Bad judiciary can lead to a failed state – Chongwe

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. “We are on the right course because the […]

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Rural Electrification Authority under probe

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. But REA chief executive officer Wilfred Serenje says the allegations against him are completely false and that he […]

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UNIP candidate asks Mufumbwe to feel sorry for him

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. And UNIP vice-president Njekwa Anamela has urged the electorate in Mufumbwe to elect an opposition candidate as member of parliament this […]

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Honouring of freedom fighters’ wives cheers ZAMWA

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. “We have no doubt that the gesture is a […]

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Study judgment before appealing Kapoko’s acquittal, TIZ urges ACC

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. Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) executive director Goodwell Lungu stated that the public expected a better result than what they had seen in magistrate […]

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