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UPND MPs fed-up with HH, wants to join PF claims Sakeni

1,542 ViewsChief Government Spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni says opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema will soon remain alone as some Members of Parliament from his party want to work with the ruling Patriotic Front. Mr. Sakeni who is also Minister of Information claims that some MPs who he could not name have been have private meetings with […]

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1,104 ViewsFrom our Correspondent in Livingstone Livingstone District Commissioner Paul Sensele this morning knelt down with a bible before a group of journalists in what he termed as clearing the dust over the Permanent Secretary blocking making saga. And sensele has revealed that the people who were transporting the maize from the Provincial Permanent secretary’s […]

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1,909 ViewsLess than a year in the office, former Pemba Member of Parliament has with immediate effect been fired as Executive Director for Food Reserve Agency (FRA). The FRA Board Chairperson Guy Robinson announced in a statement that the decision to terminate Mr Matongo’s contract was arrived at during a Board Meeting held at the […]

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1,688 ViewsThe Central Bank in Zambia has moved the date for rebasing of the currency to 1st January,2013. Head of Public Relations Department Kanguya Mayondi announced through a press statement in Lusaka on Wednesday Mayondi stated that consequently the rebased Kwacha will become legal tender on the same date and will accordingly be accepted as […]

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1,586 ViewsUNITED PART FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 21st August, 2012 Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata Republican President State House Lusaka Dear President Sata, POWER OUTAGES AND ELECTRICITY TARIFFS We write to seek your indulgence in a matter that is affecting most of our citizens. We are concerned with the rampant load shedding that the citizens are subjected […]

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2,101 ViewsQPR are ready to snap up Zambia international striker Emmanuel Mayuka from Swiss side Young Boys of Bern. Hoops boss Hughes will try to do a £3.5million deal for the 21-year-old, who has found the net on a regular basis for club and country since leaving his homeland in 2008. Bern will sell if […]

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Ethiopian leader Meles Zenawi dies

1,566 ViewsEthiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, regarded by the West as a bulwark against Islamic militancy, died overnight in a Brussels hospital after a long battle with illness. Speculation that Meles, 57, an ally of Washington who twice sent troops into neighbouring Somalia to help crush rebellions, was seriously ill had grown after he failed […]

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1,550 ViewsFormer Minister of Labour Austin Liato has resigned from the MMD. Liato who was aspiring for the Vice president position in the party quit the former ruling party today – Monday. He says he cannot continue serving the party that is headed for extinction. He has however not indicated which party he will join. […]

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1,147 ViewsThe Oasis Forum has observed that the Constitution making process runs a risk of failure owing to government’s lack of political will to positively respond to what Zambians have been demanding. The forum states that the heart of any constitution is consensus building which can only be achieved through dialogue. In a joint statement […]

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1,201 ViewsCholera has broken out in Mpulungu District in Northern Province, killing one person. Northern Province Permanent Secretary, Emmanuel Mwamba disclosed to QFM that Mpulungu Hospital has since treated 52 suspected Cholera cases of which seven patients have been admitted to the hospital. Mr. Mwamba says the villages that have been mostly affected are lakeshore […]

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