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Yorum Phiri welcomes revised SI 76 of 2017

Zambia Police Road Traffic Division Superintendent Yorum Phiri

Zambia Police Road Traffic Division Superintendent Yorum Phiri has urged truck drivers to use their lights at night properly following the revision of the Statutory Instrument (SI) 76 of 2017 which has allowed only trucks and goods vehicles to operate 24/7. Mr. Phiri has told QTV News in an interview that truckers should be mindful and use the lights properly ...

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Corruption in traffic sector worries former minister

William Harrington Former Transport and Communications Minister

Former Transport and Communications Minister William Harrington says plans to ensure that erring motorists who violate traffic rules are made to pay through the banks is not a solution to ending corruption on the roads. Mr. Harrington says there is still room for the motorist and a traffic officer to engage in corruption but not issuing out a receipt for ...

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UPPZ oppose extension of presidential term

Charles Chanda

United, Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) President Charles Chanda has opposed suggestions by President Edgar Lungu of increasing the term of office from five to ten years saying the Head of State maybe to drunk with power. President Lungu is quoted saying a Presidential tenure must be increased to 10 years so that a Head of State does not worry ...

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Mutati lying about IMF deal – FDD

Antonio Mwanza

The opposition Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) says Finance Minister Felix Mutati should stop misleading the nation with regards the negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). FDD Spokesperson Antonio Mwanza has accused the Finance Minister of not been honest with regards to the debt situation Zambia is currently in. He tells QTV News that, contrary to the lies ...

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Mwila urges PF members to uphold discipline

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila

PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has called on all PF members to continue upholding the discipline and loyalty that has brought the party to where it is today. In his end of year message to PF Members, the PF Chief Executive officer is encouraging the members to be on the lookout for those who may knowingly and unknowingly sow seeds ...

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Zambia Airports pays K5 million dividend to govt

Zambia Airports pays K5 million dividend to govt

Zambia Airports Corporation Limited has declared a dividend of K5 million for the financial year ending 31st December, 2016 to the government which is a shareholder. Speaking when he received the check in Lusaka, Finance Minister Felix Mutati says parastatal companies should be able to stand on their own and be able to declare dividends to the government. Mr. Mutati ...

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HH says IMF vindicates him on Zambia’s debt crisis

Hakainde Hichilema

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema says the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed what he has always said, that Zambia is one of the countries with the largest debt stock in Sub-Sahara Africa. Mr. Hichilema says when he raised alarm on excessive borrowing by the PF and the reckless manner in which they were using the borrowed resources, he was called ...

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Kafwanka notes improvement in macroeconomic fundamentals in 2017

Business and Financial Analyst Blessings Kafwanka

Business and financial analyst Blessings Kafwanka has noted an improvement in macroeconomic fundamentals in 2017. Mr Kafwanka points out that the year 2017 has seen the drop in the rate of inflation while there has been stability in the exchange rate. He has also noted the Zambia Revenue Authority’s exceptional performance in terms of revenue mobilization through various initiatives such ...

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Pastor Reutter urges church to help in fight against HIV

Pastor Helmut Reutter

Founders of Gospel Outreach Fellowship, commonly known as GO Centre, Pastor Helmut Reutter has encouraged the church to rise to the occasion and help in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Pastor Reutter has told QTV News that through the Chreso Ministries’ AIDS Relief which he started in 1994, he has been able to care and treat more than 40, 000 people. ...

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Failure by govt to address agric challenges worries MMD

Raphael Nakachinda - MMD National Secretary

The MMD Felix Mutati led faction has called on government to be proactive in addressing challenges in the implementation of the e-voucher system. National Secretary Raphael Nakachinda says if the government fails to adequately deal with challenges such as the activation of e-voucher cards, it will be risking the national food security. He has reminded government that the agriculture sector ...

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