Ministry of Education to recruit more teachers than ever

Minister of Education Douglas Syakalima says his ministry will next year recruit more teachers than have been recruited in the last 15-years. Mr. Syakalima adds that all things that don’t seem to be correct in the ministry will be addressed including paying teachers who have been working for some time now without appearing on the payroll. […]

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2022 national budget to be presented on Friday – Musokotwane

Finance Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has announced that the 2022 national budget will be presented to Parliament on Friday,29th October,2021. Dr Musokotwane made the announcement in Lusaka today during a wrap-up budget consultative meeting with various stakeholders. The Minister told the meeting that the new dawn administration has set poverty reduction, employment creation, and creation of a […]

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Chief Chitimukulu calls for realistic solutions to end early marriages

Paramount Chief Chitimukulu of the Bemba speaking has called for a conclusive research that will inform actions to be taken to end early marriages in most rural areas. The traditional leader notes that most people advocating for an end to early marriages are so detached from reality. He says while some chiefs have pledged to end […]

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TI-Z condemns Kaumbwe political violence

Transparency International Zambia (TI-Z) is appalled by the political violence that has occurred in the Kaumbwe parliamentary election campaigns in Petauke, where suspected cadres from the ruling United Party for National Development (UPND) are reported to have attacked the campaign teams of the opposition Socialist Party and Patriotic Front (PF). TIZ executive director Maurice Nyambe states […]

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Young advises govt to amend or get rid of the POA

Outgoing US Embassy Chargé d’ Affaires David Young has advised the new dawn government to get rid of the public order act or amend it. Mr. Young says the public order act in its current form undermines the country’s democracy. He has observed that Zambia has a strong multiparty democracy that needs to be enhanced by […]

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HH accused of abusing public resources

Green party leader, Peter Sinkamba has accused president Hakainde Hichilema of shattering a promising legacy of plugging the excessive abuse of public resources for personal and party gains when he decided to use the presidential chopper for a UPND campaign activity in Chisamba yesterday. Mr. Sinkamba says  president Hichilema has finally, joined the ranks of wasteful […]

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AMERICA TO AID ZAMBIA’S DECENTRALIZATION AGENDA

The United States government has pledged to offer financial and technical support to help the Zambian Government to actualize implementation of the decentralization policy. Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Zambia, Martin Dale said actualization of the decentralization and devolution of power will lead to the empowerment of citizens to determine their […]

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CCZ condemns UPND cadres

The Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ) has condemned the barbaric behaviour exhibited by some United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres who have been harassing individuals and groups perceived to be members of the Patriotic Front. CCZ Secretary General Emmanuel Chikoya has specifically condemned the closure of Choma’s Debonair Pizza belonging to PF member of […]

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Recriut atleast 2 million youths into ZNS- SILUMBE

Leadership movement has urged the UPND administration to recruit at least 2 million youths into the Zambia National Service ZNS to train them in construction, agriculture and other production ventures. Leadership movement president Richard Silumbwe says there is need for the new dawn government to prioritize job creation and put to action the energy of the […]

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