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GOVT ADVISES ZAMBIANS

Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya says there is need to encourage Zambians to engage in various business activities. Ms. Siliya says capital flight is rife because there are few local investors in the country. She has called for a financial Sector regime that would make it possible for Zambians to easily access capital for investment.…

JUSTICE MWANAMWABWA RECOGNISED

Government has described Deputy Chief Justice Marvin Mwanamwabwa as a hard worker and man of integrity. Justice Minister Given Lubinda says Mr. Mwanamwambwa will retire as a happy man who served his country with distinction. Mr. Lubinda told ZNBC News that Justice Mwanamwabwa has retired of his own free will. He said those in the…

ZAMBIA TO HOST UN SDGS REGIONAL SECRETARIAT

Zambia has been chosen to host the regional secretariat for the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals -SDG’s. The office will be the United Nations regional secretariat for SDGs in the Southern African Development Community -SADC- region. Foreign Affairs Minister Joseph Malanji says the regional office will be launched in June this year in Lusaka and…

Dr. CHILUFYA NODS ZAMTEL PARTNERSHIP

  Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya says the partnership between Zamtel and his Ministry has positively impacted on the health sector in the country. Dr. Chilufya says it is gratifying that the corporate world is appreciating that health is not only a social issue but an economic issue as well. The Minister says the provision of…

SHARE PROFITS WITH COMMUNITIES-MP URGES MINES

A Parliamentarian says calls by Chiefs in Central Province for government to continuously formulate laws that will allow the country to benefit from its mineral resources should be supported. Kantanshi Member of Parliament Anthony Mumba says government should not make similar mistakes that were made in the past when issuing licenses in new mining areas.…

TROPICAL STORM SWEEPS THROUGH ZIMBABWE

A tropical storm has swept away bridges and homes in eastern Zimbabwe, killing at least 24 people, officials say. Cyclone Idai cut off power and communications in parts of Manicaland province on the border with Mozambique. Some 40 people are missing. People fled from their homes to the slopes of mountain and were waiting to…

BAGS OF SCORCHED EARTH GIVEN TO RELATIVES

Boeing 737 Max plane crash bags of scorched earth to bury in place of their loved ones. Earth from the crash site is being made available for a planned service in Addis Ababa on Sunday, Reuters reports. Families have been told it could take up to six months to identify remains. Countries across the world…