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55th Anniversary

853 ViewsBy Jabbes Mvula It’s one week before Zambia celebrates its 55th Independence Anniversary on 24th October. I am very excited, like a kid in a candy store. What’s the excitement about? I have lived in the United States of America for the past 14 years now. During this period, I have spent 13 years […]

ZRA to support Zambian clearing companies

900 ViewsThe Zambia Revenue Authority says it will soon propose to government measures to grow the clearing and forwarding companies owned by Zambians. Clearing and Forwarding agents are a link between importers/exporters and the Authority. They help cargo owners to move goods in the supply chain efficiently. The proposed measures to government will include but […]

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Turkish firm plans to power Zambia with solar

1,467 ViewsTurkey’s Cora Energy, a solar energy solutions provider, plans to invest US$70 million in a 50 Megawatt (MW) solar project in Zambia. Cora Energy chief executive officer, Servet Cora says the first phase of the project will involve installation of 25 MW within the first three months. He made the remarks at the Zambian […]

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Church must share blame on political violence – Nevers

1,312 ViewsMovement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) faction leader Nevers Mumba has accused the church of being complicit to political violence for not participating in the political affairs of the country. Dr. Mumba, who was addressing congregants at the United Church of Zambia (UCZ) in Matero, said that the political violence being experienced does not befit […]

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Rural Namibians pin hopes for prosperous future on tourism lodges and hunting despite threats from animal rights groups

887 ViewsBy Emmanuel Koro Namibian rural communities are impressively running lodge and hunting agreements to reduce poverty in seemingly lifeless but wildlife rich semi-desert landscapes, despite the western animal rights groups’ harmful hunting ban threats. “In 2017 Namibia’s 87 rural conservancies earned a total of R132 824 233.00(US$8 854 949.00), with tourism having generated R80 […]

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Nevers ‘to fix MMD for Zambia’

899 ViewsMovement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) faction leader Nevers Mumba says he will fix the troubled former ruling party in order to save Zambia. Dr. Mumba who on Sunday visited MMD structures in Matero Constituency thanked his party officials and members for remaining loyal to the party. “Matero Constituency has a special place in the […]

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Some people in Southern Province are reselling FRA maize – DMMU

753 ViewsDisaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) national coordinator Chanda Kabwe has expressed disappointment with some unscrupulous individuals who are reselling the maize accessed from the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) meant to fight hunger. Kabwe says unknown people have been buying maize from FRA purporting to be vulnerable but instead they are replenishing their stocks […]

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees to visit Zambia

651 ViewsUN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi will arrive in Zambia on Wednesday October 16, 2019 for an official visit. Grandi, the head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), is scheduled to hold consultative meetings with senior Government officials, members of the Diplomatic Corps, UN agencies and visit Mantapala Settlement, where he will meet […]

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Give chiefs powers to enforce the law on deforestation – Nyamphande

794 ViewsChief Nyamphande of the Nsenga speaking people of Petauke District has called on government to urgently give traditional leaders powers to enforce the law on deforestation. The traditional leader says this can help to achieve the fight against climate change. Speaking to Breeze FM News in an interview, the traditional leader notes that the […]

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Ethiopian prime minister wins 2019 Nobel Prize

1,221 ViewsThe 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who made peace last year with bitter foe Eritrea. He was awarded the prize for his efforts to “achieve peace and international cooperation”. Abiy’s peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war. He was […]

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