Siliya: Govt Will Engage Social Media Owners to Share Proceeds

Siliya: Govt Will Engage Social Media Owners to Share Proceeds

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Dora Siliya says government will engage online social networking sites like Facebook and WhatsApp to share the benefits realised from internet calling. And Siliya says government will compel telecommunication companies to disclose their annual earnings starting next year. Speaking during an interview programme on Diamond TV, Wednesday, Siliya said African […]

Australia PM Survives Leadership Challenge

Australia PM Survives Leadership Challenge

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has appealed for unity after surviving a challenge to his leadership from a senior government colleague. Mr Turnbull had called the surprise vote himself in a bid to resolve speculation that his leadership was under threat. In a party room ballot in Canberra on Tuesday, he defeated Home Affairs Minister […]

Kalumba Agrees, Zambia Is Headed for ‘Debt Distress’

Kalumba Agrees, Zambia Is Headed for ‘Debt Distress’

Former Finance Minister Katele Kalumba has agreed with the observation that Zambia is now headed for debt distress. Dr. Kalumba says it is true that there is need for concern on the issue of debt in Zambia. In an interview with QTV News by telephone Dr. Kalumba says he also knows that government has realized […]

600, 000 People Have Been Captured On the Social Cash Transfer Program

600, 000 People Have Been Captured On the Social Cash Transfer Program

Community Development Minister Emerine Kabanshi says there are currently over 600,000 people on the social cash transfer program across Zambia. Ms Kabanshi says the government is committed to ensuring that more vulnerable people are put on the program. She says officers in her ministry are currently on the ground across the country identifying more people […]

16 People Arrested for Various Immigration Offences Countrywide

16 People Arrested for Various Immigration Offences Countrywide

The Department of Immigration between Friday, 17th and Sunday, 19th August, 2018 arrested sixteen people for various immigration offences countrywide. These arrested include two Filipinos, two Chinese nationals arrested in Lusaka for unlawful stay, and two Congolese and one Tanzanian national arrested in Nchelenge and Kasama respectively. Those arrested for unlawful entry include five Congolese […]

RTSA Maintains Fines, Resolves to Increase Payment Timeframe

RTSA Maintains Fines, Resolves to Increase Payment Timeframe

The Road Transport and Safety Agency says it will not waive off fines slapped on 45,000 overspeeding motorists in Lusaka captured by speed cameras. RTSA Chief Executive Officer, Zindaba Soko has told a media briefing that the agency has simply resolved to increase the timeframe for payments to be made for those who have infringed […]

US$ 6 million Mobilized For The Commercialization of Cassava

US$ 6 million Mobilized For The Commercialization of Cassava

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) says it has mobilized a total of US$ 6 million for the commercialization of Cassava in Zambia. The money has been secured from the African Development Bank (AfDB). CEEC director general Likando Mukumbuta has told q news that the commercialization of cassava will be supported in North Western, Luapula […]

Show Society Says It Has Not Sold Lusaka Showgrounds

Show Society Says It Has Not Sold Lusaka Showgrounds

The Agricultural and Commercial Society of Zambia (ACSZ) has finally dismissed media reports suggesting that the Lusaka showgrounds has been sold. ACSZ president Caroline Silwamba says it is false that the showgrounds has been sold to an investor. Mrs. Silwamba has told Q-News in a statement that the show society has no intentions of selling […]

PF Has No Money To Reduce Zambia To a One Party State – Chanda

PF Has No Money To Reduce Zambia To a One Party State – Chanda

The ruling PF has dismissed assertions that it wants to turn Zambia into a one party state. Media Director Sunday Chanda says the ruling PF wants Zambia to remain a multiparty democracy the more reason it prefers to have a vibrant opposition in the Country. In an interview with QTV News, Mr. Chanda says it […]

Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, Dies Aged 80

Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, Dies Aged 80

Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died at age 80, a UN agency confirmed Saturday. Annan, who was born in Ghana in 1938, served as the seventh UN Secretary-General, from 1997 to 2006, and was the first to rise from within the ranks of the United Nations staff. He had […]

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