ZTA initiatives nodded

  The Ministry of Tourism and Arts has commended the Zambia Tourism Agency -ZTA- and its cooperating partners for coming up with a program which is inculcating travel and tourism values in pupils.   Ministry of Tourism and Arts Director of Human Resource Zacharia Luhangu says the competition is promoting domestic tourism among

Unity, Communication key-DG

    Zambia National Broadcasting Cooperation -ZNBC- Managing Director Richard Mwanza says unity and communication are key in fostering togetherness in marriage.   Mr. Mwanza says marriage should be respected because it is ordained by God.   He was speaking during the wedding ceremony of ZNBC staff Rudo Chirwa and Mulele Samulele in Lusaka.   Mr. Mwanza advised

Mungwi road works put on hold

    Works to expand Mungwi road in Lusaka have been put on hold following an injunction filed by Zesco last Friday.   The power utility company has filed an injunction because it fears the road works might cut underground running electric cables.   Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure Development Permanent Secretary Charles Mushota said this

ZNBC staffer shines

  ZNBC reporter Paul Shalala has won the 2017 United Nations Correspondents Association Media Award in the broadcast category. According to an announcement by United Nations Correspondents Association President Sherwin Bryce-PEACE, Mr Shalala has won bronze in the Ricardo Ortega Memorial Prize which comes with prize money and a medal. Mr Bryce-Peace has

Concentrate on development -Chief

    Senior Chief Nkula of the Bemba people in Chinsali District has called on Chiefs to concentrate on developing their chiefdoms unlike involving themselves in partisan politics.   Chief Nkula says getting involved in Politics makes traditional leaders irrelevant to the country's welfare.   He says any chief who engages in politics does NOT deserve

Civil servants warned

    Civil Service Commission Chairperson Dickson Chasaya has cautioned civil servants against engaging in partisan politics.   Mr Chasaya says civil servants practising partisan politics will be dismissed.   He said this when he addressed management and staff at the University Teaching Hospital -UTH- after taking a familiarization tour of the hospital in Lusaka today.   During

BAZ backs 2018 Budget

    Bankers Association of Zambia -BAZ- Chief Executive Officer Leonard Mwanza has praised government's proposal to remove custom duty on the point of sale machines.   Mr. Mwanza says the move will help in promoting cashless transactions and general uptake of digital financial services.   He says digital finance will improve the availability of money

North Korea fires second ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile across Japan, creating new tension in the region after its nuclear bomb test less than two weeks ago. The missile reached an altitude of about 770km (478 miles), travelling 3,700km before landing in the sea off Hokkaido, South Korea's military says. It flew higher and