Kagem completes construction of Nkana Hospital

CONSTRUCTION of the K6.18 million (US$600,000) Nkana Hospital has been completed thanks to funding by Kagem Mining, the world’s single largest producing emerald mine. Local people now have access to modern facilities in their community, avoiding the need to travel lengthy distances to seek medical attention in Kalulushi. Work on the new health facility was

The PF manifesto for 2016-2021 will focus on reducing the cost of living, says President Lungu

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says the vision and ambition of the 2016-2021 PF Manifesto will focus on reducing the cost of living for the poor majority by increasing agricultural productivity, enhanced job creation and accelerated diversification of the economy. In a statement released by his special assistant for press and public relations Amos Chanda, President Lungu

Congratulations to Proflight’s youngest pilot Kalenga Kamwendo

ZAMBIA’S youngest commercial pilot Kalenga Kamwendo has clocked 1,000 hours of flying with the countries’ leading scheduled airline Proflight Zambia. The 21-year-old First Officer reached the milestone while on an early morning flight from Lusaka to Mfuwe last week, just one year and nine months after he started flying for the airline. The achievement brings

Police finally charge Precious, for shooting her husband Akakanda five times to death

POLICE have officially charged and arrested Precious Longwe Liteebele, the 30 year-old woman who allegedly shot her husband Akakanda Lubinda Liteebele five times to death. Police assistant public relations officer Esther Mwaata-Katongo in a statement stated that Longwe would appear in court soon. “We have officially charged and arrested Precious Longwe, the woman who is

Standard Chartered Bank gives ZESCO a loan worth USD 60 million

STANDARD Chartered continues to deliver on its commitment to bridge Africa’s power gap by facilitating, coordinating and arranging transactions which boost the capacity of national power grids and access to electricity across Africa. In this latest milestone transaction, Standard Chartered has partnered with the U. S. Government, through USAID, to deliver a term loan worth

BongoHive launches Masterclasses for Startups and SMEs

BONGOHIVE, Zambia’s first and largest innovation and technology hub, launched a series of startup and SME Masterclasses today. Known for successfully incubating Zambian businesses such as talent and entertainment management company, Street Culture and natural haircare brand ZedHair. BongoHive are now making their knowledge even more accessible by offering short and highly focused masterclasses. Lasting