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Govt warns immigration officers against engaging in corruption

Government says it will not hesitate to discipline immigration officers, who are defrauding government out of huge sums of money through corruption. Home Affairs Acting Permanent Secretary, James Mfula, the immigrations department should work hard to overcome the perception that  it...

Shoddy construction works worry Govt

Community Development and Social Services Minister, Catherine Namugala, is concerned at the substandard works at Maramba Cultural Village, done by a Lusaka based contractor. Speaking when she toured the site in Livingstone yesterday, Ms Namugala said the work was shoddy and...

Crime rate increases in Mufulira – Muulwa

Mufulira District Commissioner (DC) Dyford Muulwa has expressed concern at the increasing cases of crime where residents  are being reportedly  beaten and attacked by suspected criminals in Kamuchanga Township in the border town of the Copperbelt Province. And the Mufulira...

UK Duke challenges Zambia to develop agriculture

The Visiting United Kingdom (UK) Duke of Gloucester has challenged the Zambian Government to make use of the good climatic conditions currently prevailing in the country to development the Agriculture Sector. The Duke said there was need for the...

Levy salutes the UK’s assistance towards Zambia’s national development

 President Levy Mwanawasa has paid glowing tribute to the United Kingdom for its assistance towards Zambia's national development. Speaking at State House today when the Duke of Gloucester, Prince Richard, paid a courtesy call on him, Mr. Mwanawasa said United Kingdom...

London Court holds Chiluba, 4 others of defrauding Zambia of US$25, US$21m

A London High Court has held Former second republican president Dr. Frederick Chiluba and four others to have conspired in defrauding Zambia of US$25 million and US$21 million respectively from two major conspiracies. The funds were mostly siphoned from the,...

Lusaka traders welcome vendors removal

Some Lusaka traders have welcomed the decision by Lusaka City Council to rid the streets of vendors. In random interviews, the traders said the action would remove most of the problems that traders especially shopkeepers have been facing along the...

Zambia is still one of the most expensive tourist destinations – TCZ

The Tourism Council of Zambia (TCZ) is concerned that Zambia continues  to be one of the most  expensive tourist destinations in Africa. TCZ board chairman Jacob Simwanza says this has made the country to continue losing a number of foreign tourists. Mr...

Govt reaffirms determination to develop the economy

Southern province Minister, Joseph Mulyata, says government is working hard to create an environment for increased production necessary for national economic growth. Mr Mulyata said government is currently increasing the hydro electricity sector's capacity to provide electricity to the new mines...

Government ready to partner with private sector on development

Government has reiterated its commitment to work with the private sector and it's cooperating partners on initiatives that aim to exploit the development potential of Luapula Province. Provincial Minister, John Chinyanta also said the continued cooperation between government and partners would...

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Brazilian Government Commits $ 75, 000 towards COVID-19 response in Zambia

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda has praised the Brazilian Government for committing ,USD 75,000 towards ...