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Posts published in “Day: November 4, 2014

President Tells of Grief Over Sata

[The Herald]Vienna -PRESIDENT Mugabe last night told of his "grief" and "sorrow" following the death of Zambian President Michael Sata, "one of our most outstanding leaders".

M’membe’s Cartel Mirrors the Yoruba’s “Diseased Genitals”

[Zambia Reports]There is a very popular saying by the Yoruba people of Nigeria that diseased genitals must keep to themselves. One may never really know why the Yoruba speaking people came up with such a saying. But perhaps it is because of the nature ...

Guy Scott U-Turns on Rival Firing

[allAfrica]Zambia's acting president, Guy Scott, has reinstated presidential aspirant Edgar Lungu as secretary-general of the country's ruling Patriotic Front, Zambian media report.

Dropping Edgar Lungu Impairs Zambia’s Image – Chikwanda

[Zambia Reports]Finance minister Alexander Chikwanda has issued a statement appealing to acting President Guy Scott to rescind his decision of firing ruling Patriotic Front Secretary General Edgar Lungu as it had the potential to cause a massive cultur...

Zambian Prisons and the Need for Judicial and Legal Intervention

[Zambia Reports]Has anything been done about the findings of the Report by Human Rights Watch in April 2010 that decried the atrocious conditions of Zambians in Zambian prisons? Among numerous abominables included overcrowding, unsanitary conditions, d...

Edgar Lungu Sacked

[Times of Zambia]Acting Patriotic Front (PF) President Guy Scott has dropped Edgar Lungu as the party's secretary General.

Ex-Justice Minister Zulu Sues State

[Times of Zambia]FORMER justice minister, Sebastian Zulu has dragged the Government to court demanding for payments of more than K240, 000 in terminal benefits and an undisclosed amount for sitting on five different committees of inquiries.

Stop Wave of Illegal Immigrants

[Times of Zambia]THE increasing number of prohibited immigrants that are being rounded up week in week out in Zambia is worrisome and should be brought to an immediate end before it gets out of hand. Are our borders too porous for illegal immigrants to...

‘Bobby East,’ Partner Convicted

[Times of Zambia]THE Lusaka Magistrates Court has convicted local artist Robert Chunga, also known as 'Bobby East', and his co-accused Ruth Mukanga for producing obscene materials.

Lungu to Make Ambitions Known

[Times of Zambia]DISMISSED Patriotic Front (PF) secretary general Edgar Lungu will only state his position on the party's presidential race after the burial of President Michael Sata.

Prison Warder Dies in East Road Crash

[Times of Zambia]A PRISON warder at Namuseche Prison in Chipata in Eastern province has died while several inmates have sustained injuries after the vehicle they were traveling in careered off the Chadiza road.

26 LWSC Receipts Posted Wrongly

[Times of Zambia]THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday heard how some accounts personnel at Lukanga Water and Sewerage Company irregularly posted 26 cancelled receipts totaling K4,478 to client accounts.

Scheme to Benefit 189,000 Families

[Times of Zambia]ABOUT 189,000 households in Zambia are expected to benefit from the social cash transfer scheme by the end of this year, acting President Guy Scott has said.

Elections Body Starts Preps

[Times of Zambia]THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has started budget preparations for the presidential election to be held within 90 days, following the demise of President Michael Sata.

Scott Fires Main Rival

[Zambia Reports]Sports minister and Patriotic Front national youth chairman says he telephoned acting President Guy Scott last night and cautioned him that his decision to sack Secretary General Edgar Lungu had the potential to send Zambia into flames.

After Davies Mwila Rejects Scotts, Veep Turns to Chilangwa

[Zambia Reports]In unending drama in the Patriotic Front power gamesmanship, interim President Dr Guy Scott has appointed Kawambwa Central Member of Parliament Nixon Chilangwa as new party Secretary General.

Fodep Proposes Dissolution of Parliament

[Zambia Reports]The Foundation for Democratic Process has called for the dissolution of parliament to avoid going for another general election within two years of a Presidential poll.