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Posts published in “Day: November 26, 2015

Investment in Roads, Infrastructure Development for Zambezi Region

[New Era] Bukalo, which until 2013 was a sleepy village 40 kilometres east of Katima Mulilo, has been injected with N$8 million investment in infrastructure development as well as with an additional N$15 million to have a village council in the area.

Mwila Refutes UPND Claims

[Times of Zambia] Home Affairs Minister Davies Mwila has refuted claims that members of the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) are not enjoying their freedom of assembly.

Lungu Dates Media

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu will today hold a Press conference at State House to brief the nation on a number of issues.

Malnutrition Still Rife in Zambia

[Times of Zambia] Zambia is still grappling with malnutrition which has left a number of children stunted, Vice-President Inonge Wina has said.

UK Energy Investor Set for Power Boost

[Times of Zambia] Energy giant Sunbird Bionergy of the United Kingdom (UK) is set to invest in Zambia and boost power production following a successful Trade and Investment Forum attended by Vice-President Inonge Wina in London recently.

Don’t Lose Hope – Dr Banda

[Zambian Watchdog] UPND vice president for politics Canisius Banda has encouraged Zambians not to lose hope but hold on because God is aware of the challenges they are facing.

Zambeef Suffers Huge Losses Due to Depreciation of Kwacha

[Zambian Watchdog] Zambeef Products PLC on Wednesday reported a widened pretax loss in its recently-ended financial year as it suffered from the depreciation of the Zambian kwacha, but said it is working to reduce debt in US dollar terms so it will be ...

Constitution Bill Narrowly Goes Through Second Reading

[Zambia Reports] The Constitution Bill has gone through narrowly by 106 Members of Parliament, a combination of PF and MMD, voting yes. Nearly all UPND MPs including a few from MMD and one PF voted against the bill to max 36 no votes. There were four a...

Chitotela or ‘Chimbotela’ for New Faz Mouthpiece

[Zambia Reports] Sports deputy minister Ronald Chitotela is perhaps in a misplaced position. He seems not to know what he is doing, whether to be a FAZ mouthpiece or an official employed by Zambians to carry out duties on their behalf.

U.S.$115 Million for IDSP

[Times of Zambia] The Government has allocated US$115 million to develop 10,000 hectares of land under the Irrigation Development and Support Programme (IDSP).

Mutti Discharged

[Times of Zambia] The Lusaka magistrates' court has discharged Lusaka lawyer Nelly Mutti on all the 33 counts of theft, uttering and forgery.

Exposed – Fred M’membe’s Real Identity

[Zambia Reports] Documentary evidence has finally been unearthed that suggests that the Post Newspapers Limited Managing Director Fred M'membe is not whom he says he is.

Even ZRA Workers Haven’t Been Paid

[Zambian Watchdog] ZRA workers not yet paid also. Last month, ZANACO helped to pay the Salaries for all the ZRA workers, an act which has not happened in a very long time. Normally, ZRA helps Government to pay Salaries for Civil Servants but if ZRA, th...

PF Cadres Pull Down UPND Flags, Beat Taxi and Bus Drivers in Kabwe

[Zambian Watchdog] Unruly PF thugs calling themselves 'injomba' and claiming to have been sent by President Edgar Lungu and PF Secretary General Davies Chama to be collecting bus and taxi levies in various towns this morning went on rampage beating and...

8,455 School Leavers Compete for 200 Prison Warder Jobs

[Zambian Watchdog] 8,455 youths have applied to be recruited as prison warders but the Zambia Prison Service will only take 200 people, contrary to the statement of the service recruiting 1,000 that was made by Home affairs minister Davies Mwila.

Zambians Refuse to Donate to Lungu’s Tabernacle

[Zambian Watchdog] Zambians have refused to fund President Edgar Lungu' s nyaminyami tabernacle. Last month, Lungu and his supporters made passionate pleas for Zambians and foreigners to contribute their meagre earnings in an account for the so called ...