Kwacha gains

    The Kwacha strengthened significantly against the U.S dollar on Wednesday.   The kwacha was trading at 10 Kwacha per   one U.S dollar compared to Tuesday's offer price of 10 Kwacha 50 ngwee respectively.   Inter-bank market traders say the currency could gain further if supply of the Dollar continues to increase on the market.   The

Rehabilitate Maramba Cultural Village

      The Livingstone Tourism Association - LTA - is appealing to government to rehabilitate the Maramba Cultural Village, which was gutted in October last year.   LTA Chairperson, Alexander Mutali, says there is need for government to start rebuilding the cultural Village in order to enhance tourism packages in Livingstone.   Mr.  Mutali says the

Be hard workers- Zambians challenged

    Chief Mwanachingwala of Southern Province has challenged Zambians to cultivate the spirit of hard work.   He says this is the only way the country will develop.   The traditional leader says much as government is supposed to provide services to the people there is need for the citizens to work hard at personal

Strengthen laws-FIC

    The Financial Intelligence Centre says there is need to strengthen laws as a deterrence to those who want to hide proceeds of crime and corruption in the country.   Centre Director General Mary Tshuma says this is because financial crimes such as money laundering have direct effect on society as they rob

ECL wants strong economic ties

    President Edgar Lungu say Zambia remains dedicated to creating strong economic ties with various countries to boost the country's economy.   President Lungu says his administration wants to see various trade agreements and businesses come to fruition for the benefit of the economy and ordinary Zambians.   The Head of State was speaking when

K16.13 bn approved for servicing debt

    Parliament has approved 16.13 billion Kwacha towards servicing domestic and external debt.   Of the amount, 7.2 billion Kwacha will go towards servicing external debt with 6.97 million Kwacha appropriated for domestic debt.   And Minister of Finance Felix Mutati has disclosed that government will issue a report detailing the country's debt profile for

Revenue earning at 2.3%

      Minister of Finance Felix Mutati has disclosed that the country's revenue earnings were 2.3 percent above the set target between January and October 2017.   Mr. Mutati told parliament that the high revenue earnings recorded were largely driven by the enhanced tax enforcement mechanisms implemented.   And Mr Mutati told the house that national

Govt release K24m to Indo Bank

  Indo Zambia Bank has received over 24 million Kwacha from the Ministry of Agriculture to implement the E voucher programme.   The funds provided for to the bank under E voucher programme for 2017 -2018 farming season will benefit a total of 30 thousand 1-hundred and 11 beneficiary farmers allocated to the

Street vending ban cheers traders

    The National Traders and Marketeers Association of Zambia (NATMAZ) in Mufulira has commended the local authority for banning street vending in the district.   Association District Chairperson Elvin Sakala says the move will create fair competition for marketeers doing their businesses in markets.   Mr. Sakala said the presence of street vendors was disadvantaging

Govt delivering development-Mushanga

    Central Province Minister, Sydney Mushanga, says government has performed exceptionally well in infrastructure development across the country.   Mr. Mushanga says the government has massively invested in health and education infrastructure development in the province and the country.   ZANIS in Kabwe reports that Mr. Mushanga said this during the PF Media Interactive Forum