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Posts published in “Day: April 28, 2020

Churches Are Free To Decide

[Zambia Reports] State House would like to clarity that His Excellency, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, has not directed churches to open. In his address to the nation on Friday, the President said; "I have decided that som...

Rewards Coming for COVID-19 Medics – Health Minister Chitalu

[Times of Zambia] Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has said the recruitment of health workers to enhance the COVID-19 response is 70 per cent complete, assuring that modalities are being worked on to reward frontline staff.

Central Bank Pushes Kwacha Into SADC Trade

[Times of Zambia] The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) says efforts are being made to include the Zambian Kwacha as a settlement currency on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Integrated Regional Electronic Settlement System (SIRESS) for payments.

Erratic Maize Supply Triggers Poultry Feed Prices

[Times of Zambia] Poultry feed prices have continued to rise on the local market due to short supply of maize and the local currency depreciation, the Poultry Association of Zambia( PAZ) has said.

State Insists, Current Business Licence Regime Stays

[Times of Zambia] The current business licensing regime will remain, as Government urges the business community to propose other workable measures on how to reduce cost of doing business.

‘Do More to Save Companies’

[Times of Zambia] The Ministry of Local Government should consider scrapping off or revising some of the business licences to save companies from collapsing as the country fights the COVID-19 downturn.