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ACC re-arrests Alfred Sakala

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has re-arrested former Deputy Permanent Secretary (DPS) for Luapula Province Alfred Sakala and a contractor Moffat Kabimba for corruption involving K47, 763. 22. Alfred Sakala, 43, of house No. NY94 Woodlands Extension, Godfrey Chitalu Road, today 24th of May 2017 charged with one (1) count of willful failure to comply with applicable procedures contrary to section ...

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Zambia’s struggle is economic liberation – CSPR

Patrick Nshindano

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction says it remains concerned that the greatest struggle for Zambians is that of economic liberation. CSPR Executive Director Patrick Nshindano says whilst Zambia turns 53 years old this year, 54.4 percent of the people continue to engage a daily struggle against poverty and exclusion, with little opportunity to participate and enjoy in economic growth ...

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South Africa’s DA Leader ignores Zambian govt’s advice

Mmusi Maimane

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has ignored advice that he reschedules his visit to Zambia. The Zambian government advised Mr.  Maimane to postpone his travel arrangements until such a time that the Court would allow him to visit and meet his counterpart UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema. But in a statement made available to QTV News by his ...

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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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Zambia advises South Africa’s opposition leader to reschedule his visit to HH

Mmusi Maimane

Government has advised the leader of the South African opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), Mmusi Maimane to reschedule his travel arrangements to Zambia until such a time that the Court would allow him to visit and meet his counterpart UPND Leader Hakainde Hichilema. Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Emmanuel Mwamba has disclosed that he had received official communication ...

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Inflation rate for May decreases to 6.5%

John Kalumbi

The inflation rate as measured by the all Items Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the month of May, 2017 has decreased to 6.5 percent compared to that recorded in April 2017 at 6.7 percent. This means that on average, prices increased by 6.5 percent between May 2016 and May 2017. Central Statistics Office Director John Kalumbi explained during the monthly ...

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HH’s treason case adjourned to Friday

HH gets on Police van

Ruling in the matter opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and five others are facing one count of treason has been reserved to Friday the 26th of May this week. Magistrate David Simuusamba was to make ruling today but could not do so after he met the prosecution and defense lawyers in chambers. Magistrate Simuusamba has also reserved ruling to Friday ...

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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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