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Zambia Gets $25 Million Covid-19 World Bank Support

The World Bank has approved $25 million to support towards Zambia’s coronavirus pandemic response. Of this amount, $20 million will come from the International Development Association’s Crisis Response Window, while $5 million is grant funding from the Global Financing Facility. The funds will be channelled through the Zambia coronavirus Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project. The…

COUNTING IN CHILUBI POLL UNDERWAY

By Robert Mwanza Counting of ballots in the Chilubi Town Council by-election is underway. ZNBC’s ROBERT MWANZA reports that this follows the closing of voting at 18:00 hours. Four candidates were vying for the seat following the death of the incumbent Daniel Mwila on August 8, 2020. The four are PF’s ROSEMARY CHIMBINI, People’s Alliance…

KK PRAISES ECL FOR LEADING ZAMBIA AMIDST COVID -19

By Ellen Hambuba First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda has praised President Edgar Lungu and government for ably leading the country amidst challenges arising from the Covid-19 Pandemic. Dr. Kaunda says fighting the coronavirus pandemic has not been an easy task for the country and the world at large. He says Zambians need to continue adhering…

LUSAKA WOMEN GROUPS GET BOOST

(ZANIS) The Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund -PEIF- has distributed food rations to 30 women cooperatives worth 1-hundred thousand kwacha in Lusaka. PEIF National Coordinator, Clement Tembo, who distributed the rations on behalf of President Edgar Lungu, said it is the President’s desire to see to it that no one dies of hunger. Mr. Tembo has…

KAMBWILI’s BAIL APPLICATION THROWN OUT

By Luyando Hamwala Lusaka Principal Resident Magistrate, David Simusamba has refused to hear the bail application for incarcerated National Democratic Congress -NDC- leader, Chishimba Kambwili. Magistrate Simusamba says there were several procedural defects in the notice of appeal, preceding the bail application. In his ruling today, on whether or not to hear the bail application,…
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