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Wynter fired; PF celebrates

THERE was jubilation and ululations from Lusaka based PF cadres in town yesterday soon after it was announced that Wynter Kabimba had been sacked both as Justice Minister and secretary general of the ruling party. Patriotic Front youths yesterday took to the streets singing songs of solidarity to President Michael Sata and denouncing Mr Kabimba […]

Jean Kapata warns cartel

THE clique scheming to fraudulently take over the leadership of the Patriotic Front (PF) will soon be exposed and flushed out of the ruling party, Minister of Tourism and Arts Jean Kapata has warned. Ms Kapata has also revealed that she is one of the many cabinet ministers and senior PF officials being targeted by […]

Pay back DBZ loan-Chikwanda

FINANCE Minister Alexander Chikwanda has demanded that the K14 billion Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) loan obtained by Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mutembo Nchito, his business partner Fred M’membe who is Post Newspaper owner and Nchima Nchito, through the defunct Zambian Airways must be paid back in accordance with the tenets of good cooperate […]

Cabinet must be impeached, says Miyanda

29 August 2014

The disappearance of President Michael Sata is a scandal and the Patriotic Front (PF) must not hold the country to ransom by refusing to explain the prolonged absence of the Head of State from public appearances, Heritage Party (HP) president Godfrey Miyanda has said. Brigadier General Miyanda has demanded the impeachment of cabinet for failing […]

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Mumba opened private account – Witness

29 August 2014

A State witness in Nevers Mumba’s abuse of authority of office case yesterday admitted that  the account which the former envoy opened in Canada which had a sum of 122.229 Canadian dollars sourced from Barrick Gold Mines for the Zambia Canada Cultural  Exchange was private. Mr Joel Manyonga, an auditor in the office of the […]

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ZRA hurting all exporters over VAT

29 August 2014

THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) is withholding Value Added Tax (VAT) for all exporters, including the mines, resulting in a severe liquidity crisis to the affected companies, the Chamber of Mines of Zambia has revealed. The Chamber said in a statement yesterday that suggestions that the current withholding of VAT refunds only involved the mines […]

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MMD tells off Fr Luonde

29 August 2014

THE MMD has said it is heartening that Vice-President Guy Scott has openly rubbished the unfounded allegations by a hired group of individuals slandering and blackmailing Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda over government legal obligations to pay the mines the Value Added Tax (VAT) refunds. And the former ruling party has warned Anglican Church priest Father […]

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Illogical reasoning

28 August 2014

A fallacy is faulty reasoning; misleading or unsound argument. This is the asinine argumentation that this country is being asked to countenance in the current “power” struggle raging within the Patriotic Front. The argument is that the Minister of Finance Mr. Alexander Chikwanda wants Government to pay the mines US$600 in withheld VAT because he […]

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Sexy garden boy faces jail

28 August 2014

A garden boy of Lusaka has been committed to the Lusaka High Court for sentencing for indecent assault after the Magistrates Court found him guilty of the offence. Resident Magistrate Humphrey Chitalu said that the prosecution has proved its case beyond reasonable doubt against Barnabas Mwitwa,41, of Chipata Township but he had no jurisdiction to […]

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RTSA steps up road patrols

28 August 2014

HIGH way patrols by the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) will soon be intensified to ensure road users adhere to road safety regulations, says acting senior public relations manager Fredrick Mubanga. Mr Mubanga said the agency was utilising various platforms to sensitise road users about issues of road safety. Speaking ahead of two traditional […]

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Kabimba not entitled to ZAF choppers

28 August 2014

MMD president Nevers Mumba says Patriotic Front (PF) secretary general Wynter Kabimba has no authority to be using Zambia Air Force (ZAF) planes to fly around the country to conduct political campaigns. Dr Mumba said the MMD was concerned about the way PF government, especially Mr Kabimba who is Minister of Justice, was running the […]

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PF violating electoral laws-ECZ

28 August 2014

Government officials and District Commissioners (DCs) violated the electoral code of conduct in the just ended Mangango Parliamentary by-election by using public resources to campaign, Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) director Priscilla Isaacs has stated. And Mrs Isaacs has said there was nothing ECZ could do about government officials who breached the electoral code of […]

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Zambia’s Ebola fight gets WHO’s U$50,000 boost

28 August 2014

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has donated US$ 50,000 worth of protective equipment to the Ministry of Health to fight any potential Ebola outbreak in the country. WHO Country representative Jean-Marie Dangou said with Ebola raging in other countries, it was vital for Zambia to put in place necessary preventive and response measures against an […]

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