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Posts published in “Day: June 24, 2014

Chinese VP to Visit Zambia This Week

[Focac]Lusaka -Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao is scheduled to visit Zambia this week on a four-day official visit, the Chinese Embassy announced here Monday.

Explain Israel Trip, Demands Fda

[Zambia Reports]The following press release was circulated by the Forum for Democratic Alternatives:

Kabimba’s Appointment As Acting President Upsets PF Members

[Zambia Reports]There is growing tension among Patriotic Front (PF) members in Lusaka and major squabbles are brewing after the appointment of party secretary general Wynter Kabimba as Acting President during President Michael Sata's sudden "working va...

Sondashi Predicts Unstable Economy

[Zambia Reports]Forum for Democratic Alternatives President Ludwig Sondashi says the economy will remain unstable under the Patriotic Front government as they had shown a huge appetite for uncontrolled borrowing.

PF Shifts Airline Goalpost

[Zambia Reports]Government has continued shifting goalposts on the re-introduction of the national airline by saying the move could only take off after October.

RCC Mum On Zambian Flop

[Namibian]THE Roads Contractor Company has refused to disclose how much of the Namibian taxpayers' money has been spent on its Zambian subsidiary, which has been closed for about five years.

Hichilema to Honk for Constitution

[Zambia Reports]Opposition United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema will lead citizens in honking for the release of the draft constitution on Friday.

PF Women MPs Puzzle Sakwiba

[Zambia Reports]Lusaka lawyer Sakwiba Sikota has expressed shock at the conduct of the four female Patriotic Front MPs who have been warned by Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini for their 'shit' comments against Kalomo Central Member of ...

Chirwa Got K44,000 Additional Housing Allowance – Witness

[Times of Zambia]AN investigations officer at the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has told the court that former Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL), chief executive officer, Clive Chirwa was paid an additional K44, 000 per month as housing allowance instea...

Land Taskforce Launched

[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT has established an inter-ministerial Taskforce aimed at dealing with law breakers in land allocation and acquisition following rampant illegal land activities in some parts of the country.

3 Bandits Gunned Down in Lusaka

[Times of Zambia]THREE bandits were gunned down during an exchange of fire with police in Lusaka's Salama Park area, when they attempted to rescue their accomplice who was leading police in a recovery operation, police have said.

Justices Mumba, Phiri Praised

[Times of Zambia]ACTING Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda has hailed Justices Florence Mumba and Christine Phiri for their illustrious judicial careers and distinguished service to the Zambian Judiciary.

‘Help Us Set Up Plant Hire Scheme’

[Times of Zambia]THE Emerald and Semi Precious Stones Association of Zambia (ESMAZ) hasappealed to Government to assist emerald miners set up a plant hire scheme.

Down a Dirty Road

[Zambia Reports]Before the 2011 elections Zambians were told and warned by a lot of people that they would be beaten down by the Patriotic Front (PF) once they took power. They were warned that the PF would break their hearts and steal their crown.

Paza Advises Scribes On Socio-Economic Coverage

[Times of Zambia]THE Press Association of Zambia (PAZA) has urged journalists to improve their in-depth coverage of socio-economic issues to help reduce poverty.