FISP REACHES KANCHIBIYA, MPIKA

By ZANIS: Farmers in Kanchibiya and Mpika Districts have started receiving farming inputs under the Farmer Input Support Program, FISP. Mpika District Marketing Development Officer, Charles Simukoko confirmed this when Neria’s Investments Limited General Manager Martin Chaikatisha visited the Mpika depot. Mr. Simukoko said the District is well stocked with inputs. Meanwhile, farmers have hailed…

VOTING IN LUKASHYA, MWANSABOMBWE CLOSE

By Chiwanza Nachalwe, Brian Mwale: Voting has closed in the Lukashya and Mwansabombwe parliamentary by-elections. Polling stations closed at 18 hours. ZNBC’s Chiwanza Nachalwe reports from Lukashya that District Electoral officer Zakeyo Mbao has described the voter turnout as impressive. Mr. Mbao said none of the polling stations have recorded any incidence of violence. And…

ECL CALLS FOR HOME GROWN SOLUTIONS

By Hector Simfukwe: President Edgar Lungu has called for home-grown solutions that will help the country’s economy recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of state says he expects business owners to continuously engage government on how best they want to be helped. President Lungu says government wants businesses to continue running…

OPPOSITION WANTS PRIVATISATION PROBE

By Mark Ziligone: The Patriots for Economic Progress -PEP- says President Edgar Lungu should consider a commission of enquiry to establish what happened during the privatisation of national assets as petitioned by Zambians. PEP President Sean Tembo says if establishing a commission of inquiry is what will please Zambians, then President Lungu should do so.…

BRITISH ENVOY STRESSES WILDLIFE CONSERVATION BENEFITS

By Reuben Chomba– British High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolly says the UK government will continue working with the Zambian government in wildlife conservation. Mr. Woolly says wildlife conservation can attract tourists that can bring in the much-needed foreign exchange and generate revenue for the government. He was speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony for the…

LUNGU TO RESPECT WILL OF THE PEOPLE

President Edgar Lungu says he will not go against the decision of the Zambian people in next year’s presidential election. President Lunguhas therefore found it disturbing that some sections of the media decided to misquote him when he held public rallies in Kasama. In a statement issued by his Special Assistant for Press and Public…

“MWANSABOMBWE VOTER TURNOUT TO PICK UP”

By Brian Mwale-Mwansabombwe District Electoral Officer Stanely Mbewe says he expects more people to turn up and vote in today’s by election. Mr. Mbewe says this is because the Electoral Commission of Zambia did enough sensitisation for the electorate. He told ZNBC news that all poll staff have been advised to allow people without face…
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