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Posts published in “Day: August 24, 2022


By SANDRA MWILA-CFAO Motors Zambia chief operating officer Nenad Predrevac is hopeful the three vehicles donated to FAZ will greatly help the association’s continued drive towards putting Zambia at the top of African football.Predrevac said this yesterday in Lusaka when Toyota through CFAO Motors Zambia handed over three vehicles valued at US$155,000 that the company […]

Buoyant economic fundamentals in ‘New Dawn’

AS I was preparing for this article, I thought of how one could describe the one year of the United Party for National Development (UPND) in government and the word that came to mind is thrilling.The word thrilling means exciting, breathtaking, awe-inspiring, awesome, rousing, exhilarating, stimulating and gripping.Due to resilience and clarity of thought of […]

Timeline of President Hakainde Hichilema’s first year in office

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-SWORN in as the seventh President on August 24, 2021 at Heroes Stadium in Lusaka, Hakainde Hichilema’s key focus was to rebuild Zambia’s economy for the betterment of its citizens.He understood the task ahead of him that for Zambia to attain its full economic potential, it required financing opportunities for it to be […]

‘UK doors open for Zambian investors’

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-ZAMBIANS now have a chance to buy property from the United Kingdom (UK) at low interest rate to be facilitated by Baron and Cabot.The firm has built a market leading research strategy for investors to choose what would be suita...

Paratus Zambia launches internet connectivity initiative

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-PARATUS Zambia has launched an initiative to encourage use of technology by Zambian businesses which will see some companies’ access internet connectivity prizes worth US$32, 000 to help expand their operations.The initiative called ‘Digital Dash’ competition is open to all Zambian businesses currently operating in the country excluding any person who is a […]

Stanchart, Smart Zambia seal deal

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-ZAMBIANS now have a chance to buy property from the United Kingdom (UK) at low interest rate to be facilitated by Baron and Cabot.The firm has built a market leading research strategy for investors to choose what would be suitable for them.This is according to the statement issued in Lusaka yesterday.It indicated that […]

CEC to set up 66KV power line from Dangote to Lonshi Mine

By CHATULA KANGALI –THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) proposes to set up a 66 kilovolt electricity transmission line from Dangote substation to Lonshi Mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).The purpose of the transmission line is to enable the company to supply Lonsh Mine with power for its mining operations.CEC stated in the Environmental […]

Zanaco unveils deposit mobilisation campaign

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-ZANACO Bank Plc has launched a Deposit Mobilisation Campaign that will see the financial institution give out an Electric Vehicle as it gears up efforts to drive the green economy agenda.The electronic vehicle will be the grand prize in the campaign where customers are required to maintain minimum balances on their accounts, according […]

€8m secured for Kazungula water project

By KELVIN MUDENDA-SOUTHERN Water and Sanitation Company (SWSC) has secured a contract worth Euro 8 million to implement a water and sanitation project in Kazungula District of Southern Province.SWSC public relations officer Lungowe Mutumwenu said the works scheduled to start in October this year, would comprise a new abstraction point and a solar photovoltaic as […]

Defence forces start chaplains exchange training programmes

By JAMES KUNDA-THE Ministry of Defence has initiated exchange training programmes for chaplains and their deputies.This is aimed at building their emotional capabilities to support military personnel on the battlefield and at base. Read more

3 Honeybee directors refuse to take plea

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-THREE directors of Honeybee Pharmacy Limited yesterday appeared in a Lusaka Magistrate’s Court in a matter they are charged with uttering a false document but declined to take plea.Zakir Hussen Motala, Abdurruf Abdurahim ...

Govt develops draft education policy

By KELVIN MUDENDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says his administration has developed a draft education policy and implementation plan which will guide the reforms of the education system, including assessment and examination systems.Mr Hichilema said the New Dawn Government intends to have the new policy approved by end of year to ensure that the country remained in […]

We’re ready for Kabushi, Kwacha – IG

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-INSPECTOR General of Police Lemmy Kajoba has said that his officers on the Copperbelt are more than ready to police the forthcoming parliamentary by-elections in Kabushi and Kwacha constituencies.Meanwhile, Mr Kajoba says police will in the next few days start calling certain individuals to help with investigations over the gassing incidents experienced in […]

‘No anarchy’

By CHUSA SICHONE-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has said Zambians should get used to the absence of abnormalities which were considered normal in the Patriotic Front (PF) administration because the ‘New Dawn’ Government will not condone anarchy.Observing his first anniversary in government in style at State House yesterday, President Hichilema said cases such as asking for a […]

UPND: One year forward

By JOSEPH BANDA-IT is exactly one year today since President Hakainde Hichilema was sworn-in as the seventh Zambia’s Republican President after an overwhelming triumph in the August 12, 2021 elections.Immediately after taking the oath of office President Hichilema got the work and made it clear that his leadership was to serve the people whom he […]

Ex-Forestry Dept boss, ZNS director nabbed over Mukula

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested former Forestry Department director Ignatius Makumba for corrupt practices involving exportation of Mukula logs worth more than K10 million.In the same case, the ACC arrested three others, including a Zambia National Service (ZNS) operations director, and charged each of them with 39 counts of attempt to export […]

‘Lusambo bulldozed his way into taking possession of Zamtel house’

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-ZAMTEL has submitted to the Lusaka High Court that Bowman Lusambo used his position as provincial minister, to bulldoze his way into taking possession of its house.And Zamtel, has told the court that it does not enter into informal arrangements as alleged by Lusambo that he had entered into an oral arrangement to […]