Author: Charles Sakala

ZESCO Refutes Reports Works At Kafue Gorge Lower Hydropower Station Have Stalled

By Logic Lukwanda   Zesco Limited has refuted reports that the construction of the $2 billion Kafue gorge lower hydropower station, which was expected to start generating power this year, has stalled after failure to secure further financing. According to Africa Confidential in its latest edition, Zesco had created a special purpose vehicle through which…

FAZ Reports Sports Minister To FIFA

Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has reported Sports Minister Emmanuel Mulenga to FIFA for alleged interference in the running of football in Zambia. Hon. Mulenga confirmed the development but denied ever interfering in the running of football. Earlier today, the Minister held a Press briefing where he raised concerns on the failure by the Kamanga…

President Lungu Asked To Intervene In The Reinstatement Of 31 Suspended NHA Unionized Workers

By Tinkerbel Mwila   The Zambia United Local Authorities Workers Union (ZULAWU) is appealing to President Edgar Lungu to intervene in the reinstatement of the 31 unionized employees at the National Housing Authority –NHA-. ZULAWU Secretary General, Emmanuel Mwinsa says the matter has dragged for some time now despite directives by minister of housing and…

Jack Mwiimbu Optimistic Zambia Still Stands A Chance To Receive Food Aid In Response To The Hunger Crisis

By Chileshe Mwango   UPND Monze Central Member of Parliament, Jack Mwiimbu is optimistic Zambia still stands a chance to receive food aid from well-wishers in response to the hunger crisis the country is going through. Mr. Mwiimbu however observes that this help can only come if government accepts the current distressful situation as opposed…