Daily Archives: March 25, 2017

Justice on Ruth Mbandu case has been denied – Chola

Advocacy against Child Abuse and Gender Based Violence Executive Director Bellion Chola

The Advocacy against Child Abuse and Gender Based Violence has called on government to decentralize fast track courts dealing with GBV related cases. Advocacy Executive Director Bellion Chola says it is unfair that the case of Ruth Mbandu took too much to be disposed of saying justice has been denied for her family. Mr. Chola says justice delayed is justice ...

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PF blame UPND for failure to grow party in Southern Province

Frank Bwalya

The ruling Patriotic Front has blamed the opposition UPND for its failure to grow and strengthen the party in Southern Province. The ruling party feels that the violence that is perpetrated by UPND cadres against PF Members when mobilizing the party has largely contributed to the PF’s failure to grow its party in the province. PF Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya ...

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Police conclude investigations of ‘killed ZAF Officer’

Funeral of late flight sergeant Mark Chongwa in Lusaka

The Zambia Police Service has concluded its investigations in the murder case of flight sergeant Mark Chongwa a Zambia Air Force (ZAF) officer who was allegedly killed in police cells at Woodlands Police Station. Police Assistant Public Relations Officer Nephas Chifuta tells QTV News that four inmates alleged to have picked up a quarrel with the deceased whilst in custody ...

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Lifwekelo counsels HH

UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema

Former UPND Deputy Spokesperson Edwin Lifwekelo says the alleged attacks on the Speaker of National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini by UPND President Hakainde Hichilema are an assault on Zambia’s democracy and an indictment of poor judgment on the UPND leader. Mr. Lifwekelo is advising and cautioning the leader of UPND to exercise maximum restrain and learn to be led. Mr. ...

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Saviour Chishimba exposes corruption at NAPSA


The opposition United Progressive People (UPP) Leader Dr. Savior Chishimba says he is in receipt of a credible report of corruption at the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) involving close to K100 million. Dr. Chishimba in a statement to QTV News, alleges that a named Procurement Officer at NAPSA has connived with a named senior State House official and a ...

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Spain win to stay top of group


Diego Costa was among the scorers as Spain strolled to a 4-1 win at home to Israel in a World Cup qualifier on Friday to stay top of their group. Manchester City playmaker David Silva put Spain ahead in the 15th minute with a low shot through the legs of goalkeeper Ofir Marciano while Vitolo doubled their lead on the ...

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London attack: Police appeal for information on Khalid Masood

Masood was shot after stabbing PC Palmer - both men were treated at the scene

Police are appealing for information as they try to establish whether Westminster attacker Khalid Masood acted alone or was directed by others. They said the investigation would focus on Masood’s “motivation, preparation and his associates”. His fourth victim has been named as Leslie Rhodes, 75, from Clapham, south London – one of three people killed by Masood’s car on Westminster ...

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Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill

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US President Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the failure of his healthcare bill. The bill was withdrawn on Friday because it did not have enough support to pass in Congress. Speaking to the Washington Post, Mr Trump said “We couldn’t get one Democratic vote, and we were a little bit shy, very little, but it was still a little ...

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DMMU urged to be ready to deliver relief food in Kaputa

Agriculture Deputy Minister Maxas Ng'onga

Patriotic Front Kaputa Member of Parliament Maxas Ng’onga says the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) should be ready to deliver relief food to people in his constituency. Mr. Ng’onga says despite the country generally recording good rains, it is very likely Kaputa and the surrounding districts of Nsama and Chiengi will need relief food. He says this is due ...

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ZPSA opposes plans to repeal LAZ Act

ZSPA President Kelvin Esiasa

Zambia Society for Public Administration has opposed the proposed bill by Patriotic Front Kasama Central Member of Parliament Kelvin Sampa to the repeal of the Law Association of Zambia Act. Society President Kelvin Esiasa notes that if the proposed Law Societies Bill is passed, it will allow for the formation of various associations to represent lawyers in Zambia. Mr. Esiasa says ...

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