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Allocate more funding to Agriculture Research Centres in the 2023 national budget

Lusaka Times - Mar, 27/09/2022 - 3:58am
Stakeholders are giving out their expectations ahead of the 2023 National Budget presentation to Parliament set for this Friday, 30th September, 2022. The Government has been urged to allocate more funding to Agriculture Research Centres in the 2023 national budget. Zambians United for Sustainable Development (ZUSD) President Lazarus Chisela said the budget for 2022 did […]
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Africa is in dire need of a Continental Framework for Mortality Surveillance-Masebo

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 7:35pm
Minister of Health Syvia T Masebo has said Africa is in dire need of a Continental Framework for Mortality Surveillance to guide member states in the planning and implementation of their Mortality surveillance programs. Ms. Masebo said the Continental Framework for Mortality Surveillance will also fast track the availability of good quality and timely mortality […]
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Sichone Hopes to End Mali Friendly Visit on a High

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 4:59pm
Chipolopolo stand – in coach Moses Sichone is hoping to close their two-match tour of Mali with a positive result this evening in Bamako. Zambia lost the first match 1-0 on Friday just 24 hours before the official news rolled in that absent coach Aljosa Asanovic had quit the job over unpaid dues. But assistant […]
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Prevailing economic stability encouraging private sector participation -ZDA

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 4:00pm
The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) says the prevailing economic stability in the country is encouraging private sector participation in investing in Zambia. ZDA acting Director General Albert Halwampa says the country has been seeing more actualized investment since last year. Mr. Halwampa stated that a country can only thrive economically when investment pledges are turned into […]
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Mwense Council Chairperson buried

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 3:54pm
Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Gray Nkombo has described the death of late Mwense Council Chairperson, Humphrey Kapapula as painful. Mr. Nkombo said government is saddened by the loss of a promising young leader who diligently worked to serve the people of Mwense. The Minister thanked God for the life of the late […]
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Government commits to meet burial expenses for 12 accident victims

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 11:16am
The government says it will meet the burial expenses for the 12 accident victims who died in a fatal road accident that occurred on Saturday along the junction of the University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East Road Campus. The death toll has since risen to 12 according to the Minister of Water Development and Sanitation […]
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Whose Job Is It to Keep Our Roads Accident Free – ZRHSG QUESTIONS

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 10:13am
The Zambian Roads and Highway Safety Group (ZRHSG) has questioned the government on which office or institution is responsible in ensuring that roads and highways are kept accident free. This came to light after the two recent accidents that happened in Great East Road Lusaka near the University of Zambia UNZA claiming 11 lives and […]
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Directors warned against interfering in the day-to-day running of of Water Utility companies

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 10:03am
Minister of Water Development and Sanitation Mike Mposha has warned boards of directors of Water Utility companies against interfering in the day-to-day running of the institutions. Speaking during the consultative meeting on the revised corporate governance guidelines and the concept note for the water utility platform at the Southern Sun Hotel in Lusaka, Mr Mposha […]
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Matero and Chililabombwe Constituencies receive desks

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 10:01am
The Lusaka City Council (LCC) has handed over a total number of 555 desks to various schools in Matero Constituency procured using the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). 300 desks were acquired for Matero Boys Secondary School, 100 for Nelson Mandela Secondary School, meanwhile,105 were procured for George Central Primary School and 50 for Lilanda Combined […]
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Sean Tembo commends government on the re-introduction of roadblocks

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 9:59am
Patriots for Economic Progress (PeP) has commended the government through the Ministry of Transport and Logistics for its decision to re-introduce Police road-blocks in view of the many fatal accidents that have occurred in the past few days. Patriots For Economic Progress (PeP) President Sean Tembo said that their Party has welcomed the statement issued […]
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Two Most Lethal Weapons against African Interests: Disunity and lack of technology

Lusaka Times - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 5:18am
By Charles Mwewa The two greatest weapons against Africans’ interests are their disunity and failure to develop and harness their own technologies. And their greatest weapon for both is in their unity. Any forces that have overcome Africans had used this dual weaponry very efficiently. Beginning with slavery when Africans where provided with no choice […]
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FAZ Finally Confirm Divorce With Asanovic

Lusaka Times - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 4:46pm
It is official; Aljosa Asanovic and FAZ have parted ways in one of the briefest Chipolopolo reigns by a foreign coach in the new millennium. The Croatian quit this week following a back-and-forth exchange with FAZ over pay and his month long absence from work away from Zambia. “Following weeks of fruitless efforts to get […]
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Kundananji Excited With Shepolopolo Recall

Lusaka Times - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 4:14pm
Europe-based Zambia Women Team striker Rachael Kundananji has expressed her excitement after being recalled to the Shepolopolo squad. Zambia coach Bruce Mwape has named Kundananji in his 32-member provisional squad for next month’s international friendly match against Netherlands. The Madrid CFF forward missed the Africa Cup and the COSAFA Women’s Cup which Zambia won recently […]
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Failure by government to follow the Agriculture Calendar has an adverse impact on the Zambia’s food security

Lusaka Times - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 10:11am
The National Association for Small Holder Farmers has said that the failure of the government to follow the agriculture calendar has an adverse impact on the country’s food security. Association Deputy Executive Director Noel Simukonde observes that most farmers struggle to remain afloat ahead of the 2022/2023 farming season due to delayed payments by the […]
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Government commends World Vision, AgriEn Network works in Mpika

Lusaka Times - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 10:07am
The government has commended various stakeholders for providing a platform for farmers in Mpika district to have direct interaction with the suppliers. The commendation was made by Mpika District Commissioner, David Siame, during the district agri-marketing and technology fair held at Farmers Training Centre in Mpika. The agri-marketing and technology fair was organised by the […]
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Government should get 50% stake in KCM and impose more controls on Vedanta

Lusaka Times - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 10:01am
Political and Socio Anthropologist James Musonda has said that intentions to have the Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) liquidation case withdrawn from the court will amount to nothing if the government does not get 50 per cent shares in KCM and impose more controls on Vedanta. In July this year, mines minister Paul Kabuswe directed the […]
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Wynter Kabimba urges HH to provide his team with proper Policy Documents on his Vision for Zambia

Lusaka Times - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 9:43am
The opposition Economic Front is urging president Hakainde Hichilema to provide his Ministers and Permanent Secretaries with a proper policy document that speaks to his vision for Zambia’s social and economic development to avoid the said officials pulling in different directions. President Hichilema recently complained that he has noted a trend where his ministers and […]
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The Italian Job: How the UPND is Stealing from the Zambia People

Lusaka Times - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 9:33am
PART 1: FERTILIZER PROCUREMENT By Sean Tembo – PeP President 1. If a regime is going to steal from the Zambian people on a large scale, there are basically four key areas where such theft can be perpetrated, with little or no notice from the citizens. Three of the four areas are on the expenditure […]
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Police Detain Man for Swindling a job seeker out of K13, 000

Lusaka Times - Sab, 24/09/2022 - 2:31pm
Police have detained a 40-year-old man of Chililabombwe for swindling a job seeker out of K13, 000 after being on the run for over a year. Mr. Patrick Chola Mabula of Lubengele in Chililabombwe is in police custody for obtaining money from Lazarous Chanda, aged-24 of Kakoso South in Chililabombwe on pretext that he would […]
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10 dies on the spot in Road Traffic Accident in Lusaka

Lusaka Times - Sab, 24/09/2022 - 2:29pm
Manda Hill Police post recorded a Fatal Road Accident that involved eleven fatalities(Ten died on the spot and one at the hospital). The accident involved a male driver Warrant Officer Class Two Spoon who was driving a Zambia National Service Low bed truck registration number ZNS 666F from West to East whose damage was front […]
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