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Zambia’s real estate sector gears up for growth

Zambia’s real estate sector is looking forward to a new chapter as it begins to leverage off opportunities in the steadily growing economy. Latest research figures indicate that during the first quarter of 2017 the country had an economic growth of 3%, mainly driven by activity in the mining, information and communication, as well as […]

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Mwaliteta’s Daughter faints in Court

Daughter to freed former Minister of Lusaka province Obvious Mwaliteta today collapsed in court. This happened when the court set free the father who had been in prison for over a year facing aggravated robbery charges. Upon pronouncing Mwaliteta as a free man, Judge Mwape Bowa the prosecution team failed to provide evidence for the […]

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Wada plots Bafana downfall

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda got his lads to work ahead of Saturday’s Kenya 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) tie against South Africa with 19 players reporting for duty. During a morning workout at Woodlands Stadium all players summoned to duty turned up with the exception of Zesco United members and Power Dynamos’ Alex Ng’onga. Zesco […]

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Stanbic pledges solid financial support to Zambia’s key economic sectors

Stanbic Bank Zambia has pledged unwavering support to drive Zambia’s growth by funding key economic sectors that are poised to make the Seventh National Development Plan a success. Stanbic Chief Executive Charles Mudiwa made the pledge at the presidential luncheon in honour of South African President Jacob Zuma and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Chagwa Lungu […]

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UNHCR Rep to Zambia assumes office

Newly-appointed UNHCR Representative to Zambia, Ms. Pierrine Aylara, has assumed official duties after presenting her letters of credence in Lusaka to Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Chalwe Lombe, on Friday 4th August, 2017.   Ms. Aylara, a Benin-Swiss national, prior to her appointment to Zambia served in various field locations and at UNHCR’s Headquarters in Geneva, […]

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Neymar joins PSG, shatters world transfer record

Paris Saint-Germain have smashed the world transfer record by completing the €222 million signing of Neymar from Barcelona on a five-year contract. The Brazilian had been continually linked with a move away from Camp Nou over the summer, and had declined to clarify his own future as the PSG rumours grew stronger. And after weeks […]

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Police in Kasama have arrested celebrated Bishop Cephas Mabo of the Radiant International Church for allegedly raping a 20-year-old  woman who later attempted to commit suicide. Bishop Mabo allegedly sexually assaulted the woman, a member of his church, in the bush were they had gone for prayer and fasting. Confirming the development to Radio Mano […]

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Lafarge launches SUPABLOCK, a new franchise for block makers

Lafarge Zambia has officially launched a new franchise network for block makers which will allow them to partner with Lafarge Zambia to make Lafarge certified concrete hollow block that conform to the set standards by the Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) ZS007. Speaking at the launch Thursday, 3 August 2017, at Yunusmere  block factory, Chilanga, the Lafarge Zambia Chief Executive Officer Vincent […]

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Farmers urged not to sell their maize to FRA

The Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has urged farmers not to sell their Maize to the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) until the agency increases its price. Speaking on Byta FM’s Breakfast show, ZNFU President Javis Zimba said the price that FRA has offered farmers is way below the production cost. Zimba explains that the standard […]

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Stanbic pledges support to City Market traders

Stanbic bank has committed K50,000 towards the rebuilding of the Lusaka City Market, which was recently destroyed by a fire. The bank has also offered free banking services for a period of one year for clients who lost their property and merchandise in the fire, as they recover and try to turn around their business […]

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