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Posts published in “Day: February 4, 2013

Sata Location Remains a Secret – Sakeni

[Zambia Reports]The PF government has failed to disclose the whereabouts of President Sata who has disappeared after leaving the Africa Union Summit in Ethiopia earlier this week.

By-Elections Are Not Our Fault, Sata Tells Catholic Bishops

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has responded to a strongly worded Pastoral Letter recently released by Catholic Bishops condemning his administration's poor governance record by saying it is not the fault of the PF that the country was experien...

Kabimba Accuses UPND of ‘Murder’

[Zambia Reports]Minister of Justice Wynter Kabimba says the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) is responsible for the murder of Southern Province minister Obvious Mwaliteta's brother Joana Liakoka.

Government Fires Nitrogen Chemicals Managers Over Fertilizer

[Zambia Reports]The Government has dismissed five managers at the Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) over irregularities in fertilizer distribution and contracts, according to sources exclusive to Zambia Reports.

Cabinet Secretary Seeks Policy Continuity After Elections

[Zambia Reports]Secretary to Cabinet Rowland Msiska has said there was need to revise key policy and strategic documents to make them conform with the electoral cycle and for them to benefit all Zambians.

Emirates Airlines Confirms Sata’s Foreign Travel

[Zambia Reports]Emirates Airlines has acknowledged that President Michael Sata flew from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to Dubai after the African Union (AU) summit on Monday, January 28 2013.

PF Takes On KCM On Foreign Contracts

[Zambia Reports]Government has accused Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) of creating a cartel after recently terminating the contract of a Brazilian firm U & M.

ZRL to Use Local Materials for Rail Rehab

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA Railways Limited (ZRL) will generate material for rail construction locally, ZRL managing director Clive Chirwa has said.

ACC to Investigate Missing Kr531 Million

[Times of Zambia]THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has said it will investigate recent reports of abuse of public funds to ensure accountability of national resources.

Government Seeks Community Partnership in Health Care Provision

[Times of Zambia]COMMUNITY Development, Mother and Child Health Minister Joseph Katema has called on Neighbourhood Health Care committees (NHCs) and other social welfare groups to partner with Government in the provision of primary health care services.

Zambians Eager for All-Inclusive Constitution

[Times of Zambia]CONSTITUTION Technical Committee chairperson Annel Silungwe has said Zambians are this time around intent on coming up with a Constitution that is not only people-driven but one that would also stand the test of time.

AG Report Reveals Fisp Irregularities

[Times of Zambia]THE Auditor General's Report on the supply of agricultural inputs for the 2011/2012 farming season has revealed some irregularities in which 9,149 packs under the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) worth KR2.6 million were supplied ...

Constitution Debates Inspiring

[Times of Zambia]THE debates during the Constitution Technical Committee conventions have thus far been inspiring more so on critical matters such as articles on death sentence, dual citizenship, and the 50 per cent plus one vote for a winning Presiden...

Auditor General Takes Lid Off Energy Ministry

[Times of Zambia]THE Auditor General's report has revealed that the Ministry of Energy and Water Development, now the Ministry of Mines, Energy, and Water Development has operated without a strategic plan since the expiry of the last one in 2007.

Govt Revokes 150 Mining Licences

[Times of Zambia]THE Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development has with immediate effect revoked 150 large-scale mining licences.

Mumba, Chitengi Grab ZRFU Top Player Awards

[Times of Zambia]RED Arrows and Green Eagles players Edward Mumba and Cecilia Chitengi were at the weekend crowned 2012 Buildcon Zambia Rugby Football Union (ZRFU) Player-of-the-Year in the men and women categories respectively.

State Releases Kr4.8 Million for Kasama Water Works

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has released KR4.8 million to the Ministry of Local Government and Housing (MLGH) to improve water reticulation in high density areas in Kasama District.