No one country can resolve global challenges single-handedly-President Lungu

Reaffirming Zambia’s commitment to international cooperation to address the challenges facing the planet, the country’s President today called on world leaders to come together and act boldly for the sake of the shared future. “In this globalized and inter-dependent world, no country, however wealthy or powerful, can resolve all these challenges single-handedly,” said President Edgar […]

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Tayali comes out in support of the Fire Trucks Tender and Castigates Kambwili

EPP President Chilufya Tayali has come out in support of the Tender for the Purchase of the 42 Fire Trucks. In a statement released to the media, Mr Chilufya said that said that the public was being unfair, unreasonable and unpatriotic to demonize Zambians involved in this tender. Mr Tayali also took a swipe Former […]

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Explanation on fire trucks scandal leaves many questions unanswered-TIZ

The Fire Trucks Transparency International Zambia says the ministerial statement issued in Parliament by Local Government Minister Vincent Mwale justifying the procurement of 42 fire trucks leaves many questions answered. TIZ President Reuben Lifuka said Mr Mwale’s statement is not sufficient to put the matter to rest. Mr Lifuka wondered why Grand View International, a […]

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Zambia hopes to resume IMF bail out talks next month, to seal deal by December

Finance Permanent Secretary Mukuli Chikuba says Zambia will resume talks with the International Monetary Fund on an aid program in October and hopes to get IMF board approval by the end of the year. The country has suffered from the steep commodity price drop of recent years. Last March, it began talks with the IMF […]

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Fire trucks tender is value for money-Vincent Mwale

Vincent Mwale Local Government and Housing Minister Vincent Mwale has defended the controversial procurement of 42 fire trucks at a cost of US$42 million saying government has received value for money. And Roan PF Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has alleged that the winning bidder Grand View International Limited donated three luxury vehicles to then […]

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Arrest Minister, P.S for fire trucks scandal-Kambwili

Roan PF Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili has called for the arrest of all those involved in the controversial procurement of 42 fire trucks. Mr Kambwili described the purchase of the 42 fire trucks at US$ 42 million as day light corruption. He said the Minister of Local Government and Housing and his Permanent Secretary […]

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Police refutes PF media report of a Cadre who died after being attacked by UPND

Zambia Police Services Public Relations Officer Esther Katongo has refuted media reports a member of the Patriotic Front assaulted during the just ended by-election campaigns in Kalundu area in Chilanga District has died . Mrs. Katongo says the correct position is that during the said by – election, Police received seven reports of Assault OABH […]

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President Lungu arrives for 72nd UN General Assembly in New York

President Edgar Lungu has arrived in New York, United States of America to attend the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. The President arrived in New York at 02:00 hours local time from South America where he had attended the SADC Troika meeting on Lesotho. President Lungu was received at Teterboro International airport by the Permanent […]

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Zamtel, Barclays Plc partner to launch online payment solution

ZAMTEL Acting CEO Sydney Mupeta delivering his remarks during the launch of ZAMTEL KwachaZamtel and Barclays Bank Zambia Plc today announced the launch of online payment solution to enable Zamtel customers pay for various communication products and services. In a statement released to the media today the two companies said that together they bring together […]

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Fire trucks scandal: Minister says cabinet had no role

Local Government and Housing Minister Vincent Mwale has attempted to shield government from the controversial procurement of 42 fire tenders at a cost of US$42 million. And investigations have shown that Grand View International Limited, the firm awarded the tender to supply government with the 42 fire engines is owned by President Edgar Lungu’s close […]

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