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Mealie meal shocker Shikapwasha found with case to answer Retirement age flexible, says PF
 

Mealie meal shocker

  SOME millers are hoarding maize awaiting export permits from the Ministry of Agriculture because it is more profitable to sell mealie meal abroad than locally, Agriculture minister Given Lubinda has confirmed. But Mr Lubinda said he will only consider the millers’ request to export mealie meal after verifying that Zambians in all parts of […]

Shikapwasha found with case to answer

  THE Lusaka magistrate court has found former Information and Broadcasting minister Ronnie Shikapwasha with a case to answer in a matter he is charged with abuse of authority of his office. Also found with a case to answer is his co-accused former Information permanent secretary Sam Phiri. The duo is alleged to have directed […]

Retirement age flexible, says PF

  THE revised retirement age has become flexible as employees have the option of retiring between the age of 55 and 65 years and Hakainde Hichilema is ‘‘a misguided political soul’’ who does not understand that the graduated retirement is the best for Zambians, the Patriotic Front (PF) has said. PF chairperson for labour and […]

ECZ

03 May 2016

  GOVERNMENT’S decision to introduce a Bill which raises the profile of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) in line with the new Constitution and also gives the electoral body some teeth to bite offenders is a welcome move. Zambians need a truly independent ECZ and the introduction of penalties for those trying to influence […]

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Pay journalists well, media owners told

03 May 2016

  MEDIA proprietors in the country, especially those in the private sector, should pay their journalists well, Kitwe district commissioner Chanda Kabwe has said. Zambian journalists today join the rest of the world in commemorating World Press Freedom Day whose theme is   ‘‘Access to information and fundamental freedoms: This is your right’’. Mr. Kabwe observed […]

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Scott urged to quit politics

03 May 2016

  DR GUY Scott must be the last person to talk ill about the Patriotic Front (PF) and MMD because he was part of them;  and should resign from active politics if he has nothing more to offer, says Gallant Youth in Zambia executive director Henry Mulenga. He said it was unfortunate that Dr Scott, […]

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Workers bemoan ritual killings

03 May 2016

  SECURITY wings probing the suspected ritual killings should establish the real cause and act in a proactive and professional manner to arrest the situation, Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) president Nkole Chishimba has said. And the congress has expressed sincere regret over the victims of ritual murders. Speaking on Labour Day, Mr Chishimba […]

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Social welfare officer jailed for corruption

03 May 2016

  A SOLWEZI social welfare officer has been jailed 12 months with hard labour for corrupt practices while his co-accused, a former Solwezi magistrate Henry Aongola, has been acquitted. Acting Kabwe Chief Resident Magistrate John Mbuzi, sitting in Solwezi, convicted Clifford Hamilandu who was charged with one count of corrupt practices. Magistrate Mbuzi said he […]

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Zambians dream World Cup

03 May 2016

ZAMBIANS have waited for too long for the national soccer team to qualify to the World Cup series, says the Zambia Sports Fans Association (ZSFA) patron Peter Makembo. Makembo said the hour had come for the Chipolopolo to make history by making a maiden appearance at the World Cup competition. The 2018 world cup will […]

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Zanaco maintain unbeaten record

03 May 2016

  ‘‘SENSATIONAL’’ Zanaco yesterday maintained their unbeaten run against Mighty Mufulira Wanderers via a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Shinde stadium, to pile more pressure on the hosts who have only managed one win this season. The game started on a slow note with Wanderers failing to impose their attack-minded approach, allowing the visitors take control […]

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DR Congo joins COMESA

03 May 2016

By Nation Reporter DEMOCRATIC Republic of CongAdd Mediao has passed a law to join the COMESA Free Trade Area (FTA), bringing the number of member states participating in the regional economic community to 16. The COMESA FTA was launched in October 2000 to provide duty free and quota free market access to member states on […]

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Why Proflight Zambia is top airline

03 May 2016

  By Nation Reporter NO PRIVATE airline has developed at a faster pace in Zambia’s aviation history as Proflight Zambia, says the airline’s director for Government and industry affairs Captain Phillip Lemba. Cap Lemba said Proflight Zambia had not only become the largest indigenous commercial air carrier in Zambia but it was gradually spreading its […]

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ZESCO spends US$8m annually on diesel to power North-West

03 May 2016

    By Nation Reporter ZESCO is currently spending an average of US$8 million per year in operational costs and supply of diesel to North-Western Province, says company spokesperson Henry Kapata. Mr Kapata said in an interview that the expenditure was unavoidable until the region was connected to the national grid. “Currently Zesco is spending […]

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