Daily Archives: July 23, 2017

ECZ urged to adopt electronic voting system in the next election-NAREP

Bwalya Nondo

Opposition national restoration party (narep) spokesperson Bwalya Nondo has called on the electoral commission of Zambia to consider adopting the electronic voting system in the next general election in 2021 so as to address electoral dispute management. Mr. Nondo says other countries like the united states of America, Botswana and south Africa have already adopted such a system and is ...

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Lungu directs cabinet to make submissions to Finance Minister


President Edgar Lungu has directed cabinet to ensure that all ministries present their ministerial needs to finance minister Felix Mutati. Government spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga says this is because it will help the finance minister include their submissions during the preparations of the 2018 national budget. And Ms. Mulenga has disclosed that she will engage the ministry of finance to enhance ...

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Marvel: Everything it unleashed at Comic-Con


The Marvel panel at Comic-Con is traditionally one of the biggest events of the convention and this year was no exception. Despite a lot of news coming out of Disney’s D23 last week, the studio still saved some of the big guns for San Diego. Fans were sent into meltdown as they were bombarded with announcements and sneak peeks during ...

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PF to write to Speaker to Declare Vacant Roan Constituency seat


The ruling patriotic front (PF) says it will write to the speaker of the national assembly dr. Patrick Matibini to declare roan constituency seat vacant following  the expulsion of its member of parliament Chishimba Kambwili. The PF central committee chaired by president Edgar Lungu has resolved to expel the  former information minister for allegedly exhibiting sabotage acts aimed at destabilizing ...

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Labor Minister warns employers

Labour Minister Joyce Simukoko

Labor Minister Joyce Nonde has threatened employers that government will revoke licenses of companies who do not comply with remittance of workers’ contributions to national pension scheme authority (NAPSA)  . Ms. Nonde says employers who are in a habit of not remitting workers’ contributions to the authority will be prosecuted once identified. Ms. Nonde has charged that government will not ...

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NGOCC ) demands for the dismissal of the Kasama teacher

Engwase Mwale

The nongovernmental organizations’ coordinating council ( NGOCC ) demands for the immediate dismissal of the Kasama teacher that was caught red handed having sexual intercourse with a pupil at St. Theresa girls secondary school. NGOCC Executive Director Engwase B Mwale says the conduct of the teacher has brought to question the safety of the girl children that are in boarding schools. ...

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Renowned constitutional lawyer John Sangwa

Constitutional lawyer John Sangwa has charged that the lack of clear policy direction in the country is hindering the developmental growth. And Mr. Sangwa has called on Zambians to rise to the occasion of taking up the developmental responsibility instead of leaving it to foreigner’s and foreign investors. Mr. Sangwa told q news in an interview that Zambia still has ...

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Ben Affleck denies Batman exit rumours

The Justice League cast - minus Henry Cavill's Superman - attended the Comic-Con panel

Ben Affleck has scotched rumours he is quitting as the caped crusader after his upcoming role in Justice League. He’d been due to star in and direct another standalone film – The Batman – but pulled out of directing duties in January. After Affleck’s script was also ditched by incoming director Matt Reeves, it looked like he was going to ...

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Trump Russia: US Congress reach deal on fresh sanctions

The US seized two Russian diplomatic compounds over claims of election interference

Leaders of both parties in the US Congress have agreed on legislation that allows fresh sanctions to punish Russia for alleged election meddling. The new legislation would also sharply limit President Donald Trump’s ability to lift any sanctions against Russia. He has previously said he needs diplomatic leeway with the Kremlin. Mr Trump’s time in office has been dogged by ...

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