About 680,000 residents from four districts on the Copperbelt will by the 2021 have access to improved water supply. This follows intentions by government to construct the 449 million United States Dollars Kafulafuta water supply system project.
TIZ Logo Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) says the country has continued to record high cases of corruption despite the formation of integrity committees in government departments. TIZ Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Tendai Nkhandu says government departments should
MNT President Daniel Shimunza Movement for National Transformation (MNT) President, Daniel Shimunza is shocked that President Edgar Lungu during his address to parliament last week, laughed off concerns by citizens regarding the domination of China in the Zambian economy.
National Democratic Congress Party (NDC) Kitwe District Youth Chairman Moses Chisha has ditched the opposition party adding to the grassroots challenges of the Chishimba Kambwili led organization. Chisha, who left the Patriotic Front to join Miles Sampa’s
The Zambia Women National Team faces Cameroon today (Thursday) in a potentially explosive semi-final clash that has got tongues wagging in Port Elizabeth given the reputation the two sides have crafted for themselves at the 2018 Cosafa
Police in Chingola have shot an inmate in the arm after he attempted to escape from Court after a security lapse. The suspect was scheduled to appear before a magistrate Court in Chingola but attempted to escape
STATE owned telecommunications company Zamtel on Wednesday commissioned a new communication tower at Iwonde in Ngabwe in the Central Province.Located some 170km from Kabwe, the new site is the first ever Zamtel communication tower in the area
THREE more suspects out of the 17 that had escaped from lawful custody at Mansa police station in Luapula Province on Saturday have been arrested.And the suspects have been charged with Escape from lawful custody contrary to
MINISTER of Defence Hon. Davies Chama has witnessed the handover of Zambia assuming the chairmanship of the SADC Oversight Committee in Lesotho, Mr Mwila said President Edgar Lungu was keen to see peace and stability in Lesotho.He
By nation reporter THE UPGRADING of township roads to bituminous standard in Mwinilunga district is on course and progressing well. A check by the Daily Nation found the contractor conducting works on the 16.1 kilometers site. And
Zambia Women National Team coach Beauty Mwamba says the pressure will be on Cameroon when the two sides meet in the semifinal of the Cosafa Women Championship on Thursday. And Cameroon coach Bernadette Anong said the game
THE Bank of Zambia’s monetary policy framework sets out to achieve price stability objective implied by low and stable inflation in a policy framework in which the Policy Rate signals their monetary policy stance. And so three
By BUSINESS REPORTER ATLASMARA Zambia will by end of this year roll out new products targeting Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) to easily access credit and expand their businesses. This is according to the bank’s chief executive
Community Development, Mother and Child Health Minister Emerine Kabanshi President Edgar Lungu has with immediate effect fired Emerine Kabanshi as Community Development and Social Welfare Minister. This follows the suspension of aid by the UK government and
By nation reporter A 40-YEAR-old man of Samalungwe village in Zambezi has been murdered by unidentified people, says North Western Province commissioner of police Hudson Namachila. In a statement released yesterday, Mr Namachila said the deceased who
By PRINCE CHIBAWAH in Kawambwa CONSTRUCTION of four mini hospitals in Luapula Province has taken off, says Health minister Chitalu Chilufya. Dr Chilufya said the health facilities were being constructed in Lupiya, Katungulu, Kaishe and Chembe areas.
Financial Analyst Maambo Hamaundu has attributed the depreciation of the kwacha to a rise in demand for the US dollar and slump in copper prices on the international market. Mr. Hamaundu says there has been a demand
First Lady Esther Lungu has praised the Lusaka Indian Ladies Association -LILA -for helping address some of the challenges women continue to face in society. Mrs. Lungu says women and girls continue to be victims of various
Finance minister Margaret Mwanakatwe says government has not defaulted on any of its external commitments and does not intend to do so. Ms Mwanakatwe says government is much alive to the serious repercussions on the economy if
UK Prime Minister Theresa May Theresa May is to warn the EU not to demand the “unacceptable” in negotiations over Northern Ireland’s borders. The prime minister will set out her case to other European leaders at a
US President Donald Trump has said he does not “have an attorney general” in his fiercest attack yet on Jeff Sessions. In an interview with Hill.TV, Mr Trump renewed criticism of Mr Sessions’ decision to step aside
Brian Mushimba Minister of transport and communications Brian Mushimba has advised the youth to avoid using social media platforms to spread wrong information that can dent the image of the country. In a speech read on his
By NATION REPORTER PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has given Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska, seven days, to take decisive action towards curbing all malpractices in the administration of the Social Cash Transfer (SCT) programme. President Lungu has
WE are appalled at the behaviour of the British government that it has announced its suspension of bilateral aid to Zambia through a hostile publication and through a tweet by its High Commissioner to Zambia, Fergus Cochrane-Dyet.
By BUSINESS REPORTER THERE is need for Government to support the growth of the leather sub-sector through formation of clusters and infrastructure, the Copperbelt Leather Industry Cluster (CLIC) has suggested. CLIC coordinator Preston Viswamo attributed the current
By NATION REPORTER THE UPND must stop using Zambia as a battlefield for economic supremacy between China and the United States, says Evangelical Youth Alliance (EYA) executive director Moses Lungu. Rev Lungu said UPND was unnecessarily painting
By NATION REPORTER PSYCHOSOCIAL counselling is more effective if it is targeted at officers and inmates as they feel empowered and stronger, a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) concerned with the welfare of inmates has said. In-But Free (IBF)
By NATION REPORTER I’AM impressed with the manner health personnel at Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital are operating contrary to allegations from some sections of society, says Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo. Mr Lusambo who conducted an impromptu