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Posts published in “Day: November 19, 2015

Go Urinate in Kariba Dam, Chama Tells Zambians Facing Load Shedding

[Zambian Watchdog] PF secretary general Davies Chama says opposition political leaders who are making too much noise about the electricity load-shedding should go and urinate in the Kariba Dam and see if they will be able to fill it up.

PF, UPND Cadres Clash in Kitwe

[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front (PF) cadres and their United Party for National Development (UPND) counterparts yesterday clashed in Kitwe.

Letter – Monze Rejects Jack Mwimbu for 2016

[Zambia Reports] People of Monze Central are up in arms against the MP Mr Jack Mwimbu. They say they don't know why their MP is always absent at the constituency only showing up when it's time for elections. People of Monze are ready to give UPND a big...

Strong Hold, Regional and Tribal Voting

[Zambia Reports] Last week I wrote and gave reasons why I think the 50+1 clause is not good for our political landscape. I alluded to the fact that as a country where certain sections of people vote on regional or tribal lines the clause will just brin...

Chiengi Under Police Guard Following Fracas in Chief Puta’s Area

[Zambia Reports] POLICE in Luapula have deployed over 50 officers to Chienge following Monday's fracas in which Senior Chief Puta's retainer Peter Muswe, 40, was allegedly murdered by suspected supporters of deposed sub-chieftainess Mwabu Kasenge.

Nation Faces Condoms Shortage

[Zambian Watchdog] In a continued disarray of PF government policies, the country is facing a critical shortage of condoms, posing a threat to the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Zambia Nets 1.2 Million New Voters

[Zambia Reports] THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has recorded 1,246,626 new registrations, 1,235,633 updates (voter transfer, card replacements and amendments) and 23,783 notifications of deceased voters.

Lungu Orders Police to Arrest HH, GBM

[Zambian Watchdog] On Edgar Lungu's orders, police in the Copperbelt are now mobilising to arrest opposition UPND President Hakainde Hichilema and Vice-President Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba should they make any moves with their programme in the area.

Defence Minister Attends Angola-Zambia Meeting

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Defence minister João Lourenço is participating in the 29th Meeting of the Angola-Zambia Joint Permanent Commission of Defence and Security in Livingstone, Zambia.

Masebo Re-Arrested After Nolle

[Zambia Reports] Former Tourism Minister Sylvia Masebo had her short lived freedom curtailed moments after being freed on a nolle prosequi by the Lusaka

UPND MPs Stage Parley Walk Out

[Zambia Reports] The fragile political temperature on the Copperbelt boiled over with ruling Patriotic Front and United Party for National Development clashing this morning on Chacha Street where the opposition party's offices are housed.

Pastor in Court for Breaking Immigration Law

[New Era] Windhoek -A Zambian national appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court yesterday for allegedly violating his visitor's permit by preaching after he arrived in the country.

Great Leaders Are Born

[Times of Zambia] We thus share the indignation felt by Vice-President Inonge Wina who is concerned about the low opinion that the UPND leadership, particularly Monze Central Member of Parliament Jack Mwiimbu has on marketeers and the poor people on th...

Chipata Marks Breast Cancer Month

[Times of Zambia] Mutinta Muchimba (not real name) has been suffering from breast cancer for two years.

Global Oil Demand to Drop

[Times of Zambia] The International Energy Agency says global Oil growth demand will drop to 1.2m barrels per day in 2016 from 1.8m barrels in 2015.

Women in Business Body Ponder ZABS Bond

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Federation Associations of Women in Business (ZFAWB) is pondering partnering with Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) to improve the standards of products produced by its members.