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Posts published in “Day: April 4, 2023

Kaizar Zulu takes fresh plea

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – FORMER President Edgar Lungu’s political advisor Kaizar Zulu yesterday took fresh plea in a matter he is charged with failure to report to the nearest immigration officer at the point of entry and failure to surrender a Diplomatic Passport.Zulu, through his defence lawyer Joseph Chirwa, urged Lusaka Principal Magistrate Sylvia Munyinya […]

Govt reduces PACRA fees to ease business operations

By CHATULA KANGALI – THE Government has reduced fees for services under the Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) in a bid to lower the cost of business operations in Zambia.The Government has also made amendments on mergers and acqu...

Zesco gives 30-day amnesty for illegal connections

By JAMES KUNDA – ZESCO Limited has given a 30- day amnesty to all those that have illegal electricity connections to report to the power utility or face prosecution.

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ZCCM-IH nods 3.1p.c. Kansanshi royalty revenue

By KENNEDY MUPESENI – SHAREHOLDERS of the ZCCM-Investments Holdings Plc (ZCCM-IH) have approved the Kansanshi Mine royalty conversion where it is assured of 3.1 per cent of Kansanshi’s total revenue. Read more

UBA hails increased Zambia, US engagements

By JAMES KUNDA – UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Group chairperson Tony Elumelu has lauded the increased engagement between the United States (US), Zambia and other African countries.Mr Elumelu, who was in the country alongside US Vice-President Kamala Harris at the weekend, anticipated an outcome of increased entrepreneurial opportunities for the continent through the interactions. […]

Was Lungu a maestro in ventriloquism?

THE other day, I was listening to President Hakainde Hichilema speak when he shared the podium with United States Vice-President Kamala Harris as he eloquently navigated those piercing questions from local and international Press corps. I had never been so impressed with the manner, poise and body language.I smiled and mused, “Yes, this is my […]

Levy to host African Athletics Championships

By SANDRA MWILA – THE Heroes National Stadium and OYDC-Zambia sports facilities remain in doubt to host the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) 2023 Under 18 and 20 Championships due to delays in starting rehabilitation works. Read more

Zambian shot dead in Burkina Faso

By FELIX NKINKE – THE Burkina Faso military police have confirmed shooting dead a Zambian missionary working for the White Fathers, describing the incident as tragic.

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Kasanda issues alert

By CHUSA SICHONE – THE Government has exposed unscrupulous people using President Hakainde Hichilema’s name to swindle unsuspecting members of the public.Chief Government Spokesperson Chushi Kasanda said some people were stealing money under the guise of administering cash grants upon applying for the relief grant. Read more

Zambia’s ‘Green Kabwe’ Plan Should Prioritize Mine Cleanup

[HRW] Natalie Chilikwela is done with talking. The 18-year-old has experienced the harmful impacts of toxic lead contamination in her hometown of Kabwe her whole life and has listened to many promises from politicians - but nothing much has changed. As...