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Posts published in “Day: June 26, 2023

Govt to address policies hindering SMEs growth

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Government will soon formulate policies to address challenges that hinder the growth of entrepreneurs in the country.Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Development Minister Elias Mubanga said there would be new policies to address the challenge of taxation, among others that women and youth entrepreneurs face in growing their businesses.Read more

King Mswati to grace Trade Fair

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE King of Eswatini is expected to be the visiting president at this year’s Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) which starts on Wednesday this week.King Mswati lll will grace the official opening of the ZITF this Saturday under the theme, “ Read more

PACRA, RTSA launch integrated registration systems

By KETRA KALUNGA – THE Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) and the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) have launched the integrated registration systems to prevent change of motor vehicle ownership used as security to access cr...

Police recover 900 copper cathodes

By TINKERBEL MWILA – POLICE on the Copperbelt have recovered a total 900 copper cathodes believed to have been stolen and hidden at a garage in Ndola’s industrial area.Copperbelt Police Commanding Officer Peacewell Mweemba said the copper cathodes were bunched in 60 × 15 bundles and kept at an incomplete building at the garage. Read […]

UNZA develops two cowpea seed varieties

By JAMES KUNDA – THE University of ZAMBIA (UNZA) School of Agricultural Sciences has developed two cowpea seed varieties to improve livestock production.Meanwhile, the Government has pledged to continue helping livestock farmers improve animal n...

Free education scores big, says Kawana

By GEORGE SINKALA – MINISTRY of Information and Media director and spokesperson Thabo Kawana says contrary to doomsayers, the free education policy is now benefiting children from both urban and rural areas.Mr Kawana said that the Government wanted to fight poverty by introducing free education to support young people acquire education for them to pursue […]

Human trafficking: Chinese trio to be charged today

By JULIUS PHIRI – THREE Chinese nationals who were detained for suspected human trafficking are expected to be charged today.The Chinese nationals who include a couple, are still in detention.Immigration Department public relations officer Namati Nshinka confirmed the development in an interview yesterday.“The Chinese nationals are still in detention and are expected to be charged […]

‘Job well done HH’ …As stakeholders praise China’s role in debt talks

By KETRA KALUNGA and KENNEDY MUPESENI – VARIOUS stakeholders have hailed China’s role in Zambia’s bailout deal as highlighted by the presence of Chinese Premier Li Qiang at the New Global Financing Pact summitt in Paris last week.And an engineer Charles Kaisala has said the debt restructuring deal has injected new life into the country’s […]

Two women steal K10,000 from mobile money agent, bolt

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – TWO women of Kalumbila District are on the run after stealing K10,000 from a mobile money booth attendant.The duo is said to have stolen the money while transacting on the attendant’s booth.North-Western Province police Commanding Officer Dennis Moola said police recorded a case of theft which happened on Saturday around 09:20 […]