Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

Outbreak of Cholera worries ZIP

ZIP President Cooper Chibomba

The Zambia Institute of Planners (ZIP) has expressed sadness by the outbreak of cholera in Lusaka City, a situation that has claimed 48 lives already and caused disruption to the residents’ way of life. The Institute has also commended decisive steps taken by President Edgar Lungu to fight cholera in Lusaka. ZIP President Cooper Chibomba says there is need to ...

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MNT urges Zambians to reject ‘expired politicians’

MNT Leader Daniel Shimunza

The Movement for National Transformation (MNT) has called on Zambians to strongly reject what it has termed as recycled politicians. MNT Leader Daniel Shimunza says anyone who has served at least two terms of office before, fits this profile. Mr. Shimunza laments that since independence, the nation has recycled the same people hoping that when they are in a new ...

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Kalaba was dropped from Luapula PF position due to truancy – Musunga

President Edgar Lungu and Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba

Luapula Province PF Secretary Francis Musunga says Harry Kalaba was dropped as Provincial Information and Publicity Secretary in October last year because he showed no respect for the party. Mr. Musunga said Mr. Kalaba who yesterday quit as Foreign Affairs Minister did not have regard for the PF leadership in the Province. He said the Provincial Executive Committee resolved to ...

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Govt bans taking of food to inmates in Cholera hit areas

Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo

Government has banned taking of food to inmates in correctional facilities with immediate effect in Cholera affected areas. Government has also prohibited external movements of inmates, transferring of inmates from one facility to another until further notice. Acting Chief Government Spokesperson, who is also Home Affairs Minister, Steven Kampyongo has prohibited external movement in correctional facilities in Cholera hit areas. ...

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ZRA introduces standardizes motor vehicle duties

Topsy Sikalinda - ZRA Corporate and Communications Manager

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has introduced standard, precise and predictable Customs duty rates on imported used vehicles. ZRA Corporate Communications Manager Topsy Sikalinda says specific import and excise duties have been introduced through the Customs and Excise Amendment Act No. 14 of 2017. Mr. Sikalinda says the introduction of the noted specific duties is necessitated by a need for ...

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PF reassures Zambians

PF Media Director Sunday Chanda and PF Deputy SG Mumbi Phiri

The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has reassured the nation that it does not and will not condone any form of corruption. PF Deputy Secretary General Mumbi Phiri says in the fight against corruption as Patriotic Front, Zambians can be assured that there are no sacred cows because the party understands the weight of responsibility that comes with the people-given mandate ...

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Corruption in Govt irks UNZALARU


The University of Zambia Lecturers’ and Researchers’ Union (UNZALARU) is appalled with the reports of corruption in Government. UNZALARU General Secretary Dr. Kelvin Mambwe tells QTV News in a statement that the union is dismayed by the media reports indicating Government’s irresponsible use of public funds, especially at a time when the same Government, is asking citizens to understand the ...

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State House confirms receiving Kalaba’s resignation letter

President Edgar Lungu and Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba

State House has confirmed that it has received the resignation letter for Harry Kalaba as Foreign Affairs Minister. State House Spokesperson Amos Chanda tells QTV News in a statement that the Registry Office has notified State House that the letter was delivered at 19:48hrs on Tuesday, 2nd January, 2018. Last evening Mr. Kalaba posted on his official Facebook page that ...

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Eminem, The Weeknd, Beyonce Confirmed For Coachella

Eminem, Cardi B, Beyonce and more are confirmed for Coachella this April.

AllHipHop News Eminem, Beyonce, and The Weeknd have been confirmed as headliners this year’s Coachella festival. The Weeknd will hit the stage Friday evening, and Eminem is slated to close out the event on Sunday. Beyonce was originally due to headline the event back in April of 2017, but was forced to pull out as she was expecting twins. Other ...

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