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Consult my office before firing a worker says Shamenda

8 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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Dora Siliya ignored advice, Airports boss tells court

12 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

8 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

9 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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Iris Kaingu found with a case in a pono case

13 ViewsA Lusaka Magistrate court has found Iris the daughter of former Minister of Community Development Michael Kaingu with a case to answer in a pono case. She has since been put on her defence and will appear for mention on July 31. This is in a matter in which Iris, a former student at […]

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Chinese are now good investors says Kabimba

6 ViewsThe Chinese investors are now good people, ruling Patriotic Front General Secretary Wynter Kabimba has revealed. The PF while in opposition was critical and opposed to the Chinese investment that dominated the economy of Zambia accusing them of mistreating the locals and offering poor conditions of service. But today on the government owned controlled […]

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Chansa makes China debut, Katongo scores

7 ViewsZAMBIA international midfielder Isaac Chansa debuted in the Chinese Super League on Saturday for his new club Henan Jianye in the match in which compatriot Christopher Katongo found the back of the net in the home 1-1 draw with Liaoning Wongyun. Chansa, who last month moved from South Africa champions Orlando Pirates, was playing […]

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Robbers steal dead man’s head from a grave

6 ViewsPOLICE are investigating a case in which a unknown people stormed a graveyard,  dug up one the graves and chopped off the head of a man buried there before running off with it. This double tragedy struck a South African family after a family member’s grave was desecrated and his head cut off. Early […]

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Sata is not capable to be president of Zambia says Chipimo Jr.

6 ViewsOpposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo has observed that President Michael Sata has no capability to lead Zambia saying Zambians are expecting far too much from him. And Chipimo says the Sata lead Patriotic Front government also lack policy clarity and direction saying they would fail to run the country if they […]

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Public media face privatisation

5 ViewsGOVERNMENT says it is considering partially privatising one of the public media organisations because they are not running profitably. Minister of Information, Broadcasting and Labour Fackson Shamenda said a media organisation in the region has shown interest in buying shares in one of the public media institutions but that Government has not decided which […]

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