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Chileshe Kapwepwe is new COMESA Secretary General

Chileshe Kapwepwe is new COMESA Secretary General

337 ViewsThe Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) heads of state summit has appointed Zambia’s former Deputy Minister of Finance Chileshe Kapwepwe as the new Secretary General, replacing Sindiso Ngwenya. She becomes the first woman to serve as COMESA Secretary General. The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a free […]

ZCSA investigates fake Mazoe drink

309 ViewsThe Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency (ZCSA) is investigating a Mazoe drink that is suspected to be contaminated in a bid to ensure the safety of consumers in the country. ZCSA Spokesperson Lee Haamunji says the agency will carry out its mandate to ensure that the product is safe for human consumption, because the agency also […]

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Lungu sends Ministers to China over debt crisis

881 ViewsZambia leader, President Edgar Lungu is now reaching out to China for help on how to mitigate the debt crisis facing his country. President Lungu who has failed broker up a deal with the International Monitory Fund (IMF) has turned to China for help. The Zambian leader will be dispatching a team of Ministers […]

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Zambia, China discuss debt restructuring measures

362 ViewsPresident Lungu has also confirmed the development in a statement below after meeting the Chinese Ambassador to Zambia. I met the Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Mr Li Jie and discussed a broad range of bilateral cooperation mainly focusing on economic cooperation between our two countries. Ambassador Li assured me of China’s continued cooperation and […]

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Private sector employment returns to growth, says Stanbic Bank.

271 ViewsBusiness conditions in the private sector maintained an upward trend at the close of the second quarter of 2018 according to the latest Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). The June PMI posted a headline reading of 51.9, down from 52.3 the previous month. Despite easing slightly from the previous survey period, the PMI signalled […]

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You Can’t Ban tobacco Farming Which Brings In More FOREX Than Copper Without For Health Reasons – Chilufya

1298 ViewsA tobacco farmer has called on the Ministry of Health to distance itself from discussions surrounding the tobacco industry as they have proven to have little knowledge and no capacity to adequately deal with issues related to the industry. Speaking during “Let the People Talk” radio program where he featured with Tobbaco Board of […]

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How Magande helped to make Chilala the best black farmer in Zambia

1834 Views“In mid-1987, the Agricultural Finance Company (AFC) was dissolved and Lima Bank took over all the assets and liabilities of both the AFC and Zambia Agricultural Development Bank (ZADB). Amongst the assets were a large number of members of staff and a huge stock of bad debts. This was because AFC had relaxed its […]

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Zamtel apologises, offers free calling hours to customers

663 ViewsState owned telecommunications company Zamtel has announced that it will allow its customers to make free Zamtel to Zamtel calls from Saturday 22:00 Hours to Sunday 12 Hours. This was after the company suffered a major service outage at about 02:30 Hours on Friday which disrupted its mobile voice and mobile data services countrywide. […]

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Anti-tobacco campaign a threat to tobacco farming – TBZ

1090 ViewsTobacco Board of Zambia TBZ Board Chairperson Rhidah Mung’omba has described the anti-tobacco campaign as a threat to the tobacco sector. Mung’omba says the initiators of the campaign did not look at tobacco in a broader angle, adding that this will affect the economy of countries such as Malawi whose economy is highly dependent […]

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Botswana’s president graces Trade Fair

490 ViewsPresident Lungu and his Botswana counterpart Mr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi officiating at the 54th Zambia International Trade Fair under the theme, ‘Private Sector Key To Industrialisation.’

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