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Posts published in May 2014

JCTR Calls Indaba to Arrest Kwacha Free-Fall

[Zambia Reports]The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection has called for a consultative meeting to probe the real reasons behind the depreciation of the kwacha.

Actionaid Holds Successful KCM Demo

[Zambia Reports]Action Aid stayed true to their word by marching to Konkola Copper Mines offices in Lusaka to air their grievances about the happenings at the mining firm.

Hichilema Tells Malawi President to Heed Rupiah’s Call

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema has urged losing Malawi President Joyce Banda to heed the call to concede defeat and spare her country any possible chaos.

Opinion – of Bans, Blacklists and Bola 6

[Zambia Reports]I'd planned to save the five weeks of readers' letters I have received so far for last, but some of the correspondence I am getting is too poignant and too topical to ignore.

Prof Chirwa Volunteers to Probe Zaf Plane Crash

[Zambia Reports]Professor Clive Chirwa has volunteered to be part of the investigation team that will probe the crash of a civil plane flown by two ZAF officials that died in the accident.

Strike Looms As Health Workers Declare Dispute

[Zambia Reports]Health workers in Zambia have declared a dispute with the government in the 2014 negotiations for improved salaries and conditions of service for nurses and other health workers.

Opinion – M’membe Getting Taste of Own Medicine

[Zambia Reports]If there is any one person who finds himself in a very awkward position following the reported failing health of President Michael Sata other than the Head of State himself it is his puppeteer Fred M'membe.

Rupiah Applies to Nchito From Prosecuting Him

[Zambia Reports]Former President Rupiah Banda has applied that Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito recuses himself from prosecuting cases involving him.

Sata Delivers ‘Voice Mail’ Assurance Through the Post

[Zambia Reports]As President Michael Sata's failing health continues to dominate public discourse the Head of State has spoken out albeit through his defacto public relations modicum, The Post Newspapers, claiming he is fit and working normally.

Chibolya Raid – Residents Plan Revenge On Police

[Zambia Reports]Over 500 police officers this morning raided Lusaka's notorious Chibolya Compound arresting over 100 residents on various drug related charges but residents of the area are planning to revenge.

Hichilema Welcomes ‘Fit Again’ Sata

[Zambia Reports]The opposition United Party for National Development has welcomed the statement put through by The Post Newspaper that President Michael Sata is fit and well.

RB Wants DPP to Recuse Himself

[Times of Zambia]FORMER Republican president, Rupiah Banda has submitted that the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mutembo Nchito should recuse himself from prosecuting him alleging that he has a grudge against him.

‘Defiler Dad’ Kills Self

[Times of Zambia]A MAN suspected of defiling his stepdaughter died after he threw himself in front of a moving truck in Kafulafuta District in what is suspected to be a move to avoid prosecution.

DFID Gives Zambia K603 Million

[Times of Zambia]THE United Kingdom (UK) through the Department for International Development (DFID) last year provided K603 million worth of support to Zambia for the implementation of programmes aimed at reducing poverty and improving public service ...

Health Unions Declare Dispute With Govt

[Times of Zambia]UNIONS representing health workers in Zambia have declared a dispute with Government over the 2014 negotiations for improved salaries and conditions of service.

Major Great East Road Rehab Works Underway

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has said the major rehabilitation of the 357-kilometre stretch on the Great East Road is expected to start by June, this year after the Portuguese construction companies successfully completed mobilisation works.

Kansanshi Golf Club Gives Over K45, 000 to Charity

[Times of Zambia]KANSANSHI Golf Club has donated K45,559 to Same World Same Chance, a charity organisation that offers quality education to the vulnerable and less-privilidged children in Senior Chief Kalilele's chiefdom, some 50 kilometres east of Sol...

Vedanta Rapes Zambia in Copper Deal – Liberia ‘Stupid’ Too?

[FrontPageAfrica]Vedanta's Agarwal, who spoke at an event in India last March, is seen in the video ridiculing the Zambian government about how he dribbled government over the paltry amount of money he paid to buy the mine, and boasted that KCM was giv...