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Posts published in “Day: December 14, 2015

‘Passing of Constitution Has Vindicated PF’

[Times of Zambia] THE successful amendment of the non-contentious issues in the Republican Constitution has vindicated the Patriotic Front (PF) as a party that means well for the Zambian people, party deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri has said.

Envoy Implores CCA to Visit Zambia

[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S Ambassador to the United States of America (USA) Palan Mulonda has implored the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) to explore various business opportunities in Zambia.

Laura Miti’s Views On the Constitution

[Zambia Reports] Social commentator Laura Miti has had her take on the Constitution of Zambia Bill that was passed last week labeling the move as progressive.

Zambia Regroup for Chan Preps

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia national team has begun its preparation for the 2016 Rwanda African Nations Championship.

Nevers Claims 50+1 Will Take Him to State House Next Year

[Zambia Reports] Opposition Movement for Multi - Party Democracy (MMD) President Dr Nevers Mumba has pleaded with MMD Councilors on the Copperbelt not to ditch the party as they go to elections next year.

Running Mate Clause Throws UPND Into Chaos

[Zambia Reports] A rift is looming in the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) following the passing of the running mate clause in the constitution bill by the National Assembly last week. Sources predict the party may be plunged int...

Mobile Voter Registration Ends With 1.5 Million Captured

[Zambia Reports] The mobile voter registration has come to a close with the Electoral Commission of Zambia saying there will be no further extension to the exercise that has seen about 1.5 million new voters.

Fuel Prices Across the World Reduce

[Zambian Watchdog] The price of oil on the world market has tumbled to near seven-year lows, sending fuel price reduction accross the world except in Zambia.

Ex-Zaf Commander Shattered – Wife Married in Turkey

[Zambia Reports] Former ZAF commander Sande Kayumba, owner of Comfort Lodge along Great East Road in Lusaka, had a major shock when he followed his wife Mutinta Nkombo (Mazabuka MP Gary Nkombo's sister) to Turkey only to find that she has allegedly bee...

Push for Referendum, Says Chifire

[Zambian Watchdog] Former Member of the National Constitution Conference (NCC) Gregory Chifire says there is need for all stakeholders to push the executive arm of government to make provision for the adoption of the remaining part of the constitution ...

55 Year Old Man Found Dead With Sex Boosters in Pocket

[Zambian Watchdog] A 55 year old man of Kabwe was found dead in a toilet at his brother's residence in Ngungu, upon searching him police found him with an undisclosed number of Viagra, a sex booster drug. The deceased is believed to have been having an...

Our Family Is Not of Satanists – Paglory Ministries Pastor

[Zambian Watchdog] Pastor Blessed Machuta of Kabwe's Paglory ministries international has charged that his father is not a Satanist but a hardworking businessman who has been in business for over twenty years, Machuta has instead accused another Pentec...

PF, MMD Have Excluded Women in New Constitution

[Zambian Watchdog] FDD President Edith Nawakwi says the PF has embarrassed and betrayed everyone who wanted to give them a chance to enact the constitution using their method as they did nothing but hoodwink people so that they could use the arrogance ...

Ministers Should Be Appointed From General Public

[Zambian Watchdog] I cannot think of any reason (rational or otherwise) for a constitutional Article or Clause requiring the Republican president to appoint government ministers from elected or nominated Members of Parliament (MPs).

Dangote Selling Stolen Cement Below Value to Dodge Taxes – Source

[Zambia Reports] A scheme has been uncovered in which the Indian managers at the Nigerian-owned Dangote Cement company are allegedly colluding with local distributors to steal cement and sell it below the minimum taxable value, according to a source at...