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Airtel now goes Solar

192 ViewsIn promoting the green trend of clean eco-friendly telecommunications sites, Zambia’s telecoms giant, Airtel in Zambia has converted close to 50 sites to Solar power generation. This number is expected to increase by an additional 40 more sites in the coming fiscal year “We are happy that we have sustained our objective to contribute […]

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266 ViewsBy Edmond Soko I fully support governments move to restrict Forex outflow from this country. Why should the investor only excavate Zambia without leaving anything tangible for her children? Zambian Kwacha doesn’t seem to strengthen as a result of too much freedom we have given investors to repatriate all the profits to home countries. […]

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388 ViewsThe maize grain is being hidden somewhere, Finance Deputy Minister Miles Sampa has claimed. Commenting on the mealie meal shortages in the country that has resulted into high prices of the commodity, Sampa said the shortages were artificial. “These shortages are artificial, the maize is being hidden somewhere,” said Sampa when he featured on […]

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No system, Ministers now controlling queues of Mealie-meal

393 ViewsMinisters have now resorted to controlling queues of mealie meal, a situation showing that there is no system in place, Lusaka prominent political commentator has observed. Proud Siachiba told Zambian Eye in an exclusive interview that as a concerned citizen felt sad last week to see Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge controlling queues of mealie […]

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1215 ViewsDear Editor, We are facing a high mealie meal crisis in our border town Chililabombwe, smuggling has resurfaced after it was conquered by the late FTJ Chiluba. A 25 kg bag is pegged between KR 65 and KR 80 resold to the Congolese at no man’s land between KR 130 and KR 150.We are […]

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Zamtel  to invest  US$ 4m in UNWTO preperations

217 ViewsZamtel will invest US $ 4 million in the upgrading of the telecommunication network in Livingstone ahead of the UNWTO general assembly slated for August this year. Zamtel chief executive officer Dr Mupanga Mwanakatwe disclosed that the company has since written to ZICTA to allow the telecommunication company to try the 4G upgrade in […]

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171 ViewsSome Kabwe Municipal Council (KMC) employees have raised concern over their unpaid salaries describing the situation as long overdue and demotivating. The workers have not been paid their dues since January this year and are leaving in fear of eviction from landlords as well as not being able to settle their utility bills such […]

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303 ViewsBy Masheke Akashambatwa Trade in services as a percentage of Growth Domestic Product – GDP was 10.3% in 2007 and as at December 2011 it was 8.3%. GDP in the year was $19,206 million with GDP per capita in the range 1490 to $1,620. It must be noted that during the same period under […]

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451 ViewsThe price of Zambia’s main food has continued escalating with Sikongo, a district in the far west selling a 25Kg bag at KR120, more than double the normal price. There are now fears in the Southern Africa country that hunger is looming as efforts to mitigate the shortages and prices by government seems not […]

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178 ViewsLabour Minister Fackson Shamenda has directed that all human resource functions must be handled locals and not foreigners. Briefing the press in Lusaka on March 6, 2013, Shamenda explained that after his office’s interactions with companies who have foreign human resource personal it has come to their attention that they do not understand labour […]

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