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Residents give Shangombo DC two weeks to vacate the office

289 ViewsResidents of Shangombo district in Western Province have given a two weeks ultimatum to newly appointed District Commissioner Dominic Lisulo to vacate the office. The development comes three weeks after the dismissal of former DC, Martin Mwauluka who had his contract terminated for alleged misconduct. The residents are now demanding that the newly appointed […]

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Alliance for Human Rights takes on Police

256 ViewsThe Alliance for Human Rights and Governance (ALHURIGO) is up in arms against police on the Copperbelt for deny them permit to hold closed door meeting. ALHURIGO Zambia Chapter Interim Chairperson Philemon Phiri says Zambia was recently peer reviewed as a maturity of democratic practice with a high level of commitment to liberation movements […]

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Even during by-elections, Police denies MMD permit to hold rally

493 ViewsPolice have extended the ban of political to the time of by-election by refusing to grant the former ruling party the MMD permit to hold a rally. According to MMD Copperbelt Publicity Secretary, Yotum  Mtayachalo, the Police have refused them a permit to hold the rally in Luanshya on the Copperbelt. Mtayachalo said the […]

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Shamenda’s reasoning of raising retirement age is coz young people are corrupt questioned.

208 ViewsA Law Maker for the opposition MMD Vincent Mwale has questioned Labour Minister Fackson Shamenda’s reasoning of raising the reitrement age because young people are corrupt.   Mwale said the Minister can find a better reason that what he was advancing. He wondered whether the Minister had proof to insinuate that young people are […]

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PF keeps Mangani in the dark as it kicks of selection for Chipata seat polls

274 ViewsThe ruling Patriotic Front (PF) in Eastern Province have started the selection of candidates for the coming Chipata Central parliamentary by-elections. PF secretariat who confirmed in a statement on Friday, June 7, 2013 said the party has started the selection from the lower organs. “We are holding primary election to choose the candidate for […]

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Zambeef sister company to create 2000 jobs in Mpika

180 ViewsZAMPALM, a newly created subsidiary of Zambeef Products located in Mpika district of Muchinga Province will create 2,000 new jobs next year as the company starts harvesting fruits and processing palm oil. The company has invested about KR 7.5 million on its palm oil plantation in Mpika from part of its US$ 41 million […]

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Luo calls for village register

253 ViewsChiefs and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkandu Luo has appealed to traditional leaders in the country to develop a system of taking  stock of people  residing in their chiefdoms. Prof Luo has advised the traditional leaders to develop village registers to enable them know the population of their subjects for development planning purposes. Prof Luo […]

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Lawyers back-peddle on homosexuality application case

216 ViewsDefence lawyers in a case in which two men of Kapiri Mposhi are appearing in court on charges of practicing homosexuality have u-turned and applied for commencement of trial in the Magistrates Court. On 22 May 2013 when the case came up for commencement of trial before Central Province Principle Resident Magistrate, John Mbuzi, […]

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298 ViewsBy Roy Clark ‘Good morning,’ I said to the officer behind the counter, ‘My name is Kalaki. I need a police report on the loss of my driving licence.’ ‘Certainly sir,’ she replied. ‘You just have to get a report form and fill in the details. That’ll be fifty pin for a report form.’ […]

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Matero church attack: Well done PF cadres – Hamiyanzi

558 Views “Saves them right don’t take politics into the church. Well done PF cadres,” reads a comment under the name Hamiyanzi. Opper Himiyanzi is the Spokesperson for Matero Constituency Member of Parliament (MP) Miles Sampa. The comment was posted under our editorial titled Black Friday attack at Matero Church  published after the barbaric attack […]

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