Brexit: EU Says No to May on Renegotiating Deal

Brexit: EU Says No to May on Renegotiating Deal

European Union leaders have said the Brexit withdrawal agreement is “not open for renegotiation”, despite appeals from Theresa May. She wanted legal assurances on the Irish backstop to help her deal get through Parliament, after she delayed a Commons vote in anticipation of defeat. The PM said the deal was “at risk” if MPs’ concerns […]

2018 Grade 9 ECZ Examinations Marking Completed

2018 Grade 9 ECZ Examinations Marking Completed

The mal practice marred 2018 grade 9 Examinations Council of Zambia exams have been completed. Zambians await the result following the leakages that rocked the papers. Issues of moderation have been raised and it is expected to be enforced. A check by Tumfweko revealed that the marking which started on Sunday was completed on Thursday […]

Global Crude Oil Price Rises

Global Crude Oil Price Rises

THE price of global crude oil has continued to fluctuate, signalling that Zambia should consider hedging against price shocks to cushion the impact on the economy. Zanaco Bank head of research Patrick Chileshe said the current 60-day procurement cycle disadvantages the country in an event of a price reduction, hence the need to consider hedging […]

Govt Releases K4million For the Distribution Of Relief Food

Govt Releases K4million For the Distribution Of Relief Food

Government has released K4 million for the distribution of relief food to valley areas of Eastern Province which are facing a critical hunger situation. Eastern Province Minister Makebi Zulu says the funds are intended to cushion the hunger situation in Mambwe, Lumezi, Nyimba and some parts of Petauke districts. Mr. Zulu disclosed to ZANIS in […]

Levy Mwanawasa Medical University Nears Completion

Levy Mwanawasa Medical University Nears Completion

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya says the construction the K180 million Levy Mwanawasa Medical School is nearing completion with construction works now at 95 percent complete. Speaking to journalists after inspecting the ongoing construction of the Levy Mwanawansa Medical School and University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, in the company of Presidential affairs Minister Freedom Sikazwe, […]

NATSAVE Making Losses – Maggie

NATSAVE Making Losses – Maggie

Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe says the National Savings and Credit (NATSAVE) bank has not declared any dividends to government because it has been operating under loss. And Mwanakatwe says for this reason, government has revamped the management at the bank and further provided a sovereign guarantee to allow it operate efficiently. Mwanakatwe said this in […]

Terror Attacks Can’t be Ruled Out in Zambia, UK Warns Its Citizens

Terror Attacks Can’t be Ruled Out in Zambia, UK Warns Its Citizens

TERROR attacks in Zambia can’t be ruled out, warns the United Kingdom. According to a summary of its foreign travel advice to its citizens travelling or intending to travel to Zambia, posted on the British High Commission website (www.gov.uk), the UK indicated that there was a heightened threat of terrorist attack globally against UK interests […]

ConCourt Ruling Implies Rupiah Not Entitled to Any Benefits, says Mukuni

ConCourt Ruling Implies Rupiah Not Entitled to Any Benefits, says Mukuni

THE Constitutional Court ruling declaring President Edgar Lungu eligible to contest the 2021 elections because he had served less than three years means Rupiah Banda should not receive emoluments for a former head of state, says chief Mukuni. And Mukuni says he will side with the PF should the opposition decide to persecute any of […]

There’s No Luapula United, We’re Loyal to Lungu – Chilangwa

There’s No Luapula United, We’re Loyal to Lungu – Chilangwa

Luapula Province Minister Nickson Chilangwa says there is no such thing as “Luapula United” that is plotting to oust President Edgar Lungu, adding that the purported clique only exists in the heads of those who want to bring disharmony amongst provincial leaders. Meanwhile Chilangwa says the remarks by UPND vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) […]