Geodrill, a West African drilling company, has secured its second significant long-term drilling contract with Colorado-based Newmont Mining Corporation, one of the world’s largest gold producers.
Zambia Tender and Business News
According to Sino-Hydro Zambia Limited, a subsidiary of China’s Sinohydro, construction on the four-lane divided highway (two sections of two lanes each) is currently about 79% complete.
San Francisco, California-based RD Global, working in partnership with Mera Group Corporation of Japan, announced plans to establish a manufacturing plant in Zambia for renewable energy products.
The Government of Zambia and Switzerland-based IOM, the UN Migration Agency, are working together on the construction of a protective shelter in the Sesheke, a border district. The shelter is being built to provide a
The UK-based Clinigen Group plc, a global pharmaceutical and services company, has reached agreement with Eisai Europe Ltd., the European branch of Japan-based Eisai, for marketing rights to Halaven® (eribulin), Fycompa® (perampanel) and Lenvima® (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
Zambia's Luambe National Park just became the 'most carbon neutral' National Park in the world. A community forests program was critical to it achieving this milestone.
The Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program, operated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), just announced 18 new grantees. These grantees come from Brazil, India, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.
A US $25 million loan (in Kwacha equivalent) has been authorized for the Zambia National Building Society (ZNBS) by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). The primary objective of the loan is the financing of affordable housing in the country.
Zambia is rapidly developing its position as a finance hub in Africa, according to Julian Evans, the Director of Protocol and Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the United Kingdom.
ENGIE, a France-based global energy company, has agreed to acquire Uganda's Fenix International, a next generation energy company offering Solar Home Systems (SHS) in Africa.
Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a nonprofit company and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany, will be conducting the Fourth edition of their annual 'Merck Africa Asia Luminary' event on the 24th and 25th of October 2018.
Zambia's Copperbelt Province was a place of song, dance and color on September 14, as thousands of people filled the Levi Mwanawasa Stadium in Nidola town, to witness the 41st Combined Graduation Ceremony for registered nurses and midwives in Zambia’s Copperbelt Province.
AGCO, a major manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, spoke of the role of farm mechanization in transforming Africa's farms, as part of the 2017 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) (www.AGRF.org) conference held last week in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
During a recent visit by Zambia's Finance Minister, Honourable Felix Mutati, and his delegation to the offices of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), the DBSA pledged to partner with the government on infrastructure development in the region.
Zambia has been approved for a feasibility study for a 130 MW windpower project, courtesy of a grant from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
The Global Book Alliance, a program to transform the development, procurement and distribution of books, has selected South Africa, Zambia and Cambodia as its latest winners in their "Reach for Reading" Call for Proposals.
Enel, an Italian manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, is collaborating with Swiss group Seedstarts World SA to help small electricity businesses in Africa.
Delegates from 11 countries recently attended the the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions’ (SACAU) Young Agripreneurs Forum to its Future Farm in Zambia for an in-depth three-day programme covering the business of agriculture and effective deployment of the latest equipment.
The fall army worm has expanded so rapidly in southern Africa that its presence is behind a cut in this year's regional maize harvest forecast by up to 10 percent. A new multi-part plan to increase surveillance and research to contain the worm may help push back the agricultural menace.
With a focus on how to help Africa to work together better as well as specifically to help African cities get access to climate finance funds, the Constituent General Assembly of the Network of Chief Technical Officers of Cities and Territories of Africa (Africa TechNet) was held from 03 to 05 July 2017 at Ivotel Hotel, of Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire).
Ireland's Africa Agri-Food Development Programme (AADP), a programme developed to support partnerships between Irish and African agri-food companies, just announces a call for applications to participate in the program.
A new competition was just launched to find and support providers of innovative and scalable financial products and services that improve the lives of poor people in rural areas of Africa.
During last week's Africa Energy Forum, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency made two moves to further electricity options in Zambia. One was for a grant regarding mini electrical grid development, and the second was for a new wind power project.
Most organizations need to do more to keep up with the digital era, and African companies match their global peers in what London-based consultancy PwC calls 'Digital IQ'. A new report show only 52% of African companies rate their Digital IQ as strong (with a score of 70% or greater on a detailed metric).
Georgia-based AGCO, a global maker and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, has announced a major push to further develop its Challenger farm machinery business in Africa as part of the Company's global strategy.