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Posts published in “Day: January 23, 2023

Yellen in Zambia to Discuss Debt to China, Public Health

[VOA] U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is in Zambia on the second leg of her African tour, a stop aimed at promoting American investment and ties while she's in a capital city that is visibly dominated by Chinese dollars.

IMF boss’ historic trip to Zambia (Part I)

By James Muyanwa – ZAMBIA has been a member of the 79-year-old International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 1965, a year after the dawn of the southern African country’s political independence.Since then, the copper-rich country has had 13 arrangements with the fund. On August 31, 2022, the IMF announced its executive board’s approval of the 38-month […]

Nkhoma is new body builders boss

By ELIAS CHIPEPO – NEWLY elected Zambia Body Building and Fitness Federation (ZBBFF) president Jackson Nkhoma has promised to make the sport popular after defeating incumbent Cornelius Chanda during the elective annual general meeting at the wee...

Warriors out of relegation zone

By ELIAS CHIPEPO – Warriors 2-1 PrisonKABWE Warriors coach Mumamba Numba says winning the town derby against Prison Leopards is a great motivation as the team fights for more points to move away from the relegation zone.

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FAZ gets $960,000 boost

By SANDRA MWILA – FAZ has received a financial boost of US$ 960, 000 from FIFA to help with the national women’s team preparation for the World Cup slated for July to be co-hosted by Australia/ New Zealand.

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When your partner’s relatives disapprove of you

At times, people are worried about you and, sometimes, this can be for a genuine reason.In certain instances, this cannot be.We are now living in times where Africa, as part of the global village with so many changes in social interactions, has seen the diverse view of some parents and families when it comes to […]

NAPSA asset base stands at K65bn

By KELVIN MUDENDA – THE National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) says the asset base for the authority stands at K65 billion of which 68 per cent is in liquid assets as at December 31, last year.NAPSA board of trustees chairperson Shipango Muteto said during the official opening of the Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-tunya Livingstone Resort that […]

East ponders Cabora Bassa hydro connection

By CHATULA KANGALI –THE Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce (EPCCI) and Industry has called on the Government to consider connecting the eastern part of the country to the Cabora Bassa Dam Hydro Power plant in Mozambique to help address the pow...

Pensioners ask WCFCB to provide venture loans

By CHATULA KANGALI – SOME pensioners under the Workers Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) have called for the provision of loans by the fund to enable them venture into entrepreneurship.The pensioners said the provision of loans would enable them reduce dependency on their monthly pensions.Brighton Phiri of Petauke District, who was retired in 1995 at […]

ZRA embarks on rebranding

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has embarked on a rebranding drive to include a human face as it collects revenue on behalf of the Government.ZRA Commissioner General Digani Banda says becoming a socially responsible institution is critical for ZRA to gain public acceptability thereby making tax collection easier. Read more

Atlas Mara donates emergency beds to NTH maternity wing

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI – ATLAS Mara Bank has donated emergency beds worth more than K75,000 to the maternity wing of the Ndola Teaching Hospital (NTH) to help improve health care service delivery.Ndola District Commissioner Joseph Phiri who received the emergency beds, said the donation was in line with Government call for public private partnership in […]

Truckers want solution to Kasumbalesa congestion

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – TRUCKERS using the Kasumbalesa route have called for lasting solutions to traffic congestion that is leading to them spending weeks before crossing to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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‘Don’t transfer civil servants based on witchcraft claims’

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE National Union of Public and Private Educators of Zambia (NUPPEZ) says the Government should not transfer civil servants posted to the country’s rural areas based on witchcraft claims.

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We’re committed to traditional leaders’ affairs, says HH

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has maintained that his ‘New Dawn’ administration is committed to the restoration of the dignity and respect of the traditional leadership in Zambia.And Paramount Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people in Eastern Province has implored President Hichilema to continue his receptiveness and positive recognition of the importance of […]

Marriage: ‘An important institution that binds families’

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT HAKAINDE HICHILEMA has said marriage is an important Godly institution that binds families and is paramount in the stability of the nation.The President was speaking in Lusaka when he answered questions from journalists. Read more