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Kasempa NATSAVE employees in court for theft of money

Two male Accounts Clerks at the National Savings and Credit Bank (NATSAVE) in Kasempa today appeared for plea for theft by public servant contrary to section 277 and 27, Chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia. This was in a...

China boosts mining investments to $900 million

China has boosted its planned investment to US$900 million in Zambia`s mineral-rich Copper Belt over the next four years, the government said on Wednesday. The Ministry of Commerce and Trade said China Nonferrous Metals Corporation (CNMC) president Luo Tao told...

COMESA adopts customs union

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member states have adopted the Customs Union, after approval of recommendations of an inter-ministerial task force report. COMESA Secretary General Erastus Mwencha said the 23rd meeting of the Council of Ministers...

Zambia to use development finances prudently

GOVERNMENT will cautiously utilise opportunities for development finance that has been created as a result of the country reaching the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) completion point. Finance and National Planning Minister, Ng’andu Magande, said this when he addressed delegates...

Stanchart launches electronic banking channel

STANDARD Chartered Bank has launched the one-stop proprietary electronic banking channel for its corporate and institutional clients called Straight2Bank. The fully integrated end-to-end platform provides cash, trade, foreign exchange and securities services via a single sign-on access. This is according to...

UNZA technology unit cries for funding

THE Technology Development Advisory Unit (TDAU) at the University of Zambia (UNZA) has appealed to the Government to source for funding to help it acquire modern machinery so that it can introduce more technological solutions. TDAU manager, Mukombo Tambatamba, said...

Delayed salaries contribute to corruption, Police official

Katete District Police Commanding Officer, Notosi Chikatula says delayed salaries and absence of extra duty allowances for civil servants are major factors leading to increased cases of corruption in districts. Speaking during an Anti-Corruption Commission, ACC, sensitization meeting with...

Kitwe Boys Secondary School in need of K150 million

Kitwe Boys Secondary School says it needs about  K150million  to rebuild Classroom Blocks  made of  asbestos  which were posing a health risk to the pupils at the School. And Government says a Nation that neglects its education system can not...

Govt directs N/West education official to reassemble desks

North-Western Province Minister, Kenneth Chipungu has directed the Provincial Education Officer to take inventory of all desk frames lying idle in the province so that desks could be reassembled.  Mr Chipungu said it was sad that most schools were complaining...

Fee says Livingstone has ascended to higher int’l standards

The European Union, EU, head of delegation in Zambia, Derek Fee, says the extension of the runway at Livingstone International Airport has pushed Livingstone to higher international standards. Dr Fee said the development would make Zambia compete favourably in the...

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Forgotten Man Lazarous Kambole Advised To Make Loan Move

Kaiser Chiefs striker Lazarous Kambole has been advised to consider making a loan move away from Soweto giants in...