Govt Gives Austria’s Kapsch, Lamise 17-Year Contract For Road Safety

Govt Gives Austria’s Kapsch, Lamise 17-Year Contract For Road Safety

THE Zambian government has given Austria based Kapsch TrafficCom a 17-year nationwide concession contract for the design, installation and operation of systems and solutions for traffic surveillance, vehicle speed enforcement, vehicle inspection and vehicle registration. This project, according to a statement issued by Kapsch today, will be run as a joint venture with Zambia’s Lamise […]

Catalan Referendum: Regional Strike Threatened After Vote

Catalan Referendum: Regional Strike Threatened After Vote

A general strike threatens to bring large areas of Catalonia to a standstill, following the Spanish region’s disputed referendum. The strike was called by Catalan trade unions and associations due to “the grave violation of rights and freedoms” seen during Sunday’s ballot. Madrid had deemed the referendum illegal. However, more than 2.2m people reportedly voted […]

CSOs Seek Probe Of ZCCM-IH CEO

CSOs Seek Probe Of ZCCM-IH CEO

A consortium of civil society organizations has called on law enforcement agencies to investigate the nationality of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines Investment Holding (ZCCM-IH) Chief Executive Officer Pius Kasolo. This comes amid allegations that Mr. Kasolo is not Zambian and obtained South African Citizenship, contravening Section 52 CAP 2, as read with Section 56 of […]

Zambia To Host 2017 COSAFA U-20 Tournament

Zambia To Host 2017 COSAFA U-20 Tournament

Zambia will host the 2017 COSAFA under-20 youth championship. FAZ Communications Manager Desmond Katongo has disclosed that the decision was arrived at after last Saturday’s FAZ Executive Committee Meeting held in Lusaka.COSAFA UNDER 20 LOGO Katongo says FAZ has since written to COSAFA to confirm the exact dates of the tournament that is usually held […]

NGOCC To Petition President Lungu Over Fire Tenders

NGOCC To Petition President Lungu Over Fire Tenders

THE Non-Governmental Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has charged that it is insensitive and irresponsible for the state to seek to intimidate citizens by arrests for demanding answers on the procurement of 42 fire trucks at a total cost o US$42 million.LONGWE NGOCC In a statement, NGOCC board Chairperson Sara Longwe says the Council condemns in […]

ZRA To Exceed 2017 Revenue Collection Target

ZRA To Exceed 2017 Revenue Collection Target

Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Commissioner General says the authority is positive that it will exceed its revenue collection target for this year. Mr. Chanda has told QTV Business News that the authority is targeting a surplus in terms of revenue collection. He says there could be some challenges on the tax revenues, but that this […]

Lwandamina Ready To ‘Work Anywhere’

Lwandamina Ready To ‘Work Anywhere’

FORMER Zesco United coach George Lwandamina has hinted that he is ready to work “anywhere” if called upon. The award winning coach said as a professional coach, he was ready to work anywhere. “I am a professional coach who is ready to work anywhere and if anything I didn’t go in bad faith,” Lwandamina said. […]

PF Describes Kambwili as a Two Faced Individual

PF Describes Kambwili as a Two Faced Individual

The Patriotic Front has wondered why Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili is still clinging on to the same party he is demonizing. PF Media Director Sunday Chanda described Mr. Kambwili as a two faced individual who does not stand on the truth. He says Mr. Kambwili’s profaned continued ranting has vindicated the party on […]

Govt Denies Remarks Telling Civil Servants Not To Depend On Govt Salary

Govt Denies Remarks Telling Civil Servants Not To Depend On Govt Salary

Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Kampamba Mulenga has denied uttering remarks attributed to her by The Mast newspaper in which she is quoted telling civil servants not to depend on government salary but venture into businesses like chicken rearing. Ms Mulenga has since appealed to civil servants that may have been offended by the fabrication […]

UN Failures On Rohingya Revealed

UN Failures On Rohingya Revealed

The UN leadership in Myanmar tried to stop the Rohingya rights issue being raised with the government, sources in the UN and aid community told the BBC. One former UN official said the head of the UN in Myanmar (Burma) tried to prevent human rights advocates from visiting sensitive Rohingya areas. More than 500,000 Rohingya […]