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Accusations of land grabbing malicious, damaging to my reputation – Mweetwa

Choma Central UPND Member of Parliament Cornelius Mweetwa has complained about the damage to his reputation by ongoing allegations of him grabbing land meant for developmental projects in Choma for his personal use. Last week, UPND member and Mweetwa’s erstwhile rival in the race for the Choma Central parliamentary seat Joe Muchindu accused him of […]

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Stanbic Bank champions investment in Zambian mining sector

A high-powered delegation of bankers from Stanbic Bank Zambia was in South Africa this week to highlight the importance of mining to the Zambian economy and promote investment in the sector. The delegation was joining its parent group Standard Bank, which is sponsoring the 2017 Investing in African Mining Indaba being held in Cape Town. […]

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Narcotics Control Bureau(NCB) on Friday night arrested two African women with 4 kg cocaine worth rupees 30 crores from a hotel situated near IGI airport. According to the NCB, accused have been identified as Zambian national Thelma Mkandawire (38) and Tanzanian Pamela D Kiritta (41). NCB based on a tip-off. was tracking Mkandawire after she […]

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We need funds to continue offering better education

The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) on the proposed construction of the shopping Mall near St. Mary’s High school in Lusaka has been held with the Catholic Bishops reiterating that the revenue from the project will help support the Catholic Church continue offering better education in Zambia. Speaking on behalf of Zambia Conference of […]

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Entrepreneurs turn scrap into business goldmine

Entrepreneurs living near the Kansanshi copper mine in Solwezi have turned a decommissioned mining conveyor belt into a thriving new business enterprise. The industrious group of young people from Kyawama Market have seized the opportunity to make shoes and other goods by recycling the rubber conveyor belt that was no longer needed by First Quantum […]

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Stanbic calls for tariffs that promote long-term investment

Stanbic Bank sees the energy sector as a key driver in sustaining economic development, according to its investment manager. The bank invested more than US$575 million in the development of Zambia’s energy sector in the last 2 years with the aim of tackling the energy crisis the country is experiencing. “We need to look at […]

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The Choma Municipal Council will commence inspections for the enactment of the new valuation law  on  properties owned  by  residents of  Choma this month. Town Clerk Timothy Mumbalakata said the valuation law for Choma Municipal Council is now out dated and the council resolved that  the survey for the new valuation  law should start on […]

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Egypt beat Burkina Faso to reach AFCON final

Egypt reached a record-equalling ninth Africa Cup of Nations final, beating Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Veteran goalkeeper Essam El Hadary proved Egypt’s hero, saving Bertrand Traore’s spot-kick to secure victory. In normal time Mohamed Salah opened the scoring for Egypt when he curled a superb shot into the top left […]

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African Heads of State make historic commitment to advance immunization in Africa

Heads of State from across Africa have adopted a Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization in Africa, in which they endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa – regardless of who they are or where they live – receives the full benefits of immunization. The […]

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Lafarge Zambia launches 2017 Lusaka Marathon

The 2017 Lafarge Lusaka Marathon, whose theme is “Run for Unity”, will take place on Saturday 29 April 2017 at Levy Mall. The event has attracted elite runners from several countries. Speaking at a media briefing, Tuesday morning at Lafarge Head Office, Chilanga, Lafarge CEO Mr. Vincent Bouckaert said this year’s  event  has a budget  […]

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