Lusaka District Commissioner Davies Mulenga has warned head teachers and teachers in the country not complying with the directive by government not to sell uniforms mandatory in schools. He says the commission has received complaints from the public alleging that head teachers are still forcing pupils and parents to buy uniforms from their various schools […]
ZESCO United yesterday joined Zanaco at the summit in Stream A after edging Nakambala Leopards in a Super Division rescheduled Week Two encounter that saw Nigeria striker Quadri Kola opening his scoring account at the Ndola side. And Nkana thumped Napsa Stars 3-1 in a Super Division Stream B rescheduled Week Two encounter to go […]
CHINA was the largest contributor to employment in Zambia in 2017 with 18,525 workers, Bank of Zambia Governor Denny Kalyalya has said. Dr Kalyalya told the Parliamentary Committee on Economic Affairs yesterday that Chinese companies contributed significantly to the Zambian economy in terms of employment, taxes and salaries. Dr Kalyalya told the Parliamentary Committee on […]
GOVERNMENT will only cancel the title to property which was given to late former President Frederick Chiluba’s wife, Regina, when it receives a request from his children. Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Jean Kapata said in an interview yesterday that it is against Zambian laws to exclude the late President’s children from the estate […]
A 21-YEAR-OLD woman has died while seven others are nursing burns at Yeta Hospital in Sesheke after lightning struck a Patriotic Front (PF) campaign team camp. The incident happened on Tuesday around 15:30 hours at an area called Nayanda in Silumbu village when a group of women were preparing food for the party’s ‘foot soldiers’.
HIGHER Education Minister Nkandu Luo has banned meal allowances for all the students that will be in first year beginning 2019. Nkandu Luo told a media briefing in Lusaka today that the Loans and scholarships board has instead increased financial support to students at all public universities countrywide.
A PASTOR and 11 others have pleaded not guilty to eight counts of buying forged notes involving K100, 500 counterfeit notes. In this case, Elijah Sinyangwe, 38, businessman of Jack Compound, Petronella Moyo, 37, business lady of Garden Compound, Martin Matafwali, 68, bishop of Kanyama compound, William Chocha, 48, a pastor of Kalingalinga area and […]
THERE was drama in court on Monday as Nevers Mumba almost abandoned the court session after his witnesses strayed during cross examination, turning the court into a comedy as laughter characterized the entire open court session. The situation forced Judge Newa to continuously admonish the witnesses and the court audience for the circus that ensued. […]
CHISHIMBA Kambwili has pledged to work with President Edgar Lungu and support him following the arrest of Minister for Infrastructure and Housing Ronald Chitotela yesterday. Mr Kambwili applauded ACC and President Lungu over the arrest and said ‘I will drink wine today. ‘If this is the route President Lungu is going to take then am […]
First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has reportedly offered to buy Government’s 20 percent shares stake in the mine for $700 million. According to Bloomberg News, the deal would also include ZCCM-IH dropping a $1.4 billion legal claim against First Quantum over a loan the company received from Kansanshi. The government is still considering the proposal, according […]