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Posts published in “Day: February 23, 2024

‘Zanaco stronger at 55!’

By JAMES KUNDA – ZANACO Bank has launched a campaign to mark 55 years of existence with Chief Executive Officer Mukwandi Chibesakunda pledging to give back to clients and the public.Launching the occasion in Lusaka on Wednesday, Ms Chibesakunda announced the start of a campaign where 55 winners would walk away with cash prizes worth […]

‘65 athletes for African Games, it’s final’

By RONALD CHAWE – GOVERNMENT has said that 65 athletes will represent Zambia at the forthcoming African Games in Ghana next month.Sports minister Elvis Nkandu announced this yesterday at a media briefing saying this number was reached at after wide consultations with sports federations.“The African Games are the highest level of sports competitions in Africa, […]

Embrace a One-Government approach, Veep prods Minister

By JAMES KUNDA – VICE-PRESIDENT W.K Mutale-Nalumango has implored Cabinet Ministers to embrace a One-Government approach to enhance public service delivery to the citizens.Ms Mutale-Nalumango said ministries were not in competition and should work in unison to ensure national development was achieved.She was speaking in Lusaka yesterday when she graced a graduation ceremony for the […]

Police to have aircraft for crime prevention – Govt

By JAMES KUNDA – THE Government is in the process of procuring aircraft for the Zambia Police Service to support crime prevention activities.Acting Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister Frank Tayali said the procurement would begin with one helicopter and two officers had since been trained as pilots and attached to the Zambia Air Force […]

ZAMMSA acts to stabilise supply of drugs

By SHARON KALIMBULA – THE Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency (ZAMMSA) has awarded contracts to 24 local suppliers, worth over K600 million for the immediate supply of essential medicines and medical supplies under the Mop-Up strategy.Senior Manager – Corporate Communications Bradley Chingobe said this was in line with the agency’s three pronged strategy of […]

Ignore ‘empty tins’ – HH

By CHUSA SICHONE – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged the business community and experts not to be swayed by the ‘noise’ coming from his opponents criticising his performance since assuming power in 2021.President Hichilema said the business community and experts needed to stick to the facts and parameters instead of paying attention to falsehoods.The President […]

15 PF councillors suspended for gross misconduct

By ESTHER NG’ANDU – THE Miles Sampa led Patriotic Front (PF) has suspended 15 councillors among them, the deputy Mayor of Mufulira on the Copperbelt for alleged gross misconduct.PF Mufulira District Chairperson Daniel Chibale said the 15 councillors had been suspended for campaigning for an independent candidate Edward Zulu ahead of the Butungwa Ward by-election […]

ECL dragged to court over K300,000 debt

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – A BUSINESS Executive has dragged former Republican President Edgar Lungu to court demanding payment of more than K300, 000 for printing campaign materials during the 2016 general election campaigns.Happy Mwaba Mwangata wanted the Lusaka Magistrate Court to order Mr Lungu to pay him the money which had been outstanding since 2016.Mr […]