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Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

Lusaka man stabs wife to death

Police Hat

Police in Lusaka have arrested a male adult identified as Moses Chanda aged 43 of Mazyopa in Chipata Compound for allegedly stabbing his wife Linda Chanda aged 34 who later died on the way to Chipata Clinic. The incident happened around 11 hours when Mr. Chanda discovered a ‘strange love ‘massage in his wife’s phone purportedly coming from his wife’s ...

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83 percent of projects are done by Chinese companies – Mulusa

National Planning and Development Minister Lucky Mulusa

Government has disclosed that China holds the largest contracts in the infrastructure sector amounting to about 83 percent. National Planning and Development Minister Lucky Mulusa says over 10 years from 2011 to 2021, Zambia is envisaged to spend about US$20 billion of which 83 percent will be undertaken by Chinese companies. And Mr. Mulusa says in as much as Zambia ...

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Nine Mines migrate to the Electronic Reporting System

Nine Mines migrate to the Electronic Reporting System

Nine Major mines on the Copperbelt and North-Western Provinces have been migrated from manual monthly minerals production reporting to the electronic submission of reports on the Mineral Output Statistical Evaluation System (MOSES). The migration of mines to electronic reporting is a major milestone achieved under the Mineral Value Chain Monitoring Project (MVCMP) and the Mineral Production Monitoring Support Project (MPMSP) ...

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40 days of prayer, fasting declared

Bishop Dr. Joshua Banda

The National House of Prayer has declared a forty day of prayer and fasting leading up to the National Day of Prayer and Fasting which will be held on 18th October, 2017. The period of prayer and fasting will begin on the 9th September, 2017. And the advisory board has urged Political Parties to settle their internal disputes amicably, to ...

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President Lungu meets Stanchart Group CEO

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has met Standard Chartered Bank Group Chief Executive Officer Bill Winters and discussed the bank’s plans to increase their participation in the Zambian economy across various sectors. Mr. Winters has assured President Lungu that on the occasion of the Standard Chartered’s 100 years of operations in Zambia, it was right and proper that the bank pledges to ...

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Turkey to train 20 Zambian doctors

Selami Kilic and Bwalya Nondo

Turkey, through the country’s Ministry of Health has offered to train 20 Zambian doctors and paramedics in the field of emergency health services. Turkey’s Ministry of Health Head of Department for International Health Policies Selami Kilic says the country is determined to implement the proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on co-operation in the field of health with the Zambian Ministry ...

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Mopani must pay – CUTS

CUTS Zambia Center Coordinator Chenai Mukumba

Consumer Unit Trust Society (CUTS) International Zambia has says mining companies must pay cost reflective tariffs if Zambia’s economy is to be revived because the country has no money to continue subsidizing energy. CUTS Zambia Center Coordinator Chenai Mukumba in a statement says it is with deep concern that the nation has seen the government at a stalemate with Mopani ...

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Chipata Court convicts three motorists

RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga

The Chipata High Court has convicted and ordered for the suspension of driver’s licences for three motorists for causing death by dangerous driving. According to the Warrants of Execution availed to the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA), the three drivers namely Hastings Banda, Joseph Sichibaye and Andrew Chimbila were convicted of one count each; of the offence of causing ...

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Finish Investors seek investment opportunities in Zambia

Finish Investors seek investment opportunities in Zambia

A delegation of over 14 Finish investors is in the country exploring investment opportunities in various sectors of the economy. The major sectors the investors are interested in are energy, mining, forest, service, manufacturing, construction and the financial sectors respectively. The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) and other government institutions and departments have been at hand to explain the numerous investment ...

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Joblessness still a challenge in Zambia – Mwanakatwe

Margaret Mwanakatwe - Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister

Commerce Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe says despite the improvement of the Country’s economic performance since 2001, as evidenced by the increased inflow of foreign direct investment, Joblessness and poverty has still remained high in the country. Speaking during the COMESA second committee meeting on industry, Ms. Mwanakatwe says this indicates that the growth which has been taking place has been capital intensive. She ...

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