Halt SATURNIA meeting, Minister urged

By BENNIE MUNDANDO THE Minister of Finance must halt the Saturnia Regina Pension Fund Annual General Meeting (AGM) slated for this Friday to replace the current board of trustees until the ministerial audit is completed, former BP employees which are on Saturnia pension scheme have demanded. In a statement yesterday, the

Zambia lands $100m grain export deals

By NATION REPORTER  EXPORT deals worth US $100 million were recently signed between Zambia and grain traders of Eastern Africa for the export of 382,640 tonnes of soya beans, maize and other grains by Lusaka, Finance minister Felix Mutati has confirmed. Mr Mutati said the deals were sealed in Lusaka during a


By Aaron Chiyanzo and Charles Musonda TERRORISTS who vandalised two pylons on the 330 KV Kafue West-Lusaka West line had a clear intention to paralyze the economy and plunge parts of Zambia into total darkness as the targeted line supplies power to the mines and industries in Lusaka. The deliberate act

UNZA lecturer ordained as pastor

  By Simon Muntemba UNIVERSITY of Zambia (UNZA) political science lecturer Alex Ngoma has been ordained as a Pastor of Rock of Hope Assemblies Pentecostal Church. Dr Ngoma was ordained as a Pastor of Rock of Hope Assemblies Pentecostal Church yesterday at St Paul’s church in Lusaka’s Kabwata Township. And the newly ordained pastor

Sport key to uplifting lives of youths

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By Michael Miyoba THE Rural Sports Foundation (RSF) says sport has the potential to uplift lives of youths in rural areas, hence the reason why RSF has reaffirmed its commitment to inspire youths in rural areas through sports. Speaking in an interview with Daily Nation Sports in Lusaka, Rural Sports Foundation executive

Today’s letters

Have you been to school? Dora asks GBM Dear Editor, I refer Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya’s comments on Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) as a frustrated soul who is trying to heal from the defeat the UPND suffered at the hands of the PF in the 2016 general elections by resorting to slandering

Lusaka mayor explains flooding in the city

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  By KALOBWE BWALYA THE perennial floods that Lusaka city has been experiencing over the years have been exacerbated by either poorly maintained drainage infrastructure or none existent of the facility especially in places that started as informal settlements, says Lusaka mayor Wilson Kalumba has charged. Mr Kalumba said the floods had

Livingstone’s  Libuyu residents  cry for flushing toilets

  By ANNIE ZULU RESIDENTS of one of Livingstone’s oldest townships Libuyu have continued to use pit latrines which are               causing serious health risks, especially during the rainy season. And the Southern Water and Sewerage Company (SWASCO) has stated that its project to build toilets in the area has stalled due to lack

Mosho hunts for 139 missing Post vehicles

  By OSCAR MALIPENGA POST Newspapers provisional liquidator Lewis Mosho has threatened to report anyone keeping vehicles belonging to the liquidated Post Newspaper to the Zambia Police Service and the Drug Enforcement Commission for theft of motor vehicles if 139 missing vehicles are not surrendered to him within three days. According to