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Posts published in June 2020

Equity Applies Brakes On Expansion After Mara Flop

[East African] Equity Group Holdings (EGH) has halted its cross-border expansion bid after the failed acquisition of four banks in Rwanda, Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique last week.

COVID-19 Prevalence Survey Coming – Malama

[Times of Zambia] THE ministry of Health will next month embark on a prevalence survey of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), targeting 5,610 people to help come up with a cost-effective strategy for monitoring the disease in the country.

Yamba Releases K30m for Tazara, Zamtel, Railway Systems Retirees

[Times of Zambia] THE Treasury has released K30 million to pay retirees of the Tanzania Zambia Railways (TAZARA), Zamtel and the Railway Systems of Zambia as part of the Government's ongoing commitment to dismantle domestic arrears.

Lungu Hails Chakwera’s Election

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has congratulated newly-elected Malawian president, Lazarus Chakwera.

Judge Declines Copperbelt Energy Corporation Judicial Review Request

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court has declined to allow the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) to commence judicial review proceedings to challenge Energy Minister Mathew Nkhuwa's decision to declare its transmission and distribution lines as co...

‘Gassing’ Accused Freed

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka High Court yesterday discharged the 12 people who were accused of being behind a spate of gassing incidents early this year in which some people lost their lives, after the prosecution entered a nolle prosequi.

Speaker Disagrees With Concourt

[Times of Zambia] SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has said he does not agree with the Constitutional Court's ruling that the Speaker has no Constitutional mandate to interpret the law and the Republican Constitution.

Belarus Envoy Zingman Seeks Strong Ties With Zambia

[Times of Zambia] IT was Woodrow Wilson, the 28th United States (US) president from 1913 to 1921, who once said: "Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together".

Angolans Stranded in Zambia and Zimbabwe Return Home

[ANGOP] Luanda -At least 123 people , including Angolans, Zambians and Zimbabweans, returned home this Sunday after 90 days of confinement abroad as a result of measures to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic.

Electoral Body Downplays Claims Linking Zambia Officials to Rig Poll

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has downplayed claims by opposition Tonse Alliance during the final campaign rally on Saturday that three top Zambian nationals have come in the country to allegedly rig the fresh presidential elections i...

Chilima Winds Up Campaign in Style

[Nyasa Times] Vice President Salous Chilima, who is running mate to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera, on Saturday, ended his campaign in style when he walked with a multitude from the popular Ndirande Township all the way to Njamb...