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VEEP URGES STUDENTS IN DIASPORA

Vice President Inonge Wina has called on Zambian students in the diaspora to find a way of contributing to national development back home. Speaking when she addressed Zambian residents in Turkey, Mrs. Wina encouraged students studying in that country to ensure they take part in national development processes when they complete their studies. She said…

ECL PRAISES THE CHURCH

President Edgar Lungu has praised the Catholic Church for its contributing to national development. President Lungu says just like other churches, the Catholic Church has continued to supplement government’s efforts in helping the needy. The Head of State has reiterated that he will continue engaging the Church to develop the country during his tenure as…

AVIATION SECTOR RECEIVES K41M

Government has released 41-million kwacha towards the upgrading of aviation infrastructure at Kasama Airport and Zambia Air Force (ZAF) Samora Machel Airbase in Mbala District – Northern Province. Of the amount, Kasama Airport has been allocated 16 million kwacha towards the completion of the tarring of the runway, which is under construction by a Chinese…

KOFI ANNAN MOURNED

University of Zambia political scientist Lee Habasonda says late former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan was a symbol of a competent African global leader. Mr. Habasonda has told ZNBC news that Mr. Annan’s professional life triggered a new level of confidence and ambition amongst black Africans. He says Mr. Annan has proved that an African can…

STOP SELLING LAND-DC

Mushindamo District Commissioner Emmanuel Chihili has cautioned people at Kipushi border post to desist from selling and sub dividing land without proper documentation. Mr. Chihili says only the council and traditional leaders in the chiefdoms in their respective jurisdiction can offer land. He states that all marketeers at the border who are also building permanent…

MPEZENI ABHORS TRIBALISM 

Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni speaking people of Eastern Province has called on traditional leaders to rise above tribal lines and embrace the One Zambia One nation motto to move the country forward. Speaking during the Malaila traditional ceremony in Mambwe district as guest of honour, Chief Mpezeni said unity among traditional leaders can…

ACSZ CLEARS NOTION

The Agriculture and Commercial Society of Zambia has dismissed reports suggesting that government has sold the Lusaka showgrounds. Society president Caroline Silwamba says there is no intention of selling the Showgrounds or relocating to any other place other than the current area in Lusaka. Mrs. Silwamba says reports of the sale of land are false.…