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ZAMBIAN BREWERIES AND LAFARGE BREATHE LIFE INTO UNZA PROTOTYPE VENTILATORS

The University of Zambia’s (UNZA) School of Engineering has developed Zambia’s first ever locally produced ventilator to help improve the country’s capacity to treat COVID-19 patients. The project – which launched its first working prototype on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 – was jointly funded by Zambian Breweries and Lafarge Zambia to the tune of ZMW100, 000. Speaking during the ventilator’s launch, Zambian Breweries Lusaka Plant Manager Albert Malunga described the creation of the prototype as a huge milestone in the country’s pursuit

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MAKING EVERY DROP COUNT: HOW ZB IS SECURING LOCAL WATER RESOURCES

Beer is one of the most popular recreational beverages in Zambia – enjoyed by thousands of people from different walks of life. Beer is good for social cohesion, bringing people together for a better world and as long as it is consumed in moderation and not abused. Even at a time when we are not able to meet physically, beer continues to refresh our communities in the comfort of their homes The industry, which depends heavily on one of the planet’s

40,000 HOUSEHOLDS IN GEORGE BENEFIT FROM ZAMBIAN BREWERIES AND LWSC WATER PROJECT

Zambian Breweries (ZB) and Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company (LWSC) have constructed an industrial borehole to provide clean water to 40,000 households and industries in and around Lusaka’s George Compound. The ZB-funded project – build at a cost of US$150,000 – was initiated as part of the entity’s cholera and COVID-19 response strategy which seeks to improve access to clean water and sanitation in low-income areas. The infrastructure consists of an industrial borehole and a 3.4 km pipeline producing about 20

MORE THAN 12,000 PEOPLE TAKE ZB RESPONSIBLE DRINKING PLEDGE

Thousands of people across the country have come out in support of Zambian Breweries’ drive to champion responsible behaviour by taking the brewer’s #ResponsibleTogether pledge. The campaign reached more than 60,000 people through social media and activations at shopping malls and events in Lusaka and the Copperbelt, with 12,524 taking up the challenge to pledge to promote smart drinking habits. The campaign, launched in September 2020, is playing a key role in creating awareness and educating consumers and the community on the

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TAKING GENDER DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION TO NEW HEIGHTS

Celebrations and commemorations give us an opportunity to regroup, highlight our achievements, and give credit where it is due. Certain celebrations, in this case International Women’s Day, are more worthy of our attention than others however, because they bring important issues into focus and prompt us to step up our efforts where we are slacking and build consistency where we are succeeding. At Zambian Breweries we are conscious of the fact that solving some of society’s biggest  challenges requires a diverse pool

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ZAMBIAN BREWERIES REITERATES HOME-DRINKING STANCE

Zambia’s largest brewer, Zambian Breweries, has called on beer-lovers to heed government guidelines amid the resurgence of COVID-19 cases. Zambian Breweries Country Director Jose Moran said the escalation of COVID-19 cases calls for all Zambians to use caution and follow all the health guidelines issued by the government, and in particular to continue following the responsible drinking guidelines that encourage moderation and drinking from home. “Again, if you want to drink, do it from the comfort of your home,” urged Mr Moran. “The

INFORMATION MINISTER CHAMPIONS ZB’S CALL FOR OPEN CONVERSATION ON ALCOHOL

As the country enters the festive season, Minister of Broadcasting Information Services Hon. Dora Siliya has called for an open and honest conversation on alcohol use among Zambians. Speaking at a Zambian Breweries Smart Drinking Awareness event in Lusaka’s Chibolya township, Ms Siliya underscored the brewer’s #ResponsibleTogether message and advised all citizens to take personal responsibility for their alcohol use. “There must be responsibility first, and you have to set yourself some rules; nobody will give you those rules, you have to

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES ENGAGES BAR AND NIGHTCLUBS TO LEVEL BEER PRICES

Zambian Breweries has engaged the Bars and Nightclub Owners Association of Zambia in the context of the current supply challenges and price volatility in the market in the run-up to the festival season and beyond. Zambian Breweries has acknowledged that 2020 has not been a good year of business because of COVID-19 and the imposed restrictions that disrupted scheduled projects to expand brewery capacity and increase production to meet anticipated future demand. However, now that the markets are open across the region

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES MEASURES UP ON QUALITY STANDARDS

Zambian Breweries is leading the way in quality standards across the manufacturing industry, says the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS), which joined the company in celebrating its Quality Culture Week under the theme “Creating customer value through 100% mind-set”. “Zambian Breweries is at peak performance in as far as standards implementation is concerned. And we also like the standard interventions on the environment such as the Manja Pamodzi recycling initiative, which has been there to make sure that the environment

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES TAKES A STANCE ON UNETHICAL TRADING

Zambian Breweries has condemned the continued over-pricing of its beer by some unscrupulous distributors and traders across several markets in the country. The country’s largest brewer has noted with concern the exploitative prices in some distribution and retail outlets, and stressed that it does not support such profiteering. “Whilst we continue to support distributors and all our business partners in the value chain who have equally been impacted by recent bar closures as we emerge from lockdown, we are saddened that some