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All six bodies of drowned pupils in Serenje retrieved

  ||    20 February 2018
Zambia Army Commandos from Mushili Unit in Ndola have today managed to retrieve all the six bodies of pupils who drowned in Poosa dam at Kachipapa farm in Serenje District of Central Province. Last Friday, six pupils, among them 2 girls, drowned, after a boat they were in capsized.

Govt considers 2022 as seat belt deadline

  ||    20 February 2018
Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba says government is considering moving the deadline for public service buses to have seat belts from January 2019 to January 2022. Mr. Mushimba says this is because discussions on having all buses fitted with seat belts have been very slow and are being met with challenges.

PF has departed from pro-poor policy-ZCTU

  ||    19 February 2018
The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) says the recent hike in fuel prices by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) clearly shows that the PF government has departed from its pro-poor policy. ZCTU President Nkole Chishimba says the fuel price hike will have a spiral effect on the workers across the country.

FODEP urges political parties to submit financial statements to registrar

  ||    19 February 2018
The Foundation For Democratic Process (FODEP) has as urged all political parties to submit their financial statements of their accounts to the registrar of societies. This follows after Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo gave organizations such as political parties, churches and Civil Society organizations an amnesty to settle outstanding annual returns or Facede-registration.

Kabila’s Motorcade involved in an accident, 1 dies

  ||    19 February 2018
Visiting Democratic Republican of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s motorcade has been involved in another accident along leopard’s hill road opposite Saudi Arabia and France Embassies. Zambia Police Service Spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed the development to q-news.

HRC condemn PF cadres’ attack on UPND

  ||    18 February 2018
The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has welcomed the pronouncement by the special assistant to President Edgar Lungu, Mr. Amos Chanda, that the head of state had the necessary political will to support the enactment of the access to information (ATI) bill.

DRC’s Kabila arrive in Zambia

  ||    18 February 2018
Democratic republican of Congo President Joseph Kabila is in the country to discuss trade, border control and refugee situation among others with his counterparty president Edgar Lungu. Mr. Kabila will hold bilateral talks with President Edgar Lungu.

Ministry of NDP launches a more than 32 million us dollar World Bank supported program

  ||    17 February 2018
The ministry of national development planning alongside ministry of lands and natural resources has launched a more than 32 million us dollar World Bank supported program dubbed the Zambia integrated forest landscape program (ZIFL).

Govt urged to develop a comprehensive inward-looking macro-economic policy plan

  ||    17 February 2018
The opposition Movement for National Transformation (MNT) says there is need to develop a comprehensive inward-looking macro-economic policy plan that will shift Zambia from being dependent on foreign aid, to finding domestic solutions through aggressive industrialization and economic growth.

Mutati content with new ministry

  ||    16 February 2018
Works and Supply Minister Felix Mutati says he’s going to his new ministry as a happy man. Mr Mutati was moved from the ministry of finance to works and supply in a cabinet reshuffle by President Edgar Lungu.
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