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ZCCM IH DONATES K200,000 TO EXPO

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Dora Siliya says Zambians should not wait for outsiders to take up all business opportunities while they watch. Ms. Siliya has since challenged Zambians to take advantage of the forthcoming Northern Province Investment Exposition to identify prospective sectors for investment. Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Dora Siliya She was speaking…

TRUMP MOCKS MACRON IN TWEET

President Trump called out French President Emmanuel Macron in a tweet on Friday moments after landing in Paris for a weekend trip, reports The Hill. “President Macron of France has just suggested that Europe build its own military in order to protect itself from the U.S., China and Russia,” Trump wrote. “Very insulting, but perhaps Europe should…

CAF CHAMPIONS,CONFEDERATION DRAWS OUT

Draws for the 2019 CAF Champions’ and CAF Confederation league have been released with 32 matches to be played in the preliminary round of both tournaments. Zambia’s CAF champion’s league representatives Zesco United and Nkana Football Club will take on AS Sonidep of Niger and Uniao Desportiva Do Songo of Mozambique respectively in the Preliminary…

CHILUFYA CALLS FOR INCREASED INSPECTION OF PHARMACIES

Minister of health Chitalu Chilufya has directed the Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority -ZAMRA- to escalate inspections of both public and private pharmacies to ensure they dispense valid drugs. Dr. Chilufya said increased inspection of pharmacies will help curtail the distribution of expired drugs in the country. He said this when he checked on the construction…

2 HEALTH PROGRAMS AT CBU WITHDRAWN

The Health Professions Council of Zambia -HPCZ- has withdrawn two health related programmes at the Copperbelt University Michael Chilufya Sata School of Medicine in Ndola for failure to comply with standards. HPCZ Registrar and Chief Executive Officer Aarron Mujajati says the withdrawn programmes are Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Dental…

REDUCE SPEED FINES-TAX EXPERT

A tax expert has asked the Ministry of Transport to consider reducing the 300 Kwacha fine imposed on over speeding saying the Road Transport and Safety Agency -RTSA-can still meet its target if the fine is reduced. KPMG Partner Michael Phiri has noted that many people are now driving slowly to avoid paying the fine…

RHINO HORNS RETURNED TO NATIONAL PARKS

Choma Principal Magistrate Exonobert Zulu sitting in Livingstone has ordered that the White Rhino horns which are exhibits in the case involving two local court magistrates and three others be returned into the custody of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife for security reasons. Principal Magistrate Zulu gave the order after the rhino horns…