Monthly Archives: June 2014

ZAMBIAN GOVT INCREASES FARMER INPUT SUPPORT

LUSAKA, June 30 – The Zambian government has increased the number of packs provided to farmers in Lusaka Province under its Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) by 12,000 packs with the aim of enhancing the harvest of food crops in the province next year to four million metric tons. Kafue District Council Chairman Gibson Sinkala

Chifungula, Sikutwa Awarded Honarary Doctorates

THE University of Lusaka (UNILUS) has conferred Auditor General Anna Chifungula and Lawrence Sikutwa, the chairperson of Lawrence Sikutwa and Associates (LSA) Group, with Honourary Doctorate Degrees for their noble contributions to the country. Ms Chifungula was conferred with an honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Accounting and Auditing, while Mr Sikutwa was honoured with an

Mpongwe’s Machiya Area Cut Off

MACHIYA area in Mpongwe has been cut from the rest of the district after a truck laden with maize and fish caused the pontoon to sink on the Kafue River. Area councillor, Alex Ntambo confirmed the incident that happened on Saturday around 12 hours yesterday in interview. Mr Ntambo, who witnessed the sinking of the

State to Boost Tobacco Sub-Sector

AGRICULTURE and Livestock Deputy Minister Greyford Monde has said Government is developing the tobacco sub-sector to hugely contribute to Zambia’s foreign exchange earnings. Mr Monde said tobacco was one of the key export crops that should be safeguarded to add value to foreign earnings for national development. He said in Choma on Thursday that Government

Ladies Golf Thrills On

A G field of 75 players yesterday begun the chase for the prestigious 2014 Zambia Ladies Amateur Open Stroke Play Championship at Nkana Golf Club in Kitwe with title holder, Melissa Nawa facing a fierce challenge. Nawa’s arch rivals to her title include her younger sister, Tina, Zambia Ladies Amateur Open Match Play champion, Kaela

Foreigners Warned Against Illegal Mukula Timber Trade

GOVERNMENT has warned foreigners against illegal harvesting and trading of the Pterocarpus Crysothrix locally known as Mukula timber. Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Chileshe Mulenga said in a statement yesterday that foreigners found involved in harvesting, storage, transportation and trading of Mukula timber would be declared prohibited immigrants and deported from Zambia. “Foreign nationals involved in

Mwango Sata’s Bank Account Revealed, Part 1

Earlier this week Zambia Reports published statements of a bank account owned by President Michael Sata, where almost a quarter million dollars had been made in small cash deposits by an individual alleged to represent a Chinese contractor which had been awarded tenders by the Roads Development Agency (RDA). Today we are releasing to the

Bank Statements of President Sata’s Son to Be Released

On June 24, 2014, Zambia Reports leaked copies of a slush fund account held in the name of President Michael Sata at Finance Bank, where he received more than $200,000 in cash deposits that may allegedly be related to a Chinese road contractor. Today we will continue with the release of more bank account statements

Changala Demands Medical Board to Ascertain Sata’s Fitness

Rights activist Brebner Changala has asked acting President Wynter Kabimba to constitute a medical board to investigate the health status of President Michael Sata. Changala has through his lawyers Makebi Zulu and Aocates written to Kabimba and copied all cabinet ministers, the Law Association of Zambia, Speaker of the National Assembly and the Chief Justice.