Ensuring Transparent and Accountable Disaster Relief

By Francis Maingaila Lusaka, Zambia – March 1, 2024 – President Hakainde Hichilema’s declaration of the 2023-2024 drought as a national emergency prompts the Zambia Youth Association in the Fight Against Corruption (ZYAFAC) to emphasize the need for transparent distribution of relief aid. Kanema Rickson, Board Chairperson of the Zambia Youth Association in the Fight

Binance: Nigeria orders cryptocurrency firm to pay $10bn

(BBC) The Nigerian government says it has demanded almost $10bn (£8bn) in compensation from the cryptocurrency firm, Binance. It says Binance manipulated foreign exchange rates through currency speculation and rate-fixing, which have seen the naira lose nearly 70% of its value in recent months. Two Binance executives were arrested in Nigeria earlier in the week.

More secondary schools coming

By Robert Mwanza Government and global partners for education will construct 120 secondary Schools and 440 childhood education centres throughout the country using a grant from the World Bank. And Western Province will receive 22 secondary Schools and 72 early childhood education centres respectively. The projects which will be undertaken under the Zambia Education Enhancement

Firms urged to consider consumer interests

By Blessings Chibuye Government has urged service providers to put the needs of consumers first before hiking prices. Information and Media Permanent Secretary THABO KAWANA says before increasing the prices of various commodities, service providers should prioritise the interest of their consumers. Mr. KAWANA’s remarks come after MultiChoice Zambia announced an increase in the subscription

Financial crimes to be concluded in five months

By Hannock Kasama Chief Justice MUMBA MALILA has enforced a statutory instrument to effect prosecution of Financial Crimes within five months. The Chief Justice has issued the enforcement order today. Dr. MALILA says the measure will ensure that those charged with cases of Financial Crimes undergo speedy trial to clear their names. He said this

No one will starve – HH

By Paul Shalala President HAKAINDE HICHILEMA has assured the nation that no one will starve following the declaration of the drought as a national disaster and emergency. President HICHILEMA says government is doing everything possible to ensure that all Zambians have food until the next rain season. Speaking at Busangu Village in Namwala District during
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