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Posts published in October 2022

‘CDF access to be easier’

By JAMES KUNDA-FINANCE and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has said the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) access guidelines will be simplified to allow constituencies make decisions with minimum approvals from the ministry of Local Government and Rural Development headquarters in Lusaka.Dr Musokotwane said the guidelines would be simplified to enhance the uptake of allocations under […]

‘New Dawn has adopted some of Gandhi’s principles’

By JOSEPH BANDALOCAL Government Minister Gary Nkombo says the New Dawn Government has adopted some principles from late India’s founding president Mahatma Gandhi who advocated a people-centred development.Speaking at the commemoration of Mr Gandhi’s 153 birthday anniversary in Lusaka yesterday, Mr Nkombo said the Government adopted some of Mr Gandhi’s principles and through its ambitious […]

Embrace proposed SOE reforms, ZACCI implores local investors

By BRIAN HATYOKATHE Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has called on local investors to embrace the proposed reforms targeted at State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in the country.Announcing the 2023 National Budget on Friday last week, Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane said the Government was concerned about the performance of SOEs.In this […]

Zambia Looks to Become a Potential Communications Hub

[Balancing Act] London -- Zambia's President Hakainde Hichilema is seeking to turn the disadvantages of being landlocked into advantages. He says the country should see itself as strategically located and turn itself into a hub of production, value add...