“STOP the mediocrity, pay salaries on time”, Kasolo warns ZNBC board

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Chanda Kasolo has warned the ZNBC Board that he will not allow mediocrity by frustrating President Edgar Lungu’s directive to ensure that salaries for civil servants are paid on time. During the 2019 Labour Day commemoration in Lusaka, President Edgar Lungu assured civil servants across the country that […]

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TIZ questions DEC decision to withdraw Findlay summon

Transparency International Zambia has condemned the decision by the Drug Enforcement Commission to withdraw the summoning of Lusaka Businessman Valden Findlay in connection with drug trafficking allegations. TIZ Chapter President Reuben Lifuka has described the decision by the DEC as puzzling and one that fuels further speculation. Mr Lifuka says the issue of Mr Findlay has […]

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Bailiffs pounce on Zambia Red Cross Society

Court bailiffs this afternoon pounced on the Zambia Red Cross Society Head office in Lusaka confiscating office furniture and vehicles. The bailiffs are believed to have been acting on behalf of former Zambia Red Cross Society Secretary General Charles Mushitu who is owed by the society. One of the bailiffs who sought anonymity told a QTV […]

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Bill No. 10 of 2019 will be withdrawn if majority submissions are against- Lubinda

Justice Minister Given Lubinda says the Constitution Amendment Bill No. 10 of 2019 will be withdrawn if it turns out that the majority of the submissions to the Parliamentary select committee are against its enactment. The Minister says President Edgar Lungu will not hesitate to respect the wishes of the people on the proposed Bill. Speaking […]

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Govt in the process of securing an equity partner to operate NCZ

Finance minister Bwalya Ng’andu says government is in the process of securing an equity partner to operate nitrogen chemicals of Zambia in Kafue district. Dr Ng’andu has told parliament that this is being done through the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). He says several interested parties are conducting due diligence of the fertilizer manufacturing plant.

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Zambia to export 600,000 metric tons of maize to DRC in 2020/2021

Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will facilitate the export of 600,000 metric tons of maize and mealie meal to that country. Other products the DRC has requested include wheat flour,rice,cassava,sugar,beans,tilapia,chickens irish potatoes,cokking oil cement,lime and iron sheets. Speaking during the signing of the MOU,Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo […]

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You’re overburdening PF by expecting too much -Syakalima

UPND senior presidential advisor Douglas Syakalima says Zambians are overburdening the PF government by expecting too much from them in tackling the challenges the Country is facing. Mr Syakalima says people should recognize that the PF government might in fact not have the capacity to deal with the challenges the country is going through. He says […]

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Completion of KKIA project rescheduled to 2021 as china halts funding

China’s EXIM Bank has halted funding towards the US$360 million expansion and modernization of the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport for fear that the Zambian government may not be able to pay back the loan. This has forced government to move the completion date of the project to 20th April, 2021 from the initial date of 20th […]

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