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Posts published in “Day: June 4, 2014

23 Foreigners Nabbed in Chibolya Clean Up

[Times of Zambia]THE immigration department says 23 foreigners were among the 300 people who were arrested during the raid on the notorious Chibolya Township in Lusaka last week.

500 Miners Lose Jobs

[Times of Zambia]MORE than 500 miners have been laid off by a company contracted by Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi.

Still Fighting Over Kabimba, PF Looks to Rowland Msiska

[Zambia Reports]Senior Members of the Patriotic Front (PF) trying to resolve the succession dispute between the anti-Wynter Kabimba and pro-Wynter Kabimba camps have now floated Dr. Rowland Msiska who is the Secretary to the Cabinet as a compromise can...

Times Journalists Enter Day Two Strike

[Zambia Reports]The Times of Zambia Board of Management says workers who will not report for work today following the strike action over three month salary arrears should consider themselves fired.

Police Interrogate Hot FM Presenters

[Zambia Reports]Police have summoned Hot FM staff for views expressed on a live radio programme commenting on the debate about President Michael Sata's death.

New Daily Mail Boss in Undue Salary Allegations

[Zambia Reports]Newly appointed Zambia Daily Mail boss Bryson Mumba is embroiled in a disputed salary adjustment he solicited when he was director of finance for the public media organisation.

Kalusha – Mine Was U.S.$50, 000 Not U.S.$80, 000 From Qatar

[Zambia Reports]FAZ president Kalusha Bwalya has admitted pocketing the money allegedly given to him by disgraced former FIFA vice president Qatar's Mohammed Bin Hammam but claims it was a debt to be paid back amounting to US$50, 000 and not the US$80,...

DEC Nabs Accountant, Businessman for K420, 000 Theft

[Zambia Reports]THE Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested and jointly charged an accountant and a businessman of Lusaka for money laundering activities involving over K420.000.

Sinyinda Writes Sata On Heavy Military Presence in Barotseland

[Zambia Reports]Former Ngambela Clement Sinyinda has written to President Michael Sata over the increased deployment of military personnel in Barotseland following the lapse of the May, 28 deadline for the signing of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) submission agreement, which would have allowed the BNFA lawyers, Messrs Dougue & Kirtley, to apply for setting up of an Arbitration Tribunal in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Public Sphere Under Threat as Press Freedom Violations Mount

[IFEX]The Media institute of Southern Africa (MISA) is concerned that the existence of a public sphere is under threat in Zambia because of some acts of intolerance by some stakeholders and the continued existence of archaic laws that continue to be us...

KCM and Resource Nationalism Risk in Zambia

[Zambia Reports]Recently events surrounding the Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) have dominated headlines in our country. This all came to a crescendo when a video appeared on YouTube of the mine's majority owner, Anil Agarwal of Vedanta, seemingly mocking us...

Isoka Community Radio Raided By Police

[Zambia Reports]Police in Isoka District in Muchinga Province this morning stormed the Isoka Community Radio station and held hostage members of staff for hosting senior United Party for National Development (UPND) leaders over the weekend.

Saki Checks ‘Useless’ Scott

[Zambia Reports]Prominent lawyer Sakwiba Sikota has torn to pieces the claim by Vice President Guy Scott that having ministers outside parliament was an uncomfortable disposition.