Govt single sources IMS to take over toll plazas

Government has single sourced the private company that is installing speed cameras for RTSA to also take over the management and collection of revenues from toll plazas dotted on the road network around the country. According to a News Diggers investigation, Intelligent Mobility Solutions (IMS), which is a joint venture between Lebanese plastic manufacturer “Lamise Trading” […]

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Matibini’s failure to declare Roan seat vacant illegal – Mwila

PF Secretary General Davies Mwila says Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Patrick Matibini’s decision to refuse to declare the Roan Constituency seat vacant, is illegal as it violates Article 72 of the Constitution. And Mwila says Dr Matibini’s refusal to declare the seat vacant on the basis that he wanted to give the Courts freedom […]

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HH, Kambwili resolve to mobilise opposition against PF

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema yesterday visited NDC leader Chishimba Kambwili and resolved to mobilise other opposition political parties to demonstrate against “illegal” salary increments for ministers, among other things. And Kambwili says President Edgar Lungu only qualifies to contest the 2021 elections in Jupiter.

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We’ll pay back stolen Social Cash Transfer funds, PS tells PAC

Community Development and Social Services Permanent Secretary Dr Liya Mutale says the Ministry will pay back the misappropriated Social Cash Transfer funds, which did not reach the intended beneficiaries. Speaking when she and her predecessor Dr Howard Sikwela appeared before the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Tuesday, Dr Mutale admitted that some funds vanished without trace.

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Lungu will take another vacation within festive season – Amos

President Edgar Lungu’s Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says the Head of State can be within Zambia but still designate another person to act on his behalf. And Chanda has revealed that President Lungu will take another vacation within this festive season, but hastened to add that he is well.

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Lungu not bothered about eligibility ruling – Amos

Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda says President Edgar Lungu is not bothered with the forthcoming Constitutional Court’s ruling over his eligibility to contest the 2021 general elections. And Chanda says Zambia’s diplomatic credentials have continued getting attractive as evidenced by the kind of international figures that have visited the […]

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