Author: Charles Sakala

Muchinga Province PF Angered With Chinese Nationals Cutting Down Trees In The Province With Approval By Concessions Signed In Lusaka

By Michael Kaluba   Muchinga Province Permanent Secretary Joyce Nsamba has expressed concern at the number of Chinese nationals that are cutting down trees in the province with authorization by concessions signed in Lusaka. Speaking at a technical bench meeting at the Copperbelt University forestry symposium, Ms. Nsamba complained that it had become increasingly worrying…

ZRA Exceeds Its 2019 Revenue Collection Target

By Balewa Zyuulu   Zambia Revenue Authority –ZRA-has surpassed its 2019 revenue collection target of K51.8 billion by K1.1. Billion. Addressing the media in Lusaka this morning, ZRA Commissioner General, Kingsley Chanda disclosed that during the year ended, the authority collected K63.8 billion in gross revenue while refunds stood at K10.9 billion resulting in a…

ZESCO Allocated Only 11 Billion Cubic Meters Of Water For Power Generation Against The Required 64 Billion Cubic Meters

By Logic Lukwanda   The Zambezi River Authority –ZRA- has only allocated 11 billion cubic meters this year for power generation against the required 64 billion cubic meters to Zesco at Kariba North Bank Hydro power station. This came to light today when a team from Zesco led by its Managing Director Victor Mundende undertook…

28 Out Of 31 Ndola City Council Officers Suspended For Alleged Land Illegalities Reinstated

By Tinkerbel Mwila   The Local Government Service Commission has reinstated 28 out of the 31 suspended Ndola City Council officers among them directors in 2017 on allegations of being involved in land illegalities. According to sources at Ndola City Council, the officers have since been transferred to various posts outside Copperbelt province. Amidst Investigations…

Politicians Advised To Desist From Publicly Disclosing Private Discussions Held Among Themselves

By Penjani Banda   Political Analyst Bizeck Phiri has advised politicians not to be overzealous in disclosing private discussions held among themselves. Professor Phiri was reacting to statements by Patriotic Front-PF- National Mobilization Vice Chairperson, Geoffrey Mwamba insinuating that former Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili will soon rejoin the PF. He told Phoenix News…