Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published in July 2019

Sb Moyo Lusaka Bound

[The Herald] Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Dr Sibusiso Moyo is expected to attend the 21st Ministerial Committee of the Sadc Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation in Lusaka on Friday to discuss the political and securit...

Veronica Mwaba – Promoting Science Communication

[Times of Zambia] Science communication plays an increasingly important role in promoting a better understanding of issues facing our lives, thereby stimulating wise and timely action.

Local Businesses Eye Zambian Market

[263Chat] At a time local businesses have struggled to establish a sound footing in the regional export markets, Zimbabwe is shifting its focus towards expanding into the neighboring Zambia, one of the fastest growing economies in the region.

Fuel Prices to Go Up?

[Times of Zambia] The Government has projected a rise in the fuel pump prices driven by the depreciation of the Kwacha and increased cost of crude oil on the international market.

Brave Warriors’ Lombard Joins Zanaco

[Namibian] Brave Warriors defender Tiberius 'Tebe' Lombard has joined top Zambian club Zanaco from Lusaka Dynamos on a two-year contract.

Govt Quarantines Livestock in Foot, and Mouth Disease-Affected Farms

[Times of Zambia] The Government has quarantined livestock in farms affected by Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in three districts around the country and similarly authorities on the Copperbelt have banned the movement of cattle in Chingola following an o...

MPs Roast Permanent Secretary Zyambo Over Groundnuts

[Times of Zambia] The Parliamentary Committee on Health, Community Development and Social Services has raised its concerns about the potential risks to human health of eating groundnuts.

Govt Seeks AfCFTA Adjustment Facilities

[Times of Zambia] The Government has called for robust adjustment facilities to minimise economic shocks from duty elimination, as the African Union (AU) has operationalised the African Continental Free trade Area (AfCFTA).

VP Warns Arsonists Behind Death of Five Shibuyunji Girls

[Times of Zambia] Whoever is responsible for the fire that killed five girls in Shibuyunji at the weekend can expect to be caught and to face the full wrath of the law, Vice-President Inonge Wina has warned.

China’s Contentious Stake in Zambia’s Broadcast Media

[Deutsche Welle] To help switch from analogue to digital TV, Zambia did a deal with a Chinese media conglomerate. Now, Zambian media owners are complaining that locals can watch Chinese kung fu movies but have limited local programming.

Govt Gets TAF On HIV

[Times of Zambia] The government has launched a new HIV drug called Tenofovir Alafenamide (TAF) which is said to have fewer side effects on bones and kidney and can suppress viral loads within 10-14 days.

Let’s Remove Trade Barriers – Tshisekedi

[Times of Zambia] DEMOCRATIC Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has said African countries need strong trade and manufacturing infrastructure for regional and conti-nental economic integration.

Gemfields, Mozambican Firm Partner

[Times of Zambia] Gemfields, the operator of Kagem Mine in Zambia, has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Mozambican company Mwiriti to explore for gold over greenfield licences near the companies' Montepuez Ruby Mining (MRM) JV operation.

Zambia Up On Peace Index

[Times of Zambia] Zambia has moved up a notch on the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2019 and is now placed 48 out of 163 countries in the world.

Telecoms Regulator Deactivates Numbers Used By Scammers

[Times of Zambia] More than 500 mobile phone simcards suspected to have been used by mobile money scammers have been deactivated by the Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA).