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Signing of the NAPSA act will improve workers’ lives- BrendaTambatamba

Ndola, April 18,2023, ZANIS—Minister of Labour and Social Security Brenda Tambatamba says the signing of the Pensions Scheme amendment act No 1 of 2023 into Law by President Hakainde Hichilema demonstrates government’s commitment to the wellbeing of the People. Ms. Tambatamba says President Hichilema has kept his promise by ensuring that workers that contribute to National Pensions Scheme Authority (NAPSA) start accessing a 20 percent of their terminal benefits. She said the people’s lives will now improve as they will have part of their pension’s money to startup businesses. ZAINS reports that the Minister of Labour and Social Services said...

Medicine and Medical Supplies Crisis Press Statement by Economic and Equity Party (EEP)

By Economic and Equity Party (EEP) CHILUFYA TAYALI EEP PRESIDENT Ladies and gentlemen, I am a bearer of a bad news, to inform you that, we have a crisis caused by the incompetence and corruption of the New Dawn Government. Apart from mealie-meal crisis we have a crisis of medicines and health supplies. This is a serious crisis because many of our people will die due to lack of proper healthcare. Soon after taking over Government, the United Party for National Development (UPND) went on rampage to blacklist a number of our pharmaceutical companies, labeling them to be linked to...

Chipata City Mayor George Mwanza is in Germany exchange visit to Dormagen City 16th to 24th April 2023

Press Statement  Issued by Lubinda Kashewe First Secretary- Press Zambian Embassy in Berlin, Germany kashewe@zambiaembassy.de Sunday16th April 2023 Berlin, Germany A seven-member delegation led by Chipata City Mayor George Mwanza is in Germany on an exchange visit to Dormagen City from 16th to 24th April 2023. The Mayor of Dormagen City Erik Lierenfeld states in his letter of invitation that the visit will deepen the friendly relationship and strong municipal partnership between the two twinned cities. He says the two cities would like to promote sustainable development in both cities based on the signed twinning agreement. Some of the delegations’ orientation visits will...

Kanchibiya district’s best Constituency Development Fund implementation – Gary Chilala Nkombo

By Kwilanzi Newspaper Zambia (KNZ) Friday, 11th November, 2022 Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Gary Nkombo has commended Kanchibiya District for being the best in the implementation of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). Mr Nkombo says Kanchibiya district is on the map so far following the CDF guidelines. He has therefore implored officers to continue to effectively utilise the CDF in a balanced and equitable manner as well as to continue attracting investment now, that are poised to grow economically. The minister said this on Friday, 11th November, 2022, during a Heads of Departments meeting in the Kanchibiya...

Chief Kabinga appeals for electricity

  Kanchibiya, April 12, 2023, ZANIS—Chief Kabinga of the Bisa people in Kanchibiya District in Muchinga Province has appealed to the government to connect his chiefdom to the national hydro-electricity grid. The chief has bemoaned the lack of electricity connection to Kabinga chiefdom as a sad development. He expressed concern that he does not understand as to why his chiefdom has remained unconnected to the national electricity grid despite several efforts and appeals made to the responsible offices. He told the Zambia News and Information Service (ZANIS) in Kanchibiya today that out of the four chiefdoms in Kanchibiya District only...

ZAMBIAN BREWERIES BOOSTS DIGITAL ECONOMY WITH DONATION OF ICT EQUIPMENT TO ICTAZ    

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WITH PICTURES Thursday, APRIL 12, 2023   ZAMBIAN BREWERIES BOOSTS DIGITAL ECONOMY WITH DONATION OF ICT EQUIPMENT TO ICTAZ LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Zambia expects to achieve a digital economy which will be highly dependent on information technology. According to the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO): “To be smart, the digital revolution will need to be inclusive.” ICT has been integrated into the 8th National Development Plan that is set to bring the nation closer to realising Vision 2030- for Zambia to become a prosperous middle-income nation. Therefore, enhancement of digital skills has been...

CHOMA COUNCIL CLOSES 100 UNAUTHORIZED DRINKING PLACES

CHOMA Municipal Council has closed 100 Shebeens that have been operating within residential areas of the district. Choma Municipal Council Health Committee Chairperson Flanery Musika stated that all the 100 Shebeens were closed during separate council operations in the first quarter of this year. ZANIS reports that Mr. Musika disclosed during a full Council meeting that 12 people have been taken to court for illegal running of beer drinking places. He noted that action to close illegal drinking places is meant to bring sanity to the district, adding that the Council will continue to work towards this goal. And Council...

Commonwealth finance ministers call for systemic reform of global financial architecture

Commonwealth finance ministers call for systemic reform of global financial architecture Saturday, 15th April 2023 For immediate release Finance ministers from various Commonwealth countries have called for a systemic reform of the global financial architecture to enhance access to development financing for vulnerable countries Their collective call for reform came at the Commonwealth Finance Ministers High-Level Working Group Meeting in Washington D.C. on 14 April 2023. At the inaugural Commonwealth Finance Ministers High-Level Working Group Meeting held on the margins of the 2023 World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings, finance ministers discussed national fiscal policies, measures...

PROFLIGHT OVERTAKES SOUTH AFRICA ON LUSAKA-JOBURG FLIGHTS 

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WITH PICTURES APRIL 12, 2023   PROFLIGHT OVERTAKES SOUTH AFRICA ON LUSAKA-JOBURG FLIGHTS   LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – Proflight Zambia has boosted capacity on its Lusaka-Johannesburg service, resulting in the route between the two cities having more Zambian operated flights than South African ones. Proflight has increased the frequency of its flights to three times a day and is introducing a 126-seat 737-500 aircraft to its fleet to meet demand. The airline will commence the three daily flights seven days a week from April and the addition of the leased 737-500 aircraft from African Charter Airline of...

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