Author: Charles Sakala

CTPD Says Salary Cuts For Highly Paid Public Officers Will Not Cushion Challenges That Zambians Are Facing

By Patricia Mbewe   The Centre for Trade Policy and Development -CTPD- says the salary cuts for highly paid government officials as directed by President Edgar Lungu will not cushion the challenges that Zambians are currently facing. The salary cut for president Lungu and other government officials comes amid increases in both fuel and electricity…

Millers Hopeful Increase In Fuel Prices And Electricity Tariffs Will Not Affect Deal To Reduce Mealie Meal Prices

By Penjani Banda   The Millers Association of Zambia says it is yet to Meet Other Stakeholders to look at what impact the recent hike in fuel prices and Electricity Tariffs will have on the tripartite deal to reduce mealie meal prices. The signed tripartite deal involves the food reserve agency and grain traders association…

All Students Who Applied For Sponsorship To Pursue Studies At Kapasa Makasa University Awarded 100% Student Loans

By Patricia Mbewe   The Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board has awarded student loans to all the 90 students who applied for sponsorship to pursue studies at Kapasa Makasa University in Chinsali District for the 2019/ 2020 academic year. According to the Scholarship Board Acting Communications Officer, Chiselwa Kawanda, only a few students applied…

GEARS Calls For Investigations Into Kaizer Zulu`s Alleged Crimes Following His Dismissal

By Prudence Siabana   The Governance, Elections, Advocacy and Research Services-GEARS- initiative is calling on law enforcement agencies to investigate alleged crimes and offences of former president Edgar Lungu`s special advisor for politics Kaizer zulu following his dismissal. Yesterday President Lungu fired Mr Zulu replacing him with Chris Zimba a political scientist. And commenting on…