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Nchito loses M’membe case

EMBATTLED Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito has lost the bid to prosecute his ally and business partner Fred M’membe in a matter in which former president Rupiah Banda has sued the Post Newspaper owner for contempt and defamation. Lusaka High Court Judge Chalwe Mchenga ruled that Mr Nchito could not be allowed to […]

Political quarrels depreciating Kwacha – Mulongoti

THE continued depreciation of the Kwacha is as a result of inflammatory political statements which have created fear and eroded confidence in the Government of the country, People’s Party (PP) president Mike Mulongoti has observed. And Mr Mulongoti said it was politically wrong for the Patriotic Front (PF) to readopt candidates whose parliamentary seats have […]

U-20 sets AfCON camp in Senegal

THE Zambia Under-20 Soccer team has settled in Senegal, where the Africa Youth Championships will be held starting this weekend. The team had its first training session yesterday, which mainly targeted recovery from the eight hour flight from Johannesburg to Dakar yesterday. Meanwhile, Captain Lubambo Musonda arrived in Dakar separately in the early hours of […]

DPP controversy

03 March 2015

Hon Newton Ng’uni should not appeal to the High Court.  He has made his point. Substantive character issues concerning DPP Mutembo Nchito have been raised. Time has come for the responsible authorities to address the matter which is now in the public domain. It is  a matter of urgency that this is done if the […]

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Total sanitation faces challenges in Kalabo

03 March 2015

A UNICEF funded Community Lead Total Sanitation programme may not yield desired results if communities in rural areas do not change their mind-set on the importance of practising good hygiene and proper use of toilets.  According to a survey conducted in three areas in Kalabo district where the programme is currently running, most elderly people […]

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Hichilema’s OP statement security risk

03 March 2015

THE statement that UPND president Hakainde Hichilema allegedly controls the Office of the President only reveals that he has been corruptly obtaining classified information which is a national security risk, says the Gallant Youth in Zambia executive director Henry Mulenga. He alleged that since Mr Hichilema was not in Government, he must have been corruptly […]

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Defiler detained at local court

03 March 2015

A LOCAL court in Lusaka has detained a defiler with a view of handing him over to the police for impregnating a girl when she was 14 years old. This is in a case in which Leften Chulu, 40, a policeman man of Lilayi Police camp sued Dickson Phiri, 20, of the same camp for […]

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New private schools fees irk Mazabuka PF

03 March 2015

THE newly-introduced registration fees for privately-owned schools by the Teaching Council of Zambia has raised concern among Patriotic Front leaders in Mazabuka. PF Mazabuka district chairperson, Moses Ngosa, observed that the fees introduced by the council were exorbitant and not affordable for the majority of those running private schools. Mr Ngosa noted that while the […]

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Ban wearing of berets-FDD

03 March 2015

POLITICAL violence is on the rise because political party leaders have continued allowing their cadres to put on military berets and overalls, opposition Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) spokesperson Antonio Mwanza has said. Mr Mwanza said what was more worrying was that instead of dealing with the root causes of political violence, the nation […]

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State House warns over leaks

03 March 2015

THE continued stealing of classified Government documents and leaking of State secrets to unauthorized persons is a serious crime and the culprits should be ready to face the wrath of the law, State House has warned. And Government has warned that if the scourge of stealing of State secrets and leaking classified documents to unauthorized […]

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Mutembo must face Tribunal

03 March 2015

DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito should be made to face a tribunal now that the court can no longer determine his case because he entered a nolle prosequi on various criminal offences he was accused of. Zambian Voice executive director Chilufya Tayali has appealed to president Edgar Lungu to constitute a tribunal in […]

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Hichilema’s OP remark worries Lungu

03 March 2015

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says he is deeply worried that the police have not moved to question United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema who has claimed that he is receiving intelligence briefings ahead of the Head of State. President Lungu said he was concerned that the police and other investigative security wings had […]

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Masebo expelled

03 March 2015

SYLVIA Masebo has been expelled from the Patriotic Front (PF) PF president Edgar Lungu, who is republican President has said the Chongwe parliamentarian had been expelled from the ruling party for gross misconduct and indiscipline. President Lungu in a letter dated 24 February addressed to Ms Masebo and copied to PF secretary general Davis Chama, […]

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