Economy

Inflation Goes Up

The annual inflation for the month of April has risen by one percent to 7.8% compared to 7.7% in March. Central Statistical Office acting director Jones Kalumbi said the rise...

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Ministry of Mines Dragged Into Chongwe Mining Controversy

Information has emerged that some senior officials at Zambia’s Ministry of Mines are in the process of cancelling a valid prospecting licence held by Indian investors in Chongwe as part...

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Sata’s Relatives in New Multi-Billion Fertilizer Scandal

President Michael Sata’s relatives Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba (brother in marriage), former agriculture minister Bob Sichinga (an-in-law), finance minister Alexandar Chikwanda (uncle) and agriculture permanent secretary a Mr...

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Fuel Hikes Triggered by PF Poor Planning, says Mutesa

Zambians for Empowerment and Development (ZED) president Fred Mutesa says the price increase of fuel is symptomatic of the poor planning by the Patriotic Front government. Mutesa said despite the...

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Fuel Hike Sparks Protests Across Zambia

The increase in fuel prices has sparked angry reactions across the country with some districts experiencing skirmishes from angry bus operators. In Chipata bus drivers stormed the District Commissioner’s office...

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K23 Million Mining Tax Collected Disappoints Mutesa

Zambians for Empowerment and Development leader Fred Mutesa says it is very disappointing that government only collected K23 million taxes from four mining firms. Mutesa said government is on a...

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Nkomeshya Denies Involvement in Corrupt Mining Deal

Chieftainess Nkomeshya Mukamambo of Chongwe is making efforts to clear her name after a multi-million kwacha corruption scandal involving her daughter and a Chinese mining company was exposed recently. Last...

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Chikwanda in New Fertiliser Scandal

Dear Editor, kindly withhold my identity. As an employee within the ministry of agriculture I would like to bring to light developments that are transpiring within our ministry. As an...

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Hiring Thugs Will Not Reduce Meali-Meal Prices – Hichilema

Opposition United Party for National Development, UPND, leader Hakainde Hichilema has vowed never to give in to rising levels of intimidation and threats on his life but continue speaking for...

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Simataa Deepens Dispute with Mahtani

Former Finance Bank director Simataa Simataa says he is ready to take on Lusaka businessman Rajan Mahtani, widely known within corporate circles as “money launderer-in-chief” so that the truth about...

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