Daily Archives: November 3, 2017

ZAM to enhance dialogue between consumers, manufacturers

Rosetta Chabala

The Zambia Association of Manufacturers (ZAM) says it has embarked on robust and interactive programs to enhance dialogue between consumers and the manufacturing industry. ZAM President Rosetta Chabala says these programs are also aimed at ensuring that value addition is adequately supported with tailored solutions to the unique challenges manufacturers face in their day to day operations. Ms. Chabala has ...

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Sinkamba writes to Speaker over ZRL value of assets in SA, Britain


Green Party President Peter Sinkamba has petitioned Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini to direct Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba to issue a Ministerial Statement on the value and status of Zambia Railways assets in South Africa and Britain. Mr. Sinkamba has disclosed that Zambia Railways co-owns mining concessions in South Africa together with National Railways of ...

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Decline in global exports within COMESA worries Wina

Vice President Inonge Wina

Vice President Inonge Wina has expressed concern that the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region has experienced a decline in global exports from US$76 billion worth of exports in 2015 to US$71 billion in 2016. Ms. Wina has attributed the downward trend to the general slowdown in the global economy and the declining prices of commodities on ...

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I’m not finished article – Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku believes it is unfair to judge him as the finished article as he plots to end the first goal drought of his Old Trafford career. Having scored 11 goals in his first 10 games after joining United from Everton in a £75 million ($98.1 million, 84.4 million euros) move, Lukaku has not found the net ...

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President Lungu’s remarks on judiciary dismays HH

President Lungu's remarks on judiciary dismays HH

Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) President Hakainde Hichilema has expressed dismay over President Edgar Lungu’s threatening remarks targeted at the judiciary. Mr. Hichilema has reminded President Lungu that as an officer of the Court himself, he is bound by certain professional ethics and therefore cannot speak about the judiciary in such a manner. He says President Lungu swore ...

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LAZ condemn President Lungu’s threats on judiciary

LAZ Linda Kasonde

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has unreservedly condemned utterances by President Edgar Lungu in Solwezi that appear to threaten the judiciary against making any adverse ruling against him in the impending judgment on his eligibility to stand in the 2021 presidential election. President Lungu is quoted in the media warning of chaos in the country if Constitutional Court Judges ...

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Red Cross apologise for losing $5m of Ebola funds to fraud

Ebola claimed at least 100,000 lives across west Africa

The Red Cross has confirmed that more than $5m (£3.8m) of aid money was lost to fraud and corruption during the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Auditors found overpriced supplies, salaries for non-existent aid workers and fake customs bills. The disease, which raged between 2014 and 2016, claimed at least 10,000 lives. It required a massive humanitarian operation costing hundreds ...

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Chelsea, United battle to stay in touch

Chelsea, United battle to stay in touch

Chelsea and Manchester United go head to head this weekend in a match neither club dare lose as Manchester City entertain Arsenal eyeing a chance to stretch their lead at the top of the Premier League. Pep Guardiola’s unbeaten City are smashing records with impunity and are already five points clear of Jose Mourinho’s United after nine wins in 10 ...

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FAZ appoints Ethics Committee


The Football Association of Zambia has appointed a Compliance and Audit Committee that will help in monitoring financial activities and ensuring compliance with FAZ regulations in the football field. Speaking during a media briefing at Football House, FAZ President Andrew Kamanga says the appointment of the committee will help in working towards the eligibility processes of football clubs across all ...

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