UPND presidential running mate Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says the torching of his Milling plant in Lusaka Thursday morning will not lower his spirit or deter him from speaking for ordinary Zambians and the poverty they are going through. This morning fire almost swept the entire GBM Milling Plant but quick response by the Fire Brigade saved
Referendum polling stations in Kingston and Barking were forced to close as 40mm (1.5in) of rain fell earlier. And London Fire Brigade said it had attended more than 400 incidents, including properties hit by lightning. Commuters faced severe disruption with some stations closed because of overcrowding and floods forcing the closure of roads.
Africa Internet Group is today connecting its companies into Jumia’s ecosystem with a new vision, “Expand your horizons”. The new Jumia ecosystem will give access to products and services from its leading platforms. After 4 years of successfully establishing and growing its online services as leaders in their markets, Africa Internet Group, now Jumia, has
Zambia risks losing much-needed foreign direct investment, along with associated employment and wealth creation, if roadblocks are not addressed, the country’s largest mining company has warned. The high cost of business and a difficult enabling environment are contributing to the country’s loss of competitiveness and prompting companies to consider investing elsewhere, said First Quantum Minerals
Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang’ Nguema has promoted his first son Teodoro ‘Teodorin’ Obiang’ Mangue as the country’s vice-president. Teodorin has been second vice-president, a position that has been abolished in the new government structure, with uncertainty looming over that of prime minister. According to the Brazilian newspaper the Terra Brasil, which quoted a local
The World Bank has advised the Zambian Government to remove subsidies as a measure towards making every Zambia count following the current economic slowdown. This is contained in the seventh World Bank Zambia Economic Brief titled: Beating the slowdown: Making every kwacha count, released yesterday. The report states that making every kwacha count should include
Fire broke out at a milling plant belonging to UPND presidential running mate Geoffrey Mwamba in Lusaka’s Chinika industrial area. Quick action by the Lusaka Fire Brigade that rushed to the scene saved the plant from reduced to ashes. When reached for a comment, Mr Mwamba who is campaigning on the Copperbelt confirmed that the