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President Lungu speaks against colonialism

Chagwa

President Edgar Lungu says Africa must reject plans by some people who want to bring back colonialism in Africa. The head of State said this at State House during the commemoration of the Africa Freedom Day under the theme “Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in youth.” President Lungu says he is aware of the scheme where some former colonial ...

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RTSA to take appropriate action against Kapena Bus

17 perish in Luangwa accident

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has charged that the driver of the Kapena Bus that was involved in an accident last evening killing seventeen people on spot defied the provisions of the Statutory Instrument (SI) No. 76 which restricts the movement of Public Service Vehicles (PSV) at night. RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga tells QTV News ...

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17 perish in Luangwa accident

17 perish in Luangwa accident

Seventeen people have died on the spot while 48 others have sustained injuries in an accident involving Kapena Bus along Great East Road. The accident happened between Luangwa Market and Luangwa Bridge at about 21:08 hours after the driver of the Scania bus registration number ABP 6303 belonging to Kapena Transport which was Eastern bound failed to negotiate a curve ...

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Lungu has capacity to unite Zambia – Bwalya

Frank Bwalya

The ruling PF says the manner in which President Edgar Lungu is relating to former Zambia’s Republican Presidents attests to his extraordinary capacity to unite the nation. PF Deputy Spokesperson Frank Bwalya says President Lungu has demonstrated outstanding credentials by showing to the nation that he appreciates former Presidents Kenneth Kaunda and Rupiah Banda. Mr. Bwalya says the ruling PF ...

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Lungu extends mandate of Voting Patterns Commission

President of Zambia His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu signing the Paris Agreement on Climate Change during the UN Treaty Signing Event at the on-going High-Level Segment of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York USA on Tuesday 20 September 2016. PHOTO | CHIBAULA D. SILWAMBA | ZAMBIA UN MISSION

President Edgar Lungu has extended the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on Voting Patterns and Political Violence to 30th November, 2017. Secretary to the Cabinet Dr. Rowland Msiska has told QTV News that this is in exercise of the powers in Section 3 of the Inquiries Act. Dr. Msiska explains that the extension is contained in Statutory Instrument No ...

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UPND concerned HH’s treason case is dragging

Nalumango

The opposition UPND has expressed concern that the Court case in which its leader Hakainde Hichilema is facing one count of treason is unnecessarily dragging on. UPND national chairperson Mutale Nalumango says her party finds it unfortunate that on Monday when the matter came up for ruling, the case had to be adjourned without the Court’s decision being read. Ms. ...

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UNAIDS confident Zambia will meet HIV/AIDS targets

Dr. Medhin Tsehaiu

United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Country Director Dr. Medhin Tsehaiu is optimistic that Zambia will meet the 90-90-90 UNAIDS /WHO target to eventually end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 within the sustainable development time frame. Dr. Tsehaiu says Zambia has developed the national AIDS strategy framework 2017/2021 which has over ambitious targets. She says in order to achieve this ...

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Lungu is pretending on dialogue – Mulongoti

Mike Mulongoti

The opposition People’s Party President Mike Mulongoti has charged that President Edgar Lungu is pretending when talking about dialogue. Mr. Mulongoti says when the party in power talks about dialogue with national stakeholders they are just pretending because they are avoiding dialogue at all cost. He says dialogue is urgently needed to avoid more political tension in the country hence ...

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Zambian Chiefs have no finances – Chief Chimbuka

Chief Chimbuka of Chinsali District Muchinga Province

Chief Chimbuka of the Bemba speaking people of Muchinga Province has attributed the reason why traditional leaders in Zambia engage in illegal activities to lack of financial support. Chief Chimbuka says traditional leaders have no finances to use to help improve the lives of the people in their chiefdoms. He states that this explains why chiefs have been allegedly engaging ...

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There is no substitute to dialogue between PF and UPND – CISCA

Bishop Mambo QFM

The Civil Society Constitution Agenda (CiSCA) says it still believes there is no substitute to sincere dialogue between the ruling PF and the opposition UPND. CiSCA further believes that the pre- condition of recognition of the presidency by the UPND being suggested by the PF leadership should essentially be the outcome of a dialogue process and not the basis for ...

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