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Govt revokes 150 large-scale mining licences

THE Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development has with immediate effect revoked 150 large-scale mining licences. Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Victor Mutambo said the licences were revoked due to the mine owners’ failure to engage in any form … read more »

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Zambia to benefit from AU mining Initiative

Zambia will be one of the mining countries on the continent to benefit from the African Union initiative of setting up an African Minerals Development Centre aimed at addressing policy challenges in negotiating mining contracts which are in favour of … read more »

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Be professional, Chikusu urges medics

DEPUTY Minister in the Ministry of Health Patrick Chikusu has called for professionalism among health workers. Dr Chikusu said Government would not tolerate bad working attitudes towards work in health centres. Speaking yesterday in Serenje when he toured Chitambo School … read more »

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Compulsory vehicle insurance scheme unveiled

GOVERNMENT has set up  a compulsory third motor vehicle insurance 
scheme in the Road Traffic Act aimed at taking care of bodily injury
and death. Ministry of Works, Transport, Supply and Communications Permanent
 Secretary Muyenga Atanga said the establishment of the scheme … read more »

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Soldiers urged to foster peace

DEFENCE Minister Geoffrey Mwamba has implored defence forces to remain committed to developing and fostering a solid foundation for peace and stability in the region. Mr Mwamba said in Lusaka yesterday that defence forces had a critical role to play … read more »

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ZESCO gives Zambians load shedding relief

Zambians will this month not experience any incidences of load shedding, ZESCO Managing Director Cyprian Chitundu has disclosed. Speaking at breakfast meeting in Lusaka this morning, Mr. Chitundu however said power outages may be experienced due to faults on the … read more »

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U.S mission in Zambia hails govt efforts regarding economy

The United States mission in Zambia has hailed the Patriotic Front’s government on its efforts to improve the country%u2019s economy. U.S Embassy Public Affairs Officer Priscilla Hernandez says foreign investors have developed confidence in the country’s business environment. Ms. Hernandez … read more »

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World Bank hails Zambia’s economic performance

The World Bank is impressed with Zambia’s economic performance and growth rate which revolves around 5.5 percent annually. World Bank Country Director Kundhavi Kadiresan says the global bank is now determined to go beyond providing technical and financial support to … read more »

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ZICTA calls for law to regulate new ICTs

By NANCY MWAPE THE Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) says there is need to put in place legal and institutional regulatory frameworks to govern roll-outs of fibre optic broadband and help stimulate investment. ZICTA director legal Judith Tembo … read more »

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