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UPND’s Moono Mapani pegs as blackmail President Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s K30 million youth artistes fund

By Luswepo Mutepuka Kwilanzi News Zambia UNITED Party for National Development [UPND] Chairperson for Rural Reconstruction and development, Moono Mapani has described as blackmail President Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s decision to create a K30 million youth empowerment scheme for artistes countrywide, introduced a week after young people staged a Digital Bush Protest in Lusaka. An audibly hurt Mr. Mapani tells Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka that the K30 million Political Carrot offered by President Lungu is a clear indication that Zambian Government is in panic mode as elections near. Mr. Mapani wondered where the money had come from...

Do not stifle dissenting views; FODEP’s George Chimembe prods President Edgar Chagwa Lungu

By Luswepo Mutepuka Kwilanzi News Zambia FOUNDATION for Democratic Process (FODEP) Executive Director George Chimembe called on President Edgar Chagwa Lungu to desist from stopping citizens with a different point of view from expressing themselves. A worried Mr. Chimembe has told Kwilanzi News Zambia in an interview in Lusaka that President Lungu should have allowed a peaceful protest to State House as opposed blocking those with divergent views from holding a clearly legitimate demonstration. Mr. Chimembe is saddened that in a democratic country, people with a different political and socio-economic view point are increasingly denied to an opportunity to protest...

UPPZ’s Charles Chanda says Nigerian prophet Seer 1 has been vindicated

By Luswepo Mutepuka Kwilanzi News Zambia UNITED Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda describes that the manner in which government is running national affairs as a vindication of a prediction made by Seer 1 that he has withdrawn powers on account of failure by Patriotic Front (PF) leaders to honour promises made to the electorate. Mr. Chanda says there is total confusion evident by inconsistent implementation of governments’ policies, which are increasingly a variance with the 2011 ‘more money, more jobs and lower taxes’ theme. And Mr. Chanda has condemned President Edgar Chagwa Lungu’s countrywide tour of developmental...

Kitwe Mayor Engineer Kang’ombe Christopher says ultimatum for foreigners trading in compounds to relocate to industrial area has expired

By Luswepo Mutepuka, Kwilanzi News Zambia KITWE Mayor Engineer Christipher Kang’ombe is determined to enforce a Statutory Instrument No. 1 of 2017 on Citizens Economic Empowerment Reservations Scheme signed by President, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu which prohibits foreigners from trading in compounds countrywide. Mayor Kang’ombe, who is Local Government Association of Zambia (LGAZ) President says his Hub of the Copperbelt Province office in consultation with then Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Chansa Mpundu held a round table discussion in October 2018 with foreign traders and a diversity of stakeholders on the subject of foreign nationals engaging in retail, poultry farming and...

T Njovu words of Wisdom

T Njovu words of Wisdom   Last Sunday afternoon, I hosted five of my male church mates at my home. About ten of us men in our small Christian community were supposed to have met in November to organise the distribution of used items to vulnerable members of our community that we had contributed. The long delay was due to most of us being too busy. Last year we had resolved to be regularly meeting as men in our St Anthony Christian Community as a way of bonding, knowing each other better and being proactive to resolving issues of our...

Zambia Airports Corporation And Zte Zambia Services Donate Towards Covid-19 Fight

ZAMBIA AIRPORTS CORPORATION AND ZTE ZAMBIA SERVICES DONATE TOWARDS COVID-19 FIGHT   The Ministry of Finance has today received substantial donations of surgical-quality facial masks from the Zambia Airports Corporation, and ZTE Zambia Services. The masks are for use by staff under the Ministry.   The donation from Zambia Airports Corporation consists nineteen-thousand-nine-hundred-and-fifty (19, 950) surgical-quality facial masks worth K150, 000, approximately, while ZTE Zambia Services has also donated surgical-quality facial masks whose value is estimated at K75, 000. Zambia Airports Corporation sent the donation via courier.   Meanwhile, receiving four (4) carton boxes containing a total of ten-thousand (10,...

STATEMENT ON COVID-19 DONATIONS Lusaka, Friday, 15 MAY 2020

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE www.mof.gov.zm STATEMENT ON COVID-19 DONATIONS Lusaka, Friday, 15 MAY 2020 Through the Office of the Accountant General and the Controller of Internal Audit, the Ministry has been collecting reports on Covid-19 donations from other Ministries, Provinces and Agencies. In this regard, we have compiled a consolidated report of donations made to the Government of the Republic of Zambia for the period 1st March 2020 to 30th April 2020. The assessment of donations made towards the Covid-19 fight in Zambia has been done in accordance with the Public Financial Management Act, 2018, audit standards and...

IFAD injects K13.5 million in Zambia’s rural sustainability

ISSUED BY: Chileshe Kandeta Spokesperson MINISTRY OF FINANCE (MoF) IN a letter addressed to Finance Minister Dr BWALYA NG’ANDU, International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) Regional Director for East and Southern Africa SARA MBAGO-BHUNU has announced that Zambia is one of 59 selected countries that will benefit from IFAD’s newly established Rural Poor Stimulus Facility. Dr. MBAGO-BHUNU has also communicated that as a contribution to Zambia’s handling of economic challenges beset on rural communities by the Covid-19 pandemic, IFAD will initially give Zambia, K18.5 million.   IFAD has put in US$40 million of its own funds as seed money for...

Speech by His Excellency, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia On the occasion of the ground-breaking ceremony for the Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort  Friday, 3rd July, 2020

Republic of Zambia Speech by His Excellency, Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia On the occasion of the ground-breaking ceremony for the Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort  Friday, 3rd July, 2020   State house Lusaka  The Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Joyce Nonde Simukoko; The minister of tourism and arts, hon. Ronald Chitotela; The Southern Province Minister, Hon. Edify Hamukale; Your royal highnesses present; His worship, the mayor of Livingstone city; All senior government officials present;   Chairperson of the NAPSA Board of Trustees; NAPSA Director General and Management and Staff; All project staff present; Members of...

Speech By His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of The Republic Of Zambia, at The Commissioning And Official Handing Over Ceremony Of 50 Housing Units To The Zambia Police Service in Mazabuka District, Southern Province held on Saturday, 4th July, 2020

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA  Speech By His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of The Republic Of Zambia, at The Commissioning And Official Handing Over Ceremony Of 50 Housing Units To The Zambia Police Service in Mazabuka District, Southern Province held on Saturday, 4th July, 2020 State House Lusaka The Minister Of Home Affairs, Hon. Stephen Kampyongo, MP; The Provincial Minister For Southern Province, Hon. Dr. Edify Hamukale, MP; The Area Member Of Parliament; The Chairperson, Zambia Police Service Commission; The Permanent Secretaries Present; The District Commissioner, Monze District; The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Kakoma Kanganja; The Provincial Joint Operations...

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