Daily Archives: March 10, 2017

Veep denies UPND supporters in the civil service are targeted for dismissals

Veep Wina

Vice President Inonge Wina has dismissed assertions that perceived UPND supporters in the civil service from Southern, Western, North Western and Central provinces have been targeted for retirement in national interest. Ms Wina who was responding to a question raised by Monze central MP Jack Mwiimbu who on 24th February,2017 raised a question during the vice president’s question time whether ...

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New Agricultural policy launched

Siliya dora

GOVERNMENT has launched a new National Agricultural Policy and the strategy on the national agricultural extension and advisory services. Speaking during the launch in Lusaka today, Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya reiterated government’s commitment to transforming the agriculture sector. Ms. Siliya says the two documents have been developed in order to take into account the challenges which have been identified by ...

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Cannabis cultivation still illegal – DEC

Theresa DEC

The Drug Enforcement Commission has clarified that cannabis cultivation is still illegal in Zambia unless one has lawful authority to cultivate for medicinal purposes as stated by Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo in his ministerial statement to Parliament. Commission public relations officer Theresa Katongo says the commission has been receiving numerous queries from members of the public on whether the ...

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Mazabuka MP Nkombo threatens to beat up Kabwe MP

Garry Nkombo

Mazabuka central Member of Parliament Garry Nkombo this morning challenged Kabwe Central Member of Parliament Tutwa Ngulube to a physical fight outside Parliament threatening to beat him up. This followed an altercation between Presidential Affairs Minister Freedom Sikazwe and Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili following a question Mr Kambwili had asked the vice president during the vice president’s question ...

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