Zambia Sugar commissions K500m refinery plant

KALONDE NYATI, Mazabuka ZAMBIA Sugar Plc has partially commissioned the K500 million Refinery that is expected to more than double sugar production to 90,000 from 40,000 tonnes annually once fully commissioned. Zambia Sugar Plc managing director Rebecca Katowa said at shareholders’ open day on Friday that once fully commissioned next month, the refinery will position

Boxer Catherine Phiri awarded a scholarship to study in Europe

ZAMBIA’S female boxing icon Catherine Phiri and 24 other academically talented underprivileged young Zambian women and girls have been offered a scholarship to study business and leadership courses in different parts of the world. According to a statement by Zambia High Commission in the United Kingdom first secretary for press and public relations Abigail Chaponda,

Lungu and Lubosi Imwiko’s assigned ‘traitors’ will not be tolerated in Barotseland, outraged Lozis

By News Editor, Barotseland Post A team allegedly sponsored by President Edgar Chagwa Lungu and the embattled Litunga of Barotseland Lubosi Imwiko II, in conjunction with a clique in the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) to campaign for Edgar Lungu’s continued presidency in the 11th August 2016, will be met with unspecified resistance in Barotseland, some

The unrivaled Zambian culture

An amalgam of traditions, norms and values of a diverse people from over 70 ethnic groups make up the Zambian culture. The Soutern African country derives its name from the Zambezi River, which forms Victoria Falls (a major tourist attraction), flows into Lake Kariba and oi to the Indian Ocean. As a landlocked nation, Zambia

“Increasing Chiefs’ salaries to K15,000 is sabotaging the economy”

Lewis Mwape, a Civic Activist has described the reported increase of Chiefs’ salaries as sabotage of the economy. Mwape an NGO leader observes that the economy is already bleeding wondering on how President Lungu would increase salaries for Traditional leaders.   President Lungu is reportedly to have increased the perks for Chiefs to K15,000 per month.   Below is Mwape is statement:   The increament of Chiefs Salaries is not timely and is a sabotage to an already bleeding national economy and budget which is already under pressure with a high deficit.   The Zambia Fiscal year runs from January to December. It