By Michael Miyoba GOVERNMENT is working hard to reduce lending rates to make it easy for Zambians to borrow from financial institutions. According to a bank official the Ministry of Finance will continue working closely with the Bank of Zambia in reducing the cost of doing business in Zambia. The bank has assured

Stop it, State urged

  By BENNIE MUNDANDO IT is shocking for the Lusaka City Council to allow foreigners to engage into all forms of illegalities in land allocation with impunity to the extent of daring security wings, the Zambia Direct Democracy Movement has charged. Speaking to the Daily Nation yesterday, ZDDM president Edwin Sakala said it

Reporting pattern

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Editor, After doing my analysis, there is media reporting pattern between the Mast newspaper and Daily Nation just like the way we voted based on boundaries. Mr Hustler, ZCAS.

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