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6 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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10 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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Appointing of Ministers to ‘non-existing’ Ministeries is a technicality says Dr. Scott

5 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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6 ViewsThe Outlook for 2012-16 Highlights The president, Michael Sata, and his party, the Patriotic Front (PF), will remain in power in 2012-16. Political stability will be maintained, although it is likely to be marred by occasional social and labour unrest. • The government is expected to strike a balance between redistributing wealth and sustaining […]

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6 ViewsThe Patriotic Front government has revised and increased the minimum wage for domestic, general and shop workers by over one hundred percent. Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda made the announcement in Lusaka on Wednesday at a media briefing. He announced that a domestic worker will get a minimum of K522, 400 from K250, 000 while […]

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Kilaki’s Korner: Ambushing Bush

10 ViewsBy Roy Clerk It was Sunday afternoon at State House, and I was having my usual cup of tea with Michael and Christine. ‘Well, Kalaki,’ said Christine, ‘how do you think Michael is doing?’           ‘I have to be honest,’ I admitted, ‘I’m very disappointed.’           ‘In what way?’ she asked.           ‘Because,’ I […]

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3 ViewsThe UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Zambia has today officially handed over assorted goods to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) Mortuary workers. During the hand-over, UNHCR Representative Ms Joyce Mends-Cole, accompanied by a number of staff, described the work of mortuary workers as critical for everyone, whether deceased or those left to mourn. Shesp […]

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12 Congolese arrested for burning a Zambian driver alive

3 ViewsZAMBIAN truck driver Derrick Chanda, who was burnt to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last week, was buried yesterday in Ndola and will never know the fate of 12 suspects connected to his death. Mr Chanda was buried at Kantolomba Cemetery where DRC Consular-General Maloba Kanji announced the arrest of the […]

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6 ViewsThe Patriotic Front government risk causing food riots, Mumbwa Central Member of Parliament Brian Chituwo has warned. Dr. Chituwo who served as cabinet Minister in the MMD government told Zambian Eye in an exclusive interview that the failure to come up with an acceptable price of cotton would affect production of other crops such […]

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3 ViewsPresident Michael Sata, a veteran Zambian politician has for the second time within nine months in government re-aligned the ministries for the third time. Mr. Sata has also re-shuffled his cabinet and separated the two ministries he had combined during his re-alignment programme just a few months ago. The reshuffle has seen Chongwe Member […]

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