Daily Archives: March 18, 2017

Olkkonen welcomes Lungu’s directive to review Land Act


The Finish ambassador to Zambia Timo Olkkonen has welcomed President Edgar Lungu’s directive that the Land Act and Policy be reviewed. Mr. Olkkonen says he finds the idea by President Lungu, as indicated in his Friday speech to Parliament, to preserve land for future generations to be interesting. In an interview with QTV News Mr. Olkkonen says he is however ...

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Simukoko takes on Mukuka


Labor Minister Joyce Simukoko has challenged the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) to substantiate its claim she is inciting workers against their employees. Ms. Simukoko thinks that the ZCTU in its recent media briefing addressed by Secretary General Cosmas Mukuka misinterpreted what he recently said about the labor movement in Zambia. In an interview with QTV News Ms. Simukoko ...

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‘What do you hope to achieve’, Sikota challenges UPND MPs


Opposition UPND MPs have been challenged to tell the nation what they hope to achieve by their continued protests against the legitimacy of President Edgar Lungu. The opposition United Liberal Party (ULP) is confused and thinks that the UPND MPs are staging their protests out of confusion of what exactly they want to achieve. ULP president Sakwiba Sikota says he ...

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Stop Mocking Election Losers-UPPZ Advises

United, Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda has advised president Edgar Lungu to stop mocking those who lost in last year’s elections. Mr Chanda says president Lungu should instead extend a hand of reconciliation to those who still aggrieved over the elections. He says it is wrong for the president at this point to claim that some people ...

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