Dr Msiska scoops African Public Administrators Presidency

Secretary to Cabinet Dr Roland Msiska has been elected for a second term as President of the African Association of Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) at the just ended AAPAM Annual Conference in Gaboron. Dr Msiska was overwhelmingly re-elected for the three year term to office during the 39th roundtable conference. The Secretary to Cabinet informed the gathering on the possibility of achieving excellence and … Continue reading Dr Msiska scoops African Public Administrators Presidency

Charles Musonda is new Chingola PF Boss

By Bwale Mutanuka and JOHN SAKALA Chingola Constituency PF Chairperson Charles Musonda defended his seat and later went on to challenge Chingola Patriotic Front District chairperson Samuel Bwembya where he again got resounding victory of 102 votes against 51. The polls which were described as transparent, violence free and fair by PF Chairperson for Elections Yamfwa Mukanga, saw Chingola Mayor Titus Tembo beat Agnes Tonga … Continue reading Charles Musonda is new Chingola PF Boss

Another By-election: UPND Sesheke MP dies

By Staff Writer Sesheke Central Member of Parliament Frank Kufakwandi has died. Recently another UPND MP in Mangango died in a road accident bringing the parliament by-elections to two which the party must fight to retain the seats. Mr Kukwandi 67, died while undergoing treatment at Arwyp Hospital in Johannesburg in South Africa. He was elected to parliament on a UPND ticket in 2016 elections … Continue reading Another By-election: UPND Sesheke MP dies

Chinese electric crane manufacturer partners with FS Musonda

By JOHN SAKALA Top Chinese crane manufacturer Pawell Toptech Machinery and Chingola’s FS Musonda Engineering firm have partnered to supply, repair and maintain cranes in Zambia.  The partnership of supplying of process Overhead Electric Travelling (OET) cranes and repairing is a milestone step to aid the growth of the mining industry. FS Musonda, a reputable local firm with a big footprint in the mining industry, … Continue reading Chinese electric crane manufacturer partners with FS Musonda

PF old guns ejected in Chililabombwe intra-party polls

By ALICE NACHILEMBE PF in Chililabombwe has elected a complete new executive of leaders at both constituency and district levels. Fredrick Lontosi is the new Chililabombwe PF District chairperson after polling 84 votes to beat his close rival Roy Ngosa who polled 47 votes? Vice Chairperson Leserly Ngoma polled 85 against the former Mayor Paul Kabuswe while Youth chairperson Joseph Musonda got 90 votes beating … Continue reading PF old guns ejected in Chililabombwe intra-party polls

Avoid trap of getting advice from bootlickers

…Awesome lessons from the leadership of Moses By Rev Clifford Chisha Key Scripture: Exodus 18:13-26 A leader who is open to advice prospers and finds rest even during difficult times. One of the major reasons why we avoid taking good advice is pride. A good leader takes advice if it will benefit the people under him even if it comes from his perceived enemies or … Continue reading Avoid trap of getting advice from bootlickers

Kitwe Chamber pushes for Emerald city

By NCHIMUNYA MIYOBA The Kitwe District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KDCCI) has proposed that an emerald city should be built at the proposed Mufuchani Industrial Park if the country is to attract investment. Speaking during the 2nd planning meeting held at the Kitwe Civic Centre, KDCCI President Anthony Kabaghe said the creation of an emerald city at Mufuchani Industrial Park will promote tourism in … Continue reading Kitwe Chamber pushes for Emerald city

KCM appoints new CEO

By JOHN SAKALA Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has appointed new Chief Executive Officer to take over from Deshnee Naidoo who was seeing the entire Africa. The name for the new CEO has not yet been unveiled but is coming from India. KCM Corporate Affairs General Manager Eugene Chungu has confirmed the development to The Independent Observer in an interview. Mr Chungu said Ms Naidoo will … Continue reading KCM appoints new CEO

Kitwe Council goes for pavers

By NCHIMUNYA MIYOBA Kitwe City Council will soon procure paver making machines at a total cost of   K255 887 for the 400 kilometres pave Kitwe walk ways project. Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang’ombe said the money to purchase the pavers making machines will come from donations from individuals and firms of Kitwe. Mr Kang’ombe said materials and monetary donations received towards the purchase of the machines since the … Continue reading Kitwe Council goes for pavers

$40m injected into Luapula Water

…to water 210 customers By NCHIMUNYA MIYOBA Luapula Water and Sewerage Company (LpWSC) has received US$ 40.3 million loan from government to supply clean water to 210, 000 customers. The Zambian government in November, 2016 signed a loan agreement of USD 135 million with the African Development Fund (AFDB) for the Integrated Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project (ISTWSSP) to be implemented in Luapula, … Continue reading $40m injected into Luapula Water