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FUEL PRICE UP

The Energy Regulation Board -ERB- has adjusted upwards the fuel pump price effective midnight tonight. Petrol has been increased by K2.31 to K16.06 from K13.75, diesel has been adjusted by K2.64 to cost K14.65 per litre. ERB Board Chairman Raymond Mpundu announce the new prices in a statement to ZNBC News in Lusaka today, citing…

$600MN NOT USED-WORLD BANK

The World Bank is concerned that despite committing almost one billion United States dollars to Girls Education and Women Empowerment and Livelihood -GEWEL- project, 60 percent of the funds have not yet been disbursed. World Bank Country Director for Seven Southern African countries, which include Zambia, Paul Noumba Um says the Bank is willing to…

2019 BUDGET CATALYST FOR DEVELOPMENT-UPND

The UPND has described the 2019 National Budget as a catalyst for nation development. UPND- Munali Constituency Chairman Moses Chiiza says the allocation of 5.4 billion Kwacha to the Agricultural sector, will bridge the gap between the poor and the rich as it is the productive sector for the economy. Mr. Chiiza was speaking during…

“KAMBWILI’S LAWYERS DELAYING CASE”

The State has accused lawyers representing Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili of delaying the case in which their client is charged with forgery and altering a false document. When the matter came up Lusaka Magistrate David Simusamba was informed that Dr. Kambwili’s lawyers are not before court because they are attending to other cases…

LUNGU DONATES K150,000 TO CHURCH

Eastern Province Minister Makebi Zulu has thanked President Edgar Lungu for donating 150,000 Kwacha towards the Malambo Constituency Church Revolving Fund. Mr. Zulu says President Lungu made the donation after learning of the empowerment program that was introduced in the constituency. Mr. Zulu who is also Malambo Member of Parliament says the gesture by President…

PRIVATE SECTOR TOLD TO TAX COMPLIANT

Government has called on the private sector and other stakeholders to ensure that they are tax compliant to help it meet revenue targets set out in the 2019 budget. Minister of Works and Supply Felix Mutati says government recognises the role that the private sector plays in helping it meet its objectives towards achieving a…

“DRC ELECTION COULD SPARK CHAOS”

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu(right) talks to Archbishop Fridolin Ambongo Besungu Head of Delegation of the Catholic Bishops after a meeting at State House in Lusaka on Monday,September 10,2018. PICTURE BY SALIM HENRY/STATE HOUSE ©2018 President Edgar Lungu fears that unresolved issues surrounding the December general elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo -DRC- may spark…
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