• May- 2023 -
    21 May
    Headline News


    Minister of Transport and Logistics, Frank Tayali has said calls by taxi operators for government to regulate online taxi fares is unattainable.Mr Tayali said Government can only level the business playing field by providing policy direction as opposed to regulating online taxi fares.The Minister added that Government cannot interfere in market competition and that those who register operate online taxis do so at their own free will.Mr Tayali, however, said the Ministry of Justice is in the process of formulating a Statutory Instrument (SI) to regulate online hailing taxis and until that is done, his ministry is not mandated to…

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  • 8 May

    ANDD, ZUPED expectant of Vedanta KCM takeover

    Advocates for National Development and Democracy (ANDD) and Zambians for Peace, Unity and Development (ZUPED) have said they are highly expectant that government will this week hand over Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) to Vedanta Resources.

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  • Apr- 2023 -
    14 April

    Millers reject mealie meal imports

    The Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) has expressed disappointment with the government’s decision to issue a Statutory Instrument to remove duty on importation of mealie meal and maize in the country.

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  • 10 April

    UPND panicking in Lupososhi ward by election – Kalaba

    CITIZENS First (CF) president, Harry Kalaba has accused the ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) of allegedly sponsoring one of the candidates in the Lupososhi ward by-election to withdraw from the race.

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  • Mar- 2023 -
    3 March

    Northern Province in fake fertiliser

    A COMPANY that was contracted to deliver and distribute fertiliser in the Northern Province has been accused of having supplied fake fertiliser which is reported to have caused a lot of damage to the crop. Farmers have complained that the fertiliser that was delivered had instead destroyed their maize crop and are now worried that there shall be poor crop yield with a resultant effect of severe hunger. And Patriotic Front  Lunte Member of Parliament Mutotwe Kafwaya has said he was aware and was aggressively following up the matter of a named company having delivered fake fertiliser to the farmers…

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  • Feb- 2023 -
    6 February
    Headline News

    Government to build 386 chiefs’ palaces

    GOVERNMENT plans to build 386 palaces countrywide, which will be equipped with solar power and water reticulation systems, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Gary Nkombo has said. Speaking when he officiated at the Nc’wala traditional ceremony fundraising dinner on Saturday, Mr Nkombo said the new dawn government was committed to improving the living standards of traditional leaders. “Each chiefdom will give institutional land to government where the palaces will be built in 2023 to give our chiefs a decent living” Mr Nkombo said. The minister urged citizens to support this Government policy, which would be implemented this year.…

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  • Jan- 2023 -
    16 January
    Headline News


    THE United Party for National Development (UPND) is still basking in its 2021 electoral victory and has remained completely detached from the reality that Zambians are unhappy and regretting having entrusted the governance of the country in the hands of President Hakainde Hichilema, Saboi Emboela has charged. Ms Imboela has urged the new dawn administration to stop making pronouncements and pledges that they would not fulfil because citizens were already angry about the ever increasing cost of living under the watch of President Hichilema who had promised that things were going to be better, cheaper and easier. Ms Imboela in…

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  • Dec- 2022 -
    16 December

    Increase stake in mines – economist

    Economist Lubinda Haabazoka has called for nationalisation of the mining firms. Dr Haabazoka says for the country to benefit from its mineral resources, it is cardinal that government increase its stake in mining firms. Dr Haabazoka in an exclusive interview said that, government should have 100 percent ownership of the mines for the country to develop. He said that it is an economic blunder for the government to have little or no say in the mining sector. Meanwhile former cabinet minister Dr Brian Mushimba says the country had just given up ownership in preference to royalties at FQM/Sentinel because royalties were…

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  • 14 December


    Economist Lubinda Habaazoka, has urged government to sign government to government agreements that will allow the purchase of cheaper fuel. Dr Habaazoka told Millennium TV news in an exclusive interview that, government should consider engaging Russia which is currently selling its oil at a cheaper price. He says that, engaging other governments selling fuel at discounted rate, is the only way it will help to reduce the cost of the commodity. Dr Habaazoka further says fuel is a major component in the cost of doing business and the continued escalating prices will negatively affect businesses hence it is cardinal for…

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