Daily Archives: October 7, 2017

Siavonga DC warns against illegal land allocation

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama

Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama has warned people allocating land illegally in the district of stern action. Mr. Kanyama has also threatened to demolish structures built on areas without council approval. He warns that council officials and members of the public involved in illegal land allocation in Siavonga district will be arrested without fail. Mr. Kanyama has since directed the ...

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MCC Veep tours LWSSD Project sites

MCC Veep tours LWSSD Project sites

A delegation from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), led by Principal Deputy Vice President of Compact Operations, Africa Division, Kyeh Kim, visited Lusaka this week to discuss progress on MCC investments to reduce poverty and promote economic growth in Zambia. The US$355 million MCC compact with the Government of the Republic of Zambia aims to advance reform of ...

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Govt currently looking at enforcing laws against cybercrime

Chief Government Spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga

Chief Government Spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga says government is currently looking at enforcing laws against cybercrime, including online falsehoods. The Chief Government Spokesperson has also warned individuals who are writing falsehood stories on social media that it is just as criminal online as it is in hard copy to write and publish falsehoods purported to have been authored by another individual. ...

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UNZALARU threaten to withdraw labour if salaries are not paid

UNZALARU Publicity Secretary Moffat Moyo

The University of Zambia Researchers and Lecturers Unions (UNZALARU) has promised to withdraw from all exams related activities and meetings if management does not pay them their salaries till the end of the month. Speaking in an interview with QTV News, UNZALARU Publicity Secretary Moffat Moyo says the union has an understanding with management that when salaries of the previous ...

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Sinachi praise Lungu

Nigerian Gospel Musician Sinachi

Visiting Nigerian Gospel Musician Sinachi, who is in the country for a live Gospel concert, has hailed President Edgar Lungu, for the National day of prayer and fasting declaration. Speaking to journalists at a press briefing prior to her performance this afternoon in Ndola, Sinachi said she has been to many countries but has never seen one with so much ...

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Cholera breaks out in Lusaka

Cholera breaks out in Lusaka

Cholera has broken out in Lusaka with nine confirmed cases in Chipata Compound. Ministry of Health Spokesperson Dr Maximilioan Bweupe has confirmed in a statement that Chipata level one hospital has received nine cases of cholera and that the first case was recorded on October 4 2017 Dr Bweupe says the affected areas are Mazyopa, Chipata, Kabanana and SOS village. ...

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Zimbabwe succession row: Grace Mugabe warns of coup plot

Zanu-PF appears split between supporters of Grace Mugabe and Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has warned of a possible coup plot amid growing tensions in the fight to succeed her husband. She says allies of Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa are threatening the lives of those who don’t support him to replace President Robert Mugabe, 93. Mrs Mugabe herself and Mr Mnangagwa are the front-runners and their rivalry has split the ...

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ZCSD urges Zambians to demand for accountability

Lewis Mwape - ZCSD Executive Director

The Zambia Council for Social Development (ZCSD) has urged Zambians to rise and demand for accountability from government. ZCSD Executive Director Lewis Mwape says Zambians should be more sensitive to issues that contribute to the development of the country. He says the decision by the government to purchase 42 fire trucks at a total cost of US$42 million was not ...

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