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1,336 ViewsIN a move to endear itself to the electorate, the MMD has tendered a profuse apology to the nation for its past misdeeds and has also discarded its tainted name. And MMD president, Nevers Mumba has charged that he will not work with people who have been labelled as corrupt or any of those […]

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Tension high in Gabon, opposition says TV station set on fire

1,600 Views Tension reigned Thursday in oil-rich Gabon where the main opposition said its television station was torched after violent clashes between its supporters and police in the capital Libreville. But the government said police gave a “measured reaction” to Wednesday’s unauthorised protest in support of main opposition leader Andre Mba Obame and nobody was […]

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1,215 ViewsEver since the minimum wage was announced by the government to compel employers to decently remunerate vulnerable workers, controversy has been plenty. Some employers have threatened to cut down on workers so that they could pay the few remaining a decent wage while others have simply refused to comply forcing some workers to take […]

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MTN customers to pay ZESCO prepaid Bills on celphones

7,055 ViewsZambia’s Mobile Network firm -MTN has announce the launch of ZESCO Prepaid Bill payments on its Mobile Money transfer programme. MTN Zambia has partnered with ZESCO to offer Mobile Money services that will allow customers to pay for their electricity directly from their mobile phone. This means customers will pay or purchase power using […]

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1,825 ViewsPatents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) Public Relations Officer Vaida Bunda says her organization will by the end of this month start the process of de-registration. Ms. Bunda says some companies have made effort to submit their annual returns following the organizations announcement to de-register them. She notes PACRA has issued some reminders to […]

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1,305 ViewsCARDINAL Medardo Mazombwe has made some progress since his admission to Morning Side Clinic in South Africa last Wednesday as he is now able to speak clearly. Cardinal Mazombwe has continued undergoing diagnostic tests, although the doctors attending to him are yet to determine the actual causes of his illness. However, while the doctors […]

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1,470 ViewsPatriotic Front general secretary Wynter Kabimba says the PF party policies are not so rigid that they cannot be revised. Mr. Kabimba has told QFM news that PF as a party in government can adjust party policies in order for the ruling party to continue being effective in its social delivery system. The party […]

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To hail, Joyce Nonde tells the Federation of Employers

1,477 ViewsThe Zambia Federation of Employers can go to hail, Joyce Nonde Simukoko president of Federation for Free Trade Union of Zambia – FFTUZ has charged. Mrs Nonde who had no kind words for the Employers Association was reacting to the decision they had taken to boycott the two-day tripartite consultative labour council meeting in […]

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1,109 ViewsThe PF established combined team of investigators on Thursday interrogated former Minister of Information under the MMD government Ronnie Shikapwasha over the Stand Up for Zambia documentaries. Shikapwasha who was accompanied by his lawyers was questioned on having played a role in directing ZNBC Television to broadcast the documentaries that targeted at bringing out […]

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1,296 ViewsOverzealous cops in Lusaka have tear-gassed opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and some journalists who were covering him. This happened on Thursday midmorning when the UPND went to Central Police station in the Zambian capital where he had been summoned. Hakainde in company of his lawyers and cadres who escorted him were ushered to […]

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