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Posts published in “Day: October 23, 2015

Kagem Pays U.S.$14 Million Dividend

[Times of Zambia] Kagem Mining, the world's single largest emerald producing mine, has paid a US$14-million dividend to its shareholders.

Ulendo to Finance Local Contractors

[Times of Zambia] Ulendo, a special purpose vehicle sponsored by the Focus Ironclad Group has established a K6.5 billion collateral free Road Infrastructure Note Programme(RINP) for local contractors.

Fair, Green and Global Goes Back to Basics

[ActionAid South Africa] Johannesburg -During a four day reflection workshop in Kitwe, a bustling city nestled in the rich Copper belt of Zambia, Fair Green and Global (FGG)[1] countries and partners gathered to deliberate on the last five years of the...

Chipolopolo Off to Maputo

[Zambian Watchdog] The Zambia national football team has left for Mozambique ahead of Sunday's Rwanda 2016 African Nations Championship against Mozambique.

HH On 51st Independence Anniversary

[Zambian Watchdog] Independence Day is an important reminder to us, to pay our respects to Zambia's freedom fighters. It is also a powerful reminder that together we have the power to overcome obstacles in our path.

On Independence, Nevers Mumba Say We Can Still Solve Our Problems

[Zambian Watchdog] On behalf of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD), I wish every Zambian a happy 51st Independence Anniversary celebration. Zambia is still in the Jubilee season which lasts for 3 years as the Bible says. We should take advanta...

GBM On Lungu Moving State House to Kitwe

[Zambian Watchdog] We are relieved to learn that President Edgar Lungu intends to work from the Copperbelt for a period of 5 days starting next week. In the past the President spent way too much time visiting other countries when our own country has nu...

Kambwili Abuses Post Reporter, “Tamufola Nokufola Imwe”

[Zambia Reports] The bad blood between Information Minister Chishimba Kambwili and The Post Newspapers was on show when he went for the publication's reporters at a press briefing on Wednesday saying they beg for government jobs despite the paper maint...

Lungu Pays Party Official to Mobilise Voters

[Zambian Watchdog] President Lungu on Thursday gave PF officials K90,000 divided as follows Mansa Central Constituency twenty thousand kwacha, Bahati Constituency twenty thousand kwacha and Mansa District fifty thousand to assist them mobilize people t...

Chipimo Questions Lungu On Deputy Ministers in Cabinet

[Zambian Watchdog] The decision to include deputy Ministers as regular attendees of cabinet meetings is a violation of the Cabinet protocols and undermines the constitution. It is an attempt to replicate the PF approach of filling up its central commit...

Poor Reception in Mansa Angers Lungu

[Zambian Watchdog] Resident of Mansa today snubbed President Edgar Lungu who is in Luapula province as only a handful of people mostly civil servants went to the airport to welcome him.

HH Schools Kambwili On Extra Costs of PF Bloated Cabinet Meetings

[Zambian Watchdog] United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has wondered why Information and Broadcasting Minister Chishimba Kambwili says the inclusion of Deputy Ministers in cabinet meetings did not add any extra costs.

Tayali Catches ‘Toothless’ Watchdogs

[Zambia Reports] Chilufya Tayali says the UPND oiled Zambian Watchdog yesterday published a fake picture of teachers inside a bank waiting for their salaries.

Kasama Man Jailed 40 Years for Defiling Daughter

[Zambian Watchdog] Appearing on Monday this week for sentencing in the Kasama High Court before Ndola based Judge Emelia Sunkuntu was John Mwamba of Mumana-Lupando village facing charges of incest and defilement.

Lungu Instructs Police to Block UPND Kabwe Meeting

[Zambian Watchdog] Less than a week after calling for national prayers and fasting, President Edgar Lungu has directed police not to allow the UPND to go ahead with their planned meeting in Kabwe at which over 2000 people were expected to defect from P...

Junior Golfers Scout for K55, 000

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Junior Golf Association (ZJGA) is scouting for up to K55, 000 to get custom-fit golf clubs for the two golfers on scholarship at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

MMD Nods Decision On Foreign Chicken Traders

[Times of Zambia] MMD youths have backed the Cabinet's decision to bar foreigners from trading in poultry, quarry, block making and domestic haulage.

Chinese President Hails Zambia

[Times of Zambia] CHINESE President Xi Jinping has hailed Zambia's strides in safeguarding unity and stability while promoting economic development in the past one year.

E-Govt, ICT Go to Plot One

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has moved the functions of e-Government division and ICT to his office in a bid to enhance standardisation and cohesion of systems across the public service.