Category: Business

National Revolution Party *Presidential Statement Read During A Media Briefing* Wednesday 3rd June 2020 by NRP President Dr. Cosmo Mumba

National Revolution Party (NRP) *Presidential Statement Read During A Media Briefing* Wednesday 3rd June 2020 Ndeke Hotel Lusaka AS National Revolution Party (NRP), we wish to state that there is need for the people of Zambia to be Patriotic Citizens if the country is to develop. When things are going on well in the country, we expect people to give credit and applaud as opposed to just keeping quiet because of being ashamed. The opposition should NOT be ashamed but give credit where it is due. It is by this thaf we as a progressive party we would like to...

“Zambia’s gold is for Zambians,” insists UPND President Hakainde Hichilema

ZAMBIA’S GOLD IS FOR ZAMBIANS. By Hakainde Hichilema, UPND President. The United Party for National Development ( UPND) has taken keen interest in the recent Joint Ventures announced by ZCCM pertaining to gold processing in Zambia, being a Public Interest Entity majority owned by the people of Zambia. We have taken note of the statement issued by Barnaby Mulenga, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development, and ZCCM Non-Executive Director on 24 May 2020 clarifying matters related to the joint ventures, the parties involved, and how Zambia stands to benefit. We also note the statement issued...

LCC gives Chicago’s, four others 24 hours ultimatum

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE USE LCC GIVES CHICAGOS, FOUR OTHERS 24 HOURS ULTIMATUM Lusaka- Tuesday, 2nd June, 2020 Lusaka City Council (LCC) has given Chicagos at East Park Mall and four others 24 hours ultimatum to show cause why their licences should not be revoked for contravening public health guidelines. Based on LCC investigations and video footage, it has been established that Chicagos management over the weekend allowed their premises to operate as a bar and night club and unsatisfactory practice of social distancing. The violations contravene the provisions of Statutory Instrument Nos. 21 and 22 of 2020 made under...

Ntalasha Chisha writes to Zambian Political Party SGs to allocate 25% adoptions for 2021 to differently-abled

By Francis Chipalo@NewAge News As an organization that seeks to empower the underprivileged people in communities, we are hereby appealing to all political parties to consider allocating at least 25 % of Adoptions in the Forth Coming General Elections for 2021 to Persons Living with Disabilities, Born Short Living Tall (BSLT) Executive Director Ntalasha Chisha has said. According to a letter addressed to secretary generals of political parties and made available to NewAge News, Chisha said taking such an action would break the discriminatory and segregatory barriers that currently exist in politics where there was less participation by differently abled...

Solar installation breathes life in Meheba and Mayukwayukwa Resettlement Schemes  

By Mercy Khozi Communications Analyst-United Nations Development Programme,United Nations House, Alick Nkhata Road mercy.khozi@undp.org Mobile : +260966 750 787 Tel: +260211386200 Ext: 231 www.zm.undp.org Twitter: @UndpZambia Lusaka, 30th May 2020 UNDP with funding from the Government of Japan recently installed solar systems at the health centres located in Mayukwayukwa and Meheba resettlement schemes at a total cost of USD57,000.00. These solar systems allow these health centers now to operate as  Outpatient Departments (OPD) for 24 hours a day. Dr. Minyoi Health Centre and Kamiba Clinic, located in Mayukwayukwa and Meheba Resettlement Schemes both received and installed solar systems costing USD24,200.00 and USD 33,400 respectively.  Woman with her...

Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) will effective Monday 1st June 2020, discontinue supply of hydro-power to Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) as the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) between CEC and KCM ended 31 March 2020

Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) will effective Monday 1st June 2020, discontinue supply of hydro-power to Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) as the Power Supply Agreement (PSA) between CEC and KCM ended 31 March 2020

*CEC CUTS POWER SUPPLY TO KONKOLA COPPER MINES* LUSAKA – Friday 29 May, 2020 – – – THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) will, effective 1 June 2020, discontinue the supply of power to Konkola Copper Mines Plc (KCM) as the power supply agreement (PSA) between CEC and KCM came to an end on 31 March 2020 but was extended through mutual agreement of the parties, up to 31 May 2020. NEGOTIATIONS for its further extension have broken down, despite CEC’s best efforts in good faith towards securing a new contract and engaging in comprehensive and cooperative negotiations. IN trying...

George Sichimba’s update on Lusaka City Council certification of public gatherings, disinfection of public places

  Lusaka, Sunday, 31st May, 2020. George Sichimba Public Relations Manager -Lusaka City Council (LCC) LUSAKA City Council (LCC) has certified 904 public gatherings in the last three weeks. And LCC has disinfected 1421 public places since the COVID-19 pandemic was reported in Zambia. Out of the 904 certified public gatherings, 143 are churches, 364 are marriage related gatherings (weddings, chilanga mulilo, matebeto) and 191 are restaurants. Others are 22 gymnasiums, 88 casinos, 51 conferences, 07 festivals, 37 funerals and cinema. The certification of public gatherings was embarked on following the pronouncement by the Republican President, Dr Edgar Chagwa Lungu,...

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