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New orders for energy taskforce

By JAMES KUNDA – PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has ordered the newly constituted Taskforce on Energy to find immediate solutions to the power crisis.The President has also revealed that it pained him to watch on television, a welder from the Copperbelt lamenting the negative impact load-shedding had on his business. Read more

Punish parents concealing defilement cases – Chief Chiwala

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-SENIOR Chief Chiwala of the Lamba speaking people of the Copperbelt has called for a law that will compel law enforcement agencies to start charging parents that are concealing defilement cases.

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Over 2,000 CBU first year students get loans

By BRIAN HATYOKA-THE Higher Education Loans and Scholarships Board (HELSB) has awarded student loans to 2,125 Copperbelt University first year students for the 2022/2023 academic year.

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CEC records $182m in revenue

By KENNEDY MUPSENI-THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) recorded US$182.3 million worth of revenue during the first half of this year, 12 per cent above the comparative period last year.The performance is attributed primarily to growth in its regional power supply business segment which grew by more than 28 per cent, anchored on increased volume […]

We’re ready for Kabushi, Kwacha – IG

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-INSPECTOR General of Police Lemmy Kajoba has said that his officers on the Copperbelt are more than ready to police the forthcoming parliamentary by-elections in Kabushi and Kwacha constituencies.Meanwhile, Mr Kajoba says police will in the next few days start calling certain individuals to help with investigations over the gassing incidents experienced in […]

Atlas Mara pledges to prop up CB economic agenda

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-ATLAS Mara Zambia has pledged to support the Copperbelt economic agenda through providing growth tailored products and services.The ban recognise the important role the Copperbelt province plays in Zambia’s economy, Atlas Mara managing director Bobbline Cheembela said.“The bank continues to maintain a strong presence within the province as it enables us to support […]

CEC to stake claim in e-vehicle revolution

By KENNEDY MUPESENITHE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) is evaluating the possibility of setting up charging points using its vast and wide spread substations on the Copperbelt to effectively participate in the Electric Vehicle (EV) revolution.The private utility has 43 power substations dotted around the Copperbelt stretching to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).CEC chief projects […]

‘Mushrooming Clinics Offering Unsafe Abortions’

[Times of Zambia] A RETIRED midwife on the Copperbelt has expressed concern over the alleged mushrooming of private surgery clinics that are offering unsafe abortions in various townships.

Govt Team in Road Accident Mishap

[Times of Zambia] Sixty government officials, including Copperbelt police Commissioner Charity Katanga, travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were involved in a road traffic accident due to a heavy downpour.

12 Illegal Colleges Shut

[Times of Zambia] The Technical Education, Vocational and Entreprenuership Training Authority (TEVETA) has shut down 12 learning institutions on the Copperbelt for operating illegally, some of them offering mine safety

Govt Quarantines Livestock in Foot, and Mouth Disease-Affected Farms

[Times of Zambia] The Government has quarantined livestock in farms affected by Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in three districts around the country and similarly authorities on the Copperbelt have banned the movement of cattle in Chingola following an o...

Copperbelt Expo Launched

[Times of Zambia] THE 2019 Copperbelt Investment Forum and Expo set for June, has been launched with Government committing to ride on private sector support to realise the Vision 2030 of a sustainable economy.

Copperbelt University Lecturers Refuse to Go Back to Work

[Zambia Reports] Unionised Workers at the Copperbelt University are disappointed management announced the date for reopening the University without addressing the many issues affecting the institution among demands that Prof. Naison Ngoma is removed.

Copperbelt University Workers Wonder Why Varsity Should Re-Open

[Zambia Reports] The Copperbelt University Students Union (COBUSU) has asked management to explain why students should report to school when the university reopens on Sunday despite unionised lecturers making it clear that they will boycott classes as ...

Copperbelt University Staff Want Vice-Chancellor Removed

[Zambia Reports] With the Copperbelt University set to re-open on Sunday, unionized workers have submitted a 126 page dossier to government detailing reasons Vice-Chancellor Prof. Naison Ngoma should be removed.

University Boss Demands Apology From Erring Workers

[Zambia Reports] Embattled Copperbelt University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Naison Ngoma has asked unionised workers suspended by management to apologise for alleged gross misconduct.

Lecturers Go 9 Months Without Pay

[Zambia Reports] The none payment of salaries at some colleges on the Copperbelt has continued with lecturers at Mufulira Professional College being the latest casualties. The lectures have gone nine months without pay.