LAND DISPUTES KEEP INVESTORS AT BAY

Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Minister Lawrence Sichalwe says land disputes among chiefs in the country are a threat to economic development as they scare investors.Mr. Sichalwe was speaking when he visited Chiefs Shimbizhi and Kaingu of the Ila people of   Itezhi Tezhi district in Central Province.The Minister said Government has enhanced the 1958 chiefdom maps…

Zambia Faces FIFA Sanctions

FIFA has warned Zambia that it will be sanctioned in the next 10 days if they do not resolve their disputes outside ordinary courts. In a letter dated June 30, 2020, FIFA Head of Member Associations Veron-Musengo Omba said that FIFA would forward the Zambian case to the relevant body for sanctions should the matter…

ZAMBIA’S DEBT REPAYMENT PERIOD EXTENDED

Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Jie says China will consider cancelling interests on Zambia’s debt to that country that was supposed to mature by the end of 2020.Mr. Li says China will also extend the debt repayment period for Zambia.He says this is to allow Zambia recover from the current economic challenges which have been…

GOVT PLEASED WITH IMPORTATION OF INPUTS

By Nicholas Mwale:Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet for Administration Patrick Kangwa has commended the Ministry of Agriculture for ensuring the importation of fertilizer under the Farmer Input Support Programme -FISP- is not disrupted by Covid-19 outbreak.Mr. Kangwa says disruption of fertilizer import could have caused a crisis in food production, which would have resulted in…