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Posts published in “Day: July 29, 2015

ZRA Boss Berlin Msiska in Tender Scam, Cancels a Duly Signed Contract

[Zambian Watchdog] Zambia Revenue Authority boss Berlin Msiska has constituted a secret team committee with specific instructions to cancel a contract to supply bulky data analysis that was genuinely awarded to Neurotech Limited at a value of US$1, 772...

Speaker Matibini Overstepped His Powers When He Expelled GBM

[Zambian Watchdog] Patrick Matibini might be a lawyer and a former judge, but he is not a judge and therefore has no powers to interpret the provisions of the Republican Constitution. That is the role of courts. The question is not whether the decision...

I Am So Happy to Be UPND Vice-President, GBM Tells Kasama

[Zambian Watchdog] UPND President Hakainde Hichilema says Kasama PF Central MP Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) was unanimously elected and accepted as party vice-president by the entire UPND structures at all levels.

Assuming Role of Judge, Speaker Says GBM Is No Longer MP for Kasama

[Zambian Watchdog] Acting as a court of law which interprets laws, Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has ruled that Geoffrey Mwamba is no longer MP for Kasama. It is actually the court which is supposed to say so not a speaker of parlia...

Is Edgar Lungu Managing a Poor Family?

[Zambian Watchdog] For sometime I have been thinking about the statement Edgar Lungu made before leaving for Uganda last week. The PF president Edgar Lungu said "May the rich continue in opposition". So I've been questioning myself trying to find answe...

Police Deployed to Bangweulu By-Election to Prevent Violence

[Zambia Reports] Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani says her service has sent a reinforcement comprising 120 police officers to Samfya District ahead of the Bangweulu constituency by-elections to forestall electoral violence, according to a r...

Kelvin Sampa Gunning for GBM’s Vacated Kasama Seat

[Zambia Reports] After celebrating the news that the parliamentary seat of Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba had been nullified, Lusaka businessman Kelvin Sampa has began to meet his donor friends in order to crack deals for possible funding for by elections if h...

DAPP Sued By Own Staff

[Times of Zambia] Twenty-nine employees from the Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) have sued company management for wrongfully deduction of 50 percent of their terminal benefits.

Housing Authority Builds 350 Houses

[Times of Zambia] A REAL estate developer, National Housing Authority (NHA) MKP has completed constructing of 350 housing units in Lusaka to assist cushion the critical housing deficit that the country faces.

Money Transfer Services Break Swiftcash Monopoly

[Times of Zambia] INCREASED money transfer services has given a huge competition to Swiftcash, Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOST)'s main source of revenue, which has been in monopoly for the past 10 years.

Reflecting On 2015 Zambia Int’l Trade Fair

[Times of Zambia] IT has been three weeks since the Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) ran business and pleasure from July 1 to 7, 2015 on exhibition stands, main arena and Mukuba Hotel in Ndola.

Juvenile Found Guilty Over Death of Girl (2)

[Times of Zambia] A FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD boy of Chingola has been found guilty of causing the death of a two-year-old girl by dangerous driving.

CEC Pledges Support in Resolving Power Deficit

[Times of Zambia] THE Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) has assured Government of its commitment to be part of the lasting solution to the country's power deficit challenges by mobilising resources to invest in new generation capacity.

Whats Holding Kariba Dam Rehab?

[Times of Zambia] SEVEN months after the cooperating partners responded to urgent calls to prevent the Kariba Dam from total collapse by pumping in money for rehabilitation, little preliminary works have been done.

East Township Roads Get Facelift

[Times of Zambia] SOMEONE once said: 'We need to stop thinking about infrastructure as an economic stimulant and start thinking about it as a strategy. This is because economic stimulants produce bridges to nowhere while strategic investment in infrast...