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IDC gets $2 million funding support to scale up solar project

IDC gets $2 million funding support to scale up solar project

THE United States government has provided a US$2 million funding to support Zambia’s first round of scaling solar project being implemented by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) This demonstrates confidence by the United States in the Zambia Scaling Solar programme. United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Zambia director Mike Yates said US$2 million had […]

CEC Liquid Telecom launches Fibre to Home promising fastest broadband speeds in Zambia

Around 8,000 homes and businesses in Lusaka will be able to enjoy fast speed internet after CEC Liquid Telecom launched its Fibre to Home service. The Fibre to Home service will provide speeds of up to 100Mbps, the fastest broadband ever available in Zambia and Africa allowing homes and businesses of all sizes access superfast […]

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Meet Kalengo Kamwendo, Zambia’s youngest pilot

At the tender age of twenty years old, Kalenga Kamwendo has become Zambia’s youngest pilot, having been hired as part of Proflight Zambia’s commitment to supporting Zambian youth and nurturing young local talent. Kamwendo was given the job on his 20th Birthday in August last year, and has since joined Proflight’s team of 36 pilots […]

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ZESCO MANAGING DIRECTOR, CYPRIAN CHITUNDU FIRED

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ZESCO MANAGING DIRECTOR, CYPRIAN CHITUNDU FIRED

ZAMBIA Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO) Managing Director,Cyprian Chitundu has been fired and replaced by Chief Operations Officer Victor Mundende as the new Managing Director for the power utility company. Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development Christopher Yaluma confirmed the development in a press statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka today. Government has thanked […]

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Bill Clinton’s libido threatens to derail Hillary — again

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Bill Clinton’s libido threatens to derail Hillary — again

She hasn’t even announced, but the question has already resurfaced: Will Bill Clinton’s baggage derail Hillary Clinton’s presidential hopes? Just a few weeks ago, reports broke that Bill Clinton had flown at least 11 times on “The Lolita Express” — a private plane owned by the mysterious financier and convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. According to […]

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Given Lubinda Sets Mission for Mealie Meal Price Cuts

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Given Lubinda Sets Mission for Mealie Meal Price Cuts

GOVERNMENT will soon meet millers to discuss the possibility of reducing mealie-meal prices following the reduction in fuel prices, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock Given Lubinda has said. The Energy Regulation Board last month slashed fuel prices by an average 28 percent, but most service providers have been slow in effecting a downward push on […]

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Mukanga assures nation on road, railway projects

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Mukanga assures nation on road, railway projects

Transport, Works, Supply and Communication Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has assured the nation government under the leadership President Edgar Lungu is still committed to completing all road and railway projects within their specified time frames. Mr. Mukanga says much as there are some challenges with regards the slow pace at which some works are being done, […]

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Yaluma dissolves ZESCO board

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Yaluma dissolves ZESCO board

The Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development Christopher Yaluma has terminated the appointment of the current Board members of the Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO). The Minister’s decision to dissolve the ZESCO board is with immediate effect. This is according to a statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka by the Ministry of Mines, […]

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Audit report on parastatals reveals poor performance

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Audit report on parastatals reveals poor performance

The latest Report of the Auditor General on Parastatals and other Statutory bodies for the financial year ended 31st December 2013 has revealed an overall poor financial an d operational performance in most of the audited entities. The institutions include the Development Bank of Zambia, the Judiciary, ZAMTEL, Patents and Companies Agency (PACRA),the Public Service […]

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Chellah laughs at street adult Msoni’s ultimatum to Sata

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Chellah laughs at street adult Msoni’s ultimatum to Sata

The President’s Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah has described as comedy opposition APC President Nason Msoni’s 26 days ultimatum issued to President Michael Sata. On Wednesday this week, Mr. Msoni is reported to have issued an ultimatum, whose deadline is the 15th of September, in which his party expects President Sata […]

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