Daily Archives: February 4, 2017

Trump vows to restore travel ban


US President Donald Trump has vowed to overturn a legal ruling which suspended his ban on travellers from seven mainly Muslim countries. He described federal judge James Robart as a “so-called” justice whose “ridiculous” opinion “essentially takes law-enforcement away from” the US. Judge Robart ruled on Friday there were grounds to challenge the ban. A number of airlines have said ...

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Impose right hand driven vehicle ban, Govt urged

Former Transport and Communications Minister William Harrington

The Zambian government has been advised to consider pushing for a ban on left hand driven vehicles in the Southern Africa region. Former Transport Minister William Harrington is urging government to do so in view of the number of traffic accidents the Country is recording as a result of having such vehicles. Mr. Harrington says he has personally observed that ...

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Zambia will never have proper democracy – Milupi

ADD Leader Charles Milupi

Opposition Alliance for Democracy and Development (ADD) has charged that Zambia will never have a proper democracy if its media remains compromised. ADD president Charles Milupi says his party does not also think meaningful development in the Country can take place with a compromised media. Mr. Milupi notes that the public media in the Country is one such media the ...

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PF against subjecting constitution review to public opinion

Father Frank Bwalya

The ruling Patriotic Front is against subjecting the review of the amended Republican Constitution to public opinion. PF Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya says taking back to the people the process of cleaning up the Constitution will be costly. Mr. Bwalya states that the ruling PF believes that the review of the country’s supreme law should be left to Parliament alone. ...

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Social Insurance Scheme will include private institutions

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya

Government has clarified that the Health Social Insurance Scheme it plans to introduce this year will include private health institutions. Health Minister Chilufya Chitalu says all health institutions in the country be it public or private will be registered under this scheme. Dr. Chilufya says people will only have to make a small monetary contribution towards the scheme. In an ...

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