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Posts published in “Day: October 16, 2013

Donchi Kubeba – Sata Fuels More PF Confusion

[Zambia Reports]The power struggle in the Patriotic Front party has taken another twist as President Michael Sata has denied appointing Robert Chikwelete as Lusaka district chairman.

Kabimba Is Stocking Weapons – Chikwelete

[Zambia Reports]Lusaka District Patriotic Front chairman Robert Chikwelete has revealed that provincial chairman Geoffrey Chuumbwe is in charge of the ruling party's militia group.

Constitution Final Draft Depends On Sata

[Zambia Reports]The Technical Committee on the constitution says the handing over of the final draft constitution will depend on when State House is ready after the grouping finishes its final wrapping of the document.

Chikwelete Warns of Bloodshed

[Zambia Reports]Rival factions in the Patriotic Front have continued bickering with President Michael Sata's anointed Lusaka District chairman Robert Chikwelete insisting that he will not step down despite his rival Goodson Banda saying he was the elec...

Govt Pro Management Stance Irks Workers

[Zambia Reports]Shorprite workers have expressed shock at government's pro-management stance during the standoff that has entered day three of the strike.

Sata’s Salary Triples in Two Years

[Zambia Reports]President Michael Sata has again increased his basic salary for the third time within two years. Sata's basic salary was last week increased to K414, 406, the critical Zambian Watchdog website.

Canisius Banda Challenges Kabimba On Corrupt Ministers

[Zambia Reports]The UPND vice president for politics Dr Canisius Banda has challenged beleaguered Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Wynter Kabimba to disclose the names of corrupt cabinet ministers.

PF Bigwig Expelled

[Times of Zambia]PATRIOTIC Front (PF) assistant secretary general in charge of political affairs, Sikwindi Situla has been expelled from the ruling party for alleged indiscipline and involvement in the formation of the Fourth Republic Party.

State to Broaden Scrap Metal Market

[Times of Zambia]THE Government is studying the scenario in the scrap metal industry to find ways of broadening the market for local dealers, Commerce, Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Miles Sampa has said.

14 East FRA Depots Closed

[Times of Zambia]FOURTEEN satellite depots in Chipata have been closed for not purchasing enough maize stocks from the time the crop marketing season opened, district agricultural coordinator Michael Ngulube has disclosed.

Govt Calls for Agro Women Empowerment

[Times of Zambia]THE Government has said women in agriculture should be empowered to make them grow into commercial farmers and make greater contribution to national development.

Livingstone Council Cops, Vendors Clash

[Times of Zambia]Livingstone City Council police officers and vendors clashed in the town centre on Monday when the traders attempted to illegally resume business on the streets.

PAYE Exemption Threshold Will Boost Insurance Sector – IAZ

[Times of Zambia]THE Insurance Association of Zambia (IAZ) has said the increase in the Pay-as-you -earn (PAYE) exemption threshold from K2,200 to K3,000 in the 2014 National Budget will help grow the insurance and other sectors.

Resolve Shoprite Workers’ Strike

[Times of Zambia]THE countrywide strike by workers of the largest retail chain store on Zambian soil, Shoprite, is a matter of concern that needs immediate resolution.

Ndola House Wife in Public Sex Scandal

[Times of Zambia]A NDOLA housewife and her alleged partner have appeared before a magistrate's court and pleaded not guilty to having sexual intercourse in public.

Polish Prime Minister to Visit President Sata

[Times of Zambia]POLISH Prime Minister Donald Tusk is expected in the country for a three-day State visit and will meet President Michael Sata for bilateral discussions.

Diggers Face Chop?

[Times of Zambia]DEFENDING champions, 'Men at Work' Diggers, face a chop from the Knock Out Cup following a petition by Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) B League side, Nkwazi on the Kitwe side's alleged use of two ineligible players.

Brave Zambia Lose to Brazil

[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA yesterday kept five-time world champions, Brazil on their toes before going on to lose this tough historic international friendly encounter at the iconic Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing, China.