BOSTWANA & ZAMBIA GOVT IN A POWER STRUGGLE OVER KAZUNGULA BRIDGE AUTHORITY

BOSTWANA & ZAMBIA GOVT IN A POWER STRUGGLE OVER KAZUNGULA BRIDGE AUTHORITY

Almost three years after the completion of the Kazungula Bridge, the governments of Botswana and Zambia are reportedly entangled in a silent power struggle over the establishment of the Kazungula Bridge Authority.

The project, designed to connect the SADC region from Durban to Kinshasa, has hit a roadblock, leading to

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EU AVAIL US$120M FOR REHABILITATION OF KARIBA DAM IN ZIMBABWE

EU AVAIL US$120M FOR REHABILITATION OF KARIBA DAM IN ZIMBABWE

The European Union (EU) has availed €113 million (about US$120 million) towards the rehabilitation of Kariba Dam as part of its Global Gateway initiative to improve the country’s electricity generation capacity.

This was disclosed yesterday during a tour of the project site by EU ambassadors to Zimbabwe and Zambia Jobst

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LUNDA CHIEFTAIN CALL FOR ZAMBIA GOVT. TO WORK ON CHITOKOLOKI ROAD

LUNDA CHIEFTAIN CALL FOR ZAMBIA GOVT. TO WORK ON CHITOKOLOKI ROAD

Chief Mpidi of the Lunda speaking in Zambezi has called on government to work on the Chitokoloki road as it is an important road in the district.

Speaking when North-Western Province Permanent Secretary Grandson Katambi went to check on him in Chitokoloko mission hospital where he is currently admitted, Chief

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KCM SHUT DOWN NCHANGA COPPER MINES FOR 21 DAYS IN ZAMBIA

KCM SHUT DOWN NCHANGA COPPER MINES FOR 21 DAYS IN ZAMBIA

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has shut down its Nchanga Copper Smelter in Chingola for 21 days following a molten metal leakage incident from one of the furnaces.

In a media statement, KCM Plc Provisional Liquidator Ms Celine Nair stated that no loss of life or injuries to employees was recorded

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ZAMBIA AND ANGOLA SIGN DEAL FOR ROAD CONNECTING PROJECTS

ZAMBIA AND ANGOLA SIGN DEAL FOR ROAD CONNECTING PROJECTS

Zambia and Angola have signed six (6) memoranda of understanding (MoUs) aimed at boosting trade and investment in the two countries.

The two countries have signed an MoU on cooperation to facilitate the construction of the Zambia/Angola connection road via the Jimbe border between Zambia’s Ikelengi district in the northwestern

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ZIMBABWE AND ZAMBIA TO ESTABLISH AN AGRO-INDUSTRIAL PARK

ZIMBABWE AND ZAMBIA TO ESTABLISH AN AGRO-INDUSTRIAL PARK

The governments of Zimbabwe and Zambia are holding a validation workshop on the policy, legal and regulatory framework for the establishment of the agro-industrial park between the two countries.

The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding last year for the establishment of the agro-industrial park and today’s meeting is

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AZOP TO BUILD PIPELINE FOR OIL INFRASTRUCTURE

AZOP TO BUILD PIPELINE FOR OIL INFRASTRUCTURE

The project to build a pipeline to transport oil derivatives from the Lobito refinery (Angola) to the Zambian capital, Lusaka, is still in the feasibility study phase, to approve this oil infrastructure.

The project known as the Angola/Zambia Oil Pipeline (AZOP) is also in a period of assessment of economic,

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PRESIDENT EDGAR INSPECTS CONSTRUCTION WORKS OF THE WATER SUPPLY SANITATION INFRASTRUCTURE, ZAMBIA

PRESIDENT EDGAR INSPECTS CONSTRUCTION WORKS OF THE WATER SUPPLY SANITATION INFRASTRUCTURE, ZAMBIA

Edgar Chagwa Lungu inspects construction works of the Water Supply and Sanitation Infrastructure under the Integrated Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Program in Mbala district, Northern Province.

The proposed program is part of the National Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Program (NUWSSP) which Goverment Government of Republic of Zambia

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SMART ZAMBIA SIGNS MOU FOR IMPROVING ICT INFRASTRUCTURE

SMART ZAMBIA SIGNS MOU FOR IMPROVING ICT INFRASTRUCTURE
THE National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) Executive director  Royson Mukwena says improved Information Communication Technology (ICTs) infrastructure directly translates into Zambia enjoying some of the benefits of the globalised economy.
Speaking during the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between NIPA and Smart Zambia Institute (SZI), Professor Mukwena
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LAFARGE ZAMBIA VIBE TO SUPPORT TUBALANGE HOSPITAL

LAFARGE ZAMBIA VIBE TO SUPPORT TUBALANGE HOSPITAL

ZAMBIAN Breweries together with Lafarge Zambia have donated medical supplies worth K100,000 to Tubalange Mini-Hospital in Chilanga from funds raised from the Mosi Vibes At Home online party, which the two organisations partnered on.

The donation is part of the ties cemented between Zambia’s largest brewing company and the country’s

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TAZAMA SEEK FUND FOR PIPELINE UPGRADE

TAZAMA SEEK FUND FOR PIPELINE UPGRADE

Tanzania Zambia Mafuta (Tazama) is seeking for funds to upgrade its pipeline diameter to 12 inches. The fund in question for the upgrade is proposed to be US$400million.

Speaking to media, Tazama’s Tanzania Regional Manager, Abraham Saunyama said “What we want is to make the whole pipeline from Dar to

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ZAMBIAN COPPER MINE BAGS USD 1 BILLION CANADIAN CONTRACT

ZAMBIAN COPPER MINE BAGS USD 1 BILLION CANADIAN CONTRACT

Canada’s First Quantum budgets $1 billion for Zambian copper mine expansion.

Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd is weighing investment of around $1 billion to lift output at Africa’s biggest copper mine in Zambia, despite a feud with state miner Zambia Consolidate Copper Mines Investment Holding (ZCCM-IH) over project funding.

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ZAMBIA TO KICK START PROCESS FOR IMPORTING ELECTRICITY

ZAMBIA TO KICK START PROCESS FOR IMPORTING ELECTRICITY

Zambia’s President Lungu informed his Minister of Energy to start process of importing electricity after ZECO announced rationing power.

President  Edgar Lungu of Zambia has informed the Minister of energy to start the process of importing electricity. This directive follows after the country was hit with a major electricity problem.…

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CONTRACTORS HALT ZAMBIA’s KAFUE GORGE HYDROELECTRIC DAM

CONTRACTORS HALT ZAMBIA’s KAFUE GORGE HYDROELECTRIC DAM

Sinohydro halt construction of Kafue Gorge hydroelectric dam due to difficulties beyond its control.

Construction of Kafue Gorge hydroelectric dam was put on hold by China’s state-owned Sinohydro. The dam was put on hold due to “difficulties beyond its control” according to Sinohydro.

The construction which kick-off in 2015 has …

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LUSAKA CITY COUNCIL TO PENALISE DEVELOPERS IN ZAMBIA

LUSAKA CITY COUNCIL TO PENALISE DEVELOPERS IN ZAMBIA

Lusaka City Council (LCC) to penalise developers in Zambia for having uncertified buildings.

Lusaka City Council (LCC) is making plans to penalise developers in Zambia. This is due to finding that developers are occupying an uncertified buildings in the state capital.

According to LCC, officers will start conducting physical checks …

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ZIMBABWE AND ZAMBIA AGREE DEAL FOR HYDRO-ELECTRICITY PROJECT

ZIMBABWE AND ZAMBIA AGREE DEAL FOR HYDRO-ELECTRICITY PROJECT

Batoka Gorge Hydro Electricity project deal agree by both nations.

The both nations has agree a deal worth US$4,5 billion for the project. The batoka Gorge Hydro Electricity project will help bring both nations together due to the deal.

Zimbabwe has also receive an interest from General Electric Africa to …

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