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Posts published in “Day: September 6, 2022

Govt bans cattle movement

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has with immediate effect banned the movement of live cattle from Chisamba and Chibombo districts following the outbreak of Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP).Investigations conducted by the ministry’s department of veterinary services on September 2 and 3, 2022, confirmed the outbreak of CBPP, with the initial findings detecting […]

New teachers seek transfers

By MUNAMBEZA MUWANEI-AS schools reopened yesterday, some newly recruited teachers were already flocking to District Education Board Secretaries in various districts of Central Province, requesting for transfers citing various reasons.Some of the reasons for seeking transfers cited by the DEBS in Mumbwa District, Paxina Mwenya, were heart conditions, hypertension and epilepsy, all claiming that they […]

10,000 ghost workers rip-off K700m

By JAMES KUNDA-AMOUNTS totalling K2.6 billion were irregularly paid out by the government between 2017 and 2021 out of which more than K700 million was paid to nearly 10,000 unaccounted for workers in 19 government ministries.This is according to the Office of the Auditor General’s Report on Government payroll for 2017-2021.Announcing the report’s findings to […]

HH congratulates Kenya’s President-elect Ruto

By CHUSA SICHONEPRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has congratulated William Ruto on his being declared Kenya’s head of State.President Hichilema said he was looking forward to working with Dr Ruto to strengthen and enhance the historical good relations between Zambia and Kenya.“This is based on our shared priorities which include peace and security on our continent, democracy, […]

Kasanda slams ‘noisy’ Nawakwi

By MAPULANGA LIBINGA-CHIEF Government spokesperson Chushi Kasanda has slammed Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) leader Edith Nawakwi asking her to keep quiet if she has nothing constructive to offer to the welfare and wellbeing of the country.Ms Kasanda said, having at one time served as Finance minister, Ms Nawakwi was expected to have an […]