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Vote for PF! Sata believes in you women, Atanga tells Chibombo residents

418 ViewsPatriotic Front Deputy Secretary General Bridget Atanga says President Michael Sata has appointed more women to decision making positions in his Government because he believes in their potential to deliver. Mrs Atanga said the President acknowledges the important role that women play in contributing to the social and economic development of the country and […]

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How Then Governor Goodluck Jonathan Gave Obaigbena $1 Million For Beyonce And Jay Z

354 ViewsSahara Reporters has uncovered a document indicating that a million dollars of Bayelsa State’s poverty alleviation fund was spent by then Governor Goodluck Jonathan on bringing American entertainers Beyonce and Jay Z to Nigeria in 2006. In a letter stamped and signed by Bayelsa officials, N150 million (approximately a million dollars in 2006) was […]

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HH should take the banks to task not PF govt says Scott

270 ViewsVice-president Guy Scott says Hakainde Hichilema, the leader of opposition UPND should take up the matter with his banks for releasing his personal confidential statements to third parties. Speaking in Parliament on Friday during the during the Vice-president’s question and answer session, Scott said it was up to the individual in this case Hichilema […]

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Former Kapiri Mposhi MP joins UPND

566 ViewsFormer Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Kapiri Mposhi MP Lawrence Zimba has defected to the United Party for National Development (UPND) and he has declared his intention to re-contest his nullified seat in the area under the party. Speaking when he joined the opposition party at its secretariat in L;usaka the Zambian Capital today […]

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Zambia’s economic prospects for the first half favorable, Gondwe

2,021 ViewsZambia’s economic prospects for the first half of 2013 have remained favorable due to expected good domestic performance driven by the agricultural, manufacturing and construction sectors Bank of Zambia Governor Michael Gondwe has said. Gondwe said gross domestic product (GDP) was expected to be in line with the projected annual GDP growth rate of […]

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Government sends 18 nurses to Kabwe Hospital

437 ViewsGovernment has revealed that it has sent 18 nurses to the hospital in Kabwe the provincial capital of Zambia’s central province in an effort to reduce the nurse patient ratio at the institution. Health Minister Joseph Katema said in an interview that the 18 included two midwives, eight general nurses, one psychiatric nurse, and […]

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Pande lied that 16 inmates were tortured to death at Mukobeko Prison says PF govt

343 ViewsThe Zambian Government has denied reports that over 16 inmates at the Mukobeko Maximum Prison in Kabwe died after there were severely tortured by prison warder’s recruits. Home Affairs Minister, Edgar Lungu says it is not true that the prisoners were tortured and died. He explained that the Prison service only send over 300 […]

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Kabimba, GBM’s ACC clearance not surprising – Nevers

281 ViewsOpposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) president, Nervers Mumba has described as a sad development reports that the Anti-Corruption Commission-ACC-has cleared Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba and Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba of the corruption allegations they were facing. Dr. Mumba has noted that it was a well known fact that allegations of corruption against the […]

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Nike suspends contract with Pistorius

456 ViewsAmerican sportswear company Nike has suspended its endorsement contract with South African Oscar Pistorius after he was charged with murdering his girlfriend. “We believe Oscar Pistorius should be afforded due process and we will continue to monitor the situation closely,” the company said in a statement on Thursday, confirming the suspension of the agreement. […]

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MP accuses Zambeef of importing over 500 infected cattle

387 ViewsKalomo Member of Parliament, Request Muntanga has alleged that Zambeef imported over 500 cattle from Tanzania which were infected with prone pneumonia CBPP which is likely to cause Tuberculosis-TB in humans. Mr. Muntanga said in a point of order in Parliament today that the Tanzanian authorities allowed the exportation of the cattle even with […]

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