NATIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY DIRECTOR ARRESTED FOR CORRUPTION

The Anti-Corruption Commission has arrested a Director at the National Housing Authority (NHA) for failing to follow applicable laid down procedure. Charles Chewe, a Director of Finance at the company has been charged with one count of willful failure to follow applicable laid down guidelines. Details of the offence are that on dates unknown but between […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TAKES UP THE CASE OF DEFILED GIRL FOR EVALUATION

The Human Rights Commission has taken up the defilement case of an eight-year-old girl for evaluation. The commission explains that any violation of human rights should not be condoned.   The victim, 8 year old girl who was sexually abused by her 32 year old cousin has been relocated to Kaunda square stage two.

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NO REDUCTION OF BUS FARES DESPITE FUEL PRICE DROP

Capital Buses Managing Director, Ishmael Kankara has expressed unwillingness to reduce bus fares despite the reduction in fuel prices by the Energy Regulation Board-ERB. Mr. Kankara says the reduction cannot be prompt because there is a pending increment of bus fares from 2018. He says the transportation sector suffered huge losses when fuel prices were hiked […]

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STAKEHOLDERS CONCERNED WITH ESCALATING VIOLENCE AHEAD OF 2021 POLLS

Electoral stakeholders have the responsibility of educating their followers to tone down on the ever escalating violence in the country. This follows the recent bloody Sesheke parliamentary by election with most youths heavily involved. The events that characterised Sesheke are clear indication that leaders of political parties especially the Patriotic Front and the United Party for […]

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Govt urges employers to adhere to reserve 10 percent employment for PWDs

Government says employers should adhere to the law by reserving 10 per cent spaces for persons with disabilities -PWDs during staff recruitment. Labor Commissioner, Chanda Kaziya says there is need for both the public and private sector to adhere to inclusive labour laws including PWDs. He was speaking during a sensitization meeting organized by the Zambia […]

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UNZASU TO TAKE GOVT TO COURT FOR SCRAPPING OFF MEAL ALLOWANCES

The student populace at the University of Zambia -UNZA has described government’s insistence to abolish meal allowances in government higher learning institutions as a disaster. UNZASU president, Warran Haamusunga explains that the students are very disappointed with the move saying that this clearly shows that government does not care for them. Mr. Haamusunga has since hinted […]

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KAMBWILI CALLS HIS EXPULSION FROM NDC A JOKE

National Democratic Congress –NDC Consultant Chishimba Kambwili says no single member of the party can expel another official outside the highest organ in the organisation. Speaking in an interview with the media shortly after his contempt of court case at the Lusaka Magistrate court, Dr. Kambwili says only the party’s central committee has the power to […]

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