Any deal on KCM that involves Vedanta will be economically immoral-Silavwe

Golden Party Zambia (GPZ) Leader Jackson Silavwe has charged that any deal on Konkola Copper Mines that involves Vedanta will be economically immoral. Mr. Silavwe feel that Vedanta failed to run KCM period and returning this vital asset to them will make economic prosperity in the new dawn administration tenure an illusion. The Opposition Leader has […]

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ZESCO encourages citizens to make submissions to ERB

ZESCO Corporate Affairs Manager Dr John Kunda has encouraged citizens to make submissions to the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) on ZESCO’s proposal to increase electricity connection fees by more than 200%. Dr. Kunda says what ZESCO is proposing is a true reflection of the cost of connection materials on the market. He says the approval of the proposed fees […]

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Recommend for my arrest if I abused my office in face mask procurement, Chanda Kabwe challenges PAC

Former Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) National Coordinator Chanda Kabwe has lashed out and dared the public accounts committee to recommend for his arrest if it feels he abused his office in the procurement of reusable face masks for 58 districts that were at the risk of the covid-19 pandemic. During its last sitting, the […]

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Emmanuel Mulenga denies involvement in procurement of fuel tankers for youth empowerment

Former youth and sport minister Emmanuel Mulenga has denied allegations that he was involved in the  fraudulent procurement of the fuel tankers meant for youth empowerment. And Mr Mulenga says former President Edgar Lungu did not donate the tankers to the youth, but simply launched the empowerment programme. The ministry of youth and sport has been […]

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Energy expert backs ZESCOs proposal on adjustment of electricity connection fees

Energy expert Johnstone Chikwanda says the proposed upward adjustment in electricity connection fees by ZESCO is justifiable. Speaking in an interview with Q news, Mr. Chikwanda says this is considering the skyrocketing prices of poles and other requirements in electricity connection. Mr. Chikwanda says the increase in electricity connection fees will enable the utility company to […]

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DNPWL hunts loose lion in Kafue – Sakabilo

Department of National Parks And Wildlife Officers are hunting for the loose lion that was spotted in Kafue area last evening. Ministry of Tourism and Arts Public Relations Officer, Sakabilo Kalembwe has confirmed that the Department of National Park and Wildlife is in receipt of information that a lone lion has been spotted in Kafue area […]

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HPCZ given 7-day ultimatum over licensure exams for local students

A consortium of health students unions and associations has challenged the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) to halt the forthcoming licensure examinations for health students in institutions of higher learning. Some of the unions and associations represented are the University of Zambia Students Union (UNZASU) Ridgeway Campus, Zambia Medical Students Association and the Levy Mwanawasa […]

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Critics will not dictate our General Conference preps – Nakacinda

The opposition Patriotic Front says it will not be dictated to or hastened by critics to make a decision on whether to suspend or go ahead with its General Conference. PF Member of the Central Committee in Charge of Information and Publicity, Raphael Nakacinda tells Q-News that the decision to reschedule, suspend or go ahead with […]

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4.5 million under-five children have been immunized against polio

More than 4.5 million under-five children have been immunized against polio during the vaccination exercise conducted in all 116 districts of the country. Health Minister Sylvia Masebo says 4,531,215 under-five children, representing 113.5% of the target have been vaccinated against polio. Speaking during a media briefing to give an update on the Covid-19 situation in the […]

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African people deserve better from their leaders – President Hichilema

Republican President Hakainde Hichilema says the African people deserve better from their leaders. Speaking when he addressed the ongoing mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa today, President Hichilema says there should be no excuses from African leaders to drive development and alleviate poverty on the continent. He says leaders are elected to better the lives […]

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