CCS HANDS OVER CLASSROOM BLOCK TO GOVT

Chambeshi Copper Smelter has handed over a 1 by 3 classroom block to government built at the cost of more than 800 thousand kwacha. The mining firm has built the facility through its social cooperate responsibility program. Chambeshi Copper Smelter Deputy Chief Executive Officer Dennis Deng who handed over the facility to government says his…

NDOLA TO HAVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM

The Private Enterprise Program -PEP Zambia has shown interest in constructing a science and technology museum in Ndola which will be used mainly for education purposes. PEP Zambia consultant Jane Munds says the museum will help in protecting and exposing the heritage of the district and that of the country at large. Ms. Munds said…

SIAME SETS TARGET

2015 Youth Olympics Gold medalist, Sydney Siame has set a target to qualify to the finals of this year’s World Athletics Championship, set for Doha. Siame says his aim is to be in the finals, after previously bowing out at the semi-final stage. Siame has told ZNBC sport in an exclusive interview that he will…

ZESCO, NKANA TO SHINE-MBEWE

Football analyst Luke Mbewe is confident that ZESCO and Nkana will have positive results in the second league of confederation games to be played this weekend. Mbewe said a 3-goal advantage by Nkana gives them an advantage against San Pedro who proved to have a weak defense in the first league. He said ZESCO are…

GOVT COMMITS TO FIGHTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Home Affairs minister Stephen Kampyongo says government is scaling up efforts to fight human trafficking and smuggling in the country. Mr. Kampyongo says his office stands ready to further support all efforts in combating human trafficking and smuggling in Zambia and beyond borders. He was speaking in Lusaka during the launch of United Nations office…

WORKS ON SOLAR PLANT ADVANCES

Construction of the 60 million United States dollar Bangweulu 54 megawatts solar plant at the Lusaka South Multi facility Economic Zone has advanced with works reaching 95 percent. Energy Minister Mathew Nkhuwa says once the solar project is completed it will diversify the country’s energy and contribute to the reduction in the electricity tariffs Mr.…

PF CAMPAIGNS ON DEVELOPMENT

The Patriotic Front (PF) in Sesheke says it will not depart from selling the party manifesto because it is focused on pro poor policies and improving the lives of the people in the area. PF Southern Province Chairperson Lawrence Evans says the PF unlike other political parties will concentrate on selling the manifesto rather than…