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By Correspondent Mine Contractors and Suppliers Association president Daniel Chikwa has appealed to government to compel  Konkola Copper Mines(KCM) to pay contractors and suppliers on time. Chikwa said this in the awake of work stoppages and protest by workers engaged by KCM contractors and suppliers at Nchanga underground mine who were demanding for their October […]

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Kapiri Mposhi District Commissioner, Beatrice Sikazwe has expressed worry at the reluctance of the people in the country to switch to alternative sources of energy despite government’s decision to reduce taxes on the equipment. Ms Sikazwe said government has reduced taxes on energy conservation equipment such as solar panels, generators, gas stoves and others in […]

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By Edwin M Hatembo Jr. Starting the engine I begin this article blowing caution to the wind based on the fact that there are a lot of issues that need to be clarified to the Zambian motorist that I took for granted. In this article I continue with the issue of toll roads with an […]

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President Michael Sata is today expected to launch the construction of the Kitwe – Chingola Dual Carriageway in Kitwe on the Copperbelt province. The K561 Million road project, comprises of the upgrade of the existing 45.5km to the North bound carriageway from its junction with the Kazembe junction in Kitwe to Kasumpe junction in Chingola. […]

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Police in Solwezi have arrested three people in for selling counterfeit Mobile phones. North Western Province Commissioner of Police Eugene Sibote Confirmed the development adding that the three have been arrested for trading products bearing wrong trade marks. Mr Sibote identified the three as Patrick Bwalya of Kitwe, Erickson Mwewa and Maybin Mwenya of Solwezi. […]

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The Zambian government says press reports that Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) was going to retrench over 1500 workers came as a shock. And government has constituted a Task Force to audit the operation KCM. Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma revealed this evening when he featured ZNBC Television’s Sunday Interview programme monitered by Zambian Eye. He said […]

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THE Government has with immediate effect revoked the work permit for embattled Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) chief executive officer (CEO) Kishore Kumar. Labour and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda, who announced this in Ndola yesterday, said Mr Kumar, who was reported to have fled the country on Thursday, would never work in Zambia. Mr Shamenda […]

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Opposition FDD president Edith Nawakwi has accused Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda of conniving with First Quantum Minerals to loot the mineral resources of the country using the revoked Statutory Instrument number 89. Ms. Nawakwi has told Qfm News in an interview that it is common knowledge that the Kansanshi mine stock pile contains unprocessed uranium, […]

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Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has defied President Michael Sata’s directive not to fire a single worker by going ahead to terminate contracts for 76 employees at its Konkola shaft in Chililabombwe. On Friday last week, KCM announced that it would lay off more than 1,500 workers, claiming the move was in a bid to move […]

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PRESS STATEMENT Beautiful Gate Zambia is overly concerned about the lack of recreation facilities in most of our communities, especially in Townships and shanty compounds. As a result of this, young people tend to easily fall prey to illicit vices such as  alcohol/drug abuse and premature sex especially during school holidays due to excessive boredom. […]

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