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As anticipated, Govt condemns attack at Church but denies PF involvement

89 ViewsAs anticipated Patriotic Front (PF) Government has condemned the beating up of journalists and some civil society organization officials in Matero on Friday. Homer Affairs Deputy Minister, Stephen Kampyongo said government strongly condemns the attacks on journalists and others but has denied involvement of PF cadres. He said information obtained indicates that there were […]

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60 percent of subsidy was benefiting Mines – PF Deputy Minister

83 ViewsRuling Patriotic Front (PF) Government says over 60 percent of the subsidized fuel was benefiting big mining companies in the country. Deputy Minister in the Office of the Vice president, Harry Kalaba said this was why government removed the subsidy because it was not much benefiting the Zambian people. He said there was no […]

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Employers, youths rejects increased in retirement age

106 ViewsThe Zambia Federation of Employers has rejected the increase in the retirement age from 55 years to 65 years. Federation President Alfred Masupha feels that the increase in the retirement will rob an opportunity for the youths to get employment. He said it is important that government rescinds its decisions to allow youths with […]

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Oasis Forum to protect new constitution process with a bill

84 ViewsThe Oasis Forum has announced plans to come up with a private members bill to present to Parliament with the intention of protecting the current constitution making process and the contents of the new constitution. This follows a multi-stakeholder consultative meeting to review the legislative framework of the current constitution-making process in anticipation of […]

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Sinazongwe expelled MP Siamunene is a hired gun – UPND Copperbelt

89 ViewsOpposition United Party for National Development (UPND) on the Copperbelt have commended the party for expelling its Sinazongwe Member of Parliament Richwell Siamunene describing him as hired gun. Provincial Chairman Elisha Mutambo said what the party did was for the interest of all members. He said Siamunene is hired gun by ruling PF and […]

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Be deplomatic and dialogue with KCM – Mumba advise PF govt

129 ViewsOpposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy –MMD- President Nevers Mumba has advised the Patriotic Front –PF- to dialogue with the mining firm and help save the anticipated 2,000 job loses. Dr. Mumba said government should dialogue with the company to find ways of how it will save jobs of the poor miners. He said […]

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Soccer fans protest over the sidelining of Nkana star

147 ViewsSoccer fans have continued to protest over the continued sidelining of Nkana football club star player Reynold ‘Sate Sate’ Kampamba in the national soccer team. Kampamba on Wednesday scored for his club as Nkana beat the Zambia national soccer team in friendly played at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe. Kampamba the 2012 super league scorer […]

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Deputy Minister orders closure of Mpulungu Community Radio station

108 ViewsGovernment has with immediate effect closed Walamo Community Radio in Mpulungu district for broadcasting without a full broadcasting license. Zambia News and Information Services reports that Deputy Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Mwansa Kapeya ordered the closure of the alleged illegal broadcasts after he visited the station. Mr. Kapeya was accompanied by Mpulungu […]

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‘Used’ underpants and bras are on demand in Lusaka

140 ViewsSalaula traders in Lusaka have remained defiant of  directives to stop selling second hand ‘used ‘ under-wear and bras. The traders have continued to sale the merchandise in open spaces around Lusaka, the Zambian capital. underpants A check by Zambian Eye, found the commodity selling with no signs of ending anytime soon. The traders […]

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Lubansenshi Independent MP asks voters to reject those causing by-elections

96 ViewsLubanseshi Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Patrick Mucheleka has urged voters in various constituencies where they will be by-elections to rejects people that have caused the by-election by defecting to the ruling party. Mucheleka said the voters should give the candidates a vote of no confidence as a way to show them that they […]

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