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Mining crisis Deepens PRIORITIES Exercise restraint, politicians told
 

Mining crisis Deepens

  Mining houses have called on President Edgar Lungu to intervene in the “capricious” Zesco load shedding exercise that has put copper production and thousands of jobs in peril. “Unless the President intervenes the situation will get worse because discussions between Zesco, the Mines and Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) are not yielding the necessary results,” […]

PRIORITIES

  IT IS totally unacceptable that electricity load shedding should force the mining industry to close down operations. This is contrary to assertions by the Minister of Energy Mr. Christopher Yaluma who assured the nation against such eventuality. Obviously something is very wrong. The nation should be able to take the Minister at his word, […]

Exercise restraint, politicians told

  Politicians in Zambia should learn to exercise restraint by engaging in dialogue rather than violence when they differ because the country is bigger than any individual political party, veteran politician Vernon Mwaanga has observed. Dr. Mwaanga told the Daily Nation that acts of violence during by-elections were uncalled for as they were not only […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

04 August 2015

Watch out for agent provocateurs IT IS very true, as stated  by Dr. Guy Scott that the Patriotic Front has changed. It has indeed changed and changed for the better. The party has changed for the better because those who held President Sata hostage are no longer in control. They are in the political wilderness […]

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Lungu Zambia’s number one envoy-Kalaba

04 August 2015

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has opened Zambia to the outside world and the amount of investment coming to the country is much more than what is being spent on the presidential trips, Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has said. He said those who have been criticising President Lungu’s foreign trips could only be given a benefit […]

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Mbundas rubbish Barotse Secession

04 August 2015

  GOVERNMENT should not entertain any secession documentation by the Barotseland National Freedom Alliance (BNFA) because it does not represent all the people in the province. Mbunda Royal Establishment (MRE) spokesperson Kennedy Mubanga said the Government should not  be forced to sign the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) agreement over the independence of Barotseland because […]

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PF unstoppable,says Mumbi Phiri

04 August 2015

  THE Patriotic Front (PF) is unstoppable and will deliver on its mandate and win the 2016 general elections despite a corrosive hate and slander campaign by a group of selfish individuals and some media houses against President Edgar Lungu, Mumbi Phiri has vowed. And Ms Phiri has accused former vice-president Guy Scott of harbouring […]

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‘General elections to be held in August’

04 August 2015

  THE date for holding  general elections has been ‘changed’ and Zambia could have the 2016 general elections on the second Thursday of August instead of September, the Constitution Amendment Bill has proposed. It has also been proposed in the Bill that if the initial ballot for a presidential candidate does not receive more than […]

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Gunvor executives jet in

03 August 2015

  THE owners of Gunvor, the crude oil supplier have arrived in the country in readiness for a meeting with a ministerial committee tomorrow. Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development permanent secretary Emelda Chola told Daily Nation yesterday that the meeting which was supposed to be held on Saturday had been postponed to Tuesday, […]

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Simataa salutes victorious U-23

03 August 2015

  VETERAN sports administrator, Simataa Simataa, has hailed the victorious Under-23 national soccer team that dispatched Ivory Coast via a 4-3 post-match penalty score line on Saturday to qualify to the Senegal 2015 African championships. The match ended in a barren draw which forced the two teams to go into a dramatic penalty shootout in […]

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Land management

03 August 2015

  THE widespread illegal alienation and conversion of land among  local authorities  is a scourge that must be nipped in the bud. We hope the councillors who were in Livingstone last week for the Local Government Association of Zambia meeting took seriously the advice from President Edgar Lungu about proper management of land in their […]

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TODAY’S TEXT MESSAGES

03 August 2015

Vote for performing MPs Editor, As a youth of this great nation Zambia, I wish to advise the electorate and those who will be voting for the first time to scrutinize the candidates and vote wisely in 2016. During campaigns, many aspiring candidates promise development and other projects. It is disheartening to find that some […]

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

03 August 2015

Smooth-talking politician Outspoken..former Lubansenshi independent member of Parliament (MP) Patrick Mucheleka has lost his seat after the Supreme Court overturned the High Court ruling that he was duly elected. If he was never a shrewd politician, he made himself one after supporting the candidature of UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema in the January 20 presidential by-election. […]

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