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EL urges Church to scrutinise Bill 10

President Edgar Lungu has urged the clergy to scrutinise bill number 10 before it goes back to parliament in February next year.Addressing the clergy in Choma, President Lungu said many people including some clergy are talking about bill number 10 without fully understanding the content of the bill.President Lungu said those opposing the bill num…

RTSA, UNDP GEAR UP ROAD SAFETY

By Bright Mukwasa:The Road Transport and Safety Agency-RTSA in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme -UNDP- is running a series of road shows along the two country’s biggest highways, Great East and North to promote the safety of pedestrians and non-motorized road users.The UN-backed project dubbed “pedestrians first” is aimed at promoting live-able cities”…

KWACHA STILL UNDER PRESSURE

By Precious Mulabika:A Financial Analyst has projected that the kwacha will close slightly weak as a result of the many economic pressures that the country is faced with.Mambo Hamaundu says the kwacha has been facing a lot of strain from various aspects which have caused it to lose strength.He has however stated that despite the…

KANAKANTAPA BRIDGE COMPLETE

By Lucky Phiri:Construction of the Kanakantapa Bridge in Chongwe District has been completed.Chongwe Member of Parliament Japhen Mwakalombe says the bridge is part of the seven bridges under construction in his Constituency.Mr. Mwakalombe who is also Copperbelt Province Minister says works on the other bridges have also advanced.And the Chongwe Law maker says the Kanakantapa…

KAZIYA CLOSES BETUZ CONFERENCE

By Angela Limwanya:Ministry of Labour Permanent Secretary Chanda Kaziya has advised labour unions in the country not to be emotional when addressing issues related to the Constitutional Amendment Bill Number Ten.Mr. Kaziya says union leaders must instead engage into constructive and open discussions with the government to find a lasting solution that benefits all stakeholders.He…

FIRST LADY EXPECTED IN MUMBWA

By Etambuyu Katota:First Lady Esther Lungu is tomorrow Monday expected in Mumbwa District ahead of Tuesday’s commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations convention on the rights of the child.Mumbwa District Commissioner Felix Ndopu confirmed the First Lady’s visit in an interview with ZNBC News in Mumbwa today.Mr. Ndopu said the first Lady…

MUBUKWANU CHALLENGES BUSINESS HOUSES

By Lupindula Mwewa:North Western Province Minister Nathaniel Mubukwanu has challenged business houses in the region to tap into the readily available markets in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC and Angola.Mr. Mubukwanu says the province produces a lot of agricultural products which can be easily sold to the neighbouring countries.He says farmers and…