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Explosives plant shut after blast

  ||    30 March 2014
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.

Defections not my baby, says Sata

  ||    8 May 2013
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.

RB immunity order stays

  ||    7 May 2013
By JIMMY CHIBUYE FORMER President Rupiah Banda’s permission to commence judicial review of Parliament’s decision to lift his immunity has been stayed by the High Court, pending determination of a State appeal in the Supreme Court.

Children shot

  ||    6 May 2013
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.

Sampa canes PS

  ||    5 May 2013
By MAIL STAFFER DEPUTY Minister of Finance Miles Sampa has strongly warned Permanent Secretary Felix Nkulukusa to work in line with the Patriotic Front government ethos and accused him of blocking the new Bank of Zambia Law on foreign currency.

Govt has identified projects for job creation – Sata

  ||    4 May 2013
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.

Sata explains fuel subsidy removal

  ||    3 May 2013
PRESIDENT Sata has explained that Government scrapped subsidies on petroleum products because they were a burden on state coffers for a long time and were not really reaching the poor they were meant for.

Roadworks to create more jobs, says Sata

  ||    2 May 2013
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.

‘Henry got K3 billion’

  ||    1 May 2013
By JIMMY CHIBUYE FORMER President Rupiah Banda’s son, Henry, received US$550,000 (about KR3 billion) for a Nigerian oil deal and the money was sent to a Barclays Bank account in Singapore, former High Commissioner to Malawi Richard Kachingwe told the Lusaka magistrates court yesterday.

Cleanse civil service – Sata

  ||    1 November 2012
By CHIMWEMWE MWALE THERE is confusion and a vacuum in the civil service which the new Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet should help resolve in line with the Patriotic Front (PF) government’s desire for an effective civil service, President Sata said yesterday.
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