PF urges Govt to revive Rice production in Kalabo

The Patriotic Front, PF, in Kalabo district want government to consider reviving rice production in the area. District PF Chairman, Joseph Muzaza, said Kalabo still has great potential for rice production that could help contribute to the enhancement of national food securityonce fully exploited. Mr. Muzaza...

Sondashi takes his ”Sondashi Formula” abroad

Former Works and Supply Minister Ludwig Sondashi says he is determined to break through the international market with his herbal HIV/AIDS remedy the ''Sondashi Formula'' which he maintains can cure HIV/AIDS. The former cabinet minister disclosed that he has since dispatched his medicine to South...

ZANACO is finally in Rabobank hands

After months of negotiations, government has finally, handed over the management of the Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZNCB) to Rabobank of the Netherlands. The deal was sealed in Lusaka today after government agreed in principle last December that Rabobank should buy 49 per cent shares...

Levy lashes out at good for nothing critics

President Mwanawasa has lashed out at politicians bent on frustrating government efforts in fostering development in the country. Speaking when he officiated at the ground breaking ceremony of the construction of the Albidon Zambia limited Nickel mine in Mazabuka today, Mr Mwanawasa said some politicians had...

Zambia Not Sure of Whether to Belong to COMESA or SADC

Zambia is still grappling about its dual membership of belonging to both the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and Southern Africa Development Committee (SADC) ahead of the SADC summit set for August this year. Commerce, Trade and Industry Permanent Secretary Davidson Chilipamushi...

Levy commends Lozis for preserving the Kuomboka

President Mwanawasa has commended the lozi people for preserving the Kuomboka traditional ceremony. Mr Mwanawasa said this was important because it signifies the passing on of culture from one generation to another. The President added that culture was a unifying factor which brought people from different walks...

It is not yet time to search for Levy’s successor in the party

The MMD in Mufulira has advised that it is too early for the party to start searching for a presidential candidate for the 2011 general elections. MMD Mufulira chairman Harrington Mambwe says premature campaigns for President Mwanawasa's successor would divide the...

British Airways to respond to Sata’s concerns when letter is received

British Airways says it will respond to Patriotic Front (PF) President Michael Sata's allegations of inhumane treatment of their passengers once the company has officially received his letter. Public Relations officer Andre Makulu said British Airways is aware of the letter from Mr Sata to...

Levy arrives in Dar’ for SADC meeting

President Mwanawasa has arrived in the Tanzanian capital Dar Es-Salaam to join other SADC heads of state and government for an extra ordinary summit designed to thrash out a number of outstanding political and security issues in the region. Briefing the Zambian...

Levy to launch ICT policy

President Mwanawasa is tomorrow expected to launch a national policy on information communication and technology (ICT). Ministry of Communications and Transport Permanent Secretary, Peter Tembo, announced this yesterday at a media breakfast meeting at Taj Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka. "In order...

Put pressure on Mugabe, Africa leaders prodded

Visiting Danish minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Toernaes has called on African leaders to speak out and condemn attacks on opposition leaders in Zimbabwe. And Ulla Toernaes has described the meeting with Zimbabwean civil society groups as fruitful. Ms Toernaes told ZANIS in an interview...

Combined team of Police, Council officers remove vendors from streets.

The Lusaka City Council, LCC, in conjunction with State Police this morning swung into action to remove makeshift stalls from streets in the city centre in a bid to curb street vending. The officers destroyed the make shift structures erected by the vendors on freedom...

Kitwe’s Kapoto residents riot after Police shoot girl, 13

Kitwe's Kapoto compound residents last night ran amok destroying property worth millions of kwacha after two Police officers from Riverside police station allegedly shot dead a 13-year-old girl. And Copperbelt Police Chief, Antoneil Mutentwa, has disclosed that Police in Kitwe have arrested and charged Constable...

Levy elevates Gwembe District Administrative Officer

President Levy Mwanawasa has promoted Gwembe District Administrative Officer Dorothy Hamvula as Gwembe District Commissioner. This is contained in a letter signed by Public Service Management Division Permanent Secretary Ignatius Kashoka and made available to Southern Province Permanent Secretary Darius Hakayobe in a letter dated...

UNCTAD urges Zambia to use Internet to boost investment, trade

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says it is important for Zambia to use Internet connectivity to engage in world investments and trade. UNCTAD Director for Investment Khalil Hamdani, noting that Zambia is landlocked, said it needed to take advantage of technology...