Zambia has been hit with the coronavirus variant after recording a second wave of COVID19 with the cumulative total number now standing at 20, 462 cases. Zambia National Public Health Institute Director Victor Mukonka says the new variant will be more severe and may result in increased numbers of infections and deaths. Speaking during the […]

President Edgar Lungu has dropped Deputy Inspectors General of police Bonny Kapeso and Eugene Sibote. President Lungu has terminated the contract of Mr. Kapeso who was in-charge of Operations and has not renewed the contract for Mr. Sibote who was in-charge of administration. President Lungu has since appointed Copperbelt Province Commissioner of Police, Charity Katanga […]

AN opposition party has imported a team of foreign nationals to cause havoc in the country ahead of the 2021 general election. And Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has ordered the alleged foreign mercenaries to leave the country immediately. Mr. Kampyongo says security authorities will have no choice but to hound out the foreign mercenaries […]

Patriotic Front-PF deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri has questioned why the United Party for National Development-UPND is panicking over the ongoing investigations in the killings of two people last week during a procession by UPND members. And Ms. Phiri has called on the UPND to respect and adhere to the rule of law. She says […]

The Zambia Association of Manufacturers ZAM has recognized the need for government and policies to sufficiently support the growth of the manufacturing sector in the country. ZAM Vice President-South, Chipego Zulu says there is now need for Zambia to move forward strategically by implementing policies that have been established to support the growth of the […]

Vice President Inonge Wina has appealed to Members of Parliament to support the K68 Million estimated State House operational budget for the year 2020. Opening debate on Estimates of Revenue and expenditure of the Office of the President in Parliament yesterday, Ms Wina noted that State House was faced with a number of challenges. Our […]

Tourism and Arts Minister Ronald Chitotela says enemies are determined to destroy his reputation by calling him a thief and now implicating him into the 80 missing lenchwes in scandal in Luapula. Mr. Chitotela says some individuals have been targeting the strong people around President Edgar Lungu, such as himself whose agenda is to weaken […]

Consumer Unity and Trust Society CUTS says it is disappointing that millers have continued selling mealie meal at a higher price despite having bought maize at a low price. CUTS Centre Coordinator, Chennai Mukumba has questioned why millers are reluctant to reduce the price of the commodity. Ms. Mukumba has called on government to intervene […]

The Zambia National Education Coalition ZANEC has observed that little is being done to address examination malpractices in the education sector. And ZANEC has noted that for the problem to be adequately tackled, more funding needs to be channelled towards examinations’ security. In an interview, ZANEC Executive Director, George Hamusunga says while pronouncements that culprits […]

The Non-Governmental Organization Coordinating Council NGOCC has called on government to outline a clear road map for holding of the national referendum to adopt the expanded bill of rights. NGOCC Board Chairperson, Mary Mulenga says the adoption of the bill of rights will guarantee the protection of women’s rights as well as economic, cultural and […]

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