Daily Archives: October 14, 2015

Kitwe DC bemoans dilapidation of Chisokone Market

Kitwe District Commissioner Chanda Kabwe has bemoaned the dilapidated state of Chisokone Market and the poor sanitation conditions. Mr Kabwe says it is sad that marketeers and other traders are conducting their businesses in a very un-conducive environment as a result of the broken down sewer lines with the effluent flowing under the makeshift stalls which the marketeers have put ...

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Ministry recieves lab test results for fish samples from Chambeshi, Kalungu Rivers

The Ministry of Agriculture in Muchinga Province says it has received the laboratory test results for the fish samples from Chambeshi and Kalungu Rivers that were taken to Lusaka for testing. Muchinga Principal Fisheries Officer, Dan Sinyinza has told the ZANIS in Chinsali today that laboratory test results for the fish samples on the diseased fish from Chambeshi and Kalungu ...

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No one should be charged to obtain voter’s card – ECZ


The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) says no one should be charged to obtain a voter’s card. ECZ Public Relations Manager Crispin Akufuna in a statement says members of the public should be alert and report any malpractices to the Police. Mr Akufuna says the law will take its course on anyone found engaging in any malpractices during the voter ...

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Govt awards civil servants salary increaments

Government has awarded Civil Servants salary increments ranging from between 9 to 29 percent. According to Civil Servant and Allied Workers Union of Zambia (CSAWUZ) President David Chiyobe, the increment is with effect from January 2016 to December 2016. Mr Chiyobe, disclosed this in Lusaka today during the signing ceremony of the collective agreement between the Union and the Public ...

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Investigative wings pursue leakage of Presidential speech

Veep Wina

Vice President Inonge Wina says security and investigative wings have launched investigations into the leakage of the Presidential speech to the fifth session of the eleventh National Assembly. Ms Wina has told Parliament in a ministerial statement that the outcome of the investigations will be revealed to the nation in due course. She says the leakage of classified information in ...

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Mangala’s £32m Man City move investigated


Fifa is investigating the transfer of Eliaquim Mangala from Porto to Manchester City in August 2014. The 24-year-old joined City for a fee understood to be about £32m and signed a five-year deal. The France international’s move is being looked into to see if it breached third party ownership rules at the time, according to Bloomberg,  The report added that ...

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Sienna Miller turned down a play over pay inequality


Sienna Miller has said she turned down a play because she was offered less than half the pay of her male co-star. She told E! news she did “what we have to start doing, unfortunately, at the expense of our creative dreams”. She said: “I walked away from a play I wanted to do because I was offered less than ...

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Israeli police set up East Jerusalem checkpoints


Israeli forces have begun a major security operation in Arab areas of occupied East Jerusalem, after a surge in attacks by Palestinians. Police blocked on Wednesday morning entrances to Jabal Mukaber, a district where three men accused of killing three Israelis on Tuesday came from. The Israeli military also deployed hundreds of soldiers to assist. Later, police said they had ...

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UPND’s Monde says his political future lies in PF


UPND Itezhi Tezhi Member of Parliament Greyford Monde says there is no doubt that his political future lies with the ruling Patriotic Front. He says has received overwhelming support from people in his constituency from the time he was appointed to serve in the PF government. Mr. Monde says despite serving in the PF government, he has been able to ...

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Immigration Dept launches e-Visa

Zambian Visa

The Immigration Department has launched the Electronic Visa application aimed at providing an expedient and paperless work when acquiring a visa. Speaking during the launch in Lusaka today, Immigration Department Director General, Moola Milomo says when fully implemented, the e-visa has the potential to enhance monitoring of migrants and tapping of revenue collection for the national treasury. Mr. Milomo says ...

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