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HAMUDUDU RELAUCHES PNUP PARTY

By Robert Mwanza- The Party of National Unity and Progress -PNUP- has been relaunched ahead of the August 12th general election with a call on Zambians to reject political parties championing tribalism and disunity. And PNUP President Highvie Hamududu has announced that his party will participate in this year’s general election. Mr. Hamududu further says […]

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VUMBWI ELECTION CAMPAIGN CHEERS PF

The Patriotic Front -PF- is happy with the peaceful manner in which the Council Chairperson by- elections are going on in Vumbwi District. PF Eastern Province Chairperson Andrew Lubusha says the PF has followed the instruction from President Edgar Lungu not to cause violence during elections. He says the PF will easily return the seat […]

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TOURISM SECTOR COULD GET NEW COVID-19 INCENTIVE

By Hector Simfukwe-Government is considering providing additional incentives to the tourism sector following the outbreak of the second wave of Covid-19. Tourism Minister Ronald Chitotela says the idea is to protect jobs and businesses in the sector. Mr. Chitotela told ZNBC News that government is looking at redrawing the Value Added Tax that is charged […]

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$31M SILK FARM TO BE SET UP IN MPIKA

(ZANIS) Government is working with Wonderful Group of Companies to setup a Silk Production farm valued at 31 million United States dollars in Mpika district. The project is set to take off following Zambia Environmental Management Agency -ZEMA’s- decision to issue a certificate of operation. Mpika Central Member of Parliament, who is also Minister of […]

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Zambia Allocated 8.7 Million Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccines

By Patricia Male   Zambia has been allocated 8.7 million doses of covid-19 vaccines under a facility being pioneered by the Africa Union. Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, Emmanuel Mwamba announced the development saying the initiative is being done under the Covid-19 African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) a […]

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Govt Advised To Make Purchase Agreement Of Mopani From Glencore Public

By Chileshe Mwango   The Centre for Young Leaders in Africa –CYLA- Executive Director Jones Mulunga has advised the government to make the purchase agreement of Mopani Copper Mines by the state from Glencore public. In an interview with Phoenix News, Mr. Mulunga observes that there is too much speculation around this deal because details […]

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Hunger And High Unemployment Rate Behind Zambia’s Current Volatile Political Situation – BIZECK PHIRI

By Chileshe Mwango   Political Historian Bizeck Phiri has described Zambia’s current political landscape as fragile and volatile. Professor Phiri has attributed this to various factors such as high youth unemployment rate, high cost of living and hunger among others. And Professor Phiri tells Phoenix News that 2021 will be a difficult year for politicians […]

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Political Parties Advised Against Imposing Recycled Candidates On The Electorate Ahead Of August Polls

By Chileshe Mwango   Governance Activist Wezi Miyanda has called on political parties to consider adopting new people to contest for various positions in the august general elections to avoid recycling old and tired politicians. Mr Miyanda says political parties should not subject voters to the same old recycled politicians who have served for 10 […]

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