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MUSLIMS TALKS ABOUT GBV

  The Islamic Supreme Council of Zambia says it does not want to be left behind in the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) as the Country is observing 16 days of Gender Activism.   The 2017 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence is being...

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PF COMMENT ON UPND CARD EVENT

  The Ruling Patriotic Front (PF) says it is not scared and that it will not pay Attention to United Party for National Development’s (UPND) Card Renewal Exercise taking in Kitwe in the Show Grounds Tomorrow (SUNDAY).   United Party for National Development...

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NEW HIV INFECTIONS WORRY NAC

  National Aids Council (NAC), Acting Director General, Mr. Fortune Chibamba, says the 46,000 Hiv New Infections that Occur Every Year is Unacceptable.   Mr Chibamba has since urged the Media to be Champions of Hiv Prevention in the Country.   He was Speaking...

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POLICY RATE REDUCES AGAIN

  The Monetary Policy Rate has continued to nose dive with more than a Month before 2018, the Latest Reduction sees the Policy Rate Drop to 10.25 Percent from 11 Percent.   And the Statutory Reserve Ratio is now at 8 Percent from 9.5 Percent.   A Policy Rate in...

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US CALLS FOR A FREE PRESS

  The United States (US) Embassy in Zambia has observed that a Free and Professional Press is Instrumental in ensuring an informed Citizenry and thriving Democracy.   Speaking during the Official Opening of the Capacity Building for Journalists to Report on...

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ZAMBIA’S RANKING ON MO IBRAHIM

  Zambia has Ranked 16 out of 54 in Africa in Overall Governance, scoring 57.7 out of 100, According to the 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance.   Zambia scores Higher than the African Average (50.8) and lower than the regional average for Southern Africa...

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5FM STAFFER WINS SCIENCE AWARD

  Higher Education Minister Professor Nkandu Luo has continued to stress the important Role of Science and Technology in National Development.   Professor Luo has repeated that without Appropriate Funding to Research, African Nations will forever been Dependent...

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ZRA PAYS OUT VAT REFUNDS

  Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA); Commissioner General; Kingsley Chanda; says a Total of 6.4 Billion Kwacha in VAT Refunds has been paid out to Major Mining Companies.    Mr Chanda said the total Outstanding VAT Refund Payments to the Sector currently stand at...

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ZAMBIA CALLS FOR CALM IN ZIM

  Zambia is Confident the Resolutions Passed at an Emergency Meeting in Botswana of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ Troika plus Council Chairperson will aid in Diffusing the Political Impasse in Zimbabwe.   This followed the Military in...

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KALUMBA SPEAKS OUT ON ROAD SAFETY

  Lusaka Mayor, Wilson Kalumba, says Road Safety Policy, Infrastructure and Awareness must put in place for all Road Users and Child Pedestrians in Particular.   Mr. Kalumba also disclosed that more than a Quarter of People injured and Killed on the Streets are...

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