The Electoral Commission of Zambia says it will proceed with the application of ‘ousted’ MMD leader Nevers Mumba as the party’s Presidential candidate in this year’s elections. ECZ Public Relations Manager Chris Akufuna told Hot FM News that as far as the Commission is concerned, Dr. Mumba has paid his nomination fee to contest as
Speculation is rife that UPND presidential candidate and main challenger to President Edgar Lungu is set to announce his running mate at a press briefing to be held at the Party’s secretariat in Lusaka at 09:30 hours. The opposition leader has so far kept the nation guessing as to who his second-in-command will be should
The Felix Mutati led MMD faction has resolved to consider an alliance with the PF and will commence negotiations with the ruling party for a package that will benefit both parties. Speaking shortly after the announcement of new NEC members in at the Mulungushi Rock of authority Mr. Mwansa Mbulakulima who is now party trustee
Government has taken over the burial arrangements for the thirty two people who died in the Mufulira-Mokambo bus accident on Friday last week. Kitwe District Commissioner Chanda Kabwe said government will also provide necessary logistics required by the bereaved families. Mr Kabwe was speaking in Mufulira during a meeting with families of the deceased held
The corporate world should set aside selfish policies and join forces to form an integrated approach to development issues, says Zambian Breweries Director of Corporate Affairs Ezekiel Sekele. Speaking during a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) forum for the private sector and civil society in Lusaka, Mr Sekele called for partnership on Corporate Social Responsibility
First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has won praise for pioneering an openness and transparency in the mining sector that aims to ensure government has an accurate record of the minerals being produced and processed in the country. The commendation came as European Union Ambassador and Head of Delegation Alessandro Mariani toured the group’s Kansanshi mine in
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