COMMUNITIES FOR  FINANCIAL INCLUSION

  Ministry of Finance has called for increased access to financial services in rural communities. Ministry of Finance Assistant Director, Rural Finance Unit, DERRICK SIMUKOKO says this is cardinal to reducing poverty in rural areas and will subsequently contribute to economic growth and wealth creation in rural communities. Mr. SIMUKOKO bemoaned that despite rural communities…

LWSS TIPPED

By Patricia Banda: The Parliamentary Committee on Parastatals Bodies has urged Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company -LWSS- to consider reviewing its operational costs in order to be viable. Parliamentary Committee Chairperson BRIAN KAMBITA said this is because the company’s costs are higher than its revenue collection. Mr. KAMBITA, who is also Zambezi East Member…

SOME PARENTS BEHAVIOUR SADDENS GOVT

By Etambuyu Katota: The Ministry of Health is saddened that parents are not giving consent to have their children vaccinated against COVID 19. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Technical Services LUCKSON KASONKA says despite efforts to get consent from parents for their children to get the jab, many have not responded. Professor KASONKA has since…

CHANDA KABWE APPEARS BEFORE ACC

Former Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit -DMMU- National Coordinator CHANDA KABWE has appeared for questioning at the Anti Corruption Commission -ACC. Mr. KABWE arrived at the ACC Head Office in Lusaka at about 09 hours for interrogations which lasted up to about 11:30 hours. But when contacted for a comment on what Mr. KABWE was…

RECIPROCATE FUEL REDUCTION- CHIPOKA

  (ZANIS) Chingola Member of Parliament CHIPOKA MULENGA has called on the business community in the district to be considerate and reduce some prices on certain commodities. Mr. MULENGA, who is also Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister says business houses in the district, should reciprocate the reduction in fuel pump prices so that it could…

CHIKWANDA CHIDES PF

UPND Deputy National Youth Information and Publicity Secretary DAVID CHIKWANDA says the UPND government will not betray Zambians in ensuring full recovery of resources stolen from them. Mr. CHIKWANDA says it is evidently clear to all that the present malfunctioning of the economy is as a result of widespread embezzlement of public funds leading to…

CHUNGU WAS COVERING CHIMESE-WITNESS

By Hector Simfukwe The Lusaka Magistrate Court has heard that Chita Lodge Managing Director JAMES CHUNGU approached the state and claimed ownership of the properties that allegedly belonged to Former Zambia Air Force Commander ERIC CHIMESE. This is in a matter were Lieutenant General CHIMESE retired and Mr. CHUNGU are charged with five counts of…
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