THE Lusaka quintuplets and their mother, Shabi Mulenga, have been discharged from the University Teaching Hospital. University Teaching Hospital (UTH) managing director Lackson Kasonka said the babies who were born prematurely were out of any danger. The quintuplets were born on October 23, 2012 weighing between 1.1 and 1.7 kilogrammes.
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MMD information and publicity secretary Alfred Ndlovu says his party will survive because it has a survival kit. And MMD national secretary Richard Kachingwe says his party is very confident of winning the Mufumbwe seat and was just worried with the level of corruption in the government.
DR Rodger Chongwe says a dysfunctional judiciary can lead the country into a failed state. Dr Chongwe, who is a legal consultant, said there was need for the government to make the judiciary functional. He, however, said the government was on track in terms of judicial reforms.
UNIP candidate in this Thursday’s Mufumbwe by-election, Steven Kamwengo, has begged the people of Mufumbwe to feel sorry for him and elect him MP because he has contested the seat many times but failed.
INVESTIGATIVE agencies have moved into the Rural Electrification Authority (REA) to probe alleged financial irregularities involving billions of kwacha. And Auditor General, Anna Chifungula, says her officers have completed a 30-day audit of alleged irregularities at REA.
A CATHOLIC priest in Chipata has advised the government to always be pro-poor in its development activities. In a sermon during morning Mass on Radio Maria yesterday, Fr Mathias Mchona-Phiri said the option for the poor was to show them love.
TRANSPARENCY International Zambia has asked the Anti Corruption Commission to critically study the judgment in which Henry Kapoko and eight others were acquitted of theft by public servant before lodging an appeal.
THE Zambia Media Women Association has expressed happiness with President Michael Sata’s gesture of honouring wives of freedom fighters during the 48th Independence Day celebrations. ZAMWA chairperson Felistus Chipako-Nwaneri stated yesterday that ZAMWA prayed that this was the beginning of women being recognised for their sweat.
BISHOP John Mambo has asked newly-appointed deputy Inspector General of police Solomon Jere to help motivate police officers. Bishop Mambo said there was need to boost the morale of police officers because they were the worst looked after among defence personnel.
NKANA Water and Sewerage Company workers on Friday boycotted work demanding to be addressed by management on the continued erratic water supply in townships in Kitwe which they say is endangering their lives in areas where they reside.