Daily Archives: August 12, 2017

HH delights Sinkamba

HH leaving court

Green Party President Peter Sinkamba it is extremely delighting to note that the UPND leader is unequivocally committed to the reforms proposed by Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland which will be anchored on values and aspirations of peace and harmony as set out in the Commonwealth Charter. Mr. Sinkamba in a statement says he visited the incarcerated UPND Leader at ...

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Police Block Kambwili, Musenga from attending Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena

Police Block Kambwili from attending Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena

Police in Kasama have blocked former Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Chishimba Kambwili and former Copperbelt Province Minister Mwenya Musenga from attending the 2017 Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena tradition ceremony. And suspected PF cadres in Kasama District this morning blocked the former two ministers from featuring on Radio Mano for a paid for live programme. Information reaching QFM News indicate that ...

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Lungu hails Mwinelubemba

President Lungu and Mwinelubemba

President Edgar Lungu has paid glowing tribute to Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba speaking people for his exemplary leadership and preservation of Bemba culture. The Head of State who was officiating the colorful Ukusefya Pangw’ena traditional ceremony of the Bemba speaking people of Northern and Muchinga Province, saluted the Paramount Chief Chitimukulu and the Bemba people for a smooth ...

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Zambia rally from behind to hold Bafana in CHAN tie


Zambia came from two goals down to record a significant 2-all draw away to South Africa in the first leg final round of the Kenya 2018 African Nations Championship qualifier. South Africa had gone ahead in the 32nd minute through Gift Motupa who scored from a Ryan Moon corner with skipper Mario Booysen doubling the lead in the 52nd minute. ...

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Govt has failed to arrest widening fiscal deficit – Tembo

Enock Tembo - PeP President

The Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) notes that Government has failed to arrest the widening fiscal deficit. And the party doubts how sustainable the reduction of policy rate to 11 percent and the Statutory Reserve Ratio to 9% is in the medium to long-term given that all economic indicators are pointing towards an upward inflationary trend as well as a ...

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Shimunza says Zambians have been left out in economic activities

Daniel Shimunza - MNT President

Movement for National Transformation(MNT) President Daniel Shimunza says Zambians have been  left out as key drivers of the country’s  economy. Mr. Shimunza says 53 years down the line, Zambians have not been main stakeholders in as far as driving the economic agenda of the country is  concerned. Mr. Shimunza says the indigenous Zambians have sadly been exploited by foreigners through ...

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FQM projects reduction in production in 2017

Kingsley Chinkuli

First Quantum Minerals (FQM) has projected production in 2017 to be approximately 240, 000 tonnes of copper, and approximately 145, 000 ounces of gold representing a decrease from 2016 production which is said to be primarily due to lower grades expected during the course of 2017. And the company says it needs to see stability in the Zambian mining tax ...

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Lungu congulatulates Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta with his Zambia counterpart Edgar Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has congratulated Kenya’s President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta following his re-election for a second term, in general elections held on 8th August, 2017. President Lungu says he is confident that during Mr. Kenyatta’s renewed mandate to steer the people of Kenya to higher levels of prosperity, bilateral relations between Zambia and Kenya will further be enhanced through cooperation of ...

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There is political tension in Zambia – FODEP

Mweenge Chimfwembe - FODEP Executive Director

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) says the recent visits to Zambia by Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland and former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo have simply confirmed that there is political tension in the country. President Edgar Lungu has on different occasions insisted that there is no political tension in the country FODEP Executive Director Mweenge Chimfwembe says his organisation ...

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