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Alba Iulia
Thursday, February 27, 2020

Economy

Inflows into Kariba and Victoria Falls rise to a 13-year-high

The Zambezi River Authority says water inflows into the upstream of Kariba and Victoria Falls have risen to levels last seen in 2006-7 season. However, ZRA warns that electricity generation from Lake Kariba remains depressed as the Kariba dam wall’s...

Failure by PF Government to pay allowances to diplomats is shameful and embarrassing to Zambia

All People’s Congress Leader Nason Msoni says the reported failure by the Zambian government to pay allowances to envoys representing the country abroad makes sad reading. Mr Msoni says what is even perturbing behaviour is that this same government is...

ERB concerned by the rise in developers proposing to construct filling stations in illegal areas

The Energy Regulation Board has observed with concern the increasing number of developers proposing to construct filling stations in locations that are not compliant with the provisions of the Siting Guidelines for Filling Stations. ERB Public Relations Manager Kwali Mfuni...

Creation of a buffer zone at Zambia-Tanzania complete

Creation of a buffer zone on the Zambian side of the Zambia-Tanzania border, in Nakonde District in Muchinga Province, has been successfully completed. Muchinga Province Minister Malozo Sichone who inspected the cleared buffer zone at Chiyanga yesterday, described...

Increase Taxes Applicable to Tobacco and Nicotine Products-CTPD

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development has called on Government through relevant agencies to conduct a review of the current tobacco taxation framework with the aim of increasing taxes applicable to tobacco and nicotine products. CTPD Researcher Legal...

Euro bond payment of $750 million due soon, PMRC questions silence on Sinking Fund

The Policy Monitoring and Research Center has urged the Ministry of Finance to give regular updates to the nation on the Sinking Fund and any other viable proposed redemption strategy especially for the Euro-bonds. The PMRC says this must be...

Separation of powers and accountability a mere suggestion in PF government: The case of confiscated Mukula logs proceeds.

By Nkonkomalimba Kafunda Broadly defined Separation of powers, refers to the division of government responsibilities into distinct branches to limit any one branch from exercising the core functions of another. The intent is to prevent the concentration of power and...

Kalaba alleges that Zambia’s economy is on the brink of total collapse

Democratic Party President Harry Kalaba says Zambia’s economy is on the brink of total collapse. Mr Kalaba says with the rising cost of staple food and the total lack of access by the common man, this has placed Zambia under...

Zambia has set conducive environment for implementing SDGs – Minister Chiteme

The Government of Zambia has set a conducive environment for implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will continue to assess its performance and check for areas needing further refinement. The Minister of National Development Planning Honourable Alexander Chiteme,...

Zamtel launches non-expiring data bundles

Zamtel has today announced the launch of non – expiry mobile data bundles in line with the directive by the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA). The bundles that come in six different packages have been added to existing...

Latest News

4 Village fishermen fined a total of K 1. 4 million for unlawful fishing

The Itezhi Tezhi Magistrate Court has convicted four fishermen and fined them a total of K1, 440,000 for unlawful...

Government cautions media against being sensational on Gassing and Mob Justice

Government has cautioned the media against being sensational in reporting on issues relating to the ongoing gassing and mob justice activities that have terrorized...

ECZ expresses concern at the behaviour of the political parties during the just ended By-Elections

    The Electoral Commission of Zambia, ECZ, has expressed concern at the behaviour of the political parties during the just ended campaigns, where leaders and...

2 White Rhinos killed in Mosi Oa Tunya National Park in Livingstone

The Ministry of Tourism and Arts has announced the death of two rhinos that were hit by a truck along the Livingstone-Kazungula road in...

Kalusha Bwalya will not be on the Ballot for FAZ Elections as successful candidates are unveiled

Following the completion of the Appeals Committee hearings as part of the run up to the March 28 elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) the...
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