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Kalaki’s Korner: Gone Missing

109 Views By Roy Clarke It was the strangest case of a missing person that I had ever heard of. Because, you see, usually you’ve never heard of the person until they go missing. They become famous by going missing.           This was scarcely the case with the famous Employment Policy. He was already famous before […]

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Consult my office before firing a worker says Shamenda

154 ViewsEMPLOYERS who will lay off workers as a result of the increase in the minimum wage without the approval of the Labour Office will face the wrath of the law, Minister of Labour and Social Security Fackson Shamenda says. And the United House and Domestic Workers Union of Zambia (UHDWUZ) says the union will […]

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Michael Sata’s ‘family forest government’ explained

456 ViewsEver since Sata’s PF assumed power, it seems anyone who dares criticise or question government risks being hauled into the dock and instantly found guilty of being “bitter, jealousy or petty!” The judges in this case are no other than government ministers, ardent supporters of PF and the Post Newspaper. To add weight to […]

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93 ViewsOne of the most remotest districts in North Western Zambia, Ikelenge has had part of its bridge connecting it to the rest of Zambia collapsed leaving the district almost cut off. Our Correspondent says the passage has become small making it difficult to motor vehicles especially trucks to cross the Zambezi river to the […]

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122 ViewsHeads of Procurement (HoP) from a number of Multilateral Development Banks* met in the EBRD Headquarters in London to discuss selected topics in regards to procurement under projects financed by the Banks. The HoP meets every 9 months and have during the last 10 years achieved considerable progress in the harmonization of MDB procurement […]

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148 ViewsA driver of a bus carrying athletes at the Olympic 2012 has gotten lost in London city where the event is taking place. According to Yahoo News this happened on Sundday when participants for the prestigious event start arriving for the games. It is rare even in the most confusing cities to navigate, a […]

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Dora Siliya ignored advice, Airports boss tells court

167 ViewsTHE National Airports Corporation Limited (NACL) has testified that it advised against former Minister of Communications and Transport Dora Siliya’s proposal to allow Selex Systemi Integrati to repair gratis the radar systems at Kenneth Kaunda and Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International airports because it had hidden costs. NACL managing director Robinson Misitala, 47, of Lusaka’s […]

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Married couple can’t sleep together at the Olympic, claim discrimination

299 ViewsMarriage has its ups and its downs, but the downs don’t usually include being unable to sleep together. Sunday, Nick Green, chef de mission of the Australian Olympic Committee, told Australian Olympic shooters Russell and Lauryn Mark via email that they would not be able to room together in the Olympic Village during this […]

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My daughter’s blood will haunt her killers warns Ruth Mbandu’s mother

157 ViewsThe blood of my daughter will haunt the one who has killed her, mother to Ruth Mbandu, a 20 year old woman who was murdered on Friday evening in Lusaka’s Emmasdale area has threatened. The killing of Ruth in what is suspected to be a ritual killing has left residents stunned. Ruth was found […]

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Appointing of Ministers to ‘non-existing’ Ministeries is a technicality says Dr. Scott

137 ViewsVice president Guy Scott says his boss Michael Sata’s appointment of Ministers to non existing ministries is a technicality. President Sata on Wednesday appointed some ministers and created some ministries that are supposed to be approved by parliament as a law making body. In an exclusive interview with Zambian Eye on Friday night, Dr. […]

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