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Posts published in “Day: March 14, 2023

ZCSA acts to protect consumers

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency (ZCSA) has embarked on the process of increasing the number of compulsory standards for products in order to enhance consumer protection.

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‘Bulk purchases to help reduce fuel pump prices’

By MAYA NTANDA –THE Government is working on reducing pump prices of both petrol and diesel by introducing bulk purchases of petroleum products.This is where Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) pull resources together and order at a known price with the one which the Government will have negotiated. Read more

Govt support for SMEs elates cooperating partners

By KETRA KALUNGA –THE Government’s support and commitment towards the growth of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has elated the cooperating partners.

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Turkish Airlines flights return

By JAMES MUYANWA – The Turkish Flag Carrier the Turkish Airlines (THY) will resume its scheduled flights between Istanbul and Lusaka this month.Turkiye Ambassador to Zambia, Istem Circiroglu confirmed in an interview at the weekend that THY’s fl...

Emeralds body decries invasions

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Emeralds and Semi-Precious Stones Mining Association of Zambia (ESMAZ) is concerned over the continued encroachment of emeralds licenced areas in Lufwanyama.ESMAZ general secretary Shadreck Mwape said in an interview that farmers and property developers had continued encroaching the licence area.Mr Mwape said the law provided for the mine licenced area […]

ChatGPT: Machines are leading and following us (Part 2)

This is the last part of the series on Chat GPT. The subject was introduced by mentioning that a lot of the tech companies are already in the future, they have invented great technology which is so much ahead of us today. Artificial intelligence (AI) is inviting and leading us and they are also following […]

Too much freedom on Freedom Way

THERE is a street in the heart of Lusaka’s Central Business District (CDB) that surpasses all manner of understanding in the way business is conducted, and this happens on a less than five kilometers stretch of road they call Freedom Way.Not even freedom, in the strictest meaning of the word can denote the lawlessness, callous, […]

‘Ndola-Lusaka road project game-changer’

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE recently signed Ndola-Lusaka road project under the public private partnership (PPP) is a game-changer PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has said.The President has also revealed that plans to place Mopani Copper Mines (M...

HH warns ECL:‘Don’t take advantage of my kindness’

By MAYA NTANDA and ESTHER NG’ANDU –PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has warned former President Edgar Lungu not to take his kindness for weakness.The President, who in the most direct reference yet to Mr Lungu’s rantings, said he did not want to avenge all the misdeeds perpetuated against him when he was an opposition leader, but clearly […]

Govt releases funds for Lusaka flood victims

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Government, through the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU), has released funds for the relocation of more than 600 households affected by floods in some parts of Lusaka.

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