Zambia Might Print Money to Artificially Meet Financial Obligations – Musokotwane

Zambia Might Print Money to Artificially Meet Financial Obligations – Musokotwane

ZAMBIA in the coming months faces a “real risk” of resorting to print money so as to artificially meet its financial obligations, according to former finance minister Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane. In a write-up titled ‘Zambia’s debt crisis: watch out for high inflation’, Dr Musokotwane, who is Liuwa UPND member of parliament and the opposition party’s […]

Catholic Priest Tells PF Govt to Share National Resources Equally

Catholic Priest Tells PF Govt to Share National Resources Equally

Kitwe based Catholic Priest Father Andrew Chewe Mukosa has spoken on the need to share national resources equitably as a way of making Zambia more peaceful. Father Mukosa of Saint Francis Friary in Garneton said the huge gap between the rich and the poor has the potential to threaten national peace. He has told Radio […]

Jailed Former ZAF Commander General Singogo Drops Appeal Against Sentence

Jailed Former ZAF Commander General Singogo Drops Appeal Against Sentence

FORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) Commander, Christopher Singogo has withdrawn his appeal to the Court of Appeal against his six years jail sentence upheld against him by the High Court. He has also discontinued his application for bail which he had filed before the High court pending the determination of his appeal. According to the […]

Lusaka Businessman to Hang

Lusaka Businessman to Hang

A BUSINESSMAN who gunned down his wife and suspected lover in what could be termed a ‘crime of passion’ has been sentenced to death by the Lusaka High Court. Peter Siwale, 34, a businessman of Lusaka’s Meanwood area was found guilty of two counts of murder. He shot dead his wife Charity Namukoko 30 and […]

Mobile Payments Hit K22 Billion

Mobile Payments Hit K22 Billion

THE financial market last year realised K22 billion from mobile money payments, an indication that the country is moving towards digitalisation. This is according to the 2019 national financial literacy committee chairperson, Leonard Mwanza. Mr Mwanza said Zambia recorded 304 million transactions in 2018 worth K22 billion. He was speaking yesterday in Lusaka at the […]

Corrupt Accused Chitotela Attempts to Discredit Witness

Corrupt Accused Chitotela Attempts to Discredit Witness

HOUSING and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela yesterday sought to discredit a witness who sold property he and three others are accused of concealing. This was when Chitotela’s defence lawyer, Jonas Zimba, in cross examination of the state witness, applied to the court to order the State to give the defence the statement Mary Kateya […]

Niyokosa Candle: 7 Weird Jobs Zambians Do To Put Food On The Table

Niyokosa Candle: 7 Weird Jobs Zambians Do To Put Food On The Table

By CHRISPA MULENGA PUTTING food on the table has become an uphill task for many Zambians. But being the entrepreneurial lot that they are, Zambians, perhaps inspired by the adage “man must not only live, but live abundantly”, stop at nothing to make ends meet. Unemployment has pushed many into creative maneuvers and unorthodox out-of-the-box […]

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