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We’ll have a poor harvest this year – Lungu

  ||    20 January 2018
President Edgar Lungu says he will not waste time responding to corruption allegations from foul-mouthed emerging political party leaders whose sole purpose is to annoy him. And President Lungu says Zambia is likely to have a poor harvest but the country can pull through if the Food Reserve Agency manages the maize in stock well.

Kambwili reveals how Lungu personally single sourced Star Times

  ||    20 January 2018
Chishimba Kambwili has revealed that President Edgar Lungu personally instructed a director who was acting as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Information to single source Star Times of China for the digital migration tender.

Minister explains why Eurobond was diverted from Zambia Railways

  ||    19 January 2018
Transport and Communications Minister Eng Brain Mushimba says government only channelled US$120 million towards resuscitating Zambia railways out of the total US$1 billion which was borrowed for purposes of recapitalising the company.

Wealthy jerabo recruits police bodyguards

  ||    19 January 2018
A picture has emerged on social media where officers from the Copperbelt Police Crack Squad based in Ndola have posed with one of the richest Copperbelt youths. In the photo is Spax Mining CEO surrounded by Zambia Police officers.

We are spying on all civil servants – Govt

  ||    18 January 2018
Government says it will not tolerate civil servants leaking classified information to the media any more and has since resolved to spy on all public workers through the Smart Zambia surveillance system.

Govt withholds salaries for FIC employees

  ||    17 January 2018
The Ministry of Finance last month cut funding to the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) leading to unpaid salaries for members of staff at the government investigative wing. And Finance Minister Felix Mutati told News Diggers! yesterday that the Financial Intelligence Centre was just one small unit of the millions that government pays every month.

Nawakwi questions ZRA Commissioner’s involvement with Nishati clearing company

  ||    17 January 2018
FDD president Edith Nawakwi has challenged Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Commissioner General Kingley Chanda to explain who is auditing a clearing and forwarding company called Nishati, which she says belongs to him. And Nawakwi says Zimbabwe will in the next 24 months overtake Zambia in terms of food production in the agriculture sector.

AG explains Topstar Scandal in detail

  ||    16 January 2018
The Auditor General says government acquired a US$232,181,138.85 loan from Eximbank of China through Star Times without a repayment plan. And the Auditor General says ZNBC and Topstar have failed to pay an interest of US$2,321,811.39 which was due on July 15, 2017, on the loan acquired.

Elections are close – UPND

  ||    16 January 2018
UPND vice-president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says elections are close and the opposition party is heating up to remove the PF from office. And Mwamba has asked Zambians to vote for rich people because their primary purpose is not to steal.

Mwiinga’s dismissal smells tribalism – Wynter

  ||    12 January 2018
The PF leadership is treating everyone who is from Southern Province as a UPND member who must be removed from government, Rainbow Party leader WYnter Kabimba has observed. Kabimba was commenting on President Lungu’s decision to fire Public Service Pension Fund chief executive officer Dr Richard Mwiinga, after the Boar had resolved to renew his contract.
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