Govt to meet funeral costs for 32 accident victims

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

Tobacco board embarks on global promotion

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.

Zambian Breweries calls for companies to join forces on development goals

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

Sri Lanka firm, IDC to ink deal

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka HAYLEYS Plc, a tea processing company from Sri Lanka is soon expected to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to start a 3,000 hectares tea plantation in the third quarter. This follows a recently five-day visit by a team from the tea Industry in Sri Lanka