President Lungu meets Chinese hydro power investors

President Edgar Lungu has met the China International Water and Electric Cooperation delegation that intends to invest into the construction of Batoka and Kalungwishi hydro power stations. The delegation met President Lungu at state house to express their interest to invest in the two hydro power stations. ZANIS reports that Company general manager Lui Zengxue said his […]

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No university has been downgraded – Luo

Higher Education Minister Nkandu Luo says no single university in Zambia has been downgraded to a college status by Oxford University contrary to social media rumors. In a ministerial statement on the alleged downgrading of university in Zambia to college status, Professor Luo says it is not possible for a single university in the United Kingdom […]

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IMS denies arm-twisting govt, says it won’t be involved in revenue collection

Intelligence Mobility Solutions (IMS) chairman Walid El Nahas says his company will not be involved in the collection of toll fees from motorists at toll plazas, but will only provide the technology for vehicle monitoring to curb false declarations especially among cross border truck drivers.

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RTSA, IMS deal lingers after revenue sharing dilemma

An investigation has revealed that the private company that was granted a concession to implement the “Advanced Road Safety Management Solution and Services on behalf of the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) will take 90 per cent of all proceeds. In August this year, the government, acting through RTSA entered into a hasty concession agreement […]

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Traditional ceremonies increasing child marriage – Mphande

Chief Mphande of the Mambwe speaking people in Mbala District has observed that some traditional ceremonies are contributing to increasing cases of child marriage. He says some traditional ceremonies initiate girls that have reached puberty but are not taught about how to keep themselves from falling pregnant. Chief Mpande says the young girls once they reach […]

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Fair View Surgeon Testifies in Precious Murder Case

The case of murdered MultiChoice Zambia employee Precious Mangesana has continued with a surgeon at Fairview Hospital who operated on the injured two-year-old daughter of the deceased narrating how he operated on the child in athe aftermath of eth shooting. Mangesana was allegedly shot dead by her boyfriend Nshinka Kaputu aged 34 after a dispute […]

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Attorney General Rules Miles Offside over Acting Mayoral Appointment

Ministry if Local Government Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga who addressed the media in the presence of Attorney General Likando Kalaluka clarified that a mayor has no powers to appoint a Councilor as Acting Mayor in his absence. Below is the statement: The decision to appoint an acting Mayor is ultra-vires Section 20 of the Local […]

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ConCourt has left more questions over Lungu’s eligibility – TIZ

Transparency International Zambia says the Constitutional Court has left citizens with more questions regarding President Edgar Lungu’s eligibility to contest the 2021 elections. And TIZ has asked judges to stop threatening citizens who are commenting on their judgments because they are not infallible.

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