Tanzania, Uganda willing to export maize to Zambia

By Justine Akakulubelwa Chief Government spokesperson CORNELIUS MWEETWA says TANZANIA and UGANDA have indicated their willingness to export maize to Zambia. Mr. MWEETWA says the two nations’ are willing to help Zambia, because of the cordial relations. He says there is therefore no need for panic buying of maize because government will ensure that the

Government praises the media fraternity

By Masauso Mkwayaya Government has praised the media fraternity for using radio to spread life-saving information in times of disasters such as floods and disease outbreaks. Information and Media Minister, CORNELIUS MWEETWA says radio unlike other forms of media, transcends barriers of literacy and technology, making it accessible to communities regardless of their social or

M’MEMBE pledges to abolish some govt. positions

By Wilson Mulinda/Chansa Kunda Socialist Party Leader FRED M’MEMBE has promised to drop the positions of Provincial Ministers and District Commissioners and give more authority to traditional leaders. Dr. M’MEMBE has alleged that there is too much authority with Government which limits decisions by traditional leaders. Speaking during a media briefing in Lusaka today, Dr.

Cabinet makes several resolutions

By Sharon Siame Cabinet has approved the first-ever National Security Strategy for Zambia aimed at addressing risks, threats and challenges to the country’s security. The National Security Strategy is expected to broaden the focus of the country’s security beyond maintaining peace to a more comprehensive one. The Strategy also aims to assure citizens freedom from

Ban on supply of mealie meal to Chililabombwe lifted

By Masauso Mkwayaya Government has lifted the ban imposed on millers and other entities to supply mealie meal to Chililabombwe. This follows the artificial shortage of mealie-meal in the district caused by smuggling. Chief Government Spokesperson CORNELIUS MWEETWA says other players are now free to trade their mealie meal in Chililabombwe in order to cushion

ZNS mealie meal safe – CHINTALA

By Mark Ziligone The Millers Association of Zambia-MAZ- is satisfied that the Eagles Mealie Meal produced by the Zambia National Service –ZNS- has no Genetically Modified Organisms -GMO. MAZ President ANDREW CHINTALA says he is content with the measures that Government has put in place to prevent the offloading of GMO mealie meal on the

Govt assures ZNS of stable supply of maize

By Mark Ziligone Government has assured that there will be a sustainable supply of maize to Zambia National Service -ZNS- milling plants to stabilise the mealie meal prices in the country. Defence Minister AMBROSE LUFUMA says the country is projected to record a good crop yield which will increase supply of maize grain to plants
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