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HH dares rebel MPs Edgar Lungu  faces revolt
 

Medical board made easy IT will only require a Member of Parliament supported by at least one third of the House to move a motion in Parliament to institute investigation of the physical and mental capacity of the President to perform executive functions if the new Constitution would be enacted as it has been presented […]

HH dares rebel MPs

A SCHEME has been hatched in the UPND in which some members of parliament and senior officials in Southern Province are plotting to oust UPND party president Hakainde Hichilema and party general secretary Winstone Chibwe. But Mr Hichilema has described the scheme as non-consequential because the people behind the plot were not members of the […]

Edgar Lungu faces revolt

A revolt against Patriotic Front (PF) secretary general Edgar Lungu is brewing with opponents accusing him of embracing renegade members associated with former SG Wynter Kabimba. But Mr Lungu said as party secretary general it was not fair that people were accusing him of meeting people they considered belonging to other camps when he was […]

Next Fifty years

25 October 2014

THE tasks for the Zambian people for the next fifty years are clear and well defined. We must create for ourselves a functional and viable democracy in which substantive constitutionalism will prevail. This is a democracy in which all institutions of governance including the executive will be answerable to the Supreme law of the land […]

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Labour movement fragmented – unionist

25 October 2014

THE labour movement in Zambia is highly fragmented and has lost vibrancy, therefore cannot influence any change in terms of policy, former unionist Yotam Mtayachalo has said. Mr Mtayachalo who is former secretary general of the National Energy Sector and Allied Workers Union (NESAWU) said there was need for the labour movement in Zambia to […]

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Justice Ministry can’t take lead in law reforms-Grand Coalition

25 October 2014

THE Grand Coalition on the Constitution making process in Eastern province has objected to government’s decision to have the Ministry of Justice take centre stage on the constitution making process as it fears that government may hijack it. And the Grand coalition says there is need for government to provide a proper legal framework that […]

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Poisonous food maybe on Zambian market – CCPC

25 October 2014

ZAMBIANS should be wary of some Tiger Brands products that may contain colorants which may cause cancer in humans, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has warned. The Commission said it was aware and took cognisance of the fact that Tiger Brands, one of South Africa’s biggest food suppliers had recalled a range of […]

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World joins Zambia in Jubilee party

25 October 2014

GOVERNMENT says that the overwhelming number of foreign dignitaries that have taken part in the country’s independence Golden Jubilee was an indication that Zambia’s foreign relations with the world were good. Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba said Government was happy that the world had joined Zambia in celebrating the country’s 50th independence anniversary. Mr Kalaba […]

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Sakiza company shows interest in producing sugar in Luapula

25 October 2014

SAKIZA Spinning Company of Kitwe has expressed interest in setting up a 10,000 hectare sugarcane production and processing plant in Chembe district of Luapula Province. Sakiza managing director, Natarajan Kumar, disclosed this when he paid a courtesy call on Chief Kasomalwela of the Ushi people of Chembe district in Luapula Province at his palace. Mr […]

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Traders bemoan high cost of doing business

25 October 2014

THE business community at Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) business centre has bemoaned the cost of conducting business. Speaking to the Daily Nation, Mr Rogers Kamanga, a trader at COMESA market said the business community was faced with many challenges that were affecting their businesses. He cited some of the challenges as […]

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Who gets K10 000 in Chess Championship?

25 October 2014

THE battle for the K10 000 top prize in  the 2014 Zambia Open chess championship comes to an end tomorrow with most Copperbelt- based players topping the sheet. Bwalya Gillian, Mpundu Frank and Mwali Chitumbo finished tops with four points each on Thursday in the fourth round. The championship, which started on Wednesday, is expected […]

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HH commemorates jubilee in John Laign, Chawama compounds

25 October 2014

OPPOSITION United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema yesterday commmemorated Zambia’s 50 years of indepedence with the vulnerable  in John Laing and Chawama Townships. And Mr Hichilema also donated mealie meal, Cooking oil, sugar and salt to vulnerable and aged residents of John Laing and Chawama. Mr Hichilema who boycotted Golden Jubilee celebrations […]

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26 pupils drown

25 October 2014

TWENTY-SIX pupils from Henga Basic School and a villager have drowned on Lake Kariba in Gwembe after the canoe in which they were sailing capsized after it was caught in strong winds. Both Southern Province Police Commissioner Mary Chikwanda and Gwembe Member of Parliament Brian Tundu confirmed the accident and said the pupils and two […]

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