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Alba Iulia
Friday, January 22, 2021

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Debt Restructuring Communication Services Must Be Done By Either Lazard or Government With the Help of Lazard

By Nalucha Nganga Ziba, Country Director, ActionAid Zambia The hiring of Highgate Advisory Limited as the government Communications advisor for the debt management process at a total cost of more than three hundred thousand pounds is not economical. Not overlooking the...

Chibamba Kanyama’s quick Thoughts on on the Government acquisition of Glencore owned Mopani Copper Mines

1. This deal was somewhat unavoidable given the threats made by Glencore to shut down some of the operations under its care. This would have led to loss of about 13,000 jobs. Given the context of high unemployment levels...

London Judge approves Vedanta’s out of court settlement request in Nchanga’s pollution case

A Judge in London yesterday approved a settlement reached by Vedanta Resources covering 634 Zambian children in group litigation claiming that residents were harmed by discharges of toxic water connected to the mining giant's copper operations. Judge Edward Murray said...

What it will take to create free, Independent and Professional Media after August 2021

By Dr Parkie Mbozi IN LAST week’s article I elaborated the traditional functions of the mass media from normative and functionalist perspectives and how the media’s effective execution of these two functions will be crucial as Zambia goes to the...

The hiring a PR Company to advise on debt restructuring-related communication with all creditors and stakeholders is shameful

By Dr. Cosmas Musumali The hiring of Highgate Advisory Ltd by GRZ to advise on debt restructuring-related communication with all creditors and stakeholders is shameful, a waste of the taxpayers money and is symptomatic of our clueless PF government. The Socialist...

A Copper Foundation: Zambia is a nation founded on copper

By Mac Nzombola Zambia is a nation founded on copper. Its foundations are built such that they reach deep and rest in the earth on the sulfide and oxides ores that host the metal. When Zambia’s founding mythology is eventually...

Message to Dr Nevers Mumba: Zambia has no capacity to analyze a Vaccine

By Dr Teddy Andrew Mulenga Nevers Mumba is a former classmate of mine at Hillcrest in Livingstone 1974-1978. He went the Pastoral route, I went the Medical route, but that is alright I have the greatest respect for him and...

Let the Students at UNZA sit for Exams-HH

By Hakainde Hichilema UPND President Yet again, the UNZA administration is refusing to allow students to sit for their final exams due to unpaid fees. We believe that education is a right and not a privilege. As such, we must...

Invest the K 4.2 million Paid Back By Ministers in the Forestry Sector Through the Forest Development Fund

By Chaliafya katungula It is gratifying that the constitutional ruling on former ministers stay after the dissolution of parliament has been adhered to by those concerned. As an advocate for forestry, agro forestry, wood utilisation and natural resource management, I...

Human Rights Commission Concerned about Potential Impact Of Distribution Of Substandard Health Commodities To The Public

The Human Rights Commission is deeply disturbed by recent revelations arising from the Auditor General’s report and further scrutiny by the Parliamentary Accounts Committee that defective condoms as well as gloves were distributed to the general public and have...
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