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Government denies plotting to manipulate draft constitution

219 ViewsChief Government Spokesperson Mwansa Kapeya has dismissed assertions that the Patriotic Front (PF) government wants to manipulate the contents of the final draft constitution before it is released to the public. Government’s move to print only 10 copies of the final draft constitution for ceremonial purposes before releasing it to the public has raised […]

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Zambia to try ‘separatists’ for treason – Aljazeera

257 ViewsThe accused say government failed to honor an agreement to grant the Lozi people autonomy and tensions are rising. Fifty-four people will appear in a Zambian court on Friday accused of treason. They say the government has failed to honour one of the country’s founding documents. They’re referring to a 1964 treaty with the […]

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Scientists find agressive new strain of HIV

307 ViewsPatients infected with new HIV strain develop AIDS over two years faster than those with other versions of the virus. A new and more aggressive strain of HIV discovered in West Africa causes significantly faster progression to AIDS, researchers at Sweden’s Lund University have found. The strain, called A3/02 was discovered in 2011 and […]

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283 ViewsNurses who are on strike have again defied the directive by government to resume work 5pm on Thursday or face dismissal charges for being absentee from work. A check at two biggest hospitals, University Teaching Hospital (UTH) and Levy Mwanawasa by Zambian Eye Thursday evening found that Nurses had not resumed work as directed. […]

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268 ViewsPresident Michael Sata has with immediate effect appointed Dr Chilufya Chitalu, the newly elected Member of Parliament for Mansa Central as Deputy Minister of Health. Dr Chilufya replaces Christopher Mulenga who has been transferred to the Ministry of Youth and Sport in the same capacity to take over from Steven Masumba who was fired […]

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119 ViewsThe Zambian government has now given the Nurses that have been on strike for the past five days up to 5pm Thursday to report back for work or be charged for absenteeism. Minister of Health Dr.Joseph Kasonde who visited the country’s biggest hospital, University Teaching Hospital today announced the ultimatum at a media briefing […]

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282 ViewsOffices for the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) Lusaka District have again been closed and armed Police are guarding the place situated near Millennium Bus Station in Lusaka. A check by Zambian Eye Wednesday morning found the Offices locked with the Police Officers manning the place. This comes barely two days after the faction led […]

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181 ViewsResidents of Ndola’s Chibufu township  on the Copperbelt province of Zambia have complained about the erratic supply of ARVS. Zambian Eye, has leant that, the clinic and the nearby clinics have run out out  of the drugs for almost two weeks. “It is  very true the drugs are not are available, we do not […]

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Sex Workers now flee ‘strict’ Solwezi

283 ViewsMOST of the commercial sex workers arrested last week in a police raid on lodges in Solwezi have fled the district for greener pastures elsewhere, the Times has learnt. The 137 sex workers, who were rounded up in a police operation on Thursday and Friday night, were released from custody on Sunday and most […]

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183 ViewsOVER 300 people in Lusaka have been displaced by Ministry of Lands officials who have set out to dubiously allocate themselves vast tracts of land. The scandal in which some  officials are grabbing land in Lusaka’s Foxadale area near Chamba Valley, was laid  bare by Lands Minister, Harry Kalaba. This has ultimately led to […]

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