Category: Business

“Save, Invest, Insure to live a better life,” prods Leadership Movement (LM) President Dr. Richard Silumbe

*Save, Invest, Insure to live a better life* As the Leadership Movement we have noted that most of people are still Ignorant on Saving methods. Hence the majority are living in poverty while in most communities depends on Small businesses and others are have closed to due to Corona Virus Outbreak. The Leadership Movement would like to advise women and youths in Business to make Sound Financial Decisions by Saving and Investing in order to avoid unexpected shocks. In 2021, as a party once we form government we shall expand Financial Literacy Week to a serious national programme with roadshow...

Transparency International Zambia (TI-Z) Executive Director Maurice K. Nyambe Auditor General’s Office vow to track donations towards Zambia’s fight against the Coronavirus (covid-19)

House No. 128 Mwambula Rd Jesmondine P.O. Box 37475 Lusaka, Zambia Telefax: +260 1 293649 E-mail: tizambiageneral@gmail.com Website: www.tizambia.org.zm 24TH April, 2020 For Immediate Release The News editor TI-ZAMBIA WELCOMES AUDITOR GENERAL’S MOVE TO MONITOR COVID-19 DONATIONS Transparency International Zambia (TI-Z) notes with optimism the move by the Auditor General’s office to track all donations made towards Zambia’s fight against the corona virus (Covid-19). As an organization that espouses principles of openness and accountability in the management of public resources, we welcome this move as we feel it is an important step towards responding to the concerns that have been...

Lubinda Haabazoka regards the depreciation of the Zambian Kwacha as temporal setback

By Kwilanzi News Zambia ECONOMIC Association of Zambia President Lubinda Haabazoka says the depreciation of the Kwacha now trading at K20 to One United States Dollar is a global rather than a domestic issue attributed to the outbreak of Coronavirus Covid 19. Sounding quite optimistic of Zambia recovering after the rampaging impact of covid 19, Dr. Habaazoka says though the U-S dollar had gained a lot of value against other convertible currencies, the Economic association of Zambia remains hopeful that the global economic and financial environment is going to stabilize. Having studied economics in Russia, Eastern Europe, Dr. Habaazoka is...

ZUFIAW General Secretary Chingati Msiska investigating poor labour agreements

By Kwilanzi News Zambia ZAMBIA Union of Financial and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) General Secretary Chingati Msiska has disclosed that the union is investigating some Financial Institutions that have forced employees to sign agreements that are not making sense. A worried Mr. Msiska has warned erring employers involved in imposing unfavourable employment contracts to prospecting employees of the impending ZUFIAW wrath once ongoing investigations find them wanting. Issuing a timely warning, in an interview with Kwilanzi News Zambia in Lusaka, Mr. Msiska advised employers abrogating existing labour laws to desist from abuse employee rights, as some employers are illegally deducting hours...

Dr. Richard Silumbe to impose for a 35-year-jail-time on people stealing Zambia’s public funds

By Kwilanzi News Zambia As 15 months and two (2) weeks remain ahead of Zambians Voting, Leadership Movement Leader Dr. Richard Silumbe is advocating for a thirty-five year-(35 year) imprisonment with hard labour for anyone found misappropriated public funds in Zambia as it is a heinous crime against society. With barely, 473 days before Zambia Votes on Thursday 12th August 2021, from today Saturday, 26th April 2020, Dr. Silumbe has told Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka that the Leadership Movement considers corruption as a ‘Defilement of the State’ stressing that anyone who is found misusing public funds must be mercilessly...

UPND’s Moono Mapani wants a profitable 2019-2020 floor maize price

By Kwilanzi News Zambia UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) for Rural Reconstruction and Development Chairman Moono Mapani is demanding for high maize price for the 2019-2020 Marketing Season to protect Zambian peasant and commercial farmers. And Mr. Mapani has told Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka that the Hakainde Hichilema led UPND expects the Zambian Government to take into account the socio-economic challenges faced the agricultural sector before arriving at the grain floor price. As the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) pegs agriculture as a spring board for a diversified economy and employment creation, Mr, Mapani advised...

NDC President Dr. Chishimba Kambwili petitions Energy Regulation Board (ERB) to reduce fuel pump prices to cushion the social effects of COVID-19 on Zambian citizens

[blockquote style=”1″][/blockquote] *Issued by Saboi Imboela* *Spokesperson- NDC* Sunday 26th April 2020 – Lusaka THE National Democratic  Congress, NDC, says that the Energy Regulation Board, ERB, should reduce pump prices to help cushion the social effects of COVID-19. The NDC president Dr. Chishimba Kambwili says that fuel pump price reduction and crude oil world over has become a trending phenomenal which should also benefit Zambians. This week’s global oil market prices have reduced following the COVID-19 pandemic encircling economic lockdowns in many countries, coupled with uncertainties within the OPEC agreement. Cuban Crude oil prices had reduced by 69% from $69.58...

Drug Enforcement Commission PRESS STATEMENT Lusaka, Friday 24th April, 2020 on $19, 000 United States Dollars counterfeit notes

Theresa Katongo Public Relations Officer Drug Enforcement Commission THE Drug Enforcement Commission on the Copperbelt has arrested a 56 year-old businessman of Kitwe for being in possession of over $19, 000 United States Dollars counterfeit notes. Fumbelo Westard, 56, a businessman of House No. 10116/2 Garneton East in Kitwe has been arrested for being in possession of $19, 600 United States Dollars counterfeit notes in $100 Dollar bills. The suspect was apprehended at a Zambia National Service checkpoint in Minambe area between Mufulira and Mokambo Border on a taxi coming from Kitwe. Meanwhile, the Commission in Central Province has arrested...

*_Do Zambian pupils- students evaporate after an exam? – wonders Lewis Mwape_*

[blockquote style=”1″]*_Do Zambian pupils- students evaporate after an exam? – wonders Lewis Mwape_*[/blockquote] By _Derrick Sinjela_ *FORMER Zambia Council for Social Development (ZCSD) Executive Director Lewis Mwape* is disconcerted over ramifications created by the country’s pyramid education structure seemingly confining learners to destitution and near extinction. *Mr. Mwape* says it is concerning that at primary school level, a lot of children are enrolled but fail to reach or attain tertiary education and qualifications on account of lack of sufficient progression learning spaces. A vexed *Mwape* grieved that it annually puzzled him where learners are pushed to as thousands of pupils...

Non-governmnetal Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) to rescind decision and reinstate Prime Television’s Broadcasting License

Press Statement For Immediate Release Friday 10th April 2020 NGOCC URGES IBA TO REINSTATE PRIME TELEVISION LICENSE The Non-governmnetal Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has noted with concern the drastic decision by the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) to suspend the operating license of Prime Television in “public interest.” This decision without doubt negates the fundamental rights of press freedom and freedom of expression that are guaranteed and provided for in the Republican Constitution. The role of a free and independent press cannot be overemphasized in a young democracy like ours. An independent and free press is critical in nurturing the...

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