Shimunza wants Zambia to be a first world economy

Shimunza wants Zambia to be a first world economy

By Fulman Mukobeko. Movement for National Transformation(MNT) leader Daniel Mvula Shimunza has promised to transform  Zambia from third to first world economy once his party forms government. Appearing on Pan African Radio News feedback program anchored by Caesar Sindele, Mr Shimunza said what Zambia needs right now is an industrialized and   advanced economy. Mr […]

Mukuni’s behaviour disappointing -Sakala

Mukuni’s behaviour disappointing -Sakala

By Jessie Zimba. Zambia Direct Democracy Movement(ZDDM) president Edwin Sakala says Chief Mukuni’s behavior is dissapointing. Sakala says it is sad that respected Chiefs like Mukuni of the Toka Leya in Southern Province have become party cadres. Chief Mukuni has gone out flat out attacking Government over  incarcerated United Party for National Development (UPND) president […]

ZABS says product certification leads to business growth

By Jubiel Zulu.  The Head Marketing & Public Relations of Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) Mrs. Hazel Mafwenko – Zulu says product certification is a prerequisite or foundation for business growth noting that certified products open doors to both local and international markets. ZABS has called on local manufacturers to take keen interest in having […]

PEP questions large committee for recontruction of City Market

PEP questions large committee for recontruction of City Market

By Fulman Mukobeko Patriots for Economic Progress (PEP) president Sean Tembo says it is  saddening that Government has constituted a large committee to look into the reconstruction of City Market that was gutted a few days ago by unknown people. “We have noted that this committee is made up of 10 Cabinet Ministers and is […]

Don’t assent threatened State of Emergency, Chikuse tells Lungu

Republican Progressive Party(RPP) vice president Lesley Chikuse is pleading with President Edgar Lungu not to assent parliament approved threatening State of Emergency as it will make him very unpopular to the Zambian people. Chikuse said in an interview that it is sad that President Lungu is surrounded by bad advisers who would want him to […]

Mulongoti dares Chongu to report him to police

Mulongoti dares Chongu to report him to police

By Staff Reporter People’s Party leader Mike Mulongoti has dared Big Brother Africa failure turned Patriotic Front (PF) cadre Maxwell Chongu to report him to police for alleged defamation of President Edgar Chagwa Lungu if he is offended. After reporting United Progressive People (UPP) leader Saviuor Chishimba for defaming President Lungu in his press conference, […]

Water tarifs will be affordable assures

Water tarifs will be affordable assures

By Derrick Sinjela WATER, Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Minister Lloyd Mulenga Kaziya says Government is working on cost reflective water tariffs that are appropriate in line with government’s pro-poor socio-economic policies. While acknowledging that there is need to adjust water tariffs, Mr. Kaziya  assured the nation that the ministry is setting the price of […]

Govt has negrected Grey Zulu

Let’s take good care of our freedom fighters. I was taken aback the other day Wednesday to be specific. I came across Mr. Alexander Grey Zulu longtime Secretary General of the United National Independence Party UNIP at University Teaching Hospital UTH. He was using a walking stick and limping slowly while the few who could recognise […]

Lungu moves steps to declare State of Emergency

Lungu moves steps to declare State of Emergency

Just as he promised he would, President Edgar Lungu has moved to declare a state of emergency. President Lungu’s  declaration comes in a wake of sporadic gutting of public property and sabotaging of national installations like Zesco pylons. The President, however, says his declaration is subject to approval by the national assembly. He said there […]

UNFPA to hold family planning symposium

By Fulman Mukobeko Government, United Nations Population Fund(UNPA)and Population Council will on the 5th July jointly host family planning symposium at the Radisson Blue in Lusaka. The Symposium whose theme is family planning saves lives: Accelerate Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights is being held as a precursor to the World Population Day and […]