OPERATIONS at Solar Explochem Zambia Limited in Chambishi have been suspended following an explosion that left 28 people injured on Friday. The Mine Safety Department (MSD) has suspended operations at the company to pave way for thorough investigations into what caused the explosion. The company, which employs 65 people, manufactures explosives.
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PRESIDENT Sata has dismissed accusations that the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) government is responsible for the escalating number of defections that are causing parliamentary by-elections. President Sata, who described the claims as “idle and trivial speculation”, said those criticising the concept of by-elections should be level-headed and remain honest when expressing their views.
By CHOMBA MUSIKA TWO children of Chisamu village in Kalomo are battling for their lives in Kalomo District Hospital after being shot by unknown people. Southern Province police commissioner Charity Katanga confirmed the incident and named the victims as brothers Isaac Mufulira, 9, and Luckson Mudenda, 12.
PRESIDENT Sata says his Government has identified the road development infrastructure as one of the biggest avenues for sustainable job creation. Mr Sata said this yesterday when he flagged off the construction of the multi-million Kwacha 61-kilometre Chalimbana-Lwimba-Katoba road, which will link Chongwe with Luangwa and Kafue districts.
By JIMMY CHIBUYE PRESIDENT Sata says the countrywide road construction currently being undertaken by his government will absorb the unemployed and that Government has already created 1,900 jobs. President Sata says Government has put in place measures that will create more employment opportunities for citizens and improve the country’s economy.