United Kingdom a steadfast friend of Zambia

United Kingdom Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister of State at the Department for International Development Harriett Baldwin has said the UK is a steadfast friend of Zambia. During a meeting when Minister Baldwin hosted Zambia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom His Excellency Mr. Muyeba Chikonde at her office on Tuesady, the Minister restated the UK’s commitment … Continue reading United Kingdom a steadfast friend of Zambia

3 people drowned in Luapula river

Three members of one family have drowned while two others survived after a Canoe in which they were, capsized on Luapula River. The victims were heading towards Congo DR territorial waters for some farming activities. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said a report was made to Milenge Police by Tonga Chisha 40, of Yatema area Chief Sokontwe in Milenge District. Ms Katongo has identified the deceased … Continue reading 3 people drowned in Luapula river

ZNBC-Star Times: merge

By JOHN SAKALA Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation and Hantex International Corporation Limited (Hantex) which is controlled by Startimes International Holdings Limited have merged. The merger follows an application for merger of two entities, to the Competition and Consumer Commission (CCC) by Top Star on June 20, this year. Below is a complete PDF document of the authorisation by CCC. [embeddoc url=”https://secureservercdn.net/45.40.149.34/d7j.87d.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/ZNBC-STAR-TIMES.pdf” download=”all” viewer=”google”] [ABTM id=8228] Continue reading ZNBC-Star Times: merge

Nchanga Constituency Votes

By JOHN SAKALA The Patriotic Front (PF) intra-Party Wards elections in Nchanga Constituency have been completed successfully. Nchanga PF Constituency Chairperson Gilly Mwape has told The Independent Observer that all the 10 ward had successful polls. Mr Mwape said out of the 10 wards, five ward chairpersons had retained their seats while the other five lost to new entrants. He said the five PF wards … Continue reading Nchanga Constituency Votes

Kasumbalesa is an economic booster-Copperbelt PS

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Copperbelt Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe has said that Kasumbalesa Border post holds significance to the economy in that it reduces poverty for the people of Zambia. Mr Nundwe said the border reduces poverty hence it should not be messed up with insanity of illegal transactions and trading. He told immigration officers, police officers and other government officers to be committed and devoted … Continue reading Kasumbalesa is an economic booster-Copperbelt PS

Chililabombwe buys 3 trucks for refuse collection

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Chililabombwe Municipal Council (CMC) has purchased three tipper trucks to speed up the garbage collection. The three tipper trucks were handed over to the council by Copperbelt Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe worth K2, 550, 000 from locally generated funds. Mr Nundwe said that the fleet will enhance refuse collection in the district and the struggle would be no more. Mr Nundwe said … Continue reading Chililabombwe buys 3 trucks for refuse collection

Only Zambians can develop Zambia-Wynter

By ALICE NACHILEMBE Rainbow Party General Secretary Wynter Kabimba says Zambia’s development should be driven by its own citizen. Speaking in Chingola yesterday, Mr Kabimba said the country can only transform and stop borrowing money when Zambian citizens become the primary actors’ of the activities of the economy. He said borrowing in Zambia has become a source for development instead of supplement to what is … Continue reading Only Zambians can develop Zambia-Wynter

Solwezi mom, daughter nabbed for stealing ARVs

Police in Solwezi have arrested two people, after their were found with 21 cartons of Antiretroviral Drugs valued at K 299, 376  the property of the Ministry of Health. Northwestern Police Commissioner Hudson Namachila confirmed the incident to in Solwezi today. Namachila identified the two suspects as Jane Kaonga 46, a voluntary community worker at Solwezi Urban Clinic and her daughter Elizabeth Tembo aged 27. … Continue reading Solwezi mom, daughter nabbed for stealing ARVs

K2.9 bn for POA to choke opposition? Let’s reject 2019 budget-UPND

By JOHN SAKALA The opposition UPND in Chingola is calling on Zambians to reject2019 National Budget announced in parliament by Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe. UNPD Chingola Information and Public Secretary (IPS) Maybin Sichimba said the 2019 budget offers no tax relief to employees in the country. Mr Sichimba said the budget had more taxes than money in people’s pockets as per the PF campaign slogan. … Continue reading K2.9 bn for POA to choke opposition? Let’s reject 2019 budget-UPND

Bread of Life Church Elder will face 2 counts

By JOHN SAKALA Chingola Bread of life Church Elder will now face two counts in his video-cam pornographic scandal. State Prosecutor Catherine Mubita today October 16, 2018 applied for substitution of the indictment so that Charles Kalombo can now face two counts. In count one Kalombo would face the offence of making of obscene cinematography film contrary to Laws of Zambia. In count two, he … Continue reading Bread of Life Church Elder will face 2 counts