KELLY NJOMBO, Lusaka AN AGRONOMIST, Bentin Dubeka says there is need to sensitise smallholder farmers on how to handle agro-chemicals as most of them are exposed to health hazards. Mr Dubeka said most small-scale farmers are in a habit of not wearing protective clothing when handling agro chemicals and lack tools like knapsack sprayers for
NKOLE MULAMBIA, Ndola THE Registrar of Societies has approved the registration of Capital Markets Association of Zambia (CMAZ) effective April 20, 2016. The registration has been done under the Societies Act Cap 119 of the Laws of Zambia. The association’s major objectives are to promote growth of the capital market through policy advocacy, dialogue and
The Felix Mutati led MMD faction has resolved to consider an alliance with the PF and will commence negotiations with the ruling party for a package that will benefit both parties. Speaking shortly after the announcement of new NEC members in at the Mulungushi Rock of authority Mr. Mwansa Mbulakulima who is now party trustee
Government has taken over the burial arrangements for the thirty two people who died in the Mufulira-Mokambo bus accident on Friday last week. Kitwe District Commissioner Chanda Kabwe said government will also provide necessary logistics required by the bereaved families. Mr Kabwe was speaking in Mufulira during a meeting with families of the deceased held
TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has embarked on the promotion of Zambian tobacco on the global market to attract foreign investors and buyers to enhance competition in the sector. Currently, the sector has few players participating in the buying of tobacco from farmers. This is negatively affecting competition in the industry.
The corporate world should set aside selfish policies and join forces to form an integrated approach to development issues, says Zambian Breweries Director of Corporate Affairs Ezekiel Sekele. Speaking during a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) forum for the private sector and civil society in Lusaka, Mr Sekele called for partnership on Corporate Social Responsibility
Suspected UPND Cadres have allegedly battered a Kitwe Police officer who was manning a road block near Moba hotel in Kitwe. AND police in Kitwe have arrested 12 UNPD Cadres for unlawful procession and causing a breach of peace. The incident happened im...