‘Include experts in projects’

KELVIN CHONGO, Lusaka PRESIDENT Lungu has called for the inclusion of experts in infrastructure development project implementation to eliminate constraints in evaluations and implementation. The President said lack of experts in infrastructure project implementation has led to huge costs and delays in project completion. The President, who interacted with participants at the ongoing infrastructure development

Private sector vital – Lungu

KALONDE NYATI, KELLY NJOMBO, Lusaka PRESIDENT Lungu says his administration will continue engaging the private sector in identifying solutions that will insulate the country from external economic shocks. Mr Lungu said while Government cannot control the external shocks such as falling commodity prices that have impacted negatively on the country, whose economy is copper-export led,

PF behind the fire at my Milling – GBM

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

“Roadblocks costing Zambia much-needed FDI”

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 president appoints son as vice president

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