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Posts published in “Day: October 18, 2022

Nkandu breathes fire

By SANDRA MWILA-GOVERNMENT has warned the Draughts Association of Zambia (DAZ) over their conduct following the fiasco that led to the delegation’s deportation from Georgia.The Zambian delegation was at the weekend deported from Georgia where the team...

‘Change fuel pricing cycle’

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-THE Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) says the 30-day fuel pricing cycle has remained a major challenge affecting planning and investment by many manufacturing companies, especially Small-Medium Enterprises (SMEs).ZAM policy analyst, Zondwayo Duma said in an interview that it was therefore imperative thatGovernment should consider other options for the pricing of fuel to […]

Muhanya launches portable solar system for rural community

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-MUHANYA Solar Limited has introduced a portable solar system on the Zambian market which will empower the rural community with effective energy sources.Branch manager-northern region Luano Bwalya said the portable system would chan...

Women empowerment initiatives coming

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-HARVEST Foundation is expected to launch a number of women empowerment initiatives that will stimulate Zambia’s economic growth and job creation.Foundation chairman Ugochukwu Ikoro-Ngadi says they are currently in the process o...

Govt hasn’t sold toll gates – Milupi

By JOSEPH BANDA-INFRASTRUCTURE, Housing and Urban Development Minister Charles Milupi has dismissed allegations that that the Government has sold toll gate facilities.Mr Milupi said in a statement yesterday that all the toll gates were Government property and there had not been any discussion or meeting held regarding selling of any toll gate in the country.Read […]

ConCourt throws out petition over Kabushi, Kwacha nominations

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE-THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has dismissed a petition by Green Party president Peter Sikamba and activist Isaac Mwanza in which the duo wanted it to compel the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to conduct fresh ...

Trees in tears!

By JAMES KUNDA-ZAMBIA is Africa’s largest forest degraded country, while ranking third in the world, Green Economy and Environment Minister Collins Nzovu has said.Mr Nzovu said country suffered a devastating loss of around 300,000 hectares of land annually due to deforestation. Read more

Embrace ‘ubuntu’ spirit, Veep prods Zambians

By JAMES KUNDA – VICE-PRESIDENT W.K Mutale-Nalumango has urged Zambians to emulate the country’s forefathers who practiced the philosophy of humanism in order to secure liberation from colonial rule.Ms Mutale-Nalumango said the forefathers reached out to the needy in society through humanism, a gesture which helped ease the livelihood of citizens. Read more

Illegal miners handed 90-day amnesty to legalise ops

By JAMES KUNDA-THE Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development has given a 90-days amnesty to all illegal miners to legalise operations.Meanwhile, Mines Minister Paul Kabuswe has announced that the ministry’s cadastre department will reopen tomorrow, w...

Bonanza owner found dead

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-A CHINESE national owning bonanza machines sprawled around Ndola has been found dead in his room after he went out for collections of hundreds of Kwacha on Sunday.Liu Zhen, 35, was found dead at his Dola Hill Mall residence betwe...