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Posts published in “Day: August 26, 2022

Lusambo, Malanji out

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-A UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) candidate and three others yesterday successfully filed in their nominations for the Kabushi Parliamentary by elections while for Kwacha parliamentary seat five candidates succeeded.UPND’s Bernard Kanengo, Leadership Movement (LM)’s Osias Telela, Alfred Yombwe and Richard Kalasa, both independent candidates, filed in for KabushiThe Electoral Commission of […]

ConCourt refuses to stay ECZ decision

By Perpetual Sichikwenkwe-THE Constitutional Court yesterday refused to stay the decision of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) not to accept nomination papers from two former Patriotic Front (PF) Members of Parliament (MPs).The former MPs are Joseph Malanji for Kwacha and Bowman Lusambo for Kabushi.Constitutional Court Judge Palan Mulonda said in his ruling yesterday that […]

Mineral royalties shocker!

By EMILY KUWEMA-ZAMBIA Revenue Authority (ZRA) Commissioner General Dingani Banda says a verification exercise has revealed that 910 companies dealing in export of minerals did not declare mineral royalties between 2015 and June 2022.He says this is according to an internal verification audit that was carried after it was discovered last year that a lot […]

170 civil servants ejected as census staff

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Zambia Statistics Agency (ZamStats) has disclosed that 171 civil servants in eight provinces have been dropped as census enumerators because such temporary jobs have been reserved for unemployed youths.The 171 civil servants were identified and subsequently dropped in line with the recruitment guidelines.ZamStats interim statistician general Mulenga Musepa said this when he […]

Use solar technology to preserve food – Veep

By JAMES KUNDA-VICE-PRESIDENT WK Mutale-Nalumango has called for use of solar technology in preserving food in communities.Ms Mutale-Nalumango said food should not go to waste but be preserved through use of technologies such as solar.She was speaking in Lusaka yesterday when she visited Sylva Food Solutions, which is applying solar technology in the drying of […]

‘Vehicle seizure final’

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Joint Investigations Team (JIT) says the decision to forfeit to the State 24 vehicles worth about K22 million suspected to have been acquired illegally is final.Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga says the move is final because the owners did not come forward to claim them during the three-month grace period.Mr Hamoonga wondered why some […]