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Posts published in “Day: November 17, 2015

Mumbi Phiri’s Fake Defections Have Flopped – East MMD

[Zambian Watchdog] Claims by Patriotic Front (PF) Deputy General Secretary Mumbi Phiri that the PF received hundreds of UPND and MMD defectors in Eastern province are a total fabrication and typical of their lies. Ms Phiri and her team have been terrib...

Kabwe PF Mayor Bango’s Son Assaults UPND Cadre

[Zambian Watchdog] Kabwe Mayor Richard Bango's son Kedrick Bango last night viciously assaulted Lazarous Mulomba, a UPND cadre for playing UPND songs in his father's constituency. Beer bottles were used in hitting Mulomba as Kedrick boasted that he can...

Lungu Makes New PS Appointments

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has appointed Kayula Siame as Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry.

Hichilema Goes to Copperbelt for Political Capital

[Zambia Reports] Opposition United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema has stepped into the Copperbelt seeking to make political capital out of the problems in the mining sector.

First Lady to Check On South Women Projects

[Times of Zambia] FIRST Lady Esther Lungu is today expected in Southern Province for a working visit to among other things, check on women's empowerment projects.

I Won’t Promote Tribal Politics – Shakafuswa

[Zambia Reports] UPND Katuba MP Jonas Shakafuswa says he'll not promote politics of hatred and tribal affiliation following backlash from party members outraged by a photograph showing with a deep throat smile while interacting with President Edgar Lungu.

Grand Coalition to Make Constitution Submission

[Zambia Reports] After shunning making submissions to the committee on legal and human rights on the constitution amendment bill, the Grand Coalition on the Constitution has cast stones at the ruling Patriotic Front for not appearing before the Corneli...

Govt Pays KCM Tax Debt in Installment

[Zambia Reports] Government has gone some steps in paying the Value Added Tax refund arrears for mining firms with Konkola Copper Mines confirming it has received six months payment.

FR Bwalya Holed Up in Rural Zambia for PF Victory

[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front Central Committee Member is holed up in rural Zambia determined to give the ruling party resounding victory in the 2016 presidential and general elections.

700,000 Learners Drop Out

[Times of Zambia] MORE than 700,000 children of school-going age who are supposed to be in school are currently not enrolled in the country's education system, General Education Permanent Secretary Chishimba Nkosha has said.

‘No Rainbow in Wynter’

[Times of Zambia] IT is wishful thinking for any normal person to think about Rainbow Party forming Government next year with Wynter Kabimba as its preferred leader.

They Are Now Scared of Their Own Shadows

[Zambian Watchdog] It is unbelievable that Vice-President Inonge Wina could take the floor of the House and declare that the government will not allow the opposition to hold meetings on the Copperbelt.

PF Constitution Backs President On 5-Yr Term

[Times of Zambia] THE Patriotic Front (PF) legal counsel has clarified that President Edgar Lungu is mandated by the party constitution to be in office for a full five-year term from the date of election during the November 30, 2014 convention.

Mulungushi Textiles Sues Zambia China Firm

[Times of Zambia] MULUGUSHI Textiles Limited has sued the Zambia China Mulungushi Textiles Limited seeking the Lusaka High Court to grant it an injunction restraining the respondent from evicting it from the factory in Kabwe, Central Province.

CBU Dons Salute Lungu

[Times of Zambia] THE Copperbelt University (CBU) lecturers' union has praised President Edgar Lungu for his fatherly heart, which has seen him exercise lenience on CBU students who faced disciplinary charges recently.

Lubambo Roars

[Times of Zambia] CHIPOLOPOLO midfielder Lubambo Musonda says the team is ready to face any opponent in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup group stage qualifiers.

Handball Body Seals Deal

[Times of Zambia] THE Handball Association of Zambia (HAZ) has inked a four-year deal with the International Handball Federation (IHF) that will see construction of the first ever pitch handball court in Zambia.