Kencart donates face masks

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Kencart General Contractors have donated face masks to the community of Serenje toward the fight against corona virus. The company which is based in Chililabombwe has also done similar donations in Chililabombwe but this time has donated in Selenje because their have a project there and felt the need to help the rural community. Kencart Chairperson Kennedy Mwape said that the donation … Continue reading Kencart donates face masks

Zambia Alliance of Women happy with increase in crop production

Zambia Alliance of Women is happy with the increase in crop production for the 2019/2020 farming season as announced by Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo recently. Organisation Executive Director Edah Chimya is proud that Small Scale Farmers mostly women contributed immensely to the 3 million metric tonnes projected maize harvest for this year. Ms Chimya is further happy that increased production has also been recorded in … Continue reading Zambia Alliance of Women happy with increase in crop production

Covid-19 Update! Zambia records 32 new cases

Covid-19 Update! Zambia records 32 new cases from 3,361 tests. Among the infected are 20 Truck Drivers from Nakonde border among other places including Ndola. 132 people have been discharged. The cumulative total is now 1099 while 866 are recoveries and 7 deaths. 5089 people have so far completed mandatory quarantine. Today’s 62nd update was made by Permanent Secretary in charge of Technical Services Dr. … Continue reading Covid-19 Update! Zambia records 32 new cases

High Court orders Zambia Railways to pay former CEO Clive Chirwa

The Lusaka High Court has ordered Zambia Railways Limited to pay its former Chief Executive Officer Clive Chirwa damages for illegally terminating his contract in 2013. Judge Gertrude Chawatama also ordered the Railway Company to pay Professor Chirwa his full gratuity for the remaining part of his five-year contract and other contractual benefits he might have been paid. The court also directed Zambia Railways to … Continue reading High Court orders Zambia Railways to pay former CEO Clive Chirwa

Editorial: Why has Benard Mwila dumped NDC?

The answer is very straight forward to those that share WhatsApp group with Mr Mwila especially The Independent Observer platforms. Mr Mwila is very close friend of former NDC Copperbelt Chairperson Chipoka Mulenga. And when NDC leader Chishimba Kambwili decided to elevate the newly elected defectee George Sichula as NDC Copperbelt Chairperson the cracks have become visible. Mr Mulenga had contested the Chingola Constituency seat … Continue reading Editorial: Why has Benard Mwila dumped NDC?

Breaking news: NDC Copperbelt Youth Chair resigns

By JOHN SAKALANational Democratic Congress (NDC) Copperbelt Youth Chairperson Bernard Mwila has resigned to join the ruling PF. Copperbelt PF Chairperson Nathan Chanda welcomed him back in the ruling PF in Luanshya today. In his letter posted on The Independent Observer Political WhatsApp group, Mr Mwila bed farewell to NDC. Below is his full letter. Colleagues, allow me to leave in peace…it was a pleasure … Continue reading Breaking news: NDC Copperbelt Youth Chair resigns

Kabundi Councillor will work with women, youths clubs

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Kabundi ward Councillor Brian Banda says his eager to support and form women and youths clubs in his ward because he believes with clubs he will reach and help more people in his ward. Mr Banda said his continued work with different women groups in his ward is meant to empower a good number of people and not just an individual. He … Continue reading Kabundi Councillor will work with women, youths clubs