Govt challenges local film producers

    Minister of information and Broadcasting Services Kampamba Mulenga has called on local film producers to aim at producing films of international standards.   Ms. Mulenga says Zambia has potential to produce chartbuster films and make the industry a major employer in the country. She says Zambia should emulate the Nigerian film and Entertainment

All will benefit-Mulenga

    Government has assured stakeholders in the film industry that no one will be left out in the implementation process of the recently approved Film Policy.   Chief Government Spokesperson and Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, Kampamba Mulenga notes that the industry has in the past not been taken seriously due to

ZNBC assures local producers of space

  Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation-ZNBC-   Acting Director General Reuben Kajokoto has assured local producers that the national broadcaster is ready to offer them a platform for their productions.   Mr Kajokoto says ZNBC is committed to implementing the film policy which seeks to promote local film production and contribute to job creation in

Film industry untapped

  Government says the film industry has immense potential to contribute to the creation of jobs in the country.   Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu says the film industry can greatly contribute to the Gross Domestic Product if well harnessed.   Mr. Mpundu said in order to achieve economic growth through the film industry there

90 towers for central province

  Government has allocated over 90 communication towers to be erected in central province.   And Central Province Permanent Secretary Chanda Kabwe says he will soon call for a stakeholders meeting so that consensus can be reached on were to erect the towers.   Mr. Kabwe says the meeting will include traditional leaders and members

No GBV-First Lady

      First Lady Esther Lungu says Gender Based Violence should not be tolerated in marriages in the name of Love and Patience.   Mrs. Lungu says marriage should be enjoyed and NOT endured by accepting physical and emotional abuse.   She said this when she officiated at a wedding ceremony of Mateyo, the son of

“LOCAL FILMS HAVE POTENTIAL”

MultiChoice Zambia says the local film industry has potential to penetrate the international market if well organised. Company Public Relations Manager Mwika  Malindima says this is why his firm is working to up-scale local film productions to help them attain international standards. Mr Malindima says MultiChoice Zambia is working with various film

DUBE IN ZAMBIA

A South African Gospel Artist Pastor Benjamin Dube has arrived in the Country ahead of the United Church of Zambia UCZ fundraising Gospel Concert.   Pastor Dube will hold a music concert at the Woodlands Stadium on the 14th and 15th October to fundraise for the construction of UCZ Synod Complex and

China to install digital satellite

    The Chinese Government is set to install digital satellite televisions in 5 hundred villages throughout Zambia in the first quarter of 2018.   Chinese Ambassador to Zambia, Yang Youming says the project which is under the China-Africa cultural and people-to-people exchange plan will include free installation of satellite TV receiving devices and

Mwakalombe praises ZNBC

    Lusaka Province Minister Japhet Mwakalombe says ZNBC News has played a critical role in upholding democratic values in the country.   Mr. Mwakalombe says Zambia has gone through political transformation and that ZNBC has done well in projecting the country's national character to the outside world.   The Minister also says the media house