Daily Archives: July 15, 2017

Works on Kafubu Sustainable water project cheers Chanda

Luanshya Mayor Nathan Chanda

Luanshya Mayor Nathan Chanda says works on the Kafubu Sustainable water and Sanitation improvement project valued at US$104  million which is coming to an end this year are progressing well. Mr. Chanda says the DANIDA Project is a clear demonstration of increased investment in Luanshya’s  infrastructure development which has resulted in economic growth and job creation in the town. He ...

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Mutati assures international community

Felix Mutati - Finance Minister

Government has assured the international community that Zambia is serious about prudent economic management and enhancement of domestic resource mobilisation. Finance Minister Felix Mutati has reiterated the assurance at several consultative meetings with different bilateral and multilateral development partners during the recently held International Conference on Global Transit Guidelines held in Brussels, Belgium. At a side event with the Senior ...

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MNT advocates for transformative leadership

Daniel Shimunza  - MNT President

The Movement for National Transformation (MNT) says Zambia needs transformative leadership that will bail the people of Zambia out of poverty. MNT President Daniel Shimunza says there is need to transform Zambia from the third world country into a first world country saying this is possible if leaders develop transformative and implementable ideas. He says this is what his country ...

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First Lady in USA to receive an award

Charge D'Affaires and First Secretary welcome the First Lady Of Zambia in USA

First Lady Esther Lungu has arrived  in Minnesota of the United States of America where she is scheduled to receive a humanitarian award at this year’s Starkey Hearing Foundation “17th Annual So the World May Hear Award”. The First Lady who arrived around midnight local time at Minneapolis St. Paul’s Airport aboard Alaska airline was received by Zambia’s Charge’ D’ ...

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Catholics celebrate 125 years of existence in Zambia

Apostolic Nuncio for Zambia and Malawi Archbishop Julio Murat at the left

Government has praised the Catholic Church for its contribution to nation building through its various projects in the education and health sectors. Vice President Inonge Wina says the church has constructed many respectable learning and health institutions that have complemented those set up by the government. Ms. Wina says the Catholic Church in Zambia has offered social services in the ...

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John Bernecker: Walking Dead stuntman dies in fall

Bernecker reportedly suffered serious injuries after falling onto concrete

Stuntman John Bernecker has died after suffering a fall on the set of The Walking Dead. AMC Networks said production on the eighth season of the hit zombie TV series was “temporarily” shut down after Wednesday’s “tragic” accident. A coroner in Georgia confirmed Bernecker died of blunt force trauma in hospital in Atlanta. The stuntman’s other credits include Black Panther, ...

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Turkey to mark anniversary of coup attempt

Billboards like this one paying tribute to the "Legend of 15 July" have been erected ahead of coup commemorations in Turkey

Events will be held in Turkey later to mark the first anniversary of a failed coup in which at least 260 people died and 2,196 were wounded. A faction of the army tried to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan but the attempt collapsed. Since the coup, the government has dismissed more than 150,000 employees from state institutions in ...

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Luapula Expo in financial boost!

Luapula Expo receives K850, 000 donations from Mahtan, PIC

Luapula Expo has received an injection of K850, 000 from Professional Insurance Company and Rajan Mahtan Family towards the holding of this month’s Luapula Expo. Professional Insurance Company donated K350, 000 while Group Chairman of the Mahtan Group of Companies Rajan Mahtan and his wife donated K500, 000 during the Professional Insurance Company golden jubilee celebrations in Lusaka. And in ...

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Professional Insurance Corporation celebrates 25 years of existence

Felix Mutati - Finance Minister

Finance Minister Felix Mutati has expressed concern that the contributions of the insurance sector in Zambia to GDP still remains below 2 percent. The Finance Minister said this in Lusaka last night during the 25 years anniversary of the Professional Insurance Corporation Zambia Plc. Mr. Mutati says the insurance sector has not grown to the expected level saying the penetration ...

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Police arrest eleven suspects in connection with sabotage cases

Kakoma Kanganja - Inspector General of Police

Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has disclosed that eleven suspects have so far being arrested in connection with the recent cases of arson and sabotage. Mr. Kanganja says the investigations have reached an advanced stage and that any time soon, perpetrators of this ill-act will be taken to court. Mr. Kanganja has told Journalists in Lusaka that there will ...

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