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Southern Province Minister opens the ZICA Annual Business Conference 12th October 2022

BY ZICA Annual Business Conference Publicity Team SOUTHERN Province Minister Cornelius Mweetwa has officially opened the Annual Business Conference (ABC) being held at Avani Victoria Falls Resort in Livingstone from Wednesday, 12th to Friday, 14th October, 2022. The Annual Business Conference brings together over 500 delegates and is jointly organised by the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Mr. Mweetwa, a United Party for National Development (UPND) Choma Central Member of Parliament (MP) highlighted that since the last Annual Business Conference convened in 2019, no one...

BA HH, UPND MULETUTWALA KWISA? …why destroy the credibility of ECZ just to fix Lusambo and Malanji?

By Fred M’membe President of the Socialist Party The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has announced that the Kabushi and Kwacha parliamentary by-elections will be held on Friday, 21 October, 2022. The Commission has further stated that the campaign period in both constituencies will run from 11 to October. We find this move by the ECZ problematic for a number of reasons. And we ask the Commission to reconsider their decision. First, following the earlier resignations of the two candidates in both Kabushi and Kwacha constituencies, which decisions were formally communicated to and acknowledged by the ECZ, it would be...

FNB takes its promise of real help to a new

DERRICK SINJELA and Saeed Simon Banda FIRST Rand Group (F4G), the parent company for First National Bank (FNB) Zambia is reimagining help as it strives to make every day easier and tomorrow better for all its customers, taking a bold step forward on its journey into the future. Speaking during the announcement of the brand refresh, FNB Group CEO, Jacques Celliers, said, “For 184 years, our sense of care has been vital to our efforts to help millions of individuals, families, and businesses realize their dreams and aspirations. Our efforts to transition beyond banking are still deeply rooted in our...

PARATUS ZAMBIA WINS TOP SERVICE AWARD ….Paratus Zambia sees off its competitors to clinch Service Excellence Award 2022

PARATUS ZAMBIA WINS TOP SERVICE AWARD   ….Paratus Zambia sees off its competitors to clinch Service Excellence Award 2022   By Lana Martens lana@wiredcommunications.co.za +27(0)82 458 9916   Meagan Karsten meagan@wiredcommunications.co.za +27(0)73 234 4842 …and Meagan Karsten   PARATUS Zambia has won the Service Excellence Award for the ISP and IAP sector in Zambia. The service excellence awards are organised and managed by the Chartered Institute of Customer Management (CICM) to recognise, promote, and reward excellence, professionalism, and outstanding achievement in all business sectors of the country. With customer expectations continually rising, the business community is becoming increasingly aware of...

Alexander Bwalya `Chikwanda walks tightrope … ….revokes Statutory Instrument 35 and 55

Bank of Zambia Governor, Dr. Denny Kalyalya and BoZ Deputy Governoer Operations, Bwalya Ng’andu with Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda and Amos Chanda`Chikwanda walks tightrope … ….revokes Statutory Instrument 35 and 55 By Derrick Sinjela and Favourite Kalando report for Rainbow Newspaper Limited New Chilenje, Lusaka DARING critics, Zambia’s Finance Minister Alexander Bwalya Chikwanda maintains that the Patriotic Front government will not idealise development but will stride toward creating practical interventions that empower citizens. Meanwhile, Chikwanda took a bold step as he announced the immediate revocation of Statutory Instrument No 35 of 2012 barring quoting of products and services in foreign currencies...

MIKE MPOSHA FLAGS OFF MULTI MILLION EURO ZAMBIA WATER AND SANITATION PROJECT IN CHILILABOMBWE

Saturday, 08.10.2022 MPOSHA FLAGS OFF MULTI MILLION EURO ZAMBIA WATER AND SANITATION PROJECT IN CHILILABOMBWE GOVERNMENT has flagged off works on the 156 million euro Zambia Water and Sanitation project on the copperbelt with the aim of benefiting about 503,000 people . Water and Sanitation minister Mike Mposha says the project which targets Chingola, Chililabombwe and Mufulira will be done in a phased approach and is one of the many interventions that will address the water challenges. Mr. Mposha said this when he handed over the 9.9 million euro Zambia water and sanitation project in Chililabombwe district which is expected...

Heart condition stops Mwepu’s football career

Enock Mwepu has been forced to end his playing career following the diagnosis of a hereditary heart condition. The condition, which can worsen over time, would put Enock at an extremely high risk of suffering a potentially fatal cardiac event, if he were to continue playing competitive football. Club chairman Tony Bloom said, “We are all absolutely devastated for Enock. He and his family have had a traumatic few weeks and while we are just thankful he has come through that period, he has seen such a promising career cut short at such a young age. “As a club we...

MTF Academy celebrates the next generation of African storytellers as the Class of 2022 graduated

By DERRICK SINJELA/Rainbow 🌈 Newspaper Zambia Limited (RNZL) established Monday, 25th June, 2022 THE graduation event was a celebration of the hard work and dedication of the 19 graduating students – as well as the success of MultiChoice’s Talent Factory concept. Now in its 3rd cohort, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy has proven that the African entertainment industry is ripe with gripping stories that are waiting to be told. This was made clear at the MTF Academy’s annual graduation event – where 19 students from Southern Africa demonstrated the calibre of talent that exists in Africa. Through their hard...

“I want to teach Hon. Mr. Justice Evans Mweembani Hamaundu, his friends a lesson,” warns Lusaka Businessman Misheck Chatora

I WANT TO TEACH JUDGE EVANS HAMAUNDU, HIS FRIENDS A LESSON, WARNS LUSAKA BUSINESSMAN MISHECK CHATORA A Lusaka businessman Misheck Chatora says he wants to teach Supreme Court Judge Evans Hamaundu a lesson, saying he is puzzled that despite accusing the judges of corruption they have failed to cite him for contempt. And Chatora’s Company, Maritime Freight and Forwarding Limited has filed an affidavit in support of motion against Zambian Breweries in the Supreme Court fallowing his dissatisfaction with how the previous matter was handled by justices Michael Musonda, Hamaundu, Roydah Kaomaand Nigel Mutuna. Chatora has reported the four justices...

WHY ARRES T, CHARGE KBF NOW

By Fred M’membe President of the Socialist Party The arrest and charging of Mr Kelvin Bwalya Fube raises very serious questions about the independence, integrity and impartiality of our law enforcement agencies. For all these months Mr Fube was working with the UPND could not be arrested until after he launches his own political party and starts to denounce Mr Hakainde Hichilema. These are not crimes Mr Fube is alleged or suspected to have committed after launching his party. Why arrest and charge him now? This type of conduct has totally undermined, discredited this UPND government’s fight against corruption. It...

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