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COMMUNICATION TOWERS ERECTED

By Martha Banda:Transport and Communication Permanent Secretary, Misheck Lungu says the communication towers erected in Itezhi-Tezhi, Central province, will soon be operational.Mr Lungu says the towers are not operating due to delayed delivery of equipment.This comes after Chieftainess Muwenza raised concerns over the non-operational communication towers, when Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Minister, Lawrence Sichalwe visited…

FAZ, AGGRIEVED PARTIES AGREE

By Wilson Mulinda:The Football Association of Zambia -FAZ- and lawyers of aggrieved parties have signed a consent judgement to withdraw pending football cases in the courts of law.Youth and Sports Minister Emmanuel Mulenga says the move is in line with the 10-day ultimatum given by World Football Governing body FIFA.Mulenga says Government, through his ministry…

EAST GOLD PARTNERSHIP IN THE OFFING

By ZANIS:A partnership between Government and Magodi Auric Limited is targeting to empower over 2-hundred thousand artisanal gold miners in Eastern province, to produce about 4-hundred kilograms of gold per month.The Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement -IPPA- further projects to raise 3-point 6 billion US Dollars for investment in the artisanal mining sector across the…

AUDITOR GENERAL’S OFFICE COMMITTED

By ZANIS:Auditor General, Dick Sichembe says his office remains committed to working with the public to ensure that every kwacha is accounted.Dr. Sichembe says his office will continue to use all appropriate platforms and opportunities to constantly educate its stakeholders on the role it plays in the management of public resources.He said this in Mongu…

NOMINATION FEES REVISED

By Sylvester Chishimba:The Electoral Commission of Zambia -ECZ- says it has revised and proposed nomination fees to political parties for the 2021 General Elections.ECZ Chief Electoral Officer Patrick Nshindano has says the commission has revised the earlier proposed fees, after political parties made an appeal to the commission.Mr Nshindano says the revised fees have since…

WHEN VAR GETS IT WRONG

(BBC)Incorrect penalty decisions were made by the video assistant referee in all three of Thursday’s games, a former referee working for the Premier League match centre told BBC Match of the Day.Bruno Fernandes won a spot-kick which he scored in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Aston Villa.James Ward-Prowse hit the bar after a disputed penalty as Southampton…

“Kashikishi-Chienge-Lunchinda Top On Lungu’s Agenda”

Luapula Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa says the construction of the Kashikishi-Chienge-Lunchinda road is top on President Edgar Lungu’s development agenda.Mr. Chilangwa who is also PF Luapula Province chairperson has taken a swipe at the opposition political parties who want to use the issue of the road as a campaign gimmick against the PF candidate.He says…