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Syria ‘chemical’ attack: Experts head to site, says Russia

International chemical weapons experts are finally on their way to the site of the suspected attack in Syria, Russia’s foreign ministry says. The team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) left Damascus for the nearby town of Douma on Saturday, it adds. Western states say Syria’s government mounted chemical air attacks on the town on 7 ...

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UPND confident of scooping Kansuswa Ward

Sinazongwe UPND Member of Parliament Gift Sialubalo

The Opposition United Party for National Development says it is confident of scooping the Kansuswa ward local government by-election in Mufulira slated for 24th april this year. Sinazongwe Member Of Parliament Gift Sialubalo who is on the copperbelt to drum up support for its candidate says UPND aspiring councilor, Elvis Mulolo will win the seat because he is an indigenous ...

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Zambia’s Debt is still Sustainable

Margaret Mwanakatwe - Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister

Finance Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe has assured Zambians and the international community that Zambia’s debt is still sustainable. Speaking to the diplomatic staff when she paid a courtesy call on Zambia’s ambassador to the USA DR Ngosa Simbyakula at the embassy in Washington dc, the finance minister told the diplomats that during their various engagements in their countries of accreditation Zambia ...

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Over 20 GRZ vehicles impounded for misuse

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Over 20 government vehicles have been impounded by works and supply transport control unit team which are being abused by government workers. Recently Works and Supply Minister Felix Mutati had warned public service employees to refrain from abusing government vehicles failure to which punitive action will be taken against them. Works and Supply Minister Felix Mutati has expressed disappointment at ...

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A 35 Year old man dies in a road traffic accident in SA

Emmanuel Mwamba

A 35 Year Old Zambian National Has Died In A Road Traffic Accident That Happened In Rustenburg, Northwest Province South Africa. Chanda Kunda Holder Of Passport Number Zn170454 Died On The Spot When The Car He Was Driving Was Involved In A Head On Collusion With Another Car Heading To An Opposite Direction. According To Information Made Available To The ...

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Phiri urges drivers to be responsible

Zambia Police Service Officer in-charge of Road Safety Awareness, Yorum Phiri

The Department of Road Safety and Awareness under the Zambia Police Service has urged both bus and taxi drivers to be responsible by not endangering the lives of their passengers. Zambia Police Service Officer in-charge of Road Safety Awareness, Yorum Phiri said this in Lusaka during the stakeholders meeting for taxi and bus drivers organized by the National Pension Scheme ...

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NCZ needs an injection of K1 billion to be able to operate at full capacity

NCZ Chief Executive Officer Zuze Banda (Picture by Gertrude Tembo)

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has advised local contractors to work according to contractual specifications to avoid disappointing government. Mr. Lusambo is advising the local contractors against abandoning projects saying this is painting a very bad picture of them. He says President Edgar Lungu has made it a mandate that contracts should be shared between foreign and local contractors, hence ...

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ZUFIAW calls for stern action against Chinese expatriate engaged by Avic Intern’l

Ackim Mweemba

The Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) has called for stern action against a Chinese expatriate engaged by Avic International who showed gross insubordination to the Labour Commissioner and the Kabwe District Commissioner. Earlier this week, the said Chinese expatriate is believed to have showed insubordination when he walked out of a meeting and used disrespectful words ...

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‘Fake Mineral Water Manufacturers’ charged

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Police in Lusaka have charged three Chinese Nationals who were recently caught manufacturing counterfeit mineral water for various bottling companies in Zambia, among them Aquasavana and Aquarite with the offence of Copyright Infringement. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says the three Directors of Guo Shun Limited of Makeni identified as Jiang Chunwu aged 79, Liu Guifen aged 68 and Liu Heling ...

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You will not be treated with kid gloves – Kakoma fumes

Kakoma Kanganja - Inspector General of Police

Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has warned perpetrators of political violence in the ongoing by-election campaigns that they will not be treated with kid gloves, but will face the wrath of the Law irrespective of which party they belong to. The Police Chief has since advised all Political players to demonstrate maturity and peaceful tendencies as opposed to the ...

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