LANGA APPEALS FOR CORPORATE HELP

Chilanga Member of Parliament Maria Langa has called for partnerships with the corporate world to accelerate development in the constituency. And, Mrs. Langa has pledged to run an open-door policy, so that everyone is free to contribute to the welfare of constituents. The MP was speaking during a meet the Member of Parliament Interactive Forum…

MISINFORMATION WORRIES GOVT

Government is concerned with deliberate efforts by some people aimed at misleading and mis-informing the public on its agenda to transform the country through infrastructure development. Minister of Housing and Infrastructure development Ronald Chitotela says there has been a lot of misinformation about the price of constructing Michael Chilufya Sata Toll plaza, the integrated tolling…

MWANAKATWE TELLS MEDIA TO IMAGE BUILD ZAMBIA

Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe has called on the media to be more responsible and build the image of the country. Mrs. Mwanakatwe who is also PMRC Board Chair says Zambia has the potential to achieve greater things provided there is positive publicity. She says being the fourth estate, the media remains a pivotal component…

ZESCO COMMISSIONS $400,000 CALL CENTRE

Government is impressed that ZESCO has responded positively to calls for innovation through the use of technology in improving service delivery. Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa is happy that ZESCO has employed state-of-the-art technology in its new 400,000 US dollars call centre. Speaking when he launched the call centre in Lusaka, Mr. Nkhuwa said the…

CIVIL SERVANTS TOLD TO EMBRACE ICT

Government has urged civil servants to embrace Information Communications Technology-ICTs- as it implements the E-governance system under Smart Zambia. Addressing government workers in Kasama , Smart Zambia National Coordinator Martine Mtonga said the ICT programmes that government has embarked on countrywide are meant to instil confidence in the civil service. Dr Mtonga said government wants…

ZAMBIAN EMERALDS INDIRECTLY EXPORTED TO NEW YORK

Zambia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations -UN, Lazarous Kapambwe has disclosed that about 33 percent of Zambia’s emeralds found in New York are indirectly exported. Ambassador Kapambwe says the emeralds are routed through other countries in Asia and the Middle East before arriving on the New York market as Jewellery. The Ambassador however says…