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High Tuition Fees Worry Govt

Government is concerned with high tuition fees at Colleges and Universities.Higher Education Minister Brian Mushimba says there is need to revise the tuition fees downwards for the benefit of every Zambian.Dr Mushimba says government is determined to ensure education is accessible to all without leaving anyone behind in line with the Seventh National Development Plan-7NDP.The…

Civil Servants Warned To Desist from Politics

The Civil Service Commission has urged civil servants in North Western Province to desist from politics and be loyal to government.Speaking when he paid a courtesy call on North Western Province Deputy Permanent Secretary, Commission Chairperson Dickson Chasaya said the commission wants a disciplined and professional civil service that will deliver quality services to the…

Sampa lecturers Youths on Engagement

PF National Youth Chairperson Kelvin Sampa has called on youths to engage the party in solving their challenges.Mr Sampa says government is alive to the concerns of the students and will quickly engage with the Ministry of Higher education in uplifting the plight of students through awarding more students with student loans.He disclosed that government…

Hamukale Calls for Investment in Energy

Southern Province Minister Edify Hamukale has appealed to the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank to support Zambia‚Äôs plan to invest in alternative sources of energy.Dr. Hamukale says the current use of hydro generated power has proved to be a challenge in the face of climate change.He says Southern Province generates over 80…

NAPSA To Build 400 Houses In Solwezi

By Paul Shalala -The National Pension Scheme Authority -NAPSA- has signed a multi-million dollars deal to construct 400 low cost and high cost houses in Solwezi.This becomes the first investment deal struck at the ongoing North Western Province Expo being held in Solwezi.Speaking after the signing ceremony, NAPSA Director General Yollard Kachinda said the project…

Kitwe Council Told To Stop Developments On Barrack Land

Local Government Minister Charles Banda has directed the Kitwe City Council to immediately stop developments being undertaken on the Mawlaik Barracks Land.This follows a directive from President Edgar Lungu to the Local government Minister to ensure all the structures that have been built on the same land are demolished.Dr. Banda told ZNBC News that the…

Katambo Warns Agriculture Officers on FISP Abuse

Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo has cautioned agricultural officers against engaging in malpractices during the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) input distribution exercise.Mr Katambo says extension officers and the district coordinating officers should desist from engaging in fraudulent activities and let the true beneficiaries receive what is due to them.Speaking when he checked on the fertilizer…