector. Mr. Zimba, in a statement issued today, has said ZNFU is saddened that a wide array of processed meats such as polony, bacon, smoked…

EL Asks US to Withdraw its Envoy Foote

By Moombe HamoboolaPresident Edgar Lungu has announced that Zambia has written to the United States government to withdraw its ambassador Daniel Foote.President Lungu says this is because Zambia does not want people who support unchristian values such as homosexuality in the country.The Head of State was speaking today at the United Church of Zambia -UCZ,…