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AFE Introduces Solar Pumps

AFE Limited has introduced solar-powered pumps for irrigation and other activities on the Zambian market to cut down on productions costs for farmers.

Company operations manager Emmanuel Munenga said in an interview at the just-ended …

State Gives Tazara U.S.$3 Million for Salary Arrears

THE Government has released US$3 million (about K18 million) to clear the five-month salary arrears owed to workers at the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA).

The Government has also engaged various stakeholders in a bid …

TAZARA Is a Loss Making Entity, Mukanga Tells Striking Workers

Transport and Communication minister Yamfwa Mukanga says striking Tanzania-Zambia Railways workers have no reason to strike over money because there institution does not make profit.

TAZARA workers have gone five months without pay and have …

KCC Gives Ultimatum On Undeveloped Land

THE Kitwe City Council (KCC) has given an ultimatum of up to August 18, this year, for all people who were allocated plots recently, to start developing their properties.

Kitwe Mayor Kelvin Sinyangwe said developers …

Janza Calls 26 Players

NEWLY appointed Chipolopolo interim coach Honour Janza has summoned 26 locally based players for a three-day training camp in Lusaka as part of preparations for the 2015 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

According …

Shoprite Ready to Aid Local Suppliers’ Growth

SHOPRITE Checkers Zambia says it is ready to support the growth of local suppliers in country. Company general manager Charles Bota said the chain store would give local suppliers first priority only if they meet …

’Keep Prices, Exchange Rates Stable’

FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has challenged the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) to maintain price stability and exchange rates if economic growth is to be stimulated.

Mr Chikwanda said economic growth relied on the BoZ’s ability …

Be Loyal, Lungu Urges Military Personnel

DEFENCE Minister Edger Lungu has aised military personnel manning border areas to continue being loyal and avoid acts of insubordination.

Mr Lungu said this when he visited military personnel manning the border with Angola at …

Govt Releases K5.5 Million for East Projects

GOVERNMENT has released K5.5 million for various health infrastructure projects in Eastern Province, provincial medical officer, Kennedy Malama has said.

Dr Malama said the money released would go towards the construction of district hospitals in …