Daily Archives: December 4, 2017

Ndola City Council confiscates illegal liquor

Council public relations Manager Tilyenji Mwanza

Ndola City Council (NCC) has confiscated hundreds of boxes of assorted alcohol products that were being in illegal locations by persons without liquor licenses. Council public relations Manager Tilyenji Mwanza says people have been selling alcohol illegally in places such as bus stops without trading licenses making the beverage easily accessible to underage persons. Ms Mwanza says the Liquor Licensing ...

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Rationing of ARVs worries TALC

Felix Mwanza

Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC) has expressed concern with reports that people on HIV treatment are being rationed on drugs to extent of being given other temporal drugs. In a statement, TALC National Director Felix Mwanza says on a day when the World was commemorating AIDS Day, people living with HIV receiving treatment from most public health facilities were ...

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Mukata’s case adjourned to tomorrow


A forensic pathologist from Police headquarters Masakhanov Tajimura has rubbished a postmortem report done by ballistic experts on Namakambwa Kwenda, the security guard UPND Chilanga Member of Parliament Keith Mukata is accused of killing at his law firm. When the matter came up for continued defence before high court judge Susan Wanjelani, Dr. Tajimura told the court that he received ...

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VSU records 10,000 GBV cases in Q2 of 2017


The Police Victim Support Unit (VSU) recorded 10,000 reported cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) as at the end of the second quarter of 2017. And Government has called upon all stakeholders to unite against gender based violence. Ministry of Gender Permanent Secretary, Dr. Felix Phiri says cases of GBV should be reported to relevant authorities. He says Government working in ...

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Mukata wants UPND cited for contempt of court


  Lawyers representing murder accused Chilanga Member of Parliament Keith Mukata have asked the Lusaka High Court to cite the United Party for National Development (UPND) media team for contempt of court in a matter in which Mr. Mukata is jointly charged with Charmaine Musonda with the murder of a security guard, Namakambwa Kwenda on May 6, 2017. Making the ...

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Printing of KAZA Visas complete


The Ministry of Finance has completed the process of printing Unified Visas for foreign visitors to Zambia and Zimbabwe commonly known as KAZA Visas. Commenting on the development, Minister of Finance Felix Mutati expressed confidence that the completion of the printing process and subsequent issuance of the KAZA Visa will have exponential benefits to the Zambian tourism industry. He says ...

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IMF dispels reports of collapsed talks with Govt


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says negotiations for a possible bailout package for Zambia have not collapsed. Some media reports have suggested that the IMF has for the first time clearly stated that the much anticipated US$1.3 billion loan deal with the Zambian government has been put off. IMF Resident Representative Dr. Alfredo Baldin says the negotiations are ongoing, but ...

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Late Silva goal extends City’s winning run

David Silva

David Silva scored a late goal as runaway leaders Manchester City won their 13th successive Premier League game and restored their eight-point lead with a 2-1 victory against West Ham United on Sunday. Silva converted Kevin de Bruyne’s brilliant pass from close range in the 83rd minute as City maintained their blistering form this season. Nicolas Otamendi had converted substitute ...

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Chanda advocates for improved sanitation

Bwana Mukubwa PF Member of Parliament Dr. Jonas Chanda

Bwana Mukubwa PF Member of Parliament Dr. Jonas Chanda has called for improved sanitation in Ndola following the outbreak of Cholera in some parts of the country. Dr. Chanda says garbage collection should be prioritized to ensure that the city is clean to avoid recording any cholera case in the district. Dr. Chanda says he has engaged the Ndola City ...

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Deposit Protection Bill done

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Dr. Bwalya Ng'andu

Bank of Zambia Deputy Governor Dr. Bwalya Ng’andu says the Deposit Protection Bill draft has already been done and it is being examined by the Ministry of Finance. The Deposit Protection Bill is a proposed bill aimed at protecting depositors in the face of unexpected closure of a bank such as what occurred at the Intermarket Discount Bank which left ...

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