Daily Archives: December 5, 2017

Mwila urges PF members to uphold discipline

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila

PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has called on all PF members to continue upholding the discipline and loyalty that has brought the party to where it is today. In his end of year message to PF Members, the PF Chief Executive officer is encouraging the members to be on the lookout for those who may knowingly and unknowingly sow seeds ...

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Zambia Airports pays K5 million dividend to govt

Zambia Airports pays K5 million dividend to govt

Zambia Airports Corporation Limited has declared a dividend of K5 million for the financial year ending 31st December, 2016 to the government which is a shareholder. Speaking when he received the check in Lusaka, Finance Minister Felix Mutati says parastatal companies should be able to stand on their own and be able to declare dividends to the government. Mr. Mutati ...

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HH says IMF vindicates him on Zambia’s debt crisis

Hakainde Hichilema

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed what he has always said, that Zambia is one of the countries with the largest debt stock in Sub-Sahara Africa. Mr. Hichilema says when he raised alarm on excessive borrowing by the PF and the reckless manner in which they were using the borrowed resources, he was called ...

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R. Kelly Denies Ruining Cops Marriage In Court Papers

R. Kelly says he had nothing to do with the breakdown of a couple's marriage in Mississippi.

(AllHipHop News) R&B star R. Kelly is seeking to have a lawsuit holding him responsible for the breakdown of a Mississippi police officer’s marriage thrown out of court. Sheriff’s deputy Kenny Bryant sued the I Believe I Can Fly hitmaker earlier this year, claiming the singer’s affair with his wife Asia Childress ruined the couple’s 2012 marriage and subsequently wrecked ...

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Wyclef Jean Slams Donald Trump’s Plan To Deport 60,000 Haitians

DHS refuses to renew TPS for earthquake victims.

(AllHipHop News) Donald Trump’s administration announced it will not be renewing the Temporary Protected Status that gave almost 60,000 Haitian nationals provisional legal residency in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security pronounced the disastrous conditions on the island caused by a 2010 earthquake “no longer exist.” The Haitians must now leave the U.S. by July 22, 2019. Officials ...

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Kafwanka notes improvement in macroeconomic fundamentals in 2017

Business and Financial Analyst Blessings Kafwanka

Business and financial analyst Blessings Kafwanka has noted an improvement in macroeconomic fundamentals in 2017. Mr Kafwanka points out that the year 2017 has seen the drop in the rate of inflation while there has been stability in the exchange rate. He has also noted the Zambia Revenue Authority’s exceptional performance in terms of revenue mobilization through various initiatives such ...

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Pastor Reutter urges church to help in fight against HIV

Pastor Helmut Reutter

Founders of Gospel Outreach Fellowship, commonly known as GO Centre, Pastor Helmut Reutter has encouraged the church to rise to the occasion and help in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Pastor Reutter has told QTV News that through the Chreso Ministries’ AIDS Relief which he started in 1994, he has been able to care and treat more than 40, 000 people. ...

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Failure by govt to address agric challenges worries MMD

Raphael Nakachinda - MMD National Secretary

The MMD Felix Mutati led faction has called on government to be proactive in addressing challenges in the implementation of the e-voucher system. National Secretary Raphael Nakachinda says if the government fails to adequately deal with challenges such as the activation of e-voucher cards, it will be risking the national food security. He has reminded government that the agriculture sector ...

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CUTS asks govt to explain use of funds saved from removal of subsidies

CUTS International Zambia Coordinator Chenai Mukumba

Consumer Unit Trust Society (CUTS) International Zambia has challenged the government to tell the nation how the savings from the removal of subsidies have been used. CUTS International Zambia Coordinator Chenai Mukumba tells QTV News that since the removal of the subsidies on energy and other areas, the people have not seen the benefits of this move. Ms Mukumba says ...

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CSPR urges govt to prioritize financial reforms

CSPR Executive Director Patrick Nshindano

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) is concerned that the government has not been able to present to Parliament key reforms aimed at strengthening the public finance management system. CSPR Executive Director Patrick Nshindano tells QTV News that while Parliament is expected to adjourn sine die this Friday, the Minister of Finance has not yet presented key reforms to ...

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