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Hakainde Hichilema (born 4 June 1962) is a Zambian businessman and politician who is the seventh and current president of Zambia since 24 August 2021. After having contested five previous elections in 2006, 2008, 2011, 2015 and 2016, he won the 2021 presidential election with over 59% of the vote. He has led the United Party for National Development since 2006.

HH salutes CAR peacekeepers

By JAMES KUNDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has implored Zambian troops serving in the Central African Republic (CAR) to continue exhibiting diligence and professionalism in the course of duty. Read more

Marketeers get boost

THE Government has continued on its path of empowering citizens with the latest being President Hakainde Hichilema launching a K171.5 million worth Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) booster loan facility for marketeers countrywide.

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‘Help countries hosting refugees, with finances’

By JAMES KUNDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged the United Nations (UN) system to assist countries hosting refugees and asylum seekers with finance and logistics in the wake of various economic challenges that are affecting them. Read more

Change education curricula, HH urges African govts

By CHUSA SICHONE-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has officially opened the three-day 2022 Innovation Africa Ministerial Summit, with a call on African governments to change the education curricula to make them responsive to the dynamics of local economie...

Govt unlocking rigidities in economy, President assures ZAM

By JOSEPH BANDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has assured the Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) of support as the Government embarks on unlocking rigidities in the local economy in the next one year.

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Africa’s education sector facing crisis – Kikwete

By JOSEPH BANDA-TANZANIA’s former leader Jakaya Kikwete has said that the education sector in Africa is facing an unprecedented crisis, being felt in all corners of the continent.He said yesterday during the official opening of the Africa Innovation Summit in Lusaka that the crisis should be met boldly and expeditiously. Read more

HH to launch Marketeer Booster Loan

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is on Friday this week expected to launch the Marketeer Booster Loan which will assist small and medium businesses access interest free loans.

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Time to unite against climate change –HH

By JOSEPH BANDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has said the world must now come closer and co-operate to fight climate effects. Read more

Zambia, EU sign forestry deal

By JOSEPH BANDA-ZAMBIA and the European Union (EU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on forestry partnerships.The signing ceremony with EU President Ursula von der Leyen was held on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties (COP-27) gathering in Egypt yesterday. Read more

Zambia, EU sign forestry deal

By JOSEPH BANDA-ZAMBIA and the European Union (EU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on forestry partnerships.The signing ceremony with EU President Ursula von der Leyen was held on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties (COP-27) gathering in Egypt yesterday. Read more

‘Time to be strategic’

By JAMES KUNDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has called for strong global response and collaboration in mitigating the negative effects of climate change.This includes developing countries realising the annual US$100billion financing plan to help the Least Developed Countries to implement climate change mitigation and adaptation solutions. Read more

HH in Egypt for Climate Change indaba

By JOSEPH BANDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has arrived in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt to attend the COP 27 United Nations (UN) Climate Summit for Heads of State and Government.The president is attending the event at the invitation of H President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, of Egypt. Read more

HHIF to train 5,000 Zambians in ICTs

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Hakainde Hichilema Innovation Fund (HHIF), which seeks to train at least 5, 000 Zambians in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the next four years, has been launched.With support from Huawei Technologies Limited, 50 students are expected to benefit from the initiative every year to the tune of US$50, 000 until 2025. […]

‘Zambia is Back’ to market country investors launched

By JAMES MUYANWA-‘ZAMBIA is Back’, a new initiative that seeks to promote and facilitate additional investment into Zambia following the ushering in of the new government, has been launched.This follows the rafting of pro-business measures and incenti...

HH assures Lusangazi of end to water challenges

By JOSEPH BANDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has assured the people of Lusangazi district in the Eastern Province that the challenge of lack of water will soon be resolved. Read more

Criticise HH without insulting-GEARS

By KELVIN MUDENDA-THE Governance, Electoral, Advocacy, Research Services (GEARS) initiative says Zambian politicians must learn to offer checks and balances to or criticise the President Hakainde Hichilema and his administration without defaming or insulting anyone. Read more

HH drums up support for Chikota

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged the electorate in Mwense to vote for United Party for National Development candidate Stephen Chikota in the council chairperson elections taking place tomorrow.President Hichilema has urged the people to turn up in numbers to vote for Mr Chikota. Read more

‘Don’t drop COVID guard’

By JAMES KUNDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged Zambians to continue guarding against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which is exhibiting signs of mutation with the possibility of resurfacing. Read more

Promote value addition as well, Hichilema tips mines

By KENNEDY MUPESENI-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has said the Government will continue to promote growth in the mining and energy sectors to create an industrial base for job creation and poverty eradication.President Hichilema also urged the mining industry to promote value addition as well as local content to support growth in key sectors of the economy. […]

HH leads Zambian delegation to COP-27 climate change summit

By JAMES KUNDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema is expected to lead the Zambian delegation to the Conference Of Parties (COP-27) climate change commencing in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt next week.Green Econowmy and Environment Minister Collins Nzovu said the president would use the occasion to propagate the cause for increased funding for climate change mitigation and adaptation measures in […]