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Sata picture, no  sound worrying ‘Shishita’ is  illegal-Nchito Wynter Kabimba evacuated?
 

Sata picture, no sound worrying

No Zambian has ever wished President Michael Sata ill but the still and motion pictures without sound circulated to media houses is an indication that there may be an infirmity in the presidency that government is hiding from citizens, All People’s Congress (APC) leader Nason Msoni has charged. He said no opposition political party leader […]

‘Shishita’ is illegal-Nchito

The Zambia Police says only the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mutembo Nchito can explain what he means that the current law does not allow police officers to arrest any citizen found loitering at night. Police spokesperson Charity Chanda Munganga told the Daily Nation in an interview that the DPP must know better what he […]

Wynter Kabimba evacuated?

Patriotic Front (PF) deputy national secretary, Bridget Attanga, yesterday dispelled rumours that Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba had been evacuated to South Africa. Mrs Attanga was contacted after efforts to get Mr Kabimba via mobile phone failed. Mr Kabimba who is PF national secretary  was rumoured to have been evacuated to South Africa on Saturday. But […]

Police and loitering

01 August 2014

Police should come out in the open and clearly explain the regulation on loitering because a lot of people have suffered at the hands of some over-zealous law enforcement officers who have been using the outdated law to extract money from unsuspecting residents caught at night. Director of Public Prosecution Mutembo Nchito has said there […]

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Zambia’s annual inflation rate up to 8pc

01 August 2014

Zambia’s annual rate of inflation for the month of July, 2014 has increased to 8.0 percent from 7.9 recorded in June, says Central Statistical Office Director, John Kalumbi Speaking during the release monthly bulletin briefing,in Lusaka yesterday, Mr Kalumbi attributed the increase in the annual rate of inflation to increases in the prices of non […]

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Airtel ,Facebook partnership brings world first to Zambia

01 August 2014

Airtel Networks Zambia Plc today announced  its the first mobile operator in the world to offer Facebook’s Internet.org mobile app to customers in Zambia. According to Aitel Zambia managing diretor Charity Lumpa,the Internet.org app made it easier for people to access the Internet and a set of basic services without data charges. “It is our […]

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Copper, zinc production at KCM slump

01 August 2014

Lower zinc production and a decline in Zambian copper output weighed on Vedanta Resources Plc (Other OTC:) ‘s core quarterly earnings, sending the miner’s shares down more than 3 percent. According to Reuters,Vedanta, controlled by one-time scrap metal dealer Anil Agarwal, ground out a marginal increase in first-quarter core earnings due largely to its oil […]

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Slow road rehab posing health risk

01 August 2014

The slow pace at which some road rehabilitation projects are being done is posing a serious health risk to communities, the Alliance for Better Zambia (ABZ) president Frank Bwalya has said. “In many cases, roads are graded and left for a long time without watering to reduce dust. As such, people are suffering from coughing […]

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Jail or freedom date set for ex-minister

01 August 2014

Former Minister of Mines Maxwell Mwale will on August 29 know whether the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court will send him to jail or release him as a free man. Magistrate Lameck Mwale yesterday reserved judgment to August 29 after Mwale and his co-accused Charles Shi closed their defence. This is a case in which Mwale is […]

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FODEP canes MMD, UPND

01 August 2014

The opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) and the United Party for National Development (UPND) have been advised to stop attacking each other and instead concentrate on how best they can serve the Zambians if anyone of them was given the privilege to govern the country. And the Lunda Royal Establishment has cautioned the opposition […]

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Vote employment friendly parties

01 August 2014

Zambians should use the increased unemployment levels in the country under the Patriotic Front (PF) government as a bargaining tool to elect a better leadership in 2016 to address youth unemployment, Open Society Foundation executive director Sunday Chanda has said. He said the PF government was being cruel to subject public workers to a wage […]

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Editors condemn SADC accreditation fee

01 August 2014

The Southern African Editor’s Forum (SAEF) has condemned the decision by SADC to levy journalists wishing to cover the 34th SADC summit in Zimbabwe. And SAEF has called for the immediate scrapping of the accreditation fee. SAEF chairman Kenny Makungu told the Daily Nation in a statement that accreditation should not be used by governments […]

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GBM shocked by accusation

01 August 2014

Arizona Marketing and Distribution proprietor Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba is shocked that his driver Ernest Mwambazi who has been implicated in the loss of 430 bags of soya beans worth K57 190 which he was supposed to transport to South Africa, has been allowed to lodge a complaint against him (Mwamba). Mwambazi who is a driver […]

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