BoZ Bans Issuance Of Cheques Over K25,000

BUSINESSES should utilise the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) mode for any invoices above K25,000 following the limits on cheques put in place by the Central Bank, says Bankers Association of Zambia (BAZ). According to the Item Value Unit issued by the Bank of Zambia (BoZ), effective July 5th 2017, banks will not accept any cheques […]

Zambia Police Officers Are The Most Corrupt Officers In Zambia

Zambia Police Officers Are The Most Corrupt Officers In Zambia

THAT the Zambia Police Service is the most corrupt government institution in Zambia is not a baseless allegation. Efforts to dispel such a perception is not only an attempt to shield the rot but also directly works against mechanisms which can ensure better public service delivery for the benefit of national development. Revelations by parliamentary […]

Inonge Wina Advises Women ‘Dont Use Your Body To Attain High Offices, History Has it That You Will Fall Out Of Favour’

Inonge Wina Advises Women ‘Dont Use Your Body To Attain High Offices, History Has it That You Will Fall Out Of Favour’

VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina has cautioned women against using their beauty and patronage to attain leadership positions as such manoeuvres are usually short-lived. And Mrs Wina has directed the Ministry of Gender to develop a database of all professional women across the country to enable Government to realise their full potential. The Vice-President says women aspiring […]

Lusaka ‘Prayer Warrior’ Divorced For Neglect

THE Matero local court heard how a 42-year-old man of Kabangwe township preferred going to the mountain to pray at the expense of working and providing for his family. This was heard in a case in which Lydia Namfukwe, 39 of Chipata township sued Lacky Simfukwe for divorce. Facts before the court were that the […]

Nkana Seek To Tame Buildcon

Nkana Seek To Tame Buildcon

The FAZ Super League enters Week 14 with Nkana FC hosting Ndola side Buildcon on Saturday at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe. Buildcon formerly AM Welding are meeting Nkana for the first in the history of the FAZ Super League. However, Nkana have played against Buildcon in a friendly match played at Nkana Stadium on March, […]

John Magufuli’s Pregnant Schoolgirl Ban Angers Tanzanian Women

John Magufuli’s Pregnant Schoolgirl Ban Angers Tanzanian Women

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has been condemned for comments that girls who give birth should not be allowed to return to school. An online petition has been set up and a pan-African women’s organisation is mobilising to get the president to apologise and reverse his comments. Mr Magufuli warned schoolgirls at a rally on Monday […]

JERABOS Reclaim Black Mountain

THE Kitwe High Court has granted a group of Copperbelt small-scale miners, commonly known as jerabos, an interlocutory injunction restraining Nkana Alloy and Smelting Company and Tianjin Maolin Technology Company from preventing them from accessing the copper slug dumpsite, Black Mountain, in Kitwe. Kitwe High Court judge Isaac Kamwendo granted the order recently upon hearing […]

Magistrate Banda Acquits Siliya Of Corruption

Magistrate Banda Acquits Siliya Of Corruption

Lusaka magistrate Joshua Banda has acquitted Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya of two counts of abuse of authority of office, committed when she was Minister of Transport and Communications. This is a matter in which Siliya was facing two charges of abusing the authority of her office when she cancelled the duly awarded tender for supply, […]

Brexit: EU Leader Says UK Offer Could ‘Worsen Situation’

Brexit: EU Leader Says UK Offer Could ‘Worsen Situation’

Europe’s most senior official has criticised the UK’s offer to EU nationals after Brexit, claiming it could “worsen the situation” for them. European Council President Donald Tusk said the proposal was “below our expectations” and needed more detail. He said the EU wanted to secure the “full rights” of all its citizens and British expats […]

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