Tag: Current Affairs

GOVERNMENT SHOULD REINTRODUCE SUBSIDIES ON FUEL – YOTAM MTAYACHALO

Chama North Member of Parliament Yotam Mtayachalo says government should not hesitate to reintroduce subsidies on fuel should the international oil prices soar due to the war between Ukraine and Russia. Mr. Mtayachalo says fuel subsidies is the only sure way of protecting citizens from the harsh economic conditions emanating…

MNANGAGWA HANDS POWER TO VEEP, TAKES VACATION

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has handed power to the vice-president Retired General Constantine¬†Chiwenga for three weeks. This is as the president begins his annual leave on Friday. The information ministry tweeted a statement from the government which revealed that President Munangagwa started his annual leave on 13 January 2022 and…

WE NOT SELLING ZESCO – KASANDA

Government says it has no plans to sell the power utility company Zesco, saying restructuring does not mean selling, but simply improving operations and increasing efficiency of the company. Chief Government Spokesperson Chushi Kasanda says Industrial Development Corporation IDC, which is the holding company of all State-Owned Enterprises, gave guidance…

GOVERNMENT URGED TO GIVE ROADMAP ON CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS

Opposition Golden Party Zambia has urged government to urgently release constitutional and institutional reforms roadmap, saying the cancellation of the Kabwata by-election a clear indication that the current republican constitution and subsidiary legislation needs urgent refining. Party President Jackson Silavwe says silence from the Government in releasing the roadmap for…

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