Financial literacy key to  agri success, says Siliya

  By AARON CHIYANZO   FARMERS should learn about value addition, group marketing and financial literacy to enable them negotiate financial services that are appropriate for their needs, Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya has advised. Ms Siliya said that farmers must be enabled to access innovation and business management training to better manage farming

Mwila calls for unity of purpose

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  By SIMON MUNTEMBA   ALL PF party structures countrywide should focus on unity of purpose and party mobilization, says secretary general Davies Mwila. Speaking ahead of his 5-day tour of Muchinga Province which started yesterday, Mr. Mwila said that PF structures must lead the way in terms of discipline owing to the heavy

Phiri pledges to cement Malawi,Zambia ties

  THERE is need for Zambia and Malawi to explore other areas of common interest to cement the existing cordial bilateral relationship in order to actualise the two countries’ aspirations, Zambia High Commissioner to Malawi John Phiri has observed.  Speaking soon after being sworn in as High Commissioner to Malawi at

Kampyongo counsels police thrift society

By KALOBWE BWALYA ZAMBIA Police Thrift Society should not rush in completing the school which is under construction but ensure that excellent works are done that will stand the test of time, says Home Affairs minister Stephen Kampyongo. Mr Kampyongo however advised the society to always keep in touch with its members

All set for $2.3 bn Chipata-Petauke-Serenje  railway line

  By OSCAR MALIPENGA   GOVERNMENT has completed the environmental impact assessment for the construction of the Serenje-Petauke-Chipata green field railway line, says Transport and Communications minister Brian Mushimba. Mr. Mushimba said the US$2.3 billion project will be funded by the Chinese government and was expected to create 8,000 direct jobs. He said Government has

Rehabilitation of Mukumbi Mangala Road starts

  By JACK MAPAPAYI   WORKS for the rehabilitation of the Mukumbi Mangala road in Kalumbila district have started. Kalumbila district commissioner Robinson Kalota told the Daily Nation in an interview that the district administration working hand in hand with the local authority has mobilised equipment from the Road Development Agency (RDA) and Zambia

Another Presidential motorcade accident victim dies

  By Kalobwe Bwalya and  Annie Zulu ANOTHER Presidential motorcade accident victim, Inspector Kalulu has died at UTH from multiple injuries he sustained, according to his family members. They told the Daily Nation that Inspector Kalulu suffered a broken spinal code and some head injuries, as well as internal injuries that led to

Lungu orders councils to implement strategic development plans

  By ANDREW MUKOMA President Edgar Lungu has directed direct all local authorities to put in place and implement strategic development plans aligned to the vision 2030, seventh national development plan, and as guided by the Patriotic Front (PF) manifesto. And President Lungu has warned District Commissioners, Mayors and Council Chairperson against engaging

Masaiti is ours, PF candidate brags

  By BENNIE MUNDANDO WE are headed for a resounding victory in Masaiti because we have done our ground work to ensure that we get maximum votes in the by-election, PF candidate Christine Chande has said. Commenting on today’s by-election in which she has been pitted against UPND’s Ennie Matutu for the district

ZRP fires salvo at South chiefs

  By ANNIE ZULU SOME traditional leaders in Southern Province should stop embarrassing themselves by behaving like political party cadres and tribalists, Zambia Republic Party (ZRP) president Wright Musoma has said. Mr Musoma said he was disappointed with the way some chiefs in Southern Province had been conducting themselves since the arrest of