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Posts published in “Day: February 3, 2013

Major Kachingwe Chased During Nominations

[Zambia Reports]Expelled MMD national secretary Major Richard Kachingwe was chased by police in Mpongwe after attempting to impose Goodson Chilufya as a surrogate candidate of the former ruling party in the February 28 by-election.

Manufacturers Happy With Bank Rates

[Zambia Reports]The Zambia Association of Manufactures (ZAM) is expecting to grow the sector after banks reduced their interest rates.

Ten Candidates Vie for Mpongwe, Livingston Seats

[Zambia Reports]Five candidates have successfully filed in their nomination papers to contest the forthcoming Mpongwe Parliamentary by-election slated for February 28, while another five candidates are in the race to win the Livingstone seat.

Lusambo Demands Ban On Kachingwe’s Group

[Zambia Reports]MMD die hard youth wing co-ordinator Bowman Lusambo has asked Home Affairs minister Edgar Lungu to ban a group led by expelled former national secretary Major Richard Kachingwe or risk encouraging lawlessness in the country.

Chipolopolo Booted Out of Afcon

[Zambia Reports]Africa champions Zambia were held to a third straight draw by Burkina Faso to bow out of the competition after a scoreless tie in Group C.

PF Misapplies Over K500 Billion

[Zambia Reports]The PF government has misapplied over K532 billion in 2011, the latest Auditor General's report states.

Broken Promise – PF Prints Ballots Papers in UK

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata came into office on the wave of massive promises that unfortunately could not be delivered within the set 90 days of assuming power.

Vice President Promises Free Education to Mpongwe Voters

[Zambia Reports]Speaking in Mpongwe ahead of an upcoming by-election, Vice President Guy Scott has announced that the Patriotic Front (PF) government will soon start offering free secondary education in the country.

NGOCC Questions Govt On UTH Oxygen

[Zambia Reports]The Non-Governmental Coordinating Committee (NGOCC) is worried at government's hypocrisy for failing to admit the shortage of oxygen at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH).

MMD Exposes Underhanded PF Scheme

[Zambia Reports]The MMD has exposed a PF strategy in which they have hidden formal documents that changed names of office bearers at the Registrar of Societies to create an impression that the former ruling party is disorganised.

Government Buys UTH Oxygen Machines

[Zambia Reports]Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has announced that the government has procured new oxygen machines to provide continuous supply to patients at the University Teaching Hospital following heavy criticism from opposition and civil society.

Country to Explore Underground Railway System

[Zambia Reports]Recently appointed Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Clive Chirwa yesterday unveiled designs to revamp the railway sector and turn it into a 21st-century railway system that is modern and profitable.

Tempers Flare At Nevers Mumba Court Hearing

[Zambia Reports]Tempers flared on Monday as MMD president Nevers Mumba addressed supporters at Kitwe magistrate courts with other sessions disrupted due to the sizeable number of sympathisers.

Vice President Sneaks in and Out of Nelspruit

[Zambia Reports]Vice-President Guy Scott sneaked in and out of Nelspruit, South Africa to avoid international media attention following Zambia's poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa where the 2012 champions were eliminated in t...