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Posts published in “Day: May 3, 2013

Taima Joins PF

[Times of Zambia]MMD Solwezi East Member of Parliament (MP) Richard Taima has resigned from the former ruling party to join the Patriotic Front (PF).

Fuel Subsidy Removal Will Boost Development – Sata

[Times of Zambia]THE removal of the five per cent subsidy on petroleum products will enable the Government to have more finances for implementation of programmes countrywide, President Michael Sata has said.

PF Negligence Causes Death of Premature Baby At UTH

[Zambia Reports]When we raised the lack of oxygen and shortage of water at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) - the country's biggest referral hospital - we were called all sorts of names.

Biting Fuel Prices Draining the Poor

[Zambia Reports]We have a problem with the following words attributed to Energy Minister, Yamfwa Mukanga. If it is true this is the way Mukanga and his Government are going to treat matters that directly affect our livelihood, then this Government coul...

South Africa Upset With Zambia Over Scott’s Remarks

[Zambia Reports]The South African government has taken offense with Zambia after Vice-President Dr Guy Scott’s remarks that likened President Jacob Zuma to the last apartheid ruler FW De Clerk.

Zanu-PF Denies Guy Scott’s Mugabe Comment

[Zambia Reports]Following Guy Scott’s controversial interview in the Guardian this week, the ruling party of Zimbabwe has come forward to deny any plans or desire on behalf of President Robert Mugabe to retire.

Guy Scott’s Loose Mouth: A Disaster in Waiting

[Zambia Reports]If Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said Zambians were “backward” and poured scorn on the fact that we are “beggars”, what would be the general reaction? And what if Jacob Zuma, the President of South Africa, said we are a very uncivilized country because we allow our President Michael Sata to say anything, anyhow, what will we do?

Govt Demands Explanation From Zambia

[SAPA]Johannesburg -South Africa has demanded an explanation from Zambia on remarks its vice-president Guy Scott reportedly made about President Jacob Zuma and others.

Scandal At Bank of Zambia Over Missing Computers

[Zambia Reports]Fifteen Computers from the Bank of Zambia (BOZ) have gone missing in very unclear circumstances, prompting a situation that has put Zambia's economy at stake.

Chipimo Arrested for Unlawful Assembly

[Zambia Reports]National Restoration Party (Narep) president Elais Chipimo has been picked up by police in Kitwe for questioning for allegedly holding an illegal assembly becoming the third opposition leader to face charges by President Michael Sata's ...

Chirwa Should Resign – Mooya

[Zambia Reports]Moomba Member of Parliament (MP) Vitalis Mooya has asked embattled Zambia Railways Limited Chief Executive Officer professor Clive Chirwa to consider resigning because his image has been tarnished by his own desire to reap where he did ...

Sata’s Health: Is He Now Clearing the Air?

[Zambia Reports]On the occasion to mark the 2013 Labour Day celebrations President Michael Sata said a lot of incoherent things, perhaps that is his trademark. Like he has done several times before in the last few weeks, he accused two opposition presi...

PF Officially Adopts Patrick Ngoma for Feira

[Zambia Reports]The ruling Patriotic Front has expectedly adopted defector Patrick Ngoma as its candidate for the forthcoming Feira parliamentary by-election.