Category: Business

AU Extra-Ordinary Summits Rescheduled due covid-19 pandemic, confirms Ambassador Emmanuel Mwamba

Issued Friday 15th May, 2020 By Inutu Mupango Mwanza Zambian Embassy Addis Ababa Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. THE African Union (AU) has postponed the two Extra-Ordinary Summits that were scheduled to tackle matters related to the African Continental Free Trade Area-AfCFTA – and Silencing of the Guns by 2020. The two summits that were scheduled to be held simultaneously in South Africa on Saturday 30th May, 2020 have been moved to Saturday 5th December, 2020 due to the novel coronavirus. Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union His...

“University of Zambia aims at self-sustainability” …establishes UNZA holdings Limited (UNZA -IH) Wednesday 14th May, 2020

*University of Zambia* Department of Comm. and Marketing www.unza.zm *News Release* *UNZA aims at self-sustainability* …_establishes UNZA holdings Limited_ *14th May, 2020* -The University of Zambia (UNZA) in a bid to maximize its potential and attain self-sustainability has set up a holding company registered with PACRA as UNZA Holdings Limited to work as an umbrella for all business ventures at the institution. The University in addition to its teaching and learning, research and community service mandate operates various business entities that include; Liempe Farm, Marshlands Village, UNZA Printer, UNZA Clinic, and a 40,000 metric ton per day capacity maize milling...

His Excellency President Edgar Chagwa Lungu boosts domestic Tourism by opening Victoria Falls Tuesday 12th May 2020

His Excellency the President has reopened the Victoria Falls in Livingstone as part of preventing the tourism industry from collapsing in the wake of the Coronavirus Global Pandemic. By Tom Njovu Posted by State House Press Office – Zambia on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Stanbic Bank creates first Chinese market corridor in Africa

Stanbic Bank creates first Chinese market corridor in Africa By Luswepo Mutepuka, Kwilanzi News Zambia STANBIC Bank has created the continent’s first ever Africa-China trade corridor to connect local businesses to export and import opportunities in China. The facility is also designed to help SMEs access working capital financing, facilitate payments while also handling shipping logistics on behalf of Zambian entrepreneurs. As the COVID-19 virus continues to wreak havoc on the global economy by disrupting trade, SMEs continue to be some of the worst affected. This effect is keenly felt in Zambia’s predominantly import-dependent economy. While Zambia has kept its...

Simon Kalolo Kabanda asks: ‘What are some of the Indicators of poverty?!’ – 27th June 2006

Simon Kalolo Kabanda asks: ‘What are some of the Indicators of poverty?!’ – 27th June 2006

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE INDICATORS OF POVERTY? 27 June 2006 It had to take the Commerce Deputy Minister to admit that it was not a priority of the New Deal Government to come up with a new Republican Constitution during its first term in office. The deputy minister revealed that the priority of the government was to end the poverty of the Zambian people. What are some of the indicators of this poverty? One: UNEMPLOYMENT. A lot of people who are supposed to be in employment now are unemployed. The old have been retrenched. The middle-aged have not been...

Zambia is in safe hands, President EdgarLungu assures diplomats

Zambia is in safe hands, President EdgarLungu assures diplomats

By Favourite Jenala Kalando and Derrick Sinjela President Edgar Chagwa Lungu says any law breakers will be dealt with accordingly once caught as Government is on top of things. Briefing diplomats during what he termed as a broader diplomatic interaction, President Lungu assured the foreign envoys that Minister’s had adequately communicated government interventions in a transparent manner. On calls for him to address the nation, President Lungu protestingly restated that at an appropriate the call by sections clamouring for a Presidential Voice on gassing and mob justice would be answered. During the meeting attended by diplomats led by European Union...

DR. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA,   AT THE GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE (MICC)

DR. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA, AT THE GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE (MICC)

Republic of Zambia SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY DR. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA, AT THE GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE HELD AT MULUNGUSHI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, LUSAKA ON FRIDAY, 28TH FEBRUARY, 2020 STATE HOUSE LUSAKA • YOUR EXCELLENCY DR. KENNETH DAVID KAUNDA, FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA; • YOUR EXCELLENCY MR. RUPIAH BWEZANI BANDA, FOURTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA; • MR. DAVIES MWILA, SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE PATRIOTIC FRONT; • MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE PRESENT; • HONOURABLE CABINET MINISTERS PRESENT; • YOUR EXCELLENCY MR LI JEI,...

Tuesday April 21, 2020 JCTR Press Statement on Making Wearing of Masks Mandatory

Tuesday April 21, 2020 JCTR Press Statement on Making Wearing of Masks Mandatory

Tuesday April 21, 2020 JCTR Press Statement on Making Wearing of Masks Mandatory For Immediate Release More Needs to be Done to Support Poor Households with Masks Much as the move to make wearing of surgical masks mandatory is a welcome development, the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) is of the view that there is need for more sensitisation on this matter. The Presidential announcement was made through the media and it would be wrong to assume that the message got across to all members of the public because some households might not have access to radio, TV or...

“Zambian Youths implored to cultivate entreprenueral minds amid COVID-19,” prods New Congress Party NCP leader Peter Chanda

ZAMBIAN YOUTHS IMPLORED TO CULTIVATE ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDS AMID COVID-19 New Congress Party NCP leader Peter Chanda says in the midist of a crisis there is always an opportunity which can only be seen and utilized by peoole that are focused and driven by the desire to bring about positive change in their lives and the nation at large. Mr. Chanda says while many are watching opportunities pass by others are taking advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic and are coming up with various innovative business ideas such as making of face masks and other COVID-19 protective gear which in turn help...

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