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Posts published in “Day: October 10, 2022

Zesco targets 1,100MW of power from renewable energy

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-ZESCO Limited says it is looking at harnessing more than 1,100 megawatts of power from renewables such as solar and wind, among others, in the next decade as the Government looks to increase copper output to an all-time high of three million tonnes per year.Read more

‘Business conditions improve’

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-STANBIC Bank Zambia Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey has revealed that companies signalled an improvement in business conditions during the month of September as output and new orders returned to growth.

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FQM sets nickel target for 2023

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) says it is targeting at the production of between 5,000 tonnes and 10,000 tonnes of nickel from its Enterprise operation in Zambia next year.FQM project manager for Zambia Jacob Gresham said at Paydirt Nickel conference in Australia last week , that the company plans to reach three-million tonnes a […]

Millers record few mealie-meal smuggling cases

By CHATULA KANGALI-THE opening up of the borders for maize export has helped reduce the smuggling mealie-meal and the other maize products, the millers have observed.Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) president Andrew Chintala said in an interview that the smuggling of maize to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) had reduced has the county had […]

Comedian Sinkala dies

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEICOMEDIAN Brighton Sinkala has died aged 53 after the vehicle he was driving was involved in a road traffic accident on the Great North Road yesterday.  Read more

‘We’re changing lives’

By CAROLINE NGWENGWE-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says the Government remains committed to changing lives of Zambians by taking development closer to citizens and resolve challenges like the lack of accommodation being faced by teachers and health staff. Read more

Govt assures bondholders on debt relief terms

By JAMES KUNDA-THE Government has told investors that it hopes to agree debt relief terms with official creditors by the end of this year or early next year.In a presentation made to holders of Zambia’s three Eurobonds on Friday, the country reveals that a present value reduction of $6.3 billion, or 49 per cent of […]

‘Munir Zulu needs help’

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-ZAMBIANS United for Sustainable Development (ZUSD) has appealed to the Church and traditional leaders to provide counsel to Lumezi Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Munir Zulu in support of youths’ participation in politics.Mr Zulu was last week slapped with with a 30-day suspension from Parliament by Speaker Nelly Mutti for using insulting and […]

State takes the 13 women to safe house

By JAMES KUNDATHE Government has taken over the welfare of the 13 young women who were rescued from abduction in Lusaka’s Chalala residential area recently.Community Development and Social Services Minister Doreen Mwamba said the young women had been taken to a safe house where the ministry was taking care of them following the completion of […]

Rescued 13 women may detest men – medical expert

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Chainama Hills Hospital says there is a possibility that some of the 13 young women who were abducted and rescued in Lusaka’s Chalala area last week may detest boys and men.The mental health institution states this is because of the experience they went through at the hands of their captors.Chainama Hospital spokesperson […]