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Posts published in “Day: December 24, 2015

Metro Newspaer Says ‘Farcical Pantomim’

[Zambian Watchdog] The passage last week of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2015 closely resembled a farcical pantomime. In the end this was the Inquiries Act process all over again complete with a White Paper that remained undisclosed but existed a...

What Miyanda Told Lungu On Dual Citizenship and Other Issues

[Zambian Watchdog] This is the letter that has made PF president Edgar Lungu postpone signing the defective amended constitution. Miyanda explains to him that dual citizenship is a danger to Zambia's security, Christian national declaration not assured...

FAZ Hires UK Coach to ‘Help’ Lwandamina

[Zambian Watchdog] Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has engaged British coach Irfan Kawri to assist national team boss George Lwandamina at the 2016 Rwanda African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals.

President Lungu Is a Unique Man With Character

[Zambia Reports] It is close to one year since President Edgar Lungu was sworn in as our sixth Republican Head of State. It is that democratic environment that Zambia is enjoying which made that possible. Though having six leaders in 51 years may be se...

Manufacturing Slumps

[Times of Zambia] Zambia's manufacturing sector will this year record the lowest growth rate in 10 years mainly due to the electricity crisis which has hit the country.

30 Executives Head to India Show

[Times of Zambia] About 30 Zambian business executives are expected to attend the Indian trade show slated for February 2016.

CSPR Urges Diversification

[Times of Zambia] The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) says there is need for economic diversification to be accelerated with primary focus on industrialisation and job creation.

Stories From Old Graveyards

[Times of Zambia] The old adage that 'the richest place is the grave yard' could seem to suggest that people are buried with money and other valuable items.

Zambia to Export High Value Crops to U.S

[Times of Zambia] The Government is considering exporting high value crops to the US under the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA).

Miners’ Reckless Spending (II)

[Times of Zambia] Last week I discussed the impulsive spending habits that have spread through some miners who received their retrenchment packages from Mopani Copper Mines in Kitwe recently.

ZABS Tightens Inspections

[Times of Zambia] The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) will tighten inspection activities during the Christmas and New Year period.

Lungu Agrees to Free Murderer for Campaign Funding – Report

[Zambian Watchdog] President Edgar Lungu is planning to free former Inktec Managing Director and Murder convict Mathew Mohan on instruction from former President Rupiah Banda because Mohan helped finance Lungu's 2015 presidential campaign and has promi...

Mumbi Phiri Says It’s Not PF Cadres Attacking Journalist

[Zambia Reports] Patriotic Front (PF) deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri says none of the party's members was involved in the reported attack on a journalist in Chipata and has urged the complainant to report the matter to police.

Dan Pule Declares Support for Pres Lungu

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu may have to live with the possibility of extra support from opposition Christian Democratic Party president Danny Pule who openly showed his support on Tuesday night.