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Cabinet clarifies austerity measures, as govt spends big

  ||    14 August 2018
Government has bought a new fleet of brand new Land Cruiser VX V8 cars from Toyota Zambia for Permanent Secretaries and other top officials, but Deputy Secretary to Cabinet Christopher Mvunga says the purchase is not across the board.

HRC records 1,069 human rights violations in prisons

  ||    14 August 2018
A total of 1,069 cases of human rights violations were identified in correctional facilities from August last year to August, 2018, says Human Rights Commission (HRC) chairperson Mudford Mwandenga. And Zambia Correctional Facilities Commissioner General Percy Chato says surveys conducted in 2011 had indicated that sodomy existed in facilities causing 27.4 per cent HIV prevalence rates.

If Chimese was corrupt, he wasn’t acting alone – TIZ

  ||    13 August 2018
Transparency International Zambia says if dismissed ZAF commander Lt Gen Eric Chimese was corrupt, then the investigation should be spread to others whom he acted with like the procurement officers. And TIZ chapter president Rueben Lifuka has demanded that law enforcement agencies must carryout lifestyle audits for the top command in all security and defense wings.

Zambia will not give asylum to people running from criminal offences – Dora

  ||    10 August 2018
Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya says Zimbabwe’s MDC Alliance leader Tendai Biti was not deported from the country because he was never allowed entry into Zambia in the first place.

UPND, NDC fail to contest Kasenengwa by-election

  ||    10 August 2018
Zambia’s biggest opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND) has failed to contest a parliamentary by-election for the first time, in as many years.

Chimese a sacrificial lamb – Kambwili

  ||    10 August 2018
NDC leader Chishimba Kambwili says President Edgar Lungu is using dismissed ZAF commander Eric Chimese as a sacrificial lamb in order to fool donors into thinking that he is fighting corruption.

Sinazongwe UPND asks HH to expel treacherous MPs

  ||    9 August 2018
The UPND leadership in Sinazongwe District has expressed concern over the behaviour of some members of parliament whom they accuse of being treacherous and arrogant towards party president Hakainde Hichilema on grounds that they are founder members.

Lusaka PF youths rise to prevent Kennedy Kamba’s re-election

  ||    9 August 2018
Ruling PF youths in Lusaka have risen against former provincial chairman Kennedy Kamba, accusing him of chewing proceeds from a commuter business which President Edgar Lungu initiated for them.

We’re watching Chimese, other wings may be probing him already – ACC

  ||    9 August 2018
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) public relations manager Timothy Moono says the commission has taken interest in corruption allegations involving dismissed Zambia Air Force Commander Eric Chimese and that the Commission will soon decide whether to carry out its own investigations.

Frustrated Zambians may revolt and remove PF before 2021, warns Chipimo

  ||    8 August 2018
National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo says people may rise against the Patriotic Front before the 2021 elections if government does not find a way out of the debt crisis.
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