Home » Entries posted by News Desk
Entries posted by News Desk
Egyptian President cancels Zambia visit

Egyptian President cancels Zambia visit

632 ViewsPresident Abdel El-Sisi of Egypt is unable to fulfill his State visit to Zambia tomorrow, State House has announced. State House Spokesman Amos Chanda has announced in a statement that this is due to a compelling domestic agenda. Chanda adds that President El- Sisi has since telephoned his host counterpart, President Edgar Lungu to […]

We are loyal investors – Vedanta

357 ViewsVedanta Resources Limited, the majority shareholder in Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has argued that it is a loyal investor which contributes to the Zambian treasury and employs more than 13,000 people and contributes US$210 million in corporate social responsibility. “The company employs nearly 13,000 people at its sites and operates clinics, hospitals and schools […]

Continue reading …
Malawi election handled with ‘professionalism and dedication’ – Observer group

343 ViewsAs Malawians await the results of their general elections, the Commonwealth group observing the polls has commended the country for ensuring a peaceful electoral process to date. The chairperson of the Commonwealth Observer Group, Thabo Mbeki, remarked that although the initial pace of tallying was slow, the observer group will continue to follow progress in the days ahead. He stressed the […]

Continue reading …

420 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu has encouraged Africa and Zambia in particular to welcome Chinese investment on the continent. He says the Chinese are all weather friends to Zambia and will continue having good working relationship especially at a time that Zambia needs investment. President Lungu also notes that while China has invested significantly in Africa […]

Continue reading …

199 ViewsAmnesty International has appealed to Cyril Ramaphosa to place human rights at the centre of the South African government’s domestic and foreign policy priorities. Ramaphosa is due to be inaugurated as president of South Africa on May 25 2019, nearly three weeks after his African National Congress (ANC) party’s election victory. Ahead of the […]

Continue reading …

702 ViewsThe court of appeal has dismissed Keith Mukata’s appeal against his murder conviction and death sentence. The former UPND Chilanga lawmaker was last year sentenced to death by Lusaka High Court Judge Susan Wanjelani after finding him guilty of murdering his security guard Namakambwa Kalilakwenda in 2017. Mukata immediately appealed both his sentence and […]

Continue reading …
ACC arrests Chitotela

1,421 ViewsThe Anti-Corruption Commission in Lusaka has arrested Housing and Infrastructure Development minister Ronald Chitotela and charged him with nine counts of possession and concealing of property suspected to be proceeds of crime. Chitotela had this morning appeared before ACC officers for interrogations on more corruption allegations. “Honourable Ronald Chitotela, 47, has been charged with […]

Continue reading …

931 ViewsUPND leader Hakainde Hichilema Hichilema says he does not support the PF government’s move to place the troubled Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) under liquidation. Hichilema says while the company had been mismanaged by its owners to the extent where government intervention became necessary, liquidation was a wrong option as it will not protect the […]

Continue reading …
HH offers to buy 3-bedroom house for anyone who can prove he sold mines

1,689 ViewsUPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has made a sensational offer of a three-bedroom house to any Zambian citizen who can prove that he participated in the sale of the country’s mining assets. The opposition leader was responding to a caller during a live interview programme on Radio Christian voice who challenged him to set the […]

Continue reading …
Zambian youth given global award by WHO

577 ViewsZambian youth Natasha Mwansa has been awarded a global award by World Health Organization (WHO). Mwansa becomes the first Zambian Youth to be bestowed with the WHO Global Award . The event happened at in Geneva, Switzerland. And was televised by the international media. The award is given to individuals who are doing extraordinary […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 1426123Next ›Last »