ECZ Set to Open Chipata Service Centre

ECZ Set to Open Chipata Service Centre

The Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ) will officially open the Chipata Service Centre on Monday, 14th October 2019. This will be the fifth Service Centre to be opened by the Council. The services to be offered at the Centre to members of the public includes: Certification of results, replacement of lost/damaged certificates, accumulation of GCE […]

Prophet Mesala Warns President Lungu & Hakainde Over Cadres Killing Each Other..

Prophet Mesala Warns President Lungu & Hakainde Over Cadres Killing Each Other..

Prophet Mesala has urged President Lungu and opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema to refrain their cadres from fighting that results in killing each other. In a statement, Prophet says; “Its so sad to find that Zambian youths are killing one another because of being in different political parties”. “Let president Lungu and Mr Hichelama tell their […]

Retirees Protest Over Unpaid Retirement Packages

Retirees Protest Over Unpaid Retirement Packages

Retirees from various parastatal companies this morning held a protest at the local authority superannuation fund -LASF- over what they says is the unfair manner in which their money is being disbursed. The emotionally charged retirees expressed concern at the slow pace LASF is issuing payments which they said is against the earlier agreed schedule […]

Legal Challenges Delay Importation Of Electricity From South Africa

Legal Challenges Delay Importation Of Electricity From South Africa

Power utility, ZESCO has attributed the delay to commence importation of electricity from ESKOM of South Africa to legal challenges. Speaking to journalists in Lusaka during the tour of customer centres in Lusaka, ZESCO director for commercial and customer services, Chiti Mataka disclosed that one of the requirements for importing power involves conducting public hearings […]

Crime Levels In Kitwe On the Verge Of Crippling Down Businesses

Crime Levels In Kitwe On the Verge Of Crippling Down Businesses

Kitwe district chamber of commerce, trade and industry says it is highly concerned with the increased crime levels which if left unchecked may negatively hamper on the already struggling businesses in the district. The chamber says there is need for local leaders to call for a stakeholders meeting on how best this challenge of security […]

Power Importation Will Affect 2020 Budget Implementation

Power Importation Will Affect 2020 Budget Implementation

Economist Oliver Saasa has projected that the pending importation of 300 megawatts of electricity from South Africa by zesco limited will affect the implementation of the 2020 national budget. Zesco is yet to commence the importation of 300 megawatts at a cost of us$21 million per month for six months due to reduced hydro power […]

Over 7,000 Civil Swrvants illegally Participate In FISP As Beneficiaries

Over 7,000 Civil Swrvants illegally Participate In FISP As Beneficiaries

7,692 civil servants countrywide illegally participated on the farmer input support programme –FISP- as beneficiaries in the 2019-2020 farming season. Smart Zambia national coordinator, Dr Martin Mtonga has revealed that the names of the civil servants were detected by the Zambia integrated agricultural management information system –ZIAMIS- following several reports of malpractice in the implementation […]

Famous History Book Writer Hantobolo Dies

Famous History Book Writer Hantobolo Dies

Famous Zambian history book writer Dr Hantobolo passed on yesterday (7 Oct 2019) at Fairview Hospital. Funeral is at his home in St Bonaventure, Makeni. Our condolences to the legendary writer’s family and friends. To honour Mr Hantobolo,which one was your favourite history essay?

Patrick Mwanawasa Resigns From Govt as Deputy PS, Cites

Patrick Mwanawasa Resigns From Govt as Deputy PS, Cites

Patrick Mwanawasa resigns from his government job as deputy permanent Secretary for central province. Mwanawasa is involved in a court case in which he has been sued for adultery. A Lusaka businessman has sued central province deputy permanent Secretary Patrick Mwanawasa for adultery, ie, having illegal, immoral sex with a person married to someone else. […]

HIV Patients Cautioned Against Substituting ARV’s With Alternative Medicines

HIV Patients Cautioned Against Substituting ARV’s With Alternative Medicines

Ministry of Health Senior Health Promotional Officer, Ernest Kakoma has cautioned HIV patients to stop substituting Anti-retrial viral drugs –ARVS- with alternative medicines that have not been scientifically proven. Mr. Kakoma says the Ministry is concerned with reports of HIV patients using herbal medicines to suppress the viral load, advising those doing such to follow […]