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120 ViewsOpposition UPND is calling for Workers through out the country to boycott this year’s Labour Day celebrations. In a statement released to Zambian Eye on April 27, 2014, UPND Labour and Social Security Chairman Percy Chanda said Workers must protest the celebrations as a way of protesting what the Patriotic Front (PF) Government has […]

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External, domestic debt still below international thresholds – Yamba

67 ViewsSecretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba says Zambia’s current external debt and domestic debt levels still remain below the international thresholds of 40 percent and 25 percent respectively. Mr. Yamba has disclosed to Qfm news in a statement that the country’s external debt includes the recently issued US$ 1 billion Sovereign Bond. Mr. Yamba […]

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78 ViewsAgritech Expo “was a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers,” says Dr Evelyn Nguleka, President of the Zambia National Farmers’ Union, following the overwhelming success of Zambia’s first full-scale, live agriculture event, in Chisamba in early April. The expo and conference were attended by more than 8000 people, including Zambian Vice-President Dr […]

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71 ViewsThe Zambia consumers association (ZACA) says the hike in the prices of fuel is a sad development. ZACA executive secretary Samuel simutunda has told qfm news in an interview that the increase in the prices of commodities was expected looking at the way the kwacha has been performing lately. Mr.Simutunda notes that the removal […]

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Cadres charge motorists passing through Intercity Bus Terminus

138 ViewsBelow is the information sent to us with a photo above of a receipt of payment. Today (18/04/2014) PF cadres at Intercity Bus Terminus are charging motorists passing through the station after picking up relatives and friends. They are charging K5 without luggage and K15 with luggage. They claim its a new rule from […]

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Fuel prices go up

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229 ViewsThe Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has increased the pump price of petroleum products by between 7.22 and 9.54 percent, while wholesale prices have been adjusted by 11.5 percent with immediate effect. The price of petrol has been adjusted upwards by 7.22 percent, diesel by 8.75 percent and kerosene by 9.54 percent. This means that […]

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81 ViewsLusaka, Zambia – 16 April 2014 – Africa is fast outpacing other regions globally with an average growth in excess of 5%. According to McKinsey, Africa’s consumer-facing industries are expected to grow by more than $400 billion by 2020.  Consequently, Africa’s wealthy class and high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) are also growing by 9.9%, the second-highest […]

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123 ViewsMore than 5000 power and water professionals, including utility heads from Nigeria, Uganda, Namibia, Senegal, Ghana, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia and South Africa, will gather for the 14th annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa conference and expo at Cape Town’s CTICC from 13-14 May. It is the largest utility gathering of its kind […]

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4th Zambia Mining & Energy International Conference

142 Views LAUNCH PRESS RELEASE FOR ZIMEC 2014 4th Zambia International Mining & Energy Conference & Exhibition 24-25 June 2014, Lusaka, Zambia www.ZIMECZAMBIA.com Lusaka, March 2014 – Organised by AME Trade in association with the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development and the Association of Zambian Mineral Exploration Companies (AZMEC), ZIMEC is now in […]

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HH is lying, the economy is doing well – Sata

118 ViewsPresident Michael Sata says the country’s economy was doing well contrary to what the opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema saying. Mr. Hichilema at media briefing in Lusaka on Wednesday observed that the economy was going down due to failed leadership policies of the Patriotic Front government. Hichilema commonly known as HH urged Zambians to […]

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