School Calendar Revised: Term 3 For Non-Exam Classes To Start In January, 2021

The Ministry of General Education says term three for grades 7, 9 and 12 examination classes opened on 14th September 2020 and closes on Friday, 4th December 2020. Ministry Permanent Secretary Jobbicks Kalumba said this is for examination classes as non-examination classes will open on 21st September 2020 and will close on 4th December 2020, […]

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Jay Jay’s Trial To Take Off On Sep 24-25

The Chipàta Magistrate Court has maintained that trial in the matter where suspended Patriotic Front (PF) Provincial Youth Chairperson Emmanuel Jay Banda is charged with unlawful assembly will take place on the 24th and 25th of September 2020. This follows an application by the defence to have the case deferred to another date as Mr […]

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Central Bank Promises To Take Charge Of Kwacha

The Central Bank has said it will use all available interventions to stabilize the foreign exchange market which has seen the kwacha depreciating to nearly K20 against the US dollar. In a statement issued today, the Bank of Zambia revealed that the local currency depreciated by 8.0 percent between August and September 14, 2020. “In […]

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COVID-19 and the AGRF 2020 Summit: A chance to act decisively on food insecurity in Africa

Agriculture and agribusinesses are the backbones of many African economies. Over 60% of the population in Africa is reliant on agriculture for their livelihoods and access to food.  This week, the most important and influential stakeholders in African agriculture and agribusiness will be convening virtually during the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2020 Summit. The […]

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Chingola Marketeers In K200,000 Windfall

Marketeers in Chingola have received K200,000, a revolving fund from President Edgar Lungu. And Chingola member of parliament Mr Matthew Nkhuwa has disclosed that the revolving fund is from President Lungu aimed at empowering them. Speaking when he handed over the cash, Mr Nkhuwa said President Lungu appreciates the role people in the informal sector […]

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People Expect Nothing But Good Road Infrastructure – Kampamba

Kalulushi Member of Parliament Kampamba Mulenga Chewe has handed over to four block making machines to four youth groups in her Constituency. Meanwhile, Mrs Chewe has told the Kalulushi Municipal Council to ensure all roads are worked on because people expect nothing but good roads. The machines have been bought using Constituency Development Fund aimed […]

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Opinion: Govt Must Actualise President’s SONA To Avoid Having It As Another Entertainment Ensemble At Parley Opening

President Edgar Lungu’s State of the Nation address on Friday touched on pretty much all aspects of national life, including the economy in the area of agriculture, tourism, mining, manufacturing, among other things, and did go into some details on all these aspects, giving details on how the nation has performed compared to previous years. […]

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Police IG Warns UPND Against Lawlessness

Police Inspector General Kakoma Kanganja has warned the UPND against continued lawlessness following the opposition party’s attacks on officials conducting mobile national registration card issuance in Lukashya. Mr Kanganja stated that the action by the UPND to attack registration officers was uncalled for. “I wish to sound a strong and timely warning to the suspected […]

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Chiteme Asks Church To Pray For President Lungu

Nkana Member of Parliament Alexander Chiteme has donated K30,000 and music equipment to United Church of Zambia Buchi Congregation. And the law marker has asked the Church to pray for President Edgar Lungu whom he said needs divine support in view of challenges that have hit the nation. Speaking when he attended the induction service […]

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