CTPD Pleads for Reopening of CBU

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) has appealed to government to reopen the Copperbelt University which has been closed for almost three months now. CTPD executive director Isaac Mwaipopo called on President Edgar Lungu to urgently consider reopening the CBU without any further delays. “As the Centre, we are disheartened to note that…

ZRA Unearths Vehicle Import Scam

Government has been losing over K480 million in taxes through dubiously imported vehicles, Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Communications Manager Topsy Sikalinda has revealed. Sikalinda stated in a statement after the Authority unearthed another scam where over 8,000 heavy duty vehicles (trucks and Earth Moving Machinery) had been dubiously imported into the country. “The government has…

A befitting farewell for a Zesco great

On Saturday Zesco United clinched their sixth Barclays Cup title under the newly branded ABSA Cup flag thanks to a dominant performance that saw them outclass ten man Sensational zanaco beating them 4-1. The afternoon was however all about star forward Lazarus Kambole who was playing his last game at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium. Kambole will…

GIZ to Improve Water,Sanitation in Luapula

Germany Ambassador to Zambia Achim Burkart  says the Germany Society for International Corporation -GIZ- will open an office in Mansa to help the province in different activities. Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on Acting Luapula province Permanent Secretary Royd Chakaba , Mr. Burkart  said GIZ wants to help improve the water and sanitation…

Post Liquidator ‘Caveats’ M’membe’s Village Property

Provisional liquidator of the Post Newspapers Limited In liquidation, Lewis Mosho has asked Police to protect and investigate property suspected to have been allegedly acquired from proceeds of crime.The identified property located in Mwika Village of Sub-Chief Mwabawankulungwe in Senior Chief Nkula – Shiwang’andu District belongs to Fred M’membe. Police have since sealed off the…