Lungu’s stance on corruption confirms he is running a govt of thieves – Telesphore

Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu says President Edgar Lungu’s refusal to fire corruption-accused Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela gives credence to the assertion that he is running a government of thieves, by thieves, for thieves. And Archbishop Mpundu has condemned the firing of four Sesheke police officers over allegations that they beat up PF cadres […]

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Lungu’s stance on corruption confirms he is running a govt of thieves – Telesphore

Archbishop Telesphore Mpundu says President Edgar Lungu’s refusal to fire corruption-accused Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development Ronald Chitotela gives credence to the assertion that he is running a government of thieves, by thieves, for thieves. And Archbishop Mpundu has condemned the firing of four Sesheke police officers over allegations that they beat up PF cadres […]

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Opposition Alliance resolves to report Lungu to ICC

The Opposition Alliance says it has decided to report President Edgar Lungu, some high ranking PF officials and four PF cadres to the International Criminal Court for various crimes against humanity. At a press briefing in Lusaka, Wednesday, chairperson of the Opposition Alliance Milupi said the alliance’s investigations had revealed that the ruling party had assembled […]

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Luo’s abolishment of meal allowances illegal – CBU lecturers

The Copperbelt University Lecturers and Allied Worker’s Unions say Minister of Higher Education Professor Nkandu Luo’s decision to abolishment meal allowances is illegal and can be challenged via a Judicial Review. In a joint statement, Copperbelt University Senior Administrative, Professional and Technical Staff Union (CUSATSU) Secretary General Lukanga Kapeshi, Copperbelt University Academics Union (CBUAU) Secretary General […]

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British Envoy extols Diggers: “It’s not a ‘yes bwana newspaper’”

News Diggers! is not a Yes Bwana (Yes Sir) newspaper, says British High Commissioner to Zambia Fergus Cochrane-Dyet. And Information Minister Dora Siliya has announced that government is reaching out to stakeholders to formulate a Bill which will establish the Media Association of Zambia, through which media practitioners shall regulate themselves.

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There’ll be serious trouble in 2021 without dialogue, warns British Envoy

The international community has concluded that there is a prospect of serious trouble in 2021 if Zambia does not hold meaningful national dialogue before then, says British High Commissioner to Zambia Fergus Cochrane-Dyet. And High Commissioner Cochrane-Dyet says a strong signal will be sent to the international community if top ranking government officials accused of corruption […]

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Police Service not happy with firing of Sesheke officers – Spokesperson

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says officers are not happy with the retiring of four of their colleagues in Sesheke, fearing that it could happen to any of them at any time. And Katongo has lamented that cadres have no respect for the police, suggesting that the service would operate much more effectively as a force.

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Wynter shames PF over dismissal of Sesheke cops after poll defeat

The PF must feel extremely ashamed that the best way to handle defeat is by firing innocent police officers, says Rainbow Party leader Wynter Kabimba. And Kabimba says it is shameful to have a corruption-accused minister showing up at court with cadres and body guards like he has just landed from heaven with a message from […]

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Police Commission dismisses 4 Sesheke cops for beating PF cadres

The Police Service Commission has fired four officers from Sesheke for allegedly beating up violent PF cadres during the just ended parliamentary by-elections in that area. PF Secretary General Davies Mwila had written to Inspector General of Police, Kakpma Kanganja, demanding answers on why his party members suffered brutality at the hands of police and on […]

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