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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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For 23 Years, CEC Has Been Reaping Off Zambians

By Antonio Mwanza For 23 years, the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has been reaping off Zambians; buying electricity at ridiculously low rates, and selling it to the mines at extremely exorbitant rates. For 23 years, an ordinary widow in Kalingalinga has...

Prof Chirwa Has The Last Laugh After being Fired by Late President Michael Sata Over Corruption Allegations

THE Lusaka High Court has ordered Zambia Railways Limited to pay its former chief executive officer Clive Chirwa damages for illegally terminating his contract in 2013. Judge Gertrude Chawatama also ordered the Railway Company to pay Professor Chirwa his full...

PF Government Is In Very Serious Trouble. It Has Failed To Manage Its Debt

By Fred M'membe After arrogantly failing to listen to the free advice of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and many others, including ourselves, to rationalise its borrowings and infrastructure projects, today this government has turned to Lazard, to...

Siliya’s Covid 19 Illness Revelation – The Mixed Messages and Potential Impact on the Campaign

By Parkie Mbozi ON FRIDAY 23 2020 Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Dora Siliya released a video announcing that she had contracted the infectious Corona or COVID 19 virus. This was shocking news to many of us in the...

Local Economist’s Hypocrisy On Zambia Seeking Lazard Services Stinks-Sunday Chanda

The Patriotic Front says it has heard and listened with shock to the levels of dangerous ignorance and hypocrisy by the Opposition on many issues, including Government's decision to restructure the national debt. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda says with...

Foreign Investors Must Respect Local Labour Laws And Our People Must Refrain From Taking The Law Into Their Own Hands

By Davies Mwila Secretary General Patriotic Front 1. PATRIOTIC FRONT IS A PRO-POOR PARTY AND WE ARE FRIENDS OF THE WORKING CLASS The Patriotic Front is by design, by objective and by practice a Pro-poor party. We are friends of the...

UPND Leader Must Congratulate President Lungu and the PF Government for the BUMPER HARVESTS

By Hon Dr. Jonas Chanda President Edgar Lungu and the PF government must be highly commended for this year's MAIZE BUMPER HARVEST which has seen Maize production being forecast to increase to 3,387,469 metric tonnes from 2,004,389 metric...

During Covid19 President Lungu needs to dispatch those who act against national interest

By Jack Nyoni By now, few Zambians will not have heard of Lusaka-based businessman Valden Findlay. He has been in and out of the news for many years, accused of being a drug baron by many, including, Kaweche...

Ng’andu Magande Is Correct, Zambia is Unlikely To Get Debt Cancellation

By Ibrahim Kamara CTPD Policy Lead on Tax Justice The Centre for Trade Policy and Development agrees with Former Finance Minister, Honorable Ng’andu Magande’s remarks on the unlikeliness of Zambia’s debt cancellation. CTPD also thinks that the lack of transparency...

Government Needs To Explain The Material Motive Of Partnering With Karma Mining Gold

Webby Banda Senior Researcher (Extractives) CTPD The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) wishes to note with great concern over the recent developments with regards to the exploitation of the Gold resource. The government needs to slow down and engage...

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For 23 Years, CEC Has Been Reaping Off Zambians

By Antonio Mwanza For 23 years, the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has been reaping off Zambians; buying electricity at ridiculously low rates, and selling it...

UPND Accuse PF of Using ZESCO to Switch off Power at Radio Stations Scheduled to Feature HH

United Party for National Development (UPND) has described as the cutting of power at Kariba Radio station prior to the party president Hakainde Hichilema’s...

Move by ZRA to Audit Churches Questioned

LUSAKA clergyman Bishop Simon Chihana says Zambia Revenue Authority’s declaration that it will be auditing churches in Zambia cannot go without comment. Bishop Chihana, the...

Installation of communication towers in rural areas has helped in the improvement of service delivery

President Edgar Lungu will be remembered for taking telecommunication services closer to the people with the aim of easing communication challenges, says Transport and...
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