PRODUCT CERTIFICATION CAN CONFIRM EVIDENCE OF COMPLIANCE TO STANDARDS-ZABS

The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has reiterated its call on local manufacturers to take keen interest in having their products certified to promote the growth of their business. ZABS Head of Marketing and Public Relations Hazel Zulu says certification is a pre-requisite or foundation for business growth as certified products open doors to both […]

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NORTHERN PS EXTOLS ZABS

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA Northern Province Permanent Secretary Dr Jobbicks Kalumba has commended the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) for decentralizing its services and making them accessible to SMEs and consumers in the province. Dr Kalumba said this when he hosted a delegation from ZABS at his office, led by Director and Chief Executive Officer Mr. […]

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ZABS EXPRESS CONCERN OVER THE DROP IN THE LEVELS OF COMPLIANCE BY IMPORTERS OF USED MOTOR VEHICLES

  The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) has expressed concern over the drop in the levels of compliance by importers of used motor vehicles to the Zambian Standards, ZS 560 for used motor vehicles in the month of April, 2017. ZABS Head of Marketing and Public Relations Hazel Zulu says the Bureau has noted with […]

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WOMEN URGED TO EXPLORE BEE KEEPING

BY MONDE PHIRI A clergywoman in Lusaka has urged women in the country to explore the bee –keeping business saying it is a viable industry which has the potential to contribute to the growth of the country’s economy. Reverend Wamusheke Phiri says women in the country especially those in rural areas can make use of […]

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TRANSPORTERS IN KASAMA PROTEST OVER DELAYS TO PAY THEM BY THE FOOD RESERVE AGENCY

BY CORRESPODENT Irate transporters contracted to haulage the food reserve agency-FRA maize in Northern Province yesterday stormed the agencies’ regional office demanding to be paid their monies. They lamented in an interview that it is unfortunate that government has failed to honour its promise. The transporters stressed that they have run out patience saying over […]

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The Zambia National Marketeers Credit Association (ZANAMACA) says there is need to conduct capacity building on financial management among Marketeers.

ZANAMACA President Mupila Kameya Says most of the marketeers have been having challenges to effectively handle the loans that they acquire from various financial lending institutions. Mr. Kameya has told komboni radio news that lack of proper business capitalization skills has made it difficult for the marketeers to grow their businesses. The ZANAMACA president has […]

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RTSA SUSPENDS MAZHANDU OPERATING LICENCE

BY KALALUKA MUSHAUKWA The Road and Transport Safety Agency has with immediate effect suspended the operating license of Mazhandu family bus services following an accident that happened in Kabwe yesterday where 10 lives were lost. RTSA Chief Executive officer Zindaba Soko announced at a media briefing today that Mazhandu road safety profile has deteriorated over […]

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