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PF division deepens Cartel goes for Sata ‘We didn’t bribe  Shamenda’
 

PF division deepens

THE rift tearing the ruling Patriotic Front party apart over who succeeds President Michael Sata deepened yesterday as two parliamentarians clashed, with one accusing the other of serving the interests of those who want to hijack the party and its leadership. Chililabombwe MP Esther Banda has lashed out at her Kankoyo counterpart Levy Chabala for […]

Cartel goes for Sata

SPORTS Minister Chishimba Kambwili  has denied harbouring any Presidential ambitious and has accused the cartel of infiltrating State agencies to give President Sata false information to estrange him from loyal ministers. Mr Kambwili said he was fully aware that the cartel was still active and that it was using its decoys in government and the […]

‘We didn’t bribe Shamenda’

Dangote Industries Zambia Limited (DIZ) has accused Labour and Social Services Minister Fackson Shamenda of harassment and has rubbished allegations that the cement company offered him a bribe. Dangote has described the accusation as malicious and misinformation and wondered why Mr Shamenda as a government minister did not report the alleged bribe offer to the […]

PF youths challenge ZRA over tax defaulters

17 September 2014

THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) must publish a full list of all tax payers in default including the amounts that are owed to the institution. The demands come from Lusaka Central Constituency youth secretary Francis Muchemwa, who accused some companies of deliberately failing to owner their obligations to the government. Mr Muchemwa said ZRA Commissioner […]

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NGO scale up efforts to strengthen social cash transfer

17 September 2014

PLATFORM for Social Protection (PSP) in partnership with Care Interntional has introduced a scaled up project aimed at strengthening social cash transfer beneficiaries. PSP officer Esther Mbewe said the project would help beneficiaries double the money they receive to improve their livelihood. Ms Mbewe said the introduction of the scaled up project would also allow […]

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Agriculture can fix Zambia’s economy-Chikwanda

17 September 2014

ZAMBIA’s economy can be fixed if agriculture is going to register exponential growth because land unlike other factors of production is ever renewable, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has said. And Mr Chikwanda has said it is shocking that Zambia’s construction sector has been importing steel into the country when Universal Mining and Chemical Industries Limited, […]

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DEC nabs 2 ex-MTN employees

17 September 2014

TWO former MTN employees of Lusaka have been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for alleged money laundering activities involving K1.3 million. DEC public relations officer Theresa Katongo named the duo as Shadreck Lungu, 40, of Plot No. 12865 in Lusaka’s 6 miles area and Zachariah Zulu, 43, of Plot No. 1091, Salama Park […]

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Shamenda reports Dangote to ACC

17 September 2014

LABOUR Minister Fackson Shamenda has reported Dangote Industries Zambia Limited to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for attempting to bribe him after the cement company denied the allegations of inducement. Mr Shamenda confirmed to the Daily Nation that he had decided to inform the ACC about how Dangote Industries human resources manager Bala Zango tried to […]

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Quash section 67-HH

17 September 2014

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has petitioned the Lusaka High Court to quash section 67 of the Penal Code from the statue. But this matter has been sent back to the Judge-in-charge Isaac Chali because Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito has objected to Judge Judy Mulongoti  handling the case because she was conflicted as her […]

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Armcor protests deportations

17 September 2014

  ARMCOR has described as shocking the deportation of its two directors who had valid documentation for their work permits. Armcor chief executive officer Gary Wadey has said the deportation of Mr Jan Paxtson and Basil Pietersen was not in the best interest of the company and the country. He said this in his protest […]

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‘Board members wanted Chirwa out of Fallsway’

17 September 2014

FORMER Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) chief executive officer Clive Chirwa owed Fallsway Apartments K44,000 and not K72,000, former ZRL director of finance Regina Mwale told the Lusaka magistrates court yesterday. Mwale also revealed that there was tension  that characterised the relationship between ZRL board chairperson, Mark Chona and Chirwa. There was controversy, she said because […]

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Investigating investigators

16 September 2014

A truth commission must be established after the 2016 elections to investigate and prosecute the gross abuses of power and authority that have occurred in the last 12 years. This period has witnessed the steady and pervasive degradation of governance institutions because power has been privatized by a hegemonic clique, leaving institutions impotent and invariably […]

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Warriors to play games in Lusaka?

16 September 2014

MAGNIFICENT Kabwe Warriors – whose fans attacked and severely injured match official last week – will not appeal against the ban slapped on the team by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) disciplinary committee. Team vice chairperson Dingwall Hayden said that management has resolved not to appeal because the team “is guilty as charged”. He […]

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