Daily Archives: March 9, 2018

Twelve unions call for indaba on NHIB

Twelve affiliates of the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) have appealed to President Edgar Lungu to call for a tripartite consultative meeting on the national health insurance bill. The unions have indicated that they are displeased in the manner the bill has been taken to parliament by the minister of health Dr. Chitalu Chilufya. Speaking to journalists In Lusaka, ...

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Human skeleton found in Ngo’mbe well

A human skeleton has been found in a shallow well in ngo’mbe township of mandevu constituency. According to eyewitnesses, the shocking discovery was made when some residents wanted to fetch water in the early hours today. Some residents have told a q-news crew who rushed to the scene that zambia police should investigate the matter thoroughly stressing that their lives ...

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Trump Kim talks: US surprised at ‘dramatic’ North Korea shift

The US has expressed surprise at the “dramatic” shift in stance by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that has seen President Donald Trump agree to talks. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it would take “some weeks” to set up a meeting, due to take place by May. Mr Trump hailed “great progress” but said sanctions would remain in ...

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VJ oppose plans to remove tribal tag on NRC

Vernon Mwaanga

Veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga   says the president’s suggestion to remove the tribal aspect on the National Registration Cards is trivial. Dr. Mwaanga wonders why that decision will come about when the tribal aspect on the NRCS has been in existence for so many years. He tells q news that the move should not be allowed because people have already accepted ...

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TPAZ unearths a scam where some people have forged documents to export mukula logs

Charles Masange

The Timber Producers Association of Zambia (TPAZ) has unerthened a scam where some people are forging documents to export mukula logs in the name of Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO). TPAZ Vice President Charles Masange also discloses that he took a fact finding mission in china where he discovered that one container of mukula, trades at k1 million ...

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Chanda challenges UPND

NCP President Pastor Peter Chanda

The New Congress Party has charged that the largest opposition united party for national development (UPND) has a difficult relationship with democracy because its leader has been in office for a long time. Party Leader Peter Chanda feels that UPND president Hakainde Hichilema does not act democratically. He has explained that the UPND leader Mr. Hichilema has been party president ...

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Chanda Chimba third dies

Lieutenant General Ronnie Shikapwasha & Chanda Chimba

Renowned journalist Chanda Chimba the third has died at Fairview hospital this morning. Family sources revealed that MR. Chimba the 3rd died after a battle with prostate cancer at Fairview hospital. In 2016 MR. Chimba the 3rd was sentenced to two years in prison for producing the controversial stand up for Zambia series on ZNBC during the mmd era. In ...

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Commonwealth fails Zambia in the dialogue process-MNT

MNT Leader Daniel Shimunza

The Movement for National Transformation, (MNT) says commonwealth has failed Zambia in the dialogue process as it has no sovereign jurisdiction and lacks consensus. Party President Daniel Shimunza has however opposed and denounced what he termed as academic, impractical, immature, and biased dialogue process, as taken by the commonwealth representative, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, and his entourage, who must be replaced ...

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Govt committed to uplifting welfare of young people

Inonge Wina

Government has reaffirmed its commitment   towards creating an enabling environment that allows young people to contribute to the development of the nation. In a speech read on his behalf, by Vice President Inonge Wina during the youth connect and innovators exhibition at government complex in Lusaka, President Edgar Lungu says government will invest in creating opportunities and a supportive environment ...

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Excessive beer drinking among youths irks NGO

Paradigm Zambia a non-profit making organization has bemoaned the excessive alcohol consumption in the country among the youths. The organization whose is to reduce amongst Zambia’s youths the abuse of alcohol, drugs and substances and their harmful effects feels that alcohol consumption is retarding development in the country because people are continuously drinking beer instead of engaging themselves in productive ...

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