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State to continue improving social welfare

By RABECCA CHIPANTA - GOVERNMENT says it will continue implementing programmes aimed at improving the welfare of the vulnerable in society. Speaking during the opening of a workshop for the training of beneficiaries of street vendors’ empowerment scheme in Ndola, Ministry of Youth, Sport and Child development Permanent secretary Agness Musunga said the Action plan

$200m water, sanitation project in second phase

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI - GOVERNMENT has started implementing the second phase of the US$200 million water and sanitation improvement project under  Nkana Water and Sewerage Company to cover Kitwe, Kalulushi and Chambishi on the Copperbelt. The project, which is aimed at improving water supply and sanitation services in the three towns, follows the growing population

Emulate PF manifesto, parties urged

By STEVEN ZANDE - THE Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) has urged political parties to emulate the Patriotic Front (PF) by drafting practical manifestos which outline their planned actions to improve people’s living standards if elected into office on August 11, 2016. CSPR executive director Kryticous Nshindano said his organisation conducted a research which

Tullow wins oil exploration licence

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE - THE Government has awarded a petroleum exploration  licence  to Tullow Oil Zambia over block 31  for explorations in Luapula and Northern Provinces following  an open bidding process. Tullow Zambia is one of Africa’s leading Independent oil and gas companies which was founded 30 years ago. Speaking during the signing ceremony in

Zambia – EU business club launched

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE - THE European Union (EU)-Zambia Business Club (EU-ZBC) has been launched to increase business opportunities between Europe and Zambia. The EUZBC further aims at becoming a reference point of EU companies wanting to invest in Zambia. EU ambassador to Zambia Alessandro Mariani said during the launch in Lusaka that the EU-ZBC further
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