Kwacha Beams Up

Kwacha Beams Up

THE Kwacha has appreciated slightly against the dollar helped by inflows from corporates looking to meet their mid-month taxes amid subdued Energy importer demand in the local market. This is according to Barclays Bank Zambia daily market update. At 08:30 hours, the bank said, commercial banks quoted the local unit at K11.96/12.01 per dollar, compared […]

Nkana Host Eternal Rivals Power In Wusakile

Nkana Host Eternal Rivals Power In Wusakile

Two Kitwe giants Nkana and Power Dynamos on Saturday go head-to-head in the first installment of the big derby at Nkana Stadium in Wusakile. Pride is at stake as Nkana and Power meet in their fourth Pool B match of the transitional 2019 FAZ Super Division season. Nkana have posted one win and two draws […]

Access Bank, MTN Seal Pact

Access Bank, MTN Seal Pact

THE increase in the use of technology is an opportunity to drive the financial inclusion agenda, says Access Bank Zambia managing director Joana Bannerman. Ms Bannerman said this at the launch of a Mobile Banking Integration with MTN Mobile Money in Lusaka on Wednesday. She said Access partnership with MTN Mobile Money would enable bank […]

Danny Pule Drags Church ‘Rebels’ To Court

Danny Pule Drags Church ‘Rebels’ To Court

DUNAMIS Ministries Church Overseer Danny Pule has dragged a pastor and 18 ex-communicated members of his church to the Lusaka High Court seeking an order that their continued worshipping at his church is illegal. Dr Pule, who is also Christian Democratic Party leader and founder of Dunamis Ministries Limited, is demanding damages from the 19 […]

25 Zambians Deported From South Africa

25 Zambians Deported From South Africa

TWENTY-FIVE Zambian nationals have been deported from South Africa for various immigration offences. The 25 were deported following a round-up operation which was conducted by that country’s Ministry of Home Affairs and were later detained at Lindela Holding facilities in Krugersdorp West, Gauteng province. According to the information made available to the Zambia High Commission […]

Egypt Debates Bills that Could See Sisi Serve as President Until 2034

Egypt Debates Bills that Could See Sisi Serve as President Until 2034

(CNN) — Egypt’s parliament began debate Wednesday on constitutional amendments that would extend presidential terms from four to six years and could see current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi remain in office until 2034. The proposals would also grant Sisi more power over the judiciary and the military more control over the state. Egypt’s army played […]

30 Cops Convicted Of Corruption Says Minister Lubinda

30 Cops Convicted Of Corruption Says Minister Lubinda

THIRTY-NINE Zambia Police officers have been prosecuted between 2015- 2018 for engaging in corruptio related activities, acting Home Affairs Minister Given Lubinda has said. And Mr Lubinda said Government was dismayed by the recent Transparency International Corruption Perception Index which ranked Zambia Police as the most corrupt institution in Zambia. He said of the 39 […]

Kabimba: ECZ & Police Are Toothless Bulldogs

Kabimba: ECZ & Police Are Toothless Bulldogs

RAINBOW Party General Secretary Wynter Kabimba has described the police and Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) as toothless bulldogs especially when dealing with issues of political violence. Mr Kabimba said the violence witnessed in Sesheke would have been avoided if the ECZ and police were operating accordingly. He said the two institutions mandated to see […]

Thieves Break Into Church, Blow Up Safe & Walk Away With Over K70, 000 Cash

Thieves Break Into Church, Blow Up Safe & Walk Away With Over K70, 000 Cash

THIEVES on Tuesdayy broke into the Chipata Diocese Treasurer General’s office through the ceiling, blew up a safe and stole thousands of Kwacha and U.S dollars in cash, Eastern Province Commissioner of Police Luckson Sakala has said. Mr Sakala said in an interview yesterday that the thieves accessed the Treasurer General’s office after they broke […]

Mpika MP Suffers Vote Of No Confidence

Mpika MP Suffers Vote Of No Confidence

A VOTE of no confidence has been passed on Mpika Central Member of Parliament Sylvia Chalikosa by the electorate in the area. Speaking on behalf of other residents, Youth activist Martin Kangwa said Ms Chalikosa had failed to perform to the expectation of electorates in the constituency. ‘‘Residents of Mpika want to see our town […]