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By BUUMBA CHIMBULU THE second edition of the National Economic Summit (NES) which aims to provide ideas on the country’s fortunes post Covid-19 will be held in July this year by the Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) in Livingstone. The first edition of the summit was held in 2019 in Livingstone. Stakeholders are encouraged to […]

By KETRA KALUNGA POLITICAL parties should not cry foul over the electoral process but invest in polling agents to monitor so that there is no unnecessary suspicion, the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has said. ECZ Chief Electoral Officer Patrick Shindano, said political parties especially, those that keep accusing it of wrong doing, should ensure they […]

By MICHAAEL MIYOBA NAPSA Stars must not be discouraged by the 5-0 bashing in the CAF Confederations Cup by Cameroonian giants Coton Sport FC, says Zamia Sports Fans Association patron Peter Makembo. Makembo said Napsa Stars should be proud of their achievements in the CAF Confederations Cup where they reached the group stage in their […]

By SANFROSSA MANYINDA GOVERNMENT is worried about the scepticism among some people over the safety and efficacy of the Covid-19 vaccines. The first consignment of the Covid Vaccine, Astra Zeneca arrived in the country yesterday. The first batch contains 228, 000 doses which will be administered to frontline health workers, among others. And Health Minister […]

By SANFROSSA MANYINDA ZAMBIA would have made about US$220 billion in revenue between 2014 and now, had the country implemented the cannabis policy we have been talking about, the Zambian Hemp Growers and Industries Association (Zam Hemp) has said. Zam Hemp president, Peter Sinkamba said this was supposed to be the total revenue for the […]

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says the Covid-19 cases requiring admission has continued to reduce with the number being less than one hundred, for the past six days. Dr Chanda adds that as of today, the country has seen no admissions in Central, Luapula and Western provinces, a similar case with isolation facilities outside Lusaka […]

By NATION REPORTER SCHOOLS that will give in to laxity over adherence to Covid-19 measures will be closed, Health Minister Jonas Chanda has warned. Dr Chanda said it was disappointing that tertiary institutions including medical schools were abrogating Covid-19 measures with impunity. He called on heads of institutions to ensure that Covid-19 guidelines were strictly […]

By SANFROSSA MANYINDA GOVERNMENT should ban exports of unrefined minerals to reap more benefits in taxes and create jobs for the locals, a mining expert Edward Simukonda has said. Tanzania had turned around its economic fortunes as a result of such policies, Mr Simukonda said in an interview. He said banning exports of raw minerals […]

OLIVER SAMBOKO writes GOVERNMENT has allowed millers in the country to export 20 percent of their mealie meal to the foreign market.  Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo however said only millers with own maize will be allowed to participate under the arrangement as per agreement with the Millers Association of Zambia.   He assured the country that […]

MULENGA MUSONDA writes A FATHER accused of assaulting his 10-year-old after the animals he was herding strayed and grazed in a neighbour’s field hashad his case dismissed for lack of evidence. The Choma Fast Track Court for GBV acquitted the 32-year-old man who faced a five-year jail term on allegations that he ruthlessly assaulted his son. […]

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