GOVERNMENT HANDS OVER GOLD MINING EQUIPMENT TO EASTERN PROVINCE COOPERATIVES

GOVERNMENT HANDS OVER GOLD MINING EQUIPMENT TO EASTERN PROVINCE COOPERATIVES

  The government has handed-over gold mining equipment worth 1.3 million Kwacha to three cooperatives aimed at scaling up gold production levels in three districts of the Eastern province. And Ministry of Mines Permanent Secretary Barnaby Mulenga says the government is cognizant of the cooperative model’s potential in contributing to poverty alleviation and job creation. […]

PF throws shade at HH’s social media vibe: Calling HH Bally is sh*t – Bowman

PF throws shade at HH’s social media vibe: Calling HH Bally is sh*t – Bowman

  By Ulande Nkomesha LUSAKA Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has described UPND president Hakainde Hichilema’s nick name, “Bally” as sh*t. And some PF members like Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Emmanuel Mwamba have tried to discredit Hichilema’s nickname to no avail. Bally has become phenomenon on social media, with many users using it to describe as […]

ZAMBIA RECORDS SEVEN NEW COVID 19 CASES

ZAMBIA RECORDS SEVEN NEW COVID 19 CASES

ZAMBIA RECORDS SEVEN NEW COVID 19 CASES Zambia has in the last 24 hrs recorded seven new cases of coronavirus. Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has announced this in Mpika today. He says the confirmed cases of COVID-19 are out of 468 tests done. The new cases include a returning Zambian from the USA and […]

Lungu Urged To Investigate Ministers’ Involvement In Mwinilunga Gold Scandal

Lungu Urged To Investigate Ministers’ Involvement In Mwinilunga Gold Scandal

  A senior member of the Patriotic Front’s Central Committee has urged President Lungu to extend the investigation into party officials implicated in the illegal gold trade in Mwinilunga, Northwestern Province, to include government ministers. The challenge comes as new information sheds a light on the illegal trade in gold from Mwinilunga’s Kansenseli Mine, now […]

3 MONTHS OLD BABY AMONG THE 14 DISCHARGED COVID-19 PATIENTS

3 MONTHS OLD BABY AMONG THE 14 DISCHARGED COVID-19 PATIENTS

  The 3 months old baby who tested positive for COVID-19 has successfully recovered and has been discharged together with 13 other patients bringing the total of those discharged in the last 24 hours to 14,health minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has disclosed. He further said among those discharged is also one health worker. And Dr […]

ZCCM-IH Commences Manganese Mining Operations In Serenje

ZCCM-IH Commences Manganese Mining Operations In Serenje

  05th May 2020, Lusaka, Zambia – Works at the manganese mine in Serenje have commenced following the end of the heavy rains that had hampered kick-starting operations, posing a challenge in accessing the mine site areas. ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc (ZCCM-IH) through its wholly owned subsidiary Kabundi Resources Limited (KRL) are on site and […]

Tanzanian President Throws Out Imported covid19 Test Kits After Testing On Animals And A Pawpaw, Came Out Positive

Tanzanian President Throws Out Imported covid19 Test Kits After Testing On Animals And A Pawpaw, Came Out Positive

  President Magufuli says tests were found to be faulty after goat, sheep and pawpaw samples test positive for COVID-19. Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has dismissed imported coronavirus testing kits as faulty, saying they returned positive results on samples taken from a goat and a pawpaw. Magufuli made the remarks during an event in Chato […]

Zambia’s covid-19 cases shoot to 137

Zambia’s covid-19 cases shoot to 137

  Zambia’s cumulative total of laboratory confirmed cases of the coronavirus has risen to 137. This follows 13 new cases recorded from the 811 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya disclosed the development in Lusaka today, during the national update on the status of the coronavirus in the country. Dr. […]

Zambia was already a case study in how not to run an economy

Zambia was already a case study  in how not to run an economy

“I FEEL YOUR PAIN,” said Edgar Lungu in a televised address on April 24th. The President of Zambia claimed that COVID-19 had “thrown into disarray” the country’s finances. He mused about whether the government could afford to pay for pensions, civil service salaries and medicine. “Where will the money come from?” It is a good […]

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