Daily Archives: February 18, 2018

Zambian High Commission in Pretoria to conduct immigration clinics

Emmanuel Mwamba

The Zambian High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa is next month scheduled to conduct immigration clinics across the country in a bid to address immigration challenges faced by some Zambians living in that country. Zambia’s high commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba says another awareness forum will be held in collaboration with the South African home affairs department following increased ...

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PF Backs Health Insurance Bill

Bwana Mukubwa PF Member of Parliament Dr. Jonas Chanda

The Patriotic Front (PF) has backed the introduction of health insurance bill, saying it will resuscitate Zambians who may not afford to afford health care. Speaking during the PF media interactive forum, PF Bwanamukubwa member of Parliament Jonas Chanda suggests that the bill will enable government generate more revenue to build health infrastructure other than that which comes from the ...

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Govt to cancel deals with underperforming institutions

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Defence Permanent Secretary Sturdy Mwale has warned that government will soon cancel all memorandum of understandings with institutions that are not serious to avoid wasting time. And Mr. Mwale says his ministry is taking seriously, the directive by President Edgar Lungu, to venture into agriculture for Zambia to be food secure. Mr. Mwale says his ministry is therefore, considering working ...

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HRC condemn PF cadres’ attack on UPND

Commission Spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya

The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has welcomed the pronouncement by the special assistant to President Edgar Lungu, Mr. Amos Chanda, that the head of state had the necessary political will to support the enactment of the access to information (ATI) bill. Commission Spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya says the commitment to enact the ATI Bill is one of the 90 recommendations accepted ...

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ZCTU demands reopening of CBU, UNZA


The Zambia congress of trade unions (ZCTU) is demanding for the immediate reopening of the university and reinstatement of all affected lecturers and management should ensure that these lecturers are paid what is owed to them. ZCTU director public relations and international affairs martin Chembe expressed concerned by the prolonged delay by government to reopen public universities in the country. Mr. Chembe ...

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UPND, PF Cadres clash in Sinda


United party for national development (UPND) and patriotic front (PF) cadres have clashed in Sinda district in eastern province leaving a two UPND carders injured. During the clash, UPND supporters identified as Tobias Banda aged 46 and Patricia Banda aged 50 have sustained injuries and have been issued with medical report forms. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo has dispelled reports that ...

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DRC’s Kabila arrive in Zambia


Democratic republican of Congo President Joseph Kabila is in the country to discuss trade, border control and refugee situation among others with his counterparty president Edgar Lungu. Mr. Kabila will hold bilateral talks with President Edgar Lungu. Special assistant to the president for press and public relations Amos Chanda has told journalists that the two leaders will discuss among other ...

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