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Albino ritual killings worry John Chiti

  ||    26 September 2017
MAYENGO NYIRENDA, Vubwi ALBINO Foundation of Zambia executive director John Chiti says increasing ritual killings and attacks on people living albinism have instilled fear in its members. Mr Chiti said in an interview recently that Zambia records about 10 murder cases of people living with albinism annually.

Grandpa ‘pounces’ on kids

  ||    26 September 2017
MELODY MUPETA, Kitwe POLICE in Mufulira have arrested a 59-year-old man of Zimba township for allegedly defiling his two granddaughters aged nine and seven.

Make agriculture competitive

  ||    26 September 2017
NANCY MWAPE, Lusaka ZAMBIA National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has called on Government to create a deliberate policy to make agriculture competitive and lower the cost of production. ZNFU president Jervis Zimba made this call when farmers met Minister of Finance Felix Mutati on Thursday last week.

‘We’ll keep supporting farmers’

  ||    26 September 2017
KABANDA CHULU, Lusaka MUSIKA Development Initiative director of operations Joshua Munkombwe says the organisation will continue supporting farmers through the creation of output market opportunities and increased access to inputs.

Zambia Railways needs $1.2bn

  ||    26 September 2017
TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) needs about US$1.2 billion to completely rehabilitate its infrastructure to ensure full operational capacity. In 2012, Government released US$120 million from the US$750 million Eurobond for rehabilitation of rail tracks and infrastructure, signalling and telecommunications system, and procuring rolling stock.

Motivated civil service key to service delivery

  ||    26 September 2017
WHILE it is true that money is not everything when it comes to employee satisfaction, fair and equitable remuneration practices are essential to employee productivity and retention. Many employers are aware of this fact and therefore consider remuneration as an important ingredient in the overall human resource strategy.

Digital era dawns, but film policy hangs

  ||    26 September 2017
NKOLE NKOLE, LUSAKA DURING President Edgar Lungu’s address to Parliament on September 15, he referenced the implementation of a national film policy aimed at promoting local content in the country.

Nyirenda lays down marker

  ||    26 September 2017
DIANA CHIPEPO, Lusaka NATIONAL team coach Wedson Nyirenda says no player is indispensable ahead of the 2018 Russia World Cup qualifier against Nigeria. And Nyirenda said the Chipolopolo are not under any pressure ahead of the decisive match against the Super Eagles next Saturday in Uyo.

Govt advised to adopt blue economy concept

  ||    26 September 2017
TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka GOVERNMENT has been urged to adopt the concept of the blue economy to exploit the potential that exists in sectors such as aquaculture, fisheries, tourism, power generation and renewable energy. Blue economy is a sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihood and jobs, and ocean ecosystem health.

Public workers in pay bonanza

  ||    25 September 2017
STEVEN MVULA, Lusaka PUBLIC service workers have won salary increments of between 7.4 percent and 9.62 percent after several months of negotiations with Government. This came to light during a signing ceremony between Government and public service unions in Lusaka last evening.
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