IMF, World Bank Call For Suspension Of Payments

IMF, World Bank Call For Suspension Of Payments

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have urged all bilateral creditors to IDA countries to consider suspending debt payments by countries affected by the coronavirus. This move is meant to allow highly indebted countries affected by the coronavirus to channel resources to their domestic economic challenges. The two cooperating partners will be waiting […]

Lusaka’s Pamodzi Hotel Put Under ‘Lockdown’

Lusaka’s Pamodzi Hotel Put Under ‘Lockdown’

Taj Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka has allegedly been placed under lockdown as a way to contain Covid-19. A check by Diamond News this evening found the premises almost deserted. Sources have disclosed that the few remaining quests are only staying up to tomorrow, Thursday. Management say, a comprehensive statement over the development will be issued […]

DR Congo President’s Aide Dies of Covid-19

DR Congo President’s Aide Dies of Covid-19

The third person to die of Covid-19 complications in the Democratic Republic of Congo is a respected human rights lawyer and an aide of President Félix Tshisekedi. Jean-Joseph Mukendi wa Mulumba was the acting head of President Tshisekedi’s legal advisory council. He is likely to have contracted the respiratory illness during his trip to France […]

Govt: Teachers to Remain Home During the Closure

Govt: Teachers to Remain Home During the Closure

Dr. Jobbicks Kalumba, the Permanent Secretary- Technical Services, has provided further guidance that teachers and pupils should not be going to Schools/ Colleges and mentioned that however, Head teachers and Deputy Head teachers can be alternating when necessary. This information is contained in a circular that was relayed to all Provincial Education Officers on 24 […]

Excuse Me ! Who Do You Represent In Parliament, Mweetwa Asks Nakachinda

Excuse Me ! Who Do You Represent In Parliament, Mweetwa Asks Nakachinda

*Whose aspirations does he represent on bill 10 because he doesn’t have a constituency to speak for Choma central member of Parliament Cornelius Mweetwa has challenged nominated member of Parliament Rafael Nakachinda to tell the nation whose aspirations does he represent as he chairs the select committee of the constitution amendment bill number 10 of […]

ZESCO: Copperbelt Back On Country Wide 12hours Loadshedding Schedule

ZESCO: Copperbelt Back On Country Wide 12hours Loadshedding Schedule

ZESCO Limited wishes to inform its esteemed customers and the general public on the Copperbelt Province, that the Corporation has resolved to revert to the daily load shedding schedule of up to 12 hours on a rotational basis for Copperbelt customers. This has been necessitated by the continued limitation of power generation capacity as a […]

Nevers Mumba Urges Govt to Act Now & Lockdown Zambia For 2 Weeks

Nevers Mumba Urges Govt to Act Now & Lockdown Zambia For 2 Weeks

MMD President Nevers Mumba has also echoed calls to lockdown Zambia for at least 2 weeks. Dr Mumba says the current half measures being put in by government to prevent the fast spreading corona virus will lead to disaster. He said ‘The war before us must be fought by all Zambians and must be fought […]

DEBS & Headteachers Forcing Teachers To Report For Will Be Exposed

DEBS & Headteachers Forcing Teachers To Report For Will Be Exposed

The Ministry of Health instructed that all learning institutions be closed on 20th March 2020 in an effort to combat the spread of CORONA VIRUS (COVID_19). All schools have complied but what’s is surprising is that some DEBS are busy sending messages that only learners close and teachers should be reporting for work. Equally, some […]

Nigeria Confirms First Coronavirus Death

Nigeria Confirms First Coronavirus Death

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the country’s first death from coronavirus. In a tweet, NCDC said the victim was a 67-year-old man who returned to the country following a medical procedure in the UK. He had underlying medical conditions and was undergoing chemotherapy.

Woman Denies Being Assaulted By UPND

Woman Denies Being Assaulted By UPND

A woman living with disability who was allegedly beaten at Hakainde Hichilema’s residence last week, Mirriam Kasoleka has denied being beaten by alleged UPND cadres. Ms. Kasoleka says the day when the incident happened, she was picked at her house by other disabled people to go and get assistance at an alleged organisation. Ms. Kasoleka […]