Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

All is set for Ukusefya Pangw’ena

Shimunenga · ukusefya-pa-ngwena

The Bemba Royal Establishment (BRE) says all is set for next week’s Ukusefya Pangw’ena traditional ceremony of the Bemba speaking people in Mungwi District of Northern Province. BRE Spokesperson Washanga Impika Sha Lubemba has told QFM News via telephone that preparations are progressing well and that most of the logistics have been put in place. He says various stakeholders have ...

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Zamtel has now paid ZICTA K10.2m

Sydney Mupeta - Zamtel Acting Chief Executive Officer

Zamtel has announced that it has now paid the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) K10.2 million towards settlement of the outstanding historical debt for spectrum and operating fees. Zamtel Acting Chief Executive Officer Sydney Mupeta reiterated that Zamtel remains committed to settling all its outstanding statutory obligations within the shortest possible time. Mr Mupeta says the unprecedented growth ...

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Lungu maintains he is leading nation in right direction

President Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has maintained that he is leading the nation in the right direction contrary to assertions by some sections of society that he has lost direction in his leadership. And president Lungu says the Patriotic Front government is listening government and is ready to listen to critics and implement the suggestions given to it. Speaking when he toured ...

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Saviour Chishimba detained!

UPP President Dr. Saviour Chishimba

Police in Lusaka have detained United Progressive People (UPP) President Dr. Saviour Chishimba at Woodlands Police Station for defamation of the president. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says Police have Warned and Cautioned Dr. Chishimba of Makeni, Lusaka for the Offence of Defamation of the President. Ms Katongo says this is contrary to Section 69 of Cap 87 of the Laws of Zambia. ...

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Pirates confirm Micho return

Orlando Pirates confirm appointment of Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic as Kjell Jonevret's successor

Orlando Pirates have confirmed the return of Milutin Sredejovic as the head coach for his second stint at the club on Thursday. The 47-year old was in charge of Pirates in 2006 and rejoins the club following his resignation as head coach of the Uganda national team whom he led to their first Africa Cup of Nations tournament since 1978. ...

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ACU cautions consumers against falling for healing herbs

Ililonga Muyunda

The Africa Consumer Union (ACU) has cautioned consumers against falling for mysterious healing herbs offered by traditional healers. The union has also called on government to devise measures to protect consumers from commercial fraud by outlawing this type of daylight robbery. ACU First Vice President Muyunda Ililonga has told QFM News via telephone that Zambian pedestrians and motorists are accustomed to ...

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Zambia’s economy pushing in right direction – Dodia

Economist Yusuf Dodia

Economist Yusuf Dodia has observed that Zambia’s economy has been pushing in the right direction in the first half of 2017. Mr. Dodia has also noted that the country’s economy has performed well despite the high cost of goods and attributed to the hike in electricity tariffs. He also noted that while there has not been much growth from the ...

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JCTR bemoans high rate of immorality in Livingston

George Makaha - JCTR Regional Outreach Officer

The Jesuit Center for Theological Reflection has bemoaned the high rate of immorality among youths in Livingstone which it has attributed to lack of recreational facilities in the city. JCTR Regional Outreach Officer George Makaha tells QTV in Livingstone that there is urgent need for government to put up recreational facilities in the city to keep youths busy and away ...

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YALI welcomes dual citizenship

Isaac Mwanza

Young African Leader’s Initiative (YALI) Governance Advisor Isaac Mwanza has commended government for implementing the dual citizenship clause in the constitution that allows for dual citizenship. Mr. Mwanza has told Q-news that the implementation of this clause will afford Zambian citizens in the diaspora who lost their citizenship to regain it, and thus contribute effectively to the country. He has ...

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CSPR urges govt to remain focused on economic recovery

CSRP Executive Director Patrick Nshindano

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) has urged government not to be detracted away from the economic recovery and stabilization plan it has embarked on. This follows the positive macro-economic performance in the first half of the year which has seen key economic indicators such as the exchange rate and inflation stabilize, coupled by an increase in copper prices ...

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