Firm Owned by Defence P.S Fails to Complete Construction of a Maternity Annex Awarded in 2013

Defense Permanent Secretary Stard Mwale
Kabushi Member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo has called for the arrest of a local contractor who has dragged the construction of a Maternity Annex at Kabushi Clinic for five years. Stardy Construction, a company owned and operated by Defence Permanent Secretary Stardy Mwale was awarded...

President Lungu promises Decisive Action on Lower Zambezi Mining Saga in the interest of Zambia

President Edgar Lungu has said that the government will listen to citizens’ concerns over the proposed mining activities in the Lower Zambezi National Park. President Lungu said that the people's accounts must be taken into consideration as he leads a people-driven government, adding that the...

President Lungu not Scheduled for Interview with ZNBC-State House

Special assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Mr. Isaac Chipampe
State House has dispelled social media reports suggesting that President Edgar Lungu will today Saturday, November 2nd, 2019, feature on a special live interview on ZNBC radio and television starting at 19:30 hours. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Isaac Chipampe...

PF MPs from Copperbelt wants the Party’s 2020 Convention Shelved, and President Lungu made sole candidate

The PF MPs based on the Copperbelt during a news conference at Protea Hotel in Ndola
A caucus of Members of Parliament from the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) on the Copperbelt has requested the party through the office of the Secretary-General not to go for a convention in 2020. The Parliamentarians say going for a National Convention to choose the Party’s...

RB joins KK in opposing Mining in the Zambezi National Park

Fourth Republican President Rupiah Banda
Former President Rupiah Banda has advised that no effort should be spared to ensure that the mining project in the Lower Zambezi National Park does not go ahead. Joining the First Republican President Dr Kenneth Kaunda among other prominent Zambians in opposing the awarding of...

Zambian Government pays Eskom US$ 40 million for power imports-Siliya

Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya says Government has paid 40 million Dollars for electricity importation from South Africa. Ms Siliya says 10 million Dollars was paid last week and a 30 million Dollars was transferred to Eskom on Wednesday this week. She disclosed this during the...

I can sue you, I can clean you out, you will be bankrupt-HH warns Makebi

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has warned Eastern Province Minister, Makebi Zulu to stop spreading lies about him, or risk being 'cleaned out' – financially. Mr. Hichilema was reacting to running accusations from Mr Zulu that he pocketed US$ 14 million from the sale of Lower...

Merck Africa Asia Luminary” to build Healthcare capacity in Africa and Asia

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany conducted the 6th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” in Accra, Ghana on 29th & 30th of October 2019. It was co-chaired by H.E. Madam Rebecca Akufo-Addo, The First Lady of Ghana and Dr. Rasha Kelej,...

Zambia’s Constitutional Court to deliver two rulings on Bill no 10 Applications

Zambia's Constitutional Court is expected to deliver two rulings on October 31, 2019, in a matter in which LAZ has challenged the enactment of Bill 10 into law. In one of the applications, the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) appealed against the refusal by a...

Maamba Collieries says it needs ZESCO to clear outstanding debts owed to the company

The 300 megawatts Maamba Collieries limited thermal power plant which was recently commissioned by President Edgar Lungu is operating well as in the picture abov
Maamba Collieries says it needs ZESCO to clear outstanding debts owed to the company so it can maintain efficient operations at its 300 MW coal-fired power plant. Due to a continued shortfall in monthly payments of its power bills by ZESCO, MCL has not been...

Chitotela to engage Mines Minister over Lower Zambezi saga

Ronald Chitotela
Tourism and Arts Minister Ronald Chitotela says he will engage his counterpart at the Ministry of Mines Richard Musukwa over the impasse surrounding the Lower Zambezi mining license. Mr Chitotela said he will also be engaging his colleagues at the Ministries responsible for Water Affairs...

Kambwili U-Turns on the Reconciliation With President Lungu saying he was Ambushed

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu (right) extends his hands to Chishimba Kambwili (left)
Opposition National Democratic Congress leader Chishimba Kambwili has u-turned on the purported reconciliation with President Edgar Lungu saying he was ambushed. Dr Kambwili told Journalists that there is nothing to reconcile over with President Lungu because he has not been his enemy. He said the purported...

President Edgar Lungu and Chishimba Kambwili reconcile

President Edgar Lungu and Former Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili have reconciled. The bitter political rivals announced their reconciliation during the Church Service marking the 5th Anniversary of the Passing of late Republic President Michael Sata. St Ignitious Catholic Priest Father Charles Chilinda called the...

I did not grant licence to mine in Lower Zambezi, it was a cabinet decision-Kalaba

Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba
Former Lands and Natural Resources Minister Harry Kalaba says the decision to grant Zambezi Resources a licence to mine copper in Lower Zambezi was made by cabinet. Mr. Kalaba said he cannot be personally blamed for the decision as it was not a personal decision. He...

PF members urged to emulate the Late President Sata’s forgiving and reconciliatory attitude

President Michael Sata
The Patriotic Front Central Committee has directed that the noble way to honor the legacy of the Patriarch and PF founding President Michael Sata who died in 2014, on 28th October is for all leaders and members to promote unity of purpose by embracing...