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Posts published in “Day: October 14, 2015

The Sorry State of University Teaching Hospital

[Zambian Watchdog] Fifty years after independence, these are pictures of the ablution facilities at Ward A05 in the Paediatrics Wing of the University Teaching Hospital, the nation's largest health facility. A05 is an isolation ward where children with...

Zampost to Retrench More Workers

[Zambian Watchdog] The Zambia Postal Services (ZAMPOST) has retrenched 98 workers due to competition from private competitors.

Fr Bwalya Urges Quick Investigations in Post Shooting

[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front Member of the Central Committee Father Frank Bwalya has called on police to expedite investigation into the recent shooting at the Post Newspaper.

Speaker Matibini Awaits VP Report On Leakages

[Zambia Reports] Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini says Vice President Inonge Wina will tell the house on the findings of the leakage of President Edgar Lungu's speech to parliament recently.

ZAWA Arrests South African, Zim Wildlife Smugglers

[Zambian Watchdog] Authorities in Zambia said Tuesday they had arrested six South Africans believed to be involved in a wildlife smuggling ring after 12 prized sable antelope calves were found packed in a trailer.

God Can Not Be Mocked, Never Mumba Tells Lungu

[Zambian Watchdog] As a Pastor and leader in politics, I have received several queries from Christians and citizens across the country on the meaning of the President's call to prayer and fasting and whether the event has been called in good faith. I w...

President Lungu Wants a Women Bank Only

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu yesterday spread himself between two unique societal groups in women and youth that he gave his time to two different fora.

Millers, Lubinda Hit Deadlock

[Zambia Reports] The first round of talks between the Millers Association of Zambia and Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda over the proposed increase in mealie meal prices has ended in a deadlock.

ECZ Giving Two Voters’ Cards to One Person in Chipata

[Zambian Watchdog] A scam by the ruling Patriotic Front, in conjunction with the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has been unearthed in which the Commission is issuing two voters' cards in perceived PF 'strongholds' per individual to allow them vot...

Kambwili On Bars During National Day of Prayer

[Zambia Reports] Chief Government spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili says the government is not forcing bar owners to close during Sunday's National Day of Prayers and Fasting.

Deloitte & Touches Also Questions PF 2016 Budget

[Zambian Watchdog] 'The now unavoidable increase in external debt-service costs may crowd out expenditure on social infrastructure and services in the 2016 budget,' says Deloitte & Touche.

NGOCC Push for Referendum On Constitution

[Zambia Reports] The Non Governmental Organization Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has pushed on with the crusade for a referendum and not the parliament route that government has set out.

Daytripping Zambians Have No Conscience – Chikwanda

[Zambia Reports] PEOPLE who have an insatiable propensity for travelling go on foreign trips even for a day because they have no conscience over the serious poverty levels in the country, says finance minister Alexander Chikwanda.

Overwhelming Demand for NRCS in Northwestern Province

[Zambia Reports] Residents in Chavuma District of Northwestern Province are obtaining National Registration Cards (NRCs) in large numbers despite the mobile registration exercise having not started yet in the district.

Kalusha’s Corruption Probe Reaches Advanced Stage

[Zambia Reports] Zambia's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) says investigations in the matter in which FAZ president Kalusha Bwalya allegedly received $80, 000 from disgraced former FIFA vice-president Mohammed Bin Hammam have reached advanced stages.

Chikakanta District Cracks Down On Examinations Cheating

[Zambia Reports] Chikakanta District Education Board Secretary (DEBS) Rosey Chulu has warned teachers and pupils to stay away from all forms of examination malpractices, according to a report by ZANIS.