Experts hail country’s economic recovery agenda

By JAMES KUNDA – SOME financial market and economic experts have hailed measures by Ministry of Finance towards the country’s economic recovery programme but called for a firmer approach. Economic analyst, Chibamba Kanyama, financial market expert Maambo Hamaundu and Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) president Lubinda Haabazoka separately emphasised the need to restore confidence in […]

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UPND retains Sesheke, as court raps ECZ knuckles over violence

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has upheld the declaration of Sesheke Member of Parliament (MP), Romeo Kang’ombe, as duly elected but urged the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to flex its muscle against violent candidates or political parties. The court took judicial notice that the law gave the ECZ wide-ranging powers including […]

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Inonge calls for peaceful by-elections

VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has called for peace to prevail in the February 13, 2020, local government by-elections campaigns in Mongu, Mitete and Lukulu districts in Western Province. Ms Wina called on both the Patriotic Front (PF) and the United Party for National Development (UPND) leadership to be vigilant and ensure that peace was upheld in […]

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Floods: Lungu appeals to international partners

By STEVEN ZANDE – PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has urged Japan and other cooperating partners to help Zambia with best practices to deal with floods which have damaged infrastructure and washed away crops in selected parts of the country. Mr Lungu said while the rain is a relief to crop production and hydro-power generation, too much […]

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