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Posts published in “Day: January 22, 2016

TIZ Pursues Auditor General Report

[Zambia Reports] Transparency International Zambia has issued a routine call for public officers named in the Auditor General's Report to either be fired or prosecuted.

UPND Sense Another Defeat

[Zambia Reports] United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema has struck a resigned posture to another possible electoral defeat warning the the ruling Patriotic Front may increase fuel prices soon after winning elections in August.

Presidential Election Nomination Set for June 6

[Zambia Reports] Political parties may have to prepare for battle earlier than anticipated with the Electoral Commission of Zambia announcing that presidential nominations for the August 11 elections will be opened on June 6.

General Kanene Assault Case Discontinued

[Zambia Reports] Lady luck has shown on controversial musician Clifford Dimba popularly known as General Kanene with his assault case discontinued by the Lusaka Magistrate.

George Mpombo’s Son Allegedly Kills Gilfriend

[Zambia Reports] Just when George Mpombo was getting over his having served time in prison his son seems to have updated that file by allegedly committing murder.

Veep Inonge Heads North

[Zambia Reports] Vice President Inonge Wina will head to Northern Province on a three day working visit.

EU Confident of Free, Fair Polls

[Times of Zambia] The European Union (EU) is confident that Zambia will conduct free and fair elections scheduled for August this year.

Speed Up Samfya-Kasaba Bay Road Works, Contractor Urged

[Times of Zambia] The Road Development Agency (RDA) has urged BSBK Limited, the contractors working on the 113 kilometre road from Samfya to Kasaba Bay via Lubwa in Luapula Province, to expedite the works.

Miles Quits

[Times of Zambia] The Patriotic Front (PF) is on solid ground and is not shaken by the resignation of its Matero Member of Parliament (MP) Miles Sampa, who announced leaving the party yesterday.

North Tourism Circuit Set for Growth

[Times of Zambia] There is no region in Zambia that has a high concentration of attractions compared to the Northern Tourism Circuit comprising Northern, Luapula and Muchinga provinces.

Lungu Secures Maize Imports

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has facilitated the importation of maize to ensure that there is no interruption in the supply of the country's staple food, the President's Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda has said.

AG Report Reveals Rising Financial Irregularities

[Times of Zambia] Unaccounted-for revenue in the latest Auditor General's report has increased from K67 million in 2013 to K390 million for the financial year ending December 2014.

President Lungu Assures of Free Polls

[Times of Zambia] President Edgar Lungu has assured the nation and diplomats accredited to Zambia that the country will conduct the August 11 general elections in a peaceful and democratic manner.

No Political Extravaganza Under Amended Constitution

[Times of Zambia] IF the 1, 000-supporters requirement for political candidates to qualify contesting in an election as required under the amended Constitution had not been introduced, political charlatans would have continued clowning in public.

Campaigns Set for May

[Times of Zambia] Political campaign floodgates will open on May 16 this year for the August 11 general elections, the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has announced.