Lungu in India

By Hector Simfukwe-President Edgar Lungu has arrived in New Delhi, India, on a three-day state visit.President Lungu’s jet touched down at Palam Air Force Base at about 10:40 hours local time, which was 07:40 hours Zambian time.The reciprocal visit follows his Indian counterpart Shri Ram Nath Kovind’s  three-day State visit to Zambia in April 2018.President…

RTSA Starts Placement Of Revised Speed Limits

The Road Transport and Safety Agency in collaboration with the Lusaka City Council has started the placement of revised speed limits on selected roads in Lusaka following concerns raised by stakeholders. In a press release issued by RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga, this follows the conclusion of the review process of speed limits…

Govt Says Corruption In Zambia Being Exaggerated

Zambia has called on countries worldwide to work together in coming up with laws to police and protect citizens from fake news and other cyber crimes brought about by the emergence of information communication technologies. And the Government says the problem of corruption in Zambia is being exaggerated. Meanwhile, Government says Zambians are a peace…

“Let’s Curb Social Media Threats”

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Dora Siliya has called for the nation to come together in finding lasting solutions to curb the emerging threats on social media.Ms. Siliya says the negative effects of social media has affected developed and developing nations, hence the need to urgently look into finding ways to combat the vice.She noted…

Contractors Warned Over Not Subcontracting

August 20, 2019August 20, 201912By Patrick Mulenga-Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Vincent Mwale says government will not hesitate to terminate contracts for contractors not abiding by the 20 percent subcontracting policy.Speaking when he paid an impromptu visit on the AVIC Construction site on Mungwi road, Mr Mwale said his office is in receipt of the…

“Deal With Election Violence”

Canadian High Commissioner to Zambia, Pamela O’Donnel has called on government to address any form of violence especially before, during, and after elections.Ms. O’Donnel says any form of violence against women, sexual harassment of children and hate speech must be stopped and dealt with accordingly.The visiting Canadian High Commissioner to Zambia, has noted that politics…