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Posts published in “Day: October 14, 2022

Cost of living drops – JCTR

By JAMES KUNDATHE cost of living for a family of five living in Lusaka reduced by K227 last month as measured by the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) Basic Needs and Nutrition Basket (BNB).JCTR social and economic development programmes manager Muchimba Siamachoka said the September BNB stood at K8, 850, compared to K9,077 recorded […]

Chainama offers psychotherapy to 13 rescued women

By CHUSA SICHONE-CHAINAMA Hills Hospital says it is ready to offer psychotherapy services to the 13 young women who were rescued in Lusaka’s Chalala Township recently. Chainama Hospital spokesperson George Tafuna said the 13 survivors had not yet been to the institution for psychological examination because they were still under the custody of the Ministry […]

Open up Walvis Bay Corridor – HH

By JOSEPH BANDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has called for the opening up of the Walvis Bay Dry Port Corridor from Namibia through Zambia to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and eastern Angola.The President also said that there was need to remove bottlenecks on payment systems in Africa because there was no way countries next to […]

‘ Selfish individuals looting ’

By CHUSA SICHONE-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says the fight against corruption in Zambia should not be skewed towards those in the public sector alone because selfish individuals in the private sector are also involved in the vice.Mr Hichilema observed that much of the efforts and legislation in the country were tilted towards dealing with corruption in […]

2022 National Day of Prayer focuses on love

By EMILY KUWEMA-NATIONAL Day of Prayer, Fasting Repentance and Reconciliation organising committee has called on all Zambians to participate in this year’s commemoration as it was an opportunity for reconciliation.The committee chairperson Esther Jani said for the country to experience the desired social, economic, political and spiritual development, the people should be at peace with […]

‘Crippling debt crisis: Solution on the way’

By JOSEPH BANDA-FINANCE and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane says Zambia is on course in her quest to resolve the crippling debt crisis to create conditions required for enhanced local and foreign investments.This would in turn lead to faster economic growth, jobs for the youths, and the needed sustained wealth creation to enhance the country’s […]

Forestry officer testifies in 23 Mukula trucks case

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-A Forestry extension officer yesterday narrated how the alleged transporter of 23 Mukula-laden trucks, which were impounded at the Chirundu border, was ordered to pay K60, 000 for the release of trucks and not the Mukula.Holland Singongo, 30, based in Chirundu said in cross examination by one of the defence lawyers, Kapambwa Kombe, […]