RESIDENTS EXPRESS MISGIVINGS OVER MODERNIZATION OF MISISI COMPOUND

BY BOSTON MUVWANGA Residents of Lusaka’s Misisi and Kuku compounds have continued to express their misgivings on the planned modernization of the two settlement areas by government. The residents fear that the anticipated modernization of the two communities will leave a number of families homeless as some houses will be demolished to pave way for […]

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DELAYS TO PAY TRANSPORTERS DISCOURAGE FEMALE TRANSPORTERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS YEARS MARKETING SEASON

BY CORRESPONDENT Female transporters in Northern Province say they feel discouraged to participate in the hauling of maize in this year’s marketing season due to governments delay to pay them their dues. They lamented in an interview that most women have faced numerous challenges in providing basic needs for their families owing to the lack […]

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FUNDS RELEASED FOR INSTALLATION OF WATER RETICULATION SYSTEM AT CHIENGE HOSPITAL

Government has released Four Hundred and Thirty Five Thousand Kwacha for the installation of a water reticulation system at Chienge District Hospital in Luapula Province. Hospital Administrator, Stephen Mushinge Katota has told ZANIS in an interview that Government has awarded the contract to carry out the works to Edol Construction Company. Mr Katota said the […]

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PARADISE YOUTHS WELCOME PLANS TO TURN THE COMMUNITY HALL INTO A SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE

BY OSCAR NKHUWA Youths in Paradise compound in Matero Constituency have welcomed plans to turn one of the community halls in the area into a training centre as this will help youths acquire skills such as tailoring and carpentry. Robert Chilufya has noted with sadness that a number of youths in the area are patronizing […]

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ZESCO URGED TO INSTALL A NEW TRANSFORMER IN JOHN LAING COMPOUND

BY BOSTON MUVWANGA Residents of John Laing Compound have reiterated calls on the power utility firm (Zesco) to replace the small voltage transformer with a bigger one. The residents have observed that the installation of a transformer with a bigger voltage capacity will help address the persistent power black-outs that the area has been experiencing. […]

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GOVT CHALLENGED TO EXPLAIN WHY DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS HAVE STALLED IN NORTHERN PROVINCE

BY SYLVESTER KAUMBA The United Party for National Development-UPND in Northern Province has called upon the Provincial Administration to explain why most pronounced projects have either stalled or delayed to commence. Party regional Information and Publicity Secretary, Everisto Bwalya charged that the excuse of rains is not satisfactory seeing that in other provinces major works […]

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Residents of Lusaka’s Hellen Kaunda Township are demanding for the erection of speed humps on the newly constructed road that demarcates Hellen Kaunda and Kalingalinga compound.

In an interview with Komboni Radio News today, residents complained that a number of road accidents have been recorded on the said road hence the need for the authorities to erect speed humps. Mr Joseph Zulu charged that school going children are the most affected as they risk being run-over by over speeding motorists who […]

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The annual Rate of inflation for the month of February 2001 has decreased to 6.8 from 7 percent recorded in January this year.

Central Statistical Office Director John Kalumbi explained that this means that on average prices increased by 6.8 percent between February 2016 and February 2017. Speaking at the CSO monthly briefing, Mr Kalumbi attributed the decline to the price changes of non-food items. Mr Kalumbi explained that of the total 6.8 percent annual inflation rate recorded […]

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