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Zimbabweans stop following their president on Twitter

Zimbabweans stop following their president on Twitter

299 ViewsNever underestimate the influence people can get on social media. Social media has the power to start a revolution and destroy someone if not handled carefully. It all started with one Zimbabwean Journalist named Hopewell Chin’ono who is also an influencer on social media. He started a #Zanupfmust go campaign which is exposing all […]

Inflationary tendencies impact capital markets performance

500 ViewsHigh inflation and unstable exchange rates have adversely affected the performance of the country’s capital markets in the recent few months. Currently, the local currency is trading between the range of K17.90 and K18.20 on the bid and offer respectively, while inflation rate is pegged at 15.9 percent. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) chief executive […]

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Kariba Hydro Plant at near full capacity after droughts

1,040 ViewsThe Kariba Dam, the main hydropower plant for Zambia and Zimbabwe is operating at near-full capacity for the first time since it was revamped two years ago. The worst regional drought in four decades hampered electricity generation at Kariba for more than a year and led to daily power cuts of as long as […]

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Opposition bay for prison boss’me scalp

908 ViewsOpposition political parties are calling for the dismissal of prison boss over his remarks saying; only President Edgar Lungu should have access to the correctional facilities. Zambia Correctional Services Commissioner general , Chisela Chileshe directed his officers to bar anyone against Lungu from entering the facilities, and this didn’t go down well with opposition […]

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Hichilema, Kambwili union enough to defeat Lungu, the Malawian style- Sishuwa

1,489 ViewsUniversity of Zambia lecturer and political analyst, Dr Sishuwa Sishuwa has said an alliance between Hakainde Hichilema’s UPND and Chishimba Kambwili’s NDC would be enough to defeat the ruling Patriotic Front at next year’s general election, provided that Bill 10 is not passed in the meantime. In a recent interview, Dr Sishuwa observed that […]

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Jay Brown blasts aged single women rejecting men for love of material things

692 ViewsRenowned musician Joseph Banda, otherwise known as Jay Brown is back, this time dropping a hit single dubbed Chikwati, a Nyanja song which could be loosely translated as marriage. The song is a direct diss on over age women, failing to find men for marriage because of their love for material things. Jay Brown’s […]

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About 50 bars cautioned for violating coronavirus regulations

504 ViewsClose to 50 bars in Lusaka have been cautioned for violating the Anti-Covid -19 restrictions. The bars have been conducting business in disregard of the Presidential decree that they should remain shut until the Covid-19 situation improves. Among the 50 bars that have received a warning is Cappello Pub and Grill at Lewanika Mall […]

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Meet Malawi’s new partial cabinet

1,972 Views“I have made these appointments in consultation with the Vice President because these positions are critical in the smooth transition from the old administration to this new one. “A full cabinet, which will have no more than 30 members will be released before our inauguration on 6 July,” Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera, announcing his […]

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Chinese government to consider debt relief for Zambia

582 ViewsChina is contemplating a debt relief for Zambia, which would be in form of debt interest-free common loans that will mature by the end of 2020. Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Jie said China will further extend the period of debt suspension for the country. This would be from May 1 to the end […]

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Mulungushi should open now not in 2021, the electorate would think I’m campaigning- Lungu

955 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu has bemoaned the non-operational of the Mulungushi textile adding that he wants it to be fully opened before January 2021. He said he does not want to start working on projects in 2021 because people will think he is using them as a campaign strategy. President Lungu added that issues that […]

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