Daily Archives: February 5, 2017

Do not fear IMF, Kalumba urges govt

Katele Kalumba

Former Finance Minister Katele Kalumba has urged government to be assured that Zambia has nothing to fear engaging the expertise of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Dr. Kalumba is of the view that unless Zambia brings the expertise of the IMF to bear in its economic recovery program, the Country will go back to the same mistakes that were made ...

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Private sector Entrepreneurial Fund coming

felix-mutati

Minister of Finance Felix Mutati has disclosed that government is in the process of creating an Entrepreneurial Fund for the Zambian private sector. Mr. Mutati this is to facilitate the creation of a scheme for issuance of long-term credit guarantees to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Country on low-interest terms. He states that the Entrepreneurial Fund which will ...

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Protect LAZ, TIZ urges President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has been cautioned against allowing the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) turn into a voiceless association under his tenure. Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) is urging President Lungu to do so particularly that he is a lawyer. TIZ president Lee Habasonda says his organization wants President Lungu to appreciate that if LAZ is forced to operate amidst political ...

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President Lungu will be 2021 strongest candidate – Chanda

Former PF Media Committee Vice Chairperson Sunday Chanda and Republican President Edgar Lungu

Patriotic Front media and information committee vice chairperson Sunday Chanda has charged that President Edgar Lungu will be the strongest candidate in 2021. Speaking during the PF interactive forum in Lusaka this morning, Mr. Chanda however says the 2021 elections are not their preoccupation but that their preoccupation is to deliver to the expectations of the people of Zambia. Mr. ...

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DEC arrests three impersonating thieves for forgery

DEC

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit (AMLIU) arrested three business persons for attempting to obtain credit by false pretences. Katongo Chiteba Mulenga, 28, a Business Woman of 218/16 Kaunda Square Stage 2 in Lusaka has been arrested for theft, forgery, uttering of false documents, impersonation, and obtaining credit by false pretences contrary to the ...

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It is too early to question 2017 job creation target- State House

State house

State House says it is too early for anyone to question whether or not government’s promise to create 100, 000 jobs this year will be attainable. The President’s Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda has wondered why this promise by government can questioned a month into the 2017 financial year. Mr. Chanda has told Qfm News in ...

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