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CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS RESUME IN LUAMPA,NKEYEMA

Constructions projects  that stalled in Luampa and Nkeyema districts of Western Province have resumed following the release of 60 million Kwacha by the government. And a team of engineers from the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Development led by Director Planning Research and Monitoring Charles Mweshi who conducted a routine check in Luampa and Nkeyema…

VOTE PF TO FOSTER DEVELOPMENT-LUNGU

President Edgar Lungu has urged the people of Mangango to vote for PF candidate Godwin Putu in a bid to foster development in the constituency. President Lungu says it will be easy to take development to Mangango constituency if the people of Mangango vote for Mr. Putu as area Member of Parliament on November 20th.…

KAFWAYA PLEDGES DEVELOPMENT IN LUNTE

Lunte Member of Parliament Mutotwe Kafwaya has pledged to continue implementing development projects in Lunte District. Mr Kafwaya says the district has potential to attain massive development in various sectors of the economy. Speaking when he addressed a PF meeting in his constituency, Mr Kafwaya who is also Minister of Works and Supply, said some…

ZAZU and FSDZ release report on 4-months pilot delivering financial literacy through mobile phones

ZAZU and Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Zambia release report on 4-months pilot delivering financial literacy through mobile phones. Last week, ZAZU and FSDZ launched a report on a 4-months pilot project to increase financial literacy through the use of mobile phones. The report is a result of a partnership between the two organizations aimed at…

CLAIMS OF SALE OF STATE FIRMS FALSE- WINA

Vice President Inonge Wina says reports that government has sold state-owned enterprises to the Chinese are false and misleading. Mrs Wina says allegations that government has sold its enterprises are being peddled by some opposition leaders who want to gain political mileage by making people rise against Government. The Vice President was responding to Guinea…

ZAMBIA OUT OF 2019 AFCON

Zambia has failed to qualify to the 2019 Cameroon AfCON after suffering a 1-nil defeat away to Mozambique in the Group K match played in Maputo. This is the second time in a roll that Chipolopolo have failed to qualify for the continental show after failing to qualify for the 2017 edition. The loss means…

“CHURCH AND GOVT INSEPARABLE”

Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe says government and the church are inseparable because their core value is to serve humanity in harmony and peace. Mrs Mwanakatwe was speaking in Kafue where she donated building materials for the construction of Mwambula UCZ congregation. Mrs Mwanakatwe said government will continue working with the church to foster development.…

W/Province PS admits misapplication of funds at Parley Committee

Western Province Permanent Secretary Sibanze Simuchoba on Wednesday admitted before the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that public funds amounting to K584,570, which were meant for various developmental activities, were misapplied under his administration. And PAC also learnt how Western Province illegally paid amounts totaling to K187,819 as hotel bills for its former provincial deputy…

Lusaka police nab 3 pastors for theft

Police in Lusaka have arrested three pastors of Miracle Impact Ministries International Church for theft. According to a statement issued by police deputy spokesperson Rae Hamoonga today, the trio duped a 46-year-old woman who was seeking healing from them. “Police in Lusaka have arrested three pastors for theft namely : Bishop John Nundwe popularly known…

The women smashing Ethiopia’s glass ceiling

Ethiopia is changing rapidly under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, with women now wielding enormous power in a country where they have mostly been confined to traditional roles, writes BBC’s Tigrinya’s Hana Zeratsyon. Ethiopians like to say they were ruled by Queen Sheba in biblical times – something they take great pride in, yet the reality…

Mutati vows to rebuild MMD

MMD faction leader Felix Mutati says without the support of his party, the story would have been different for the PF in 2016. During the Lusaka Province MMD membership renewal exercise at Government Complex yesterday, Mutati said President Edgar Lungu had acknowledged the help the former ruling party rendered to PF. Mutati said he was…

ZAMBIANS ARE SUFFERING IMMENSEL their plight must be placed ahead of that of politicians – HH

SUFFERINGS by Zambians are immense and they need to have their plight placed first than those of political leaders, says Hakainde Hichilema. Speaking at St Kizito Catholic Church during a service for the late Sesheke member of parliament Frank Kufakwandi, the UPND leader said Zambians are faced with many challenges which need to be addressed…

Let them demonstrate over Zaffico

It’s very clear that the police are not administering the public order Act in a manner that can be said to be fair and impartial. It is very clear that those in the ruling Patriotic Front are treated differently by the police when it comes to the administration of the public order Act. Whereas the…