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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...

Hot TV Zambia ‘Brick and Mortar’ done and Iaunching Tuesday 2nd September, 2020 brags Oscar Chavula

Today we begin a new journey as Hot TV. Brick and Mortar is done! Our Iaunch is Tuesday 2nd September, 2020. Our wheels are in motion now and I wish to serve notice to on lookers and detractors alike. It’s exactly 3 months from launch. I have had incessant nay sayers at every turn in life. Many have felt I live on the edge and dangerously so. Some have laughed me to scorn while others have chuckled behind my back until the joke isn’t funny anymore! If I listened to those professional fear mongers I’d be living a very boring...

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...

Small Scale Farmers a hope to Zambia’s National Food Basket 

By Edah Chimya, Executive Director, Zambia Alliance of Women ( ZAW) ZAMBIA Alliance of Women is delighted with the results of latest Crop Foresting Survey announced by Honourable Michael Katambo MP – Minister of Agriculture. With the outcome that Zambia’s 2020 Maize Production has increased to 3Million tonnes from 2Million tonnes last year. ZAW is especially excited to note that the increase in production was not only maize focused but that other crops such as Sorghum, Rice, Millet, Sunflower, Soya beans, Irish Potatoes, Bambara nuts, Cow peas, Sweet Potatoes, Wheat, Barley and Popcorns equally recorded increase in production, a sign that farmers are...

*Unemployed youths to receive Youth Empowerment Fund in 2021*

By Chalwe Chanadala Youth Coordinator, Leadership Movement ( LM) …… Leadership Movement will bring back the youth empowerment fund in 2021 once in power. WITH Zambia been hit by COVID19 as the Leadership Movement, we feel majority of the Youths are living in Poverty. As a caring government we in the Leadership Movement we promise to bring back the Youth Empowerment Fund which will help a huge number of unemployed youths. Under the leadership of Dr. Richard Silumbe as a government will not allow politics in the disbursement of Youth Empowerment Fund. To all my fellow youths don’t lose hope Zambia is...

Thanks to Dr.Kalimanzila , I have a man who loves me by my side”…. Consultation call: +260764686962

Thanks to Dr.Kalimanzila , I have a man who loves me by my side” Most of us may be familiar with that painful, sinking feeling that follows after being rejected by someone you really liked…or loved. A Zambian lady struggled with one broken relationship after another, having been rejected by each of the men she dated. A story of a woman being rejected again and again. For anyone who has been rejected by a lover or been in a relationship that seemed to have blossomed then suddenly it withered away and died, the reasons for rejection may not be so...

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...

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