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Lions donate to Congolese refugees in Nchelenge

Government’s task of looking after refugees is enormous, requiring support from various stakeholders, Zambia’s Commissioner for Refugees in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Abdon Mawere, has said. Commissioner Mawere said this today at a ceremony when he received a donation of assorted commodities, worth K200, 000 (US$20, 000), from the Lions Club of District 413 […]

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Dangote only African named in this year’s Bloomberg 50 list of most influential people

Nigerian tycoon Aliko Dangote was last night honored at the Bloomberg 50 annual gala dinner at New York’s iconic Gotham Hall. Bloomberg’s list of 50 most influential names who have had an impact on the world in 2017 included Dangote, Africa’s richest person, for his outstanding commitment of over $4B USD to increase Nigeria’s food production […]

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Govt receives K5m dividend from ZAC

Zambia Airports Corporation [ZAC] has paid a K5 million dividend to the Government for the financial year ending 31st December, 2016. Presenting the cheque to Finance Minister Felix Mutati; the Government shareholder, ZAC board chairman Milingo Lungu said the presentation of a dividend cheque by ZAC for the second year running is a demonstration of […]

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Africa’s largest bank holds board meeting in Zambia

A powerful delegation of the global Standard Bank Group Board of directors met on Zambia last week to hold their first-ever board meeting outside South Africa. Apart from holding the board meeting on November 30, the directors also visited some operations of Stanbic Bank Zambia – a subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group – and […]

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Zambia Industrial Commercial Bank will never close – Mutati

Minister of Finance Felix Mutati has assured customers that the restructured Intermarket Bank, the Zambia Industrial Commercial Bank [ZICB] will never close. The Government has successfully restructured and appointed management for the former Intermarket Banking Cooperation, now Zambia Industrial Commercial Bank. Some operations for the new bank have since commenced and depositors are accessing their […]

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Queen to honour inspiring young people from Zambia

The Queen’s Young Leaders programme is today delighted to reveal that Gift Chansa and Sela Kasepa from Zambia have been chosen as two of the final ever Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners in recognition of the lead they are taking in their communities to change lives. The prestigious Awards programme, now in its fourth and […]

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‘MMD Die Hard’ ticks off Kambwili

MMD Die Hard Youth Coordinator Gerald Chiluba says in-coming opposition NDC president Chishimba Kambwili should stop having what he termed as selective memory regarding the former ruling party. Chiluba said the former Information Minister is deliberately remembering only the bad things about MMD even when everyone knows that his hero Michael Sata worked with MMD […]

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Kenya to build 530km dual carriageway for US$620m

Kenya on Wednesday signed a $620 million agreement to build a 530 km (329 mile) dual carriage highway from its east coast to the centre of the country, part of a campaign to boost its role as a regional trade hub. Zambia is building a similar dual carriage way for about 300km but for a […]

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Mukata opens his defence

Chilanga member of Parliament Keith Mukata says two attackers raided his law firm where one of them shot his security guard Namakambwa Kalilakwenda as another wrestled with his lover Charmaine Musonda. Opening his defence today, Mukata asked “in the name of God, on what basis would I have murdered my own security guard with whom […]

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Moses Sichone named FAZ assistant technical director

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has appointed legendary Chipolopolo defender Moses Sichone as the new assistant Technical Director. FAZ president Andrew Kamanga unveiled Sichone at a media briefing at Football House saying that the move was part of the reorganization of the secretariat. The former Chipolopolo midfielder starred for different Bundesliga sides since trekking […]

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