Orphanage gets AfDB aid

CATHERINE MUMBA, Lusaka THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has donated K50,000 to the House of Moses through its governance and ministers’ spouses. House of Moses is a rescue home for premature, orphaned and abandoned infants and currently has 66 infants in admission. Speaking during the presentation ceremony in Lusaka yesterday, Minister of Finance Alexander Chikwanda’s

Thousands mourn bus accident victims

MWILA NTAMBI, Kitwe THOUSANDS of people yesterday thronged Kitwe Playing Fields  (KPF) to pay their last respects to 31 people who were burnt to death after the bus they were travelling on caught fire on the Pedicle Road last Friday. The accident involving a Senior Africa 2000 bus happened in the Democratic Republic of Congo,

FIA scraps super special stage

ROBINSON KUNDA, Lusaka THE Federation of International Automobiles (FIA) has scrapped the famous super special stage from this weekend’s Zambia International Rally. Zambia Motor Sports Association (ZMSA) vice-president for motorsport Sam Ching’ambu said in Lusaka yesterday that FIA has scrapped this stage to reduce the costs of staging the rally. The super special stage is

Indian bank approves $10bn for Africa

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka THE Exim Bank of India has approved US$10 billion for Africa to improve health service delivery, chairperson and managing director Yaduvendra Mathur has said. And Minister of Health Joseph Kasonde says Government is holding discussions with the Indian government to enter into public private partnerships (PPP) to develop the country’s health sector.