JCTR warns against unregulated export of mealie meal

The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has urged the government to closely monitor and regulate the amount of mealie meal being exported to avoid shortages and price hikes of the commodity in the long term. In a statement released to Q-News, the JCTR notes that while the lifting of the mealie meal ban might contribute […]

Continue Reading

Being rich is not a crime, bonse tukabila ukulya bwino – Lungu

It is not satanism to be wealthy, it is not being corrupt to be wealthy, bonse tukabila ukulya bwino (we all endeavour to become rich), President Edgar Lungu told Kabwe residents, Saturday. And President Lungu has denounced violence, saying he has everything to lose should the country be plunged into chaos.

Continue Reading

Govt Gives Chingola Black Mountain to ‘Jerabos’

Government has handed over a mining licence to small-scale miners, commonly known as Jerabos, in Chingola to conduct mining activities at selected slug dumps to lessen illegal mining activities in the district. Nchanga Member of Parliament Chali Chilombo has said the handover of the mining license for the slug dumps, commonly known as black mountains, […]

Continue Reading

Zesco Sends Vanquished Nkana into CAF Quarter Finals

Zesco United saved Zambian continental pride by defeating Ghanaian side Asante Kotoko 2-1 at home to send Nkana into the quarterfinals of the 2019 CAF Confederation Cup. Nkana who were hammered 4-1 away in Khartoum by Al Hilal had to rely on Zesco United who had already been eliminated to defeat Asante Kotoko with the […]

Continue Reading

OPINION: Sesheke Poll Violence: Why is UPND Changing Goal Posts?

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND), soon after the Sesheke parliamentary by-election, raised serious allegations of violence against the Patriotic Front and reported the Head of State, President Edgar Lungu, the ruling party secretary general Davies Mwila, home affairs minister Stephen Kampyongo, State House spokesperson Amos Chanda and others to the International Criminal […]

Continue Reading

Cabinet approves Constitution Refinement Forum Bill

Cabinet has approved the National Dialogue for Constitution Refinement Forum Bill ahead of the commencement of the constitution refinement process. Minister of Justice Given Lubinda has disclosed that he hopes to present the National Dialogue for Constitution Refinement Forum Bill to Parliament in the course of this week. Mr. Lubinda has told Q-News that once the […]

Continue Reading

Water levels at the Kariba dam drop by 5 meters

Zambia’s installed power generation capacity now stands at 3,000 megawatts. Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa says the installed capacity is with the inclusion of the power generated from coal and solar power plants to the hydro generated electricity. Mr. Nkhuwa states that at its peak most, Zambia is still using 2, 200 megawatts of power which […]

Continue Reading

UPND urges EL to distinctively command Zambia Police

The UPND is disappointed that President Edgar Lungu has called on the Zambia Police to deal with political violence as opposed to commanding the institution. UPND Secretary General Stephen Katuka says his party wants President Lungu to command the Police to crackdown on political violence in the Country. Mr. Katuka says as commander in chief of […]

Continue Reading