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YALI President calls on President Lungu to expedite the process of setting up of the commission of inquiry

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has commended President Edgar Lungu for the gesture to visit the former employees at the defunct Mansa Batteries and his commitment to pay the terminal benefits. YALI president Andrew Ntewewe has observed that the...

ZESCO denies owing Maamba over 300 million dollars

State power utility ZESCO says it categorically denies owing over US $300 million to Maamba Coilleries for unpaid electricity. Zesco Acting Managing Director Wester Musonda said whilst it would be inappropriate to comment on confidential matters over the arbitration proceedings...

President Lungu concerned with projects which have not yet finished in Mwense District

President Edgar Lungu has expressed concern with projects which have not yet finished in Mwense District. Responding to Mwense Pastors Fellowship when he met the clergy in Mwense district yesterday, President Lungu says he would love to see projects completed...

IMF appoints new Zambia Country Rep

The International Monetary Fund named a new representative to Zambia, two years after the post was vacated. The appointment of Preya Sharma, a special assistant to the director of the lender’s Africa department, comes after the Zambian government asked Alfredo...

Zesco sued by Maamba Collieries over US$300 million debt as US$ 500 million dollar “ghost loan” is revealed

Energy Minister Mathew Nkhuwa has confirmed that Maamba Collieries has opened arbitration proceedings in the London High Court against Zesco to recover $300 million owed for the supply of electricity. Africa Confidential, in its latest publication revealed that a judgment...

Turn out in numbers and register as voters, Government urges Zambians

The government has urged the people of Zambia to turn out in numbers and register as voters as the Electoral Commission of Zambia-ECZ is set to commence the voter registration exercise ahead of the 2021 General elections on 28th...

Don’t panic, Zambia has enough fuel stock – Energy Minister

Energy Minister Matthew Nkhuwa has assured the nation that there is enough fuel stock in the country and consumers should not panic. Mr. Nkhuwa said that more stocks have been imported by various oil marketing companies saying there is no...

President Lungu disturbed by children learning under trees in Nchelenge

President Edgar Lungu has reaffirmed government's commitment to improving the education sector in all parts of the country. President Lungu said he is disturbed to learn that some children in Kilwa island in Nchelenge district in Luapula province are learning under trees...

PF government has delivered development in all parts of the country-President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has urged people of Chilubi swamps to vote for the Patriotic Front (PF) candidate, Rosemary Chimbini in this week’s Council Chairperson by-election slated for Thursday, October 22, 2020. President Lungu noted that voting for Ms Chimbini is...

Magistrate Simusamba has done to Kambwili what he did to me – Nevers Mumba

Opposition New Hope Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) Party President Dr. Nevers Mumba has said that Lusaka Magistrate Simusamba by postponing the bail hearing of National Democratic Congress (NDC) President Dr. Chishimba Kambwili has done to him exactly what...
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First Lady did Not Influence the Police to Release Mrs Kambwili from Custody

State House has refuted a report carried by Diamond TV, stating that First Lady Esther Lungu intervened in the...

Travellers to Zambia to be required to Produce a Negative COVID-19 Certificate

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Kennedy Malama has advised people travelling into Zambia to obtain COVID-19 certification proving they are...

Kampyongo must to stop using the police to abuse citizens rights-Jack Mwiimbu

United Party for National Development (UPND) Monze Central MP, Jack Mwiimbu has appealed to the Attorney General's office to render appropriate advise to the...

YALI President calls on President Lungu to expedite the process of setting up of the commission of inquiry

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) has commended President Edgar Lungu for the gesture to visit the former employees at the defunct Mansa Batteries...

There are no plans to resuscitate Zampost Finance – Finance Minister

Finance Minister Bwalya Ng’andu says government has no plans to resuscitate operations at Zampost Micro Finance Limited. Dr Ng’andu said government is instead working on...