Daily Archives: November 22, 2017

Visitations of heritage sites cheers NHCC


The National Heritage Conservation Commission (NHCC) says there has been an improvement in visitations to heritage sites in the country over the years. Commission Information and Public Relations Manager Isaac Kanguya has attributed this to the efforts of tourism operators across the country. Mr. Kanguya says the number of non-resident visitors to heritage sites has increased by 50 percent while ...

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Ministry of Lands acquires satellite imagery and aerial photos to enhance national land audit


The Ministry of Lands says it has acquired satellite imagery and aerial photos of the whole country in its quest to enhance the process of the national land audit. Surveyor General Joseph Minango says the ministry has also embarked on the mapping exercise of the country as part of the national land audit and titling exercise. Speaking to journalists after ...

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Traditional leaders and the private sector should work together

Paramount Chief Chitimukulu

Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba people of Northern Province has called for partnership between Traditional leaders and the private sector in Zambia. Chief Chitimukulu says private sector partnership with traditional authorities will help coordinate action and principles among entrepreneurs. The traditional Leader says partnership will further provide a platform for exchange of ideas concerning sustainable development and society’s well ...

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UPND Leader should learn lessons from Mugabe- PF

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema who needs to learn lessons from what has transpired in Zimbabwe following the downfall of long serving President Robert Mugabe. The ruling Patriotic Front says it is UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema who needs to learn lessons from what has transpired in Zimbabwe following the downfall of long serving President Robert Mugabe. The UPND Leader has advised ...

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42 fire tender protestors braves rains


Protesters against the procurement of the 42 fire tenders today braved the rains to stage their sixth protest in Lusaka. The protesters, who started marching from Levy Junction to the Ministry of Local Government, want the government to thoroughly investigate the procurement of the infamous fire trucks at a total cost of US$42 million. Protest leader Sean Tembo, who is ...

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Mutati optimism that discussions with IMF will not fail


Finance Minister Felix Mutati is optimistic discussions with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the possible programme under the extended credit facility will not fail. Mr. Mutati has told Parliament that government is very keen to accelerate the conclusion of the discussions with the IMF, stating that before the end of this year, a staff mission will come to validate ...

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Amber Rose Beats Wiz Khalifa’s Mom In Defamation Lawsuit

A lawsuit against Amber Rose's former mother-in-law has been tossed from court. Read more.

(AllHipHop News) A lawsuit Wiz Khalifa mother filed against the rapper’s ex-wife Amber Rose has been dismissed in court. Katie Wimbush-Polk launched legal action in Pennsylvania in August, claiming the model had slammed her as an unfit parent in a profanity-filled phone call, during which Amber allegedly blamed her for the death of the hip-hop star’s sister, Dorien ‘Lala’ Thomaz, ...

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I’m sure Messi will stay – Rakitic

I'm sure Messi will stay - Rakitic

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic expressed his confidence on Tuesday that Lionel Messi would sign a new contract to stay at the Camp Nou. Barcelona announced last summer a three-year extension of the Argentinian’s contract until 2021 – agreed with his father and agent – but the 30-year-old has still not made the agreement official. “Leo is the same as usual. ...

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Chitotela warns vendors encroaching on roads

Chitotela R

Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela has warned street vendors encroaching on the roads in Lusaka to move out. Mr. Chitotela tells Q-News that he has noted with deep concern that vendors are putting their lives at risk by trading on the roadsides when they are supposed to be 50 meters away. He says people should understand that the ...

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Parley approves budget for Zambia Correctional Service

Zambian Parliament

Parliament has approved the budgetary allocation to the Zambia Correctional Service Commission totaling seven million, five hundred and seventy eight thousand, nine hundred kwacha (7, 578, 900). Acting Leader of government business in the house Richard Musukwa saID the commission plans to oversee the establishment of Human Resources Management Committees in the Correctional Service in 2018. Mr. Musukwa says the ...

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