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FQM looking to improve market potential for local farmers

FQM looking to improve market potential for local farmers

60 ViewsIn its quest to help small-scale farmers in North-Western Province add value to their crops, First Quantum Minerals is exploring opportunities for enhanced packaging and marketing initiatives. Some 5,000 smallholder farmers benefit from the company’s conservation farming programme, which helps reduce poverty and improve food security. A key component is this is provision of […]

Ndola based Slykm wins Award in London

326 Views  A Ndola based company Slykm Steel has won the 2018 International Business Initiative Direction  (BID) quality Awards held on the 19th November in London United Kingdom. Slykm Steel a privately Zambian owned was crowned winner of the prestigious Award at a Gala night in London yesterday. The company specializes in manufacturing and supply of […]

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Still working in cotton fields

235 ViewsBy Hope Nyambe I travel up and down this country, and most of the things I see, experience make me wallow in both pity and disgust with the state of this country. I have the answers to the so many questions I ask, and I am sure I am not the only one. The […]

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Media body condemn arrest of Journalist

708 ViewsThe Northern Region Media Club wishes to condemn in strongest terms the continued harassment of Journalists by overzealous police officers. We have received with disturbance the detention of ZANIS Journalist Frank Chingambu by Police in Ndola while he filmed mounted blockades and arrival of UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema at Ndola Central Police. The harassment […]

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10 MPs travel back to Lusaka

2,072 ViewsThe 10 members of Parliament sent by the Hon. Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr. Patrick Matibini are travelling back to Lusaka. The MPs have travelled in a humble National Assembly Mini-Bus. The MPs include; The MPs included Hon. Sebastian Kopulande(Chembe), Kelvin Sampa(Kasama), Prof. Geoffrey Lungwangwa(Nalikwanda),Boyd Hamusonde(Nangoma), Mbololwa Subulwa(Sioma), Maxwell Kabanda(Serenje), Mutinta Mazoka(Pemba), Machila […]

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Luanshya Mayor wins 100M race

1,187 ViewsLuanshya Mayor, Nathan Chanda on Saturday morning made a remarkable sprint to win the 100metres CEO/Mayoral race at the 2nd Copperbelt Inter Company Relay (ICR) held at the Levy Mwanawasa stadium in Ndola. Mayor Chanda lived up to the favourites tag and saw off competition from Ndola Central Member of Parliament Emmanuel Mulenga, who […]

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This is what happens at Kanyama clinic in Lusaka

3,109 ViewsEarly in the morning I wake up to go to the clinic. I arrive at 07hrs and join a queue of people to buy hospital book. I manage to buy a book around 08:30 then am told to join the line of people going for VCT. I joine and I manage to be tested around […]

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Luangwa river absolutely stunning

1,489 ViewsThe land around the Luangwa river is absolutely stunning and untamed. The Luangwa is rare and more precious because it is free-flowing.  It still flows along nature’s course without any man-made diversions supporting a varied ecosystem of birds, wildlife and rural communities. But how long can this continue? Every natural area, especially those with […]

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Zambia has no cyber security laws – Lubinda

635 ViewsJustice Minister Given Lubinda says Zambia has no cyber security laws in place. Lubinda says Government is concerned over emerging cyber crimes in the Country adding that questions keep emerging on whether Government will gag freedom of expression and speech. He says cyberspace is meant to improve the lives of the people but that […]

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Moody’s: Chinese lending to Sub-Saharan Africa can support growth but brings risks

729 ViewsChina’s increased lending to governments in Sub-Saharan Africa has the potential to support economic growth, but also amplifies credit risks for countries with already high debt burdens and deteriorating external positions, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Wednesday. The report, “Sovereigns – Africa, China’s lending supports growth, exacerbates fiscal and external pressures in […]

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