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Posts published in “Day: November 15, 2016

Mutati to Present Budget Amidst Austerity Calls

[Zambia Reports] Finance Minister Felix Mutati will this afternoon present the national budget with the nation baiting its breath over fears of the coming of the International Monetary Fund.

Loan Scheme Implementation Force Unza to Delay Opening

[Zambia Reports] The chaos around the implementation of the newly adopted Loan and Scholarship Board has forced the University of Zambia to extend the commencement of the 2016/17 academic year to January 2, 2017.

Govt to Employ 2000 Extension Officers

[Times of Zambia] GOVERNMENT will soon employ 2,000 extension officers to be deployed in various veterinary camps countrywide to help control livestock diseases, Parliament has heard.

President Warns Against Illegal Land Allocation

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has warned against illegal land allocation, saying that there will be no 'sacred cows' when enforcing the law on those found wanting soon after he receives a full report from the investigative wings.

2017 Budget to Address Key Issues

[Times of Zambia] EXPECTATIONS are high as Minister of Finance Felix Mutati presents his maiden national budget to Parliament, and through that to the nation, today.

Woodlands Stars Are U-17cricket Champs

[Times of Zambia] WOODLANDS Stars are the Zambia Cricket Union (ZCU) Under-17 boy's league champions after winning their last round of matches.

‘We’ll Deliver Lusaka-Ndola Dual Carriage-Way Project’

[Times of Zambia] HOUSING and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela has said President Edgar Lungu will commission works to turn the Great North Road from Lusaka to Ndola into a dual carriageway to start in the first quarter of next year.

President Lungu Swears in New Information Minister

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has sworn the new information minister Kampamba Mulenga. The Head of State performed his duties shortly before he left for Morocco this morning.

Court Upholds Kambwili’s Election

[Zambia Reports] Amidst the strain of losing his Ministerial position dismissed Information Minister Chishimba Kambwili may have had something to smile about after his election as Roan Member of Parliament was upheld.

President Lungu Turns 60

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu is today celebrating his 60th birthday.

Kambwili Factor – Could This Be the Calm Before the Storm?

[Zambia Reports] Chishimba Kambwili has uncharacteristically stayed calm in the aftermath of his dismissal by President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday. Anybody who knows Dr Chishimba Kambwili knows that it is only a matter of time before the outspoken politici...