Economy

Mahtani Caught Up in Micro Finance Scam

The controversial former Chairman of Finance Bank Mr. Rajan Mahtani has been caught up in another scandal involving predatory lending, which in some cases has involved charging upwards of 60%...

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Darkness Coming as ZESCO Increases Load Shedding

ZESCO has intensified its load shedding programme and will be plunging Lusaka into darkness for longer hours, according to sources at the public utility. According to a company official statement,...

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Vendors Protest Post Newspapers

Post Newspapers Vendors have embarked on a protest in a bid to be paid their money for selling the newspaper. The vendors started the protest yesterday and staged another one...

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Digital Migration Stumbles

The partial switch to digital television has some viewers smiling as they are able to ‘accidentally’ access some DStv channels from their set top boxes purchased from ZamPost, while others...

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UNZA Vice Chancellor Resigns Amid Teacher Strikes

University of Zambia Vice Chancellor Professor Stephen Simukanga and three others have bowed to the pressure of the union over the unpaid dues. Others who have resigned includes registrar Kavwanga...

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Zambia’s Digital Migration Accidentally Gives Away Free DStv

With Zambia having managed to do a partial migration from analogue to digital television broadcasting on June 17, 2015 information has emerged that some television viewers in Lusaka are actually...

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Zambia Railways Workers on Strike over Terminal Benefits

Zambia Railways Limited workers yesterday staged a strike in protest against non-payment of terminal benefits that fell due after government’s cancellation of RSZ’s concession. Operations were grounded, leaving passengers stranded....

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Post Employees Three Months Without Pay

Post Newspapers owner Fred M’membe has not paid his workers since their highly publicized March pay day that had attempted to offset their then three months salary arrears. The failure...

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Businessmen Accuse Davies Chama of Campaign Finance Misappropriation

Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Davies Chama and Eastern Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Patrick Mwanawasa have been linked to a transactions in which they allegedly conned businessmen out of money...

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Eastern Province Tobacco Farmers in Stand Off

There is a stand-off between peasant farmers and tobacco buyers in Eastern province after commercial buyers of cotton announced their decision to stop purchases of the crop from the locals....

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