Daily Archives: November 17, 2017

Tayali disappointed with Kanganja’s quietness

EEP leader Chilufya Tayali

Economic and Equity Party (EEP) president Chilufya Tayali says he’s disappointment that Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has not yet responded to his petition against his perceived incompetence. Mr. Tayali says it has been three months now since he petitioned Mr Kanganja without receiving feedback. He says this is an indication that Mr. Kanganja is indeed incompetent and should ...

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Govt to continue maintaining peace and security – Lubinda


Government has assured the international community that it will continue maintaining peace and security in the country. Justice Minister Given Lubinda says Zambia has continued to play an active role towards this cause at the United Nations, African Union, and the Southern Africa Development Community. Mr. Lubinda says this has resulted in Zambia being elected to the African Union Peace ...

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Lungu calls for harnessing of tourism potential

HE Edgar C. Lungu - Picture by Albert Mpezeni

President Edgar Lungu says with the positive growth taking place in Africa, there is need to further harness the tourism potential for the sector to continue contributing to inclusive growth, structural transformation and the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. Speaking in Lusaka when he officially opened the International Conference on “Promoting Sustainable Tourism, A TOOL FOR INCLUSIVE GROWTH AND ...

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Over 11 million people without normal toilets.


Water Aid Zambia says over 11 million people in Zambia do not have normal toilets. Speaking during a media briefing as part of the commemoration of the World Toilet Day which falls on 19th November under the theme “Wastewater”,WaterAid Country Director Pamela Chisanga says this is denial of basic human rights contributes to the deaths of nearly 2,000 children every ...

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What’s lurking beyond the usual suspects?

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi knows the teams he fears most at the 2018 World Cup: champions Germany, Brazil, France and Spain. “I think that at the moment, they’re the strongest teams who look the best, are playing the best, with the best individuals,” Messi told TyC Sports, an Argentine TV channel, last week. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner identified the key criteria ...

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Coming of fourth mobile service provider to stimulate competition – ZICTA

ZICTA Director General Patrick Mutimushi

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) says the coming of a fourth mobile network operator will stimulate further competition and improve service delivery in the industry. ZICTA Director General Patrick Mutimushi has since called for more bidders for the fourth mobile network provider. He says the tendering process which is still running will close on 24th November. Mr ...

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President Lungu called upon to hold press conference

PAC President Andyford Banda

President Edgar Lungu has been called upon to consider holding a press conference to update the nation on some of the important issues that have recently happened within the country. Peoples Alliance for Change (PAC) President Andyford Banda feels that there is a gap between the Head of State and the people who voted for him as he is not ...

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CESCO urges govt to provide safe, clean drinking water

CESCO Executive Director Conwell Hakapya

Citizens Environmental and Social Concern (CESCO) says it is possible for government to provide clean and safe drinking water to Zambians if only it puts its prioritises right. CESCO Executive Director Conwell Hakapya has told QTV News that it is a shame that the country continues to record cases of water borne diseases as a result of water contamination. Mr. ...

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