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Posts published in “Day: November 24, 2015

Which Way for the Economy After the IMF Visit?

[Zambian Watchdog] A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) just left Zambia after making an assessment of the economic situation of the country. They found a dire situation. However, the government has rejected the idea of taking matters forw...

Zamtroop Reloaded Under Lungu

[Zambian Watchdog] Many Zambians will recall the ZAMTROP account at Zanaco which was abused for personal expenditure and corruption by the late President Fred T J Chiluba. Years later, under President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, what emerges is a Bank Account ...

Dove Delivers Letter to Chinsali Police Station

[Zambian Watchdog] Chinsali residents on Sunday witnessed a black dove which delivered a letter at Chinsali police station addressed to a Mr. Kabuswe.

Civil Servants, Soldiers Not Yet Paid

[Zambian Watchdog] Civil Servants, soldiers and police officers have not yet been paid for November. These government workers are normally paid between 18th and 20th each month. But the Watchdog has been informed that the president, ministers, permanen...

Guard Found Dead in Car Park, Hanged to Tree

[Zambian Watchdog] Mazabuka residents woke up this morning just to find a man dead, hanged to a tree as if he hanged himself. He was found 'hanging' on a tree within a car park between Appolo and a Catholic church. He has been identified as Moffat and ...

Kambwili Laughs Off Suggestion PF Is Courting MMD On Constitution

[Zambia Reports] Information Minister Chishimba Kambwili has laughed off claims that government is courting members of the opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy to strike off some progressive clauses in the constitution amendment bill.

PF Government Overpays Road Contractor By K101.5m

[Zambian Watchdog] Government has approved and overpaid K101.5m (K101.5 billion old currency) to Roads and Pavings (Road Pave) Zambia limited, the shoddy contractor awarded to work on the expansion of the Kabwe to Kapiri Mposhi road.

UPND and Ingombe Ilede-Iron Age Politics

[Zambia Reports] Now that most African countries have introduced multi-party democracy and concurrently multi-party elections. What is to follow is political and democratic consolidation. Africa must now move to define its own political and governance ...

PF Can’t Pass Constitution Bill On Its Own

[Zambia Reports] PF Secretary General Davies Chama says the ruling party does not have the numbers in Parliament to single handedly secure the passage of the Constitution Bill into law.

ZRA Takes Post Tax Case to Supreme Court

[Zambia Reports] THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has filed a notice of appeal in the Supreme Court against the High Court ruling in which The Post Newspapers was granted a stay of execution to restrain the authority from demanding full settlement of...

Police Arrests UPND Cadre Over Veep’s House Attack in Nalolo

[Zambia Reports] A 25-YEAR-OLD man of Senanga suspected to be part of a group of United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres who beat up children and smashed windows at Vice-President Inonge Wina's private home in Nalolo has been charged with m...

Media Experts, Friends & Family Pour Out Their Love for Fallen Journalist

[Zambia Reports] Media experts, friends and family of the late Gershom Ndhlovu, a Zambian journalist based in the United Kingdom, have lit social media with outpouring messages of love and comfort following his demise in Basingstoke, England Sunday Nov...

Rix Eyes Faz Treasurer Post

[Times of Zambia] FORMER Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) treasurer, Rix Mweemba has appeared as the front-runner to take over the post following the resignation of incumbent Kelvin Mutafu amid a corruption allegation scandal.

Lwandamina Joins U23

[Times of Zambia] CHIPOLOPOLO coach 'Chicken' George Lwandamina has been roped in to boost the Under-23 soccer squad technical bench as Zambia eyes a return to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1988.

Lusaka in Need of Public Lavatories

[Times of Zambia] THE provision of adequate public conveniences has been identified as a priority public health issue.