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Government will seriously consider introducing high speed trains in Zambia-Inonge Wina

  ||    28 July 2017
VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina says Government will seriously consider introducing high speed trains in Zambia. Mrs Wina said the development can help decongest Zambian roads and reduce road carnage.

I do not expect substandard roads and other infrastructure-President Lungu

  ||    27 July 2017
President Lungu has called on all well meaning Zambians and all Stakeholders to support the PF Governments development agenda . Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony of the Kawambwa- Mporokoso road project this morning, The President stated that he expected all the infrastructure projects that government was embarking on to be of the highest standard.

Government should take an introspection as to why citizens are defaming leaders-Tayali

  ||    27 July 2017
Chilufya TayaliEconomic and Equity Party (EEP) President Chilufya Tayali has urged the Patriotic Front (PF) led Government to revisit its leadership style. Tayali was reacting to the DMI st Eugene Student Edward Makai who created a fake Facebook account only to insult the head of state.

Cooperating Partners commends Zambian government for maintaining an open-door engagement policy

  ||    27 July 2017
THE COOPERATING PARTNERS GROUP has commended the Zambian government for maintaining an open-door engagement policy in the process of driving the country’s economy towards stabilisation and growth.

PF writes to the Speaker on its decision to expel Kambwili

  ||    27 July 2017
PF Secretary General Davies Mwila says the party has notified the Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini on its decision to expel Roan Member of parliament Chishimba Kambwili in exercise of its powers under the Party Constitution.

Investors overlooking Zambia’s Political Situation, Kwacha is Africa’s second-best performing currency

  ||    26 July 2017
Bloomberg website is reporting that that Investors are overlooking Zambia’s political risk and buying the nation’s assets as the price of copper, its biggest export, rises. The yield on Zambia’s $1 billion Eurobonds due April 2024 have fallen 135 basis points this year to 7.55 percent on Wednesday.

Zambia National Farmers’ Union disappointed with the K60 Maize Price offer by FRA

  ||    26 July 2017
The Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) has said that it is saddened with the maize price of K60/50kg bag announced by the Food Reserve Agency (FRA). In a press statement released to the media , ZNFU said that the offered price will leave a farmer with a loss of K15 per 50Kg bag.

Economy so far so good – Mutati

  ||    26 July 2017
 Minister of Finance Felix Mutati says fundamentals of the economy  have improved during the first half of 2017. However,  Mr. Mutati says economic players in the country should not relax following the development.

Catholic Bishops briefs Presidnt Lungu on their meeting with HH

  ||    25 July 2017
THE CATHOLIC Bishops in charge of reconciliation between President Edgar Chagwa Lungu and opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema say they have merely sown the seeds in the ground and it is too soon to tell if the process will bear desired fruits.

Zambia’s projected GDP growth rate of 4.3 percent for 2017 remains feasible-Muatti

  ||    25 July 2017
Zambia’s Minister of Finance Felix Mutati has said that he is confident that the projected growth rate of 4.3 percent for 2017 remains feasible.
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