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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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, … Read More
Zambia’s biggest hindrances to it’s development has been a poor road network especially in the rural areas where the majority of the poorest of Zambians live.
In the urban areas, Zambia can point to some roads and area having just one decent road and that road would be one that … Read More
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 … Read More
On Monday, 10 May 2021, the Kazungula Bridge Project was officially commissioned by the Presidents of Botswana and Zambia, who applauded the African Development Bank for its work on this transformative project.
The 923-meter bridge with two border facilities on either side, is not only a win for Botswana and … Read More
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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THE Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Power (BGHES) whose construction is set to begin in 2022 will be a flagship project in southern Africa in terms of international best standards, the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has said.
Zimbabwe and Zambia are working towards constructing two power stations on either side of the … Read More
(Bloomberg) — Zambia skipped an interest payment on its debt, moving closer to becoming the first African nation to default on dollar bonds since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
Holders of Zambia’s $3 billion of Eurobonds will vote next week on the country’s request for a six-month interest-payment holiday. … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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.… Read More
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.… Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More