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ZAMBIA WINNING WAR AGAINST HIV EPIDEMIC

By NATION REPORTER WITH the current available innovations aimed at treating and preventing HIV, as well as strengthening the health delivery system, the future looks bright for Zambia in terms of combating the epidemic, says EQUIP Zambia
3 hours ago

Opposition not playing politics of hope

Dear Editor, At the rate our opposition political parties are playing their politics, it is easy to surmise that PF will have a field day in 2021. Instead of telling voters what they can do better than
3 hours ago

BUS DRIVERS FELLOWSHIP WITH PRISON INMATES

By NATION REPORTER LOVE and Care Drivers Association of Zambia (LCDAZ) yesterday commemorated the national Day of Prayer and Fasting with inmates at the Lusaka Central Correctional facility. LCDAZ executive director Joseph Mutale said the drivers from
5 hours ago

EMULATE TOTAL ZAMBIA, FIRMS URGED

By NATION REPORTER COMPANIES doing business in Silwizya ward 13 of Lusaka Central Constituency should emulate the good community works of Total Zambia Limited which has upgraded and tarred a side road along the firms’ newly built
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US DONATES TO CHESHIRE HOMES

UNITED States of America Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote has handed over two self-contained rooms to Cheshire Homes built at a cost of US$12,000 for use by mothers and their children seeking medical treatment. Mr Foote said
5 hours ago

YOUTH SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE PLANNED FOR CHONGWE

By NATION REPORTER A SKILLS training centre to give life-long skills to school dropouts will be erected in Chongwe soon, says Area Member of parliament Japhen Mwakalombe. Mr. Mwakalombe made the plans known when he recently visited
6 hours ago

JTI PROJECTS UPLIFT KAOMA COMMUNITIES

By LINDA SOKO TEMBO WE have invested about $10 million in our corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes because we attach great importance to the development of communities, Japan Tobacco International leaf limited (JTI) communication manager, Litiya Matakala
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INDENI DONATES TO GIRLS’ REFORMATORY

By NATION REPORTER INDENI Petroleum Refinery has donated goods worth over K10, 000 to Insakwe Approved School for girls in Ndola. The 48-capacity school is a correctional facility for young girls who had come in conflict with
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CHISOKONE UPGRADE ON COURSE

By NATION REPORTER  THE modernisation of Chisokone market is still under consultative phase involving the local authority, marketeers and funders, Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang’ombe has said. Mr Kang’ombe said meetings were still going on with the marketeers
21 hours ago

AZMEC SEEKS BROADER CONSULTATIONS ON BUDGET

By BUSINESS REPORTER THE Association of Zambian Mineral Exploration Companies (AZMEC) has called on government to engage stakeholders on critical issues proposed in the 2019 National Budget such as royalties, sales tax, withholding taxes and property transfer
22 hours ago

ZIM CONSUMERS IN FOR HARD TIMES AS INFLATION PRESSURES

HARARE-Consumers will continue to feel the heat as retailers adjust their prices upwards nearly on a daily basis to keep pace with inflation, which a United States-based expert put at 155.8 as of last Friday. US economist
22 hours ago

KWACHA MAKES A REBOUND

By BUSINESS REPORTER THE Zambian Kwacha made a rebound against the U.S dollar as it touched an intra-day high of K12.05 / K12.10 on the interbank from the day’s opening levels of K12.15/ K12.20. The local unit’s
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ZAMBIA HAS POTENTIAL TO FEED SADC, COMESA REGIONS

By SANDRA MACHIMA ZAMBIA has potential to feed itself and the wider SADC and COMESA regions of 460 million people, says Zambeef Products chief executive officer Francis Grogan. Mr Grogan said given the appropriate attention and investment,
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‘UPND TELL CHINESE TO STOP ALL DEVELOPMENTS’

By Mukosela Kasalwe THE opposition UPND has written to China Harbour, the Chinese company constructing the Mumbwa-Kasempa road and Katunda-Lukulu road, to stop building the roads when their electorates are anxious for development, Housing and Infrastructure Minister
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UPND THUGS CLOBBER TAYALI

By NATION REPORTER UNRULY United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres yesterday assaulted Economic Equity Party (EEP) president Chilufya Tayali within the main corridor of the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court Complex. And Lusaka Magistrate Felix Kaoma has advised UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema to guide his followers and
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NEW TAX THREATENS KENYA’S AFFORDABLE INTERNET SERVICE

NAIROBI – The slapping of new taxes on internet promises to topple Kenya from its top position as one of Africa’s most affordable internet locations. Some operators have been offering a new bundle to to their consumers
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I AM NOW OPPOSITION, KAMBWILI TELLS PARLEY – BUT DEPUTY SPEAKER CORRECTS HIM

By NATION REPORTER CHISHIMBA Kambwili yesterday told Parliament that he was now in opposition but was quickly advised by Deputy Speaker Catherine Namugala that the Parliament record showed that he was Patriotic Front Member for Roan. Mr
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EMBRACING LOVE, UNITY

ZAMBIANS must at once break the chains of division and espouse humility, love, empathy and other Christian values. The country has been afflicted by intolerance, anger, hatred and rising political heat at the time citizens should have been working together in
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‘PRESIDENT LUNGU, HH MUST RECONCILE’

By NATION REPORTER THERE is need for President Edgar Lungu and UPND leader Hakainde Hachilema to reconcile because prayer alone can’t bring peace between the two leaders, says Kabwe Diocese Bishop Clement Mulenga. Speaking when United States Ambassador, Daniel Foote paid a courtesy
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IGNORE LIARS, LUNGU TELLS INVESTORS

By NATION REPORTER PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has urged investors in Zambia to talk to Government whenever in doubt instead of listening to misrepresentations being peddled in some foreign publications that are always attacking the economy of the
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FRA WON’T MEET 500,000 METRIC TONNE TARGET

By ANNIE ZULU AGRICULTURE Minister Michael Katambo yesterday told Parliament that the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) might not meet its target of buying 500, 000 metric tonnes of maize due to a number of factors. Mr Katambo
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CHIEF, 3 HEADMEN SUED OVER LAND

By NATION REPORTER CHIEF Shakumbila of Shibuyunji district and three village headmen have been dragged to the Lusaka High Court for fraud after allegedly signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of the community to surrender
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UPND SHOULD RESPOND TO TAYALI’S ALLEGATIONS- NCP

By NATION REPORTER THE UPND should not down play the serious allegations raised by Chilufya Tayali of recruiting UNZA students for a possible revolt against the legitimate government, New Congress Party (NCP) leader Peter Chanda has said.
2 days ago

IT IS ECONOMIC TERRORISM: FIGHT OR FLIGHT

AS at now, that is the menu developed for Africa by several other interested parties. We must make hard choices. One choice is whether we should take responsibility for our destiny or we should trust our destiny
2 days ago

Do innocent children of criminal mothers deserve to be in prison?

Dear Editor, I WAS reading a Church appeal for donations to help people in prison, especially six-month-old twins born to their incarcerated mother. All Zambian children are in Zambia’s vulnerable category that deserves special Government support. The
2 days ago

DON’T TURN COURT INTO CIRCUS, KAMBWILI’S LAWYERS TOLD

By NATION REPORTER LUSAKA Magistrate Nsunge Chanda yesterday told Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili’s lawyers not to turn her court into a circus. This was after all the four lawyers representing Kambwili failed to show up
2 days ago

Newly created Lunga district needs help

Dear Editor, I RECENTLY read an article in one of  the daily newspapers on the suffering of the people in the newly created Lunga district in Luapula Province. The story made me sad and I wondered whether
2 days ago

ERB COMMENCES FUEL MARKING ENFORCEMENTS

By Brian Malambo Continued from last week ERB Executive Director Ms. Langiwe Lungu added that ERB would ensure that all licensees adhered to the license conditions by putting in place monitoring mechanisms and control measures that safeguarded
2 days ago

DELAYED ROAD WORKS IRK SOLWEZI RESIDENTS

By Jackson Mapapayi SOME residents in Solwezi have raised concern over the delayed completion of drainages along independence Avenue. Some residents talked to complained that the drainages have taken too long to be completed despite the contractors
3 days ago

FAZ should include Beston Chambeshi on Chipolopolo technical bench

Dear Editor, I WRITE as a football lover and follower of the Chipolopolo team for time immemorial. I now wish to make my small contribution by suggesting to FAZ to let Beston Chambeshi join the technical team.