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CEC urged to rescind its decision on limiting power supply to the mines

CEC urged to rescind its decision on limiting power supply to the mines

NATIONAL Union of Miners and Allied Workers (NUMAW) has asked Copperbelt Energy Cooperation (CEC) to rescind its decision of restricting power supply to the mining companies in Copperbelt province. NUMAW President James Chansa says the power utility company should first consider engaging the affected mines before it effects the move to restrict power supply to […]

Hichilema pleads NOT GUILTY to the STUPID PF TREASON CHARGE

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and his five co-accused have pleaded not guilty to the charge of treason. Mr Hichilema this morning appeared in the Lusaka High Court for plea. He said he understood the charge, but that he was not guilty. “I strongly deny the charge”, said Mr Hichilema as the other accused also denied […]

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HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF: LUNGU APPOINTED CHAIR OF SADC SECURITY JUST LIKE IDI AMIN WAS CHAIR OF OAU

Evil dictator Edgar Lungu has been appointed chair person of the security organ of the Southern African Development Community. This means the dictator will chair the TROIKA or the organ responsible on politics, defence and security. The SADC Organ on Securiry is responsible for promoting peace and security in the SADC region. It is mandated […]

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China is busy buying us off whilst we keep fighting tribal and political battles-Haabazoka

Economist Lubinda Haabazoka has charged that China is buying off all strategic positions in Zambia’s economy whilst Zambians are busy fighting ourselves on tribal and political lines. Dr Haabazoka who is also a Lecturer in the School of Business at the Copperbelt University warned that by the time Zambians finish fighting and reconcile, there will […]

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Luanshya Municipal to require council officers or councilors declare their gifts

Luanshya Municipal Council has completed the formulation of two new policy charters aimed at curbing corruption and improved effectiveness of service provision by the local authority. Luanshya Mayor Nathan Chanda says the two policy documents will be implemented soon after they are subjected to the relevant council committees and presented for adoption in the next […]

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ACC formally lodges appeal against Silvia Masebo acquittal

ACC APPEALS AGAINST SILVIA MASEBO’S ACQUITTAL The Anti-Corruption Commission has appealed against the Lusaka Magistrate court’s acquittal of former Minister of Tourism, Silvia Masebo. This is in a matter in which Ms. Masebo was charged with Abusive of Authority of Office contrary to section 21(1) of the Anti-Corruption ACT NO. 3 of 2012, when she […]

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Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja testfies in Tayali’s case

Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has testified in a matter in which he has sued former Zambian Voice Executive Director Chilufya Tayali for defamation. In this matter, it is alleged that Mr. Tayali posted a statement on his facebook page that was defamatory. When the matter came up Mr. Kanganja said the statement by […]

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GBM is lying that there are 3,000 UPND cadres in prison facilities

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GBM is lying that there are 3,000 UPND cadres in prison facilities

GEOFFREY Bwalya Mwamba is lying that there are over 3,000 UPND cadres in prison facilities as the Zambia Correctional Service (ZCS) has made it clear that inmates are not classified according to political affiliations. The UPND vice president for administration, Mr Mwamba recently indicated in a statement that there were over 3,000 of their cadres […]

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Zambia’s potential IMF deal may face further delays-Fitch

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Zambia’s potential IMF deal may face further delays-Fitch

Progress towards an IMF programme for Zambia remains slow and may be further delayed by domestic political events, Fitch Ratings says. The rating agency says its expectation of an IMF programme is a key support to Zambia’s ‘B’/Negative sovereign rating. The IMF’s most recent mission to Zambia, which concluded last month, resulted in the Zambian […]

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UPND wants the establishment of a pension fund to take care of MPs after they retire

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UPND wants the establishment of a pension fund to take care of MPs after they retire

UNITED Party for National Development secretary general Stephen Katuka says the parliamentary committee on modernisation should establish a pension fund which will be used to take care of members of Parliament (MPs) after they retire. Mr Katuka said in an interview yesterday that it is sad and embarrassing to see former parliamentarians, and especially former […]

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