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Posts published in “Day: November 3, 2022

ZPPA probes 40 projects over contract complaince

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA –THE Zambia Public Procurement Authority (ZPPA) has identified 40 projects which are being scrutinised to determine whether contract execution undertaken is in compliance with the Public Procurement Act and Public Procure...

Zambia Sugar posts K1.2bn profit

By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA-ZAMBIA Sugar Plc recorded an operating profit of K1.243 billion for year ended August 31, 2022 underpinned by continued strong growth in domestic sales, which is primary market for the business.This is a strong financial performance which is similar to the previous year considering an eight per cent decrease in sales due to […]

Work closely with DMMU on rain induced calamities, Veep urges MPs

By JAMES KUNDAVICE-PRESIDENT W.K Mutale-Nalumango has urged members of Parliament to work closely with the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU), in dealing with rain-induced calamities affecting constituencies.

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Unlawful acts by cops sadden HRC

By KELVIN MUDENDA – THE Human Rights Commission says it has continued to receive reports of alleged torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment of suspects by the police.

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Fake abduction lands two minors in police detention

By CHUSA SICHONE-POLICE in Kafue have apprehended and detained two male juveniles aged 17 and 18 of Nangongwe Township for faking abduction on Monday as a ploy to raise money. Read more

Forest 27 ‘on fire’

By CHUSA SICHONE-THE Council of Ministers has recommended for Cabinet to re-gazette the infamous Forest 27 in Lusaka, Lands and Natural Resources Minister Elijah Muchima has said.Mr Muchima said everyone that settled in the forest reserve would not be allowed to sink boreholes and have septic tanks once Cabinet approved the recommendation. Read more

Three NHEF directors nabbed

By MUSONDA MANGILASHI-THREE directors and shareholders of a real estate entity called National Housing Empowerment Fund (NHEF) have been arrested for an alleged money laundering scandal involving K36 million.

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No viagra for you, elderly men told

By CHUSA SICHONE-A MEDICAL expert has warned that elderly men should not dare to consume sexual boosters to enhance their libido as this can result in death.Physician and researcher Soka Nyirenda said sexual-enhancing medicines like Viagra were not recommended for consumption by elderly men because it was in its pure state and the dosage affected […]

HH drums up support for Chikota

PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema has urged the electorate in Mwense to vote for United Party for National Development candidate Stephen Chikota in the council chairperson elections taking place tomorrow.President Hichilema has urged the people to turn up in numbers to vote for Mr Chikota. Read more