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Magistrates Not Amused by ACC

The Judiciary says it takes great exception to remarks by Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC)- Director General, Nixon Banda, about Magistrates' alleged incomptence in handling corruption cases.Registrar of the High Court, Mwamba Chanda, said Mr. Banda's remarks on Magistrates were most...

ACC Closes in On ‘Big Fish’

THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is geared to rid the civil service of all forms of corruption and warned that within this year, a lot of prominent people who are suspected involvement in the cancerous vice will be prosecuted. ACC vice-chairperson...

Zambia’s Plans for Science get Recognition

Zambia's ambitious plan to use science to boost its economic development and reduce poverty has received financial backing from the African Development Bank. A Ministry of Finance spokesperson, Chileshe Kandeta, announced this month that the bank has approved a loan...

Chinese President to visit Zambia

CHINESE President, Hu Jintao is expected in Zambia next month on a state visit. Chief Government spokesperson, Vernon Mwaanga, announced in a statement yesterday that the Chinese leader would arrive on February 3, accompanied by his wife, Liu...

Amend articles of association

GOVERNMENT has directed water utility companies to amend their articles of association to incorporate new management concepts such as board composition and corporate governance. Kitwe Town Clerk, Ali Simwinga, told a special full council meeting in Kitwe that he was...

MPs seminar closed

THE five-day post election seminar for members of Parliament came to a close on Thursday. The seminar, which was officially opened by Speaker of the National Assembly, Amusaa Mwanamwamba last Sunday was closed by his deputy, Mutale Nalumango. During the official...

Jobs Will be on Merit-Mwanawasa

PRESIDENT Mwanawasa says he will only appoint people in the public service on merit and not because of their tribe. And Mr Mwanawasa said there was a lot of misuse of public funds and warned erring officers that they would...

17 MPs back Barotse Royal Establishment

ABOUT 17 Western Province members of Parliament (MPs) have supported the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) that Oblate Radio Liseli in Mongu should broadcast more local programmes and songs. That, the MPs said, would help preserve the diverse Barotse cultural heritage. The...

Govt. calls for concerted efforts in combating deforestation

Government has called for concerted efforts in combating deforestation in the country. Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Kelvin Kamuwanga said private sector participation in the implementation of aforestation programmes was key in efforts of reversing the ecological imbalances created by deforestation. Mr. Kamuwanga...

Govt to arm the media to trigger public discussions on the United States of Africa

The Zambian Government has embarked on a series of meetings with media houses to sensitise media organisations on the concept of the United States of Africa. Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Christina Lambart announced this during the initial consultative meeting...

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Chef 187 releases video for Grammy Muchibemba

Chef 187 released the video for the song Grammy Muchibemba that is off his latest album Bon Appetit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHtoO-LLavA

Zambia asks proposals from banks on how to postpone its debt repayments

The Zambian government has asked banks for proposals on reorganizing as much as $11.2 billion of foreign debt as its debt-service costs rise and...

Covid-19 grounds Mahogany Air

Mahogany Air has announced it has suspended all flights from 30th March to 30th April 2020 in response to the Coronavirus control measures and...

Standard Chartered to commit $1 billion of financing for companies to help COVID-19

Standard Chartered has announced it will commit US$1 billion of financing for companies that provide goods and services to help the fight against Covid-19,...

Defiant Bar Owners in Solwezi District have been arrested

A joint team of health inspectors from the Solwezi municipal council, council and Zambia police officers have apprehended eight bar owners who defied...
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