THE Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has opened investigations into suspected price fixing of mealie meal and flour by the Millers Association of Zambia (MAZ) and its members in Lusaka. CCPC acting executive director Brian Lingela said a team of investigators from the Commission conducted a search on MAZ and other major milling companies in Lusaka for suspected engagement or facilitation of the price fixing of the commodities.
THE Lusaka City Council (LCC) has warned unlicensed liquor traders in Lusaka of stern action if found engaging in illegal liquor business. This follows concerns raised by some Kalingalinga residents who claimed that the area has in the recent past experienced an increase in the number of illegal liquor businesses. They argued that such a business was difficult to control as they (illegal businesses) did not follow stipulated laws that govern the sale of liquor.
Lights, cheers and soothing vocal codes characterized Chaka Natando’s second album launch titled 'Broken English. All roads led to Mulungushi International Conference Center as the electrifying African lion popularly known as Pompi, proved once again that he is a giant killer. The show was opened with pieces of poetry by Jesse and Magnifire and music by Triple M with a song titled 'Bika danci'.
THE United Church of Zambia (UCZ) Campus Fellowship at the University of Zambia (UNZA) is set to host a ‘Jam packed’ and ‘Holy Ghost’ filled fundraising concert aimed at raising funds towards the purchase of musical instruments. Speaking to the Lusaka Star in an interview, UNZA-UCZ campus fellowship chairperson Alufeyo Mazanga says the concert will host various top gospel artistes such as Tio, Ephraim, Mulenga Mulumbwa, Innocent and Chilu among others.
ALLIANCE for Sustainable Development (ASD) has together with Ox Farm Zambia and Village Water embarked on a project to sensitize residents of Chawama and George compound on proper management of solid waste in helping improve water sanitation. In an interview with the Lusaka star, ASD executive director Brenda Hanampoto said the project was aimed at creating awareness on how to manage solid waste. “We basically want to create awareness on how to manage and dispose of solid waste in a proper way,” she explained.