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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ZESCO has $3.5 billion debt – Kapala

ZESCO Limited’s heavy indebtedness has been laid bare with the utility company owing US$3.5 billion as at September 2021. In a ministerial statement to Parliament today on ZESCO’s debt position and measures being put in place to improve the utility’s financial position, Energy Minister Chibwe Kapala says ZESCO’s debt is largely due to costly emergency power […]

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HH challenged to retract statement on cadres

Opposition Patriotic Front Vice President Given Lubinda Has Challenged President Hakainde Hichilema To Retract The Statement He Issued  When He Featured On A Radio Program Yesterday,  Defending The Action By Suspected Upnd Cadres Of Contininuing Attacking Pf Members By Saying That The Behaviour By Upnd Carders  Is A Normal Human Reaction. Speaking During A Press Briefing […]

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TIZ concerned over Contradicting and inconsistent statements by govt

Transparency International Zambia (TI-Z) has noted with concern the inconsistencies and contradictions in media statements attributed to top political and government officials within the UPND administration. TIZ observes that in the recent past, government positions on issues such as the true stock of public debt, Mukula trade, president’s travel arrangements and the presence of cadres in […]

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Sneaky PS recalled diplomats and replaced them without my authority – HH reveals

By JOSEPH BANDA-PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema yesterday disclosed that when he recalled some diplomats recently, a permanent secretary added others he wanted to fix and came up with another list for people to replace the recalled ones.Asserting that the ban on appointments, transfers and promotions of the civil service was well intended and would soon be […]

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Chingwere road accident victims buried

By FRANCINA CHOMBA and MUSONDA MANGILASHI-VICE President WK Mutale-Nalumango yesterday joined hundreds of mourners at Lusaka’s Mutumbi Cemetery in putting to rest nine of the 12 victims of Chingwere turn-off road traffic accident.Meanwhile, four teenagers who died on Sunday after being bashed by a motor vehicle in Masaiti district have also been put to rest. […]

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