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Nigeria’s President Buhari Tells Igbos Not to Challenge Unity

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that the Federal Government was ready to contend with anyone against the peace and unity of Nigeria. President Buhari who stated this when he received the traditional ruler of Umuofor Kingdom, Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, Eze Abdulfatah Emetumah III, said, ”Anybody that tries to joke with […]

Why Zambia’s Economy Will Prevail and Prosper

AT A time when the country had been subjected to all manner of propaganda regarding the country’s debt with China, citizens needed answers from President Edgar Lungu’s address to Parliament yesterday. The address was so important because it also points to what citizens expect in the budget speech by the minister of Finance. The President […]

Opinion: Zambia’s Debt, Not Just A Product of Chinese Debt Diplomacy

Zambia’s public debt has increased significantly in recent years, and concerns over a possible crisis have lately attracted the attention of Western media. On September 3, a report by British business intelligence outlet Africa Confidential warned of escalating debt caused by allegedly unsustainable Chinese loans and claimed that Zesco, the state-owned national electricity company, has been in […]

Football: Zambia Defeats Guinea-Bissau on Road to Africa Cup of Nations 2019

10 October 2018

Zambia beat Guinea-Bissau 2-1 in Lusaka with Ethiopia and Kenya playing out a 0-0 draw as qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations resumed on Wednesday. Zambia’s victory over Guinea-Bissau kick-started their hopes of qualifying, bringing Chipolopolo their first victory in Group K. Stoppila Sunzu put Zambia ahead after 17 minutes with Justin Shonga […]

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Bishop Mulenga Condemns Hate Speech, Violence

04 October 2018

Justine Mulenga of Mpika Catholic Church has passionately advised politicians in Zambia to desist from dividing Zambian citizens. Bishop Mulenga noted that Zambia is known for its peace through the love your neighbor as you love yourself principal that Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda championed. Speaking in Isoka on arrival for his three day working […]

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Zimbabwean Opposition Leader and Former Finance Minister Denied Asylum in Zambia

08 August 2018

A top Zimbabwean opposition official that fled to Zambia has been denied asylum and is expected to face arrest at home as concerns rose over a government crackdown after last week’s disputed presidential election. Tendai Biti, Zimbabwe‘s former finance minister and a leader of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), claimed asylum in Zambia on Wednesday after making […]

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Think twice, Zesco warns pylon traders

29 November 2016

ZESCO has warned the public to desist from trading under its pylons as it poses a threat to their lives once they collapsed, especially during the rainy season. Company spokesperson Henry Kapata said in an interview that all those conducting businesses under the Zesco pylons should vacate the places and trade in the designated places […]

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CEC Africa seeks to delink from CEC Group

29 November 2016

THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) intends to focus on its considerable investments and positive growth attained in Zambia and South Africa once CEC Africa separates from the CEC Group. According to the CEC shareholders summary update, the strategy for the business would be centred on growth that was integrated in the core business. “Following […]

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FNB pursues cashless service dream

29 November 2016

THE First National Bank Zambia is constantly seeking better ways of meeting customers’ needs with a view to providing a superior customer experience. FNB acting head of retail Clive Mbula said in line with Government’s policy to reduce the use of cash in facilitating commercial transactions, First National Bank (FNB) Zambia launched the cashback rewards […]

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Bankers protest over mandatory ZRA TPIN rule

29 November 2016

THE new Taxpayer Identification Number (TPIN) requirement should be removed from the 2017 national Budget to allow the industry consult with the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA), the Bankers Association of Zambia (BAZ) has said. The TPIN is a unique 13-digit number given to each taxpayer and it is a pre-requisite to all procedures of tax registration under […]

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‘Don’t vote for no-show leaders in future’

29 November 2016

  ZAMBIANS should not vote for ghost Members of Parliament who disappear after an election, says Youth Aid chairperson Chungu Kachenga. In an interview yesterday, Mr Kachenga said people need to vote on merit and for MPs who stood with them in times of difficulties as well as visited their constituencies to address some of […]

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TAZARA makes big strides in first quarter of 2016

29 November 2016

THE Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority has transported 29,061 metric tonnes of freight, and marked an improvement of 9.4 percent compared to the corresponding first quarter of 2015/2016. During the same period last year, only 26,571 metric tonnes were transported. It was also observed that the performance of the interstate passenger trains between Dar es Salaam and […]

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Nullification of Itehzi-Tezhi seat cheers Monde

29 November 2016

WINNING candidates should be fairly elected and desist from propagating violence or spreading falsehoods about their opponents if they are to be considered genuine, former Itezi Tezhi Member of Parliament Greyford Monde has said. Mr Monde has claimed that his opponent in the August 11 parliamentary elections, Herbert Shabula, spread falsehoods Mr Monde misappropriated Government […]

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