Lungu takes debt relief plea to the UNPRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has told the United Nations General Assembly that Zambia supports the call for major interventions, such as debt relief and/or cancellation, for developing member-states as a recovery path post-COVID-19. And President Lungu says despite several challenges, the world should not surrender to any cynicism on the accelerated implementation of the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development. Speaking when he addressed the UN General Assembly Heads of State Virtual Summit from State House in Lusaka, Thursday evening, President Lungu said that the post-COVID-19 landscape will further call for enhanced collaboration in research for the vaccination and cure of COVID-19........
Threatening to arrest opponents on International Day of DemocracySEPTEMBER 15 was International Day of Democracy, we did not see or hear of any statement from State House regarding this special day. Why? Apart from announcing his intentions to arrest Hakainde Hichilema, how did our President celebrate this year’s International Day of Democracy? On 8th March, we celebrate International Women’s Day, the President holds a special event for that occasion. On 12th March, we celebrate Youth Day, and the President holds a special commemoration event. On May 1, we also hear from State House as we celebrate Labour Day. The President has even created another holiday on our calendar.......
Which government service provider do you rate the best
- Road Transport and Safety Agency (30%, 151 Votes)
- National Pension Scheme Authority (29%, 145 Votes)
- Zambia Revenue Authority (22%, 112 Votes)
- Passport Office (12%, 63 Votes)
- National Registration (NRC) Office (7%, 36 Votes)
There’s a wind of change in UPND strongholds – SundayPATRIOTIC Front media director Sunday Chanda says there is a wind of change blowing in UPND strongholds, which will lead to the re-election and consolidation of PF after the 2021 general elections. And Chanda says the ruling party has not neglected Zambians, as evidenced by the strong levels of commitment in all areas of development. Speaking when he featured on Hot FM’s the Hot seat radio programme, Thursday, Chanda argued that there was a wind of change blowing in favour…….
Looking Forward to an election-year budget amidst COVID-19The presentation of the national budget is one of the most important dates in the fiscal calendar. This is because the national budget outlines the government’s overall priority for the next financial year. Although the term “budget” actually refers to the section on spending allocations, the “budget speech” goes beyond mere allocations. The government uses the national budget to set the policy agenda for the next financial year by providing a clear direction for fiscal and monetary policy. Within a....