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Zambia and the European Union sign a memorandum of understanding to strengthen partnerships in the field of forests ~

Written by Marie Muekesa Zambia and the European Union have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening partnerships in the field of forests. President HAKINDE HICHILEMA signed on behalf of Zambia and EU President VON DER LEYEN signed on behalf of the EU Commission. Speaking after the signing ceremony, President HICHILEMA said reforestation should […]

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The second commander in court – Moibantu

After his arrest in September, Lusaka businessman Francis Mushimoa, known as Commander Two, appeared in court this morning facing seven counts of corruption allegations. The 38-year-old is charged with possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime and another count of non-compliance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act. It is alleged […]

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Two civil servants appear in court ~

(Zanes) Two civil servants appeared before the Magistrate’s Court in Kasama for allegedly aiding the entry into Zambia of nine undocumented Burundian nationals. Penuel Ferry, 47, and Hanguma Menza, 44, both state drivers have been charged with nine counts of human trafficking. The facts before the court are that on October 7, 2022, the Ministry […]

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Don’t Visit Churches Just for Campaigns – Priest – Daily Nation

By Mukwima Shalala A Catholic priest in Nangoma Parish said politicians should not only visit churches when there are elections, but should worship with citizens during the period when there are no campaigns. Father Rogers Matanda of the Catholic Diocese of Nangoma expressed concern that many politicians visited churches only during vote-seeking campaigns. Father Matanda […]

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The second commander in court – Moibantu

After his arrest in September, Lusaka businessman Francis Mushimoa, known as Commander Two, appeared in court this morning facing seven counts of corruption allegations. The 38-year-old is charged with possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime and another count of non-compliance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act. It is alleged […]

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FRA pays farmers 1.7 billion karate ~

Written by Mark Zeligun The Food Reserve Agency, FRA, paid 1.7 billion kwacha to farmers who supplied the agency with corn, soybeans and rice. Chula Cavapola, chief executive of the FRA, says 839 million kwacha was paid to farmers who supplied corn while 911 million kwacha was paid to farmers who supplied soybeans. Dr. KAFWABULA […]

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The government cancels contracts for private laboratories operating inside public hospitals – The Daily Nation

The government has given notice of termination of contracts for private laboratories operating within the premises of the University Teaching Hospital, citing the need to return the main hospital laboratory to its full functionality. Health Minister Silvia Masebo said the government is aware of reports from the public that some health workers are referring patients […]

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The second commander in court – Moibantu

After his arrest in September, Lusaka businessman Francis Mushimoa, known as Commander Two, appeared in court this morning facing seven counts of corruption allegations. The 38-year-old is charged with possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime and another count of non-compliance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act. It is alleged […]

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President HICHILEMA cooperates with a team from the Commonwealth ~

Written by Marie Muekesa President Hakende Chilima held a series of meetings during the ongoing COP 27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. This morning, President HICHILEMA met with a team from the Commonwealth of Nations to discuss matters of mutual interest. Some of the key issues discussed include investing in renewable energy in order to […]

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Times of Zambia | More than 2,000 first-year CBU students get loans

By Judith Namotoy –The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) said that the feasibility study for the Batoka Hydropower Plant has been reviewed.ZRA CEO Munyaradze Monodov said in an interview yesterday that the review of the pilot structure, power house and energy production of the project has been completed.Mr. Mandefa said that the authority is currently awaiting […]

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ERB advised to review fuel pricing system – Daily Nation

By Tawanda Munyuki Energy expert Johnston Chikwanda has advised the Energy Regulatory Board (ERB) to readjust the notice of the fuel increase in addition to the reduction. Dr Chikwanda said rather than announcing in the evening that prices rise or fall at midnight on the same day, the board should instead allow for an increase […]

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The second commander in court – Moibantu

After his arrest in September, Lusaka businessman Francis Mushimoa, known as Commander Two, appeared in court this morning facing seven counts of corruption allegations. The 38-year-old is charged with possession of property reasonably suspected to be proceeds of crime and another count of non-compliance with the provisions of the Income Tax Act. It is alleged […]

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Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter says awarding Qatar the championship was a mistake

(BBC) Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter said the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was a “mistake”. Blatter, 86, was head of world football’s governing body when Qatar won the tournament in 2010. The Gulf state has been criticized for its stance on same-sex relationships, its human rights record, and its treatment […]

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