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INVISIBLE HAND NALUMANGO MISSES PRESS BRIEFING FOREIGN-BASED STARS FACE TOUGH CONTEST
 

INVISIBLE HAND

The belligerence and violence demonstrated by students at higher learning institutions is not only a worry but a major concern for the quality of individuals and ultimately graduates produced by these institutions. The admission by UNZA union officials of not so invisible political hands playing a role in the strikes and riots exhibits a misplacement […]

NALUMANGO MISSES PRESS BRIEFING

THE absence of UPND national chairperson Mutale Nalumango at a press briefing to welcome defectors yesterday caused panic among some senior opposition party members who suspect the insults she endured from a top party official recently could have been the cause. Mrs Nalumango was last weekend ‘‘dressed down’’ in the party’s management meeting when she […]

FOREIGN-BASED STARS FACE TOUGH CONTEST

Coach George Lwandamina is optimistic that his home-based players who featured at the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda have what it takes to give the foreign-based players tough competition for places in the national team. The Chipolopolo kicked off the 2016 on a positive note when they reached the quarterfinals of the CHAN […]

FISP A BIG SUCCESS -LUBINDA By Nation Reporter

06 February 2016

THE distribution of farm inputs under the Farmers Input Support Programme (FISP) has been a big success this year since the programme was introduced, Agriculture Minister Given Lubinda has observed. He paid tribute to the private sector for its commitment to ensuring that the Government’s FISP programme was efficiently managed to the satisfaction of farmers […]

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VOTE WISELY, ‘KOMBONI’ RESIDENTS URGED

06 February 2016

THE forthcoming elections present an opportunity for the people of Lusaka, especially those in townships, to elect candidates with competence to champion development in the city, Movement for Economic Freedom (MEF) general secretary Reagan Mubatsa has said. Mr Mubatsa observed that after 51 years of Zambia’s independence, there were still some areas in the capital […]

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EXCLUSIVE PARIS E’VEIL MASSAGE CENTRE OPENS IN LUSAKA

06 February 2016

AK Zambia Investment whose core activities include Feetpa to save the sick and aged has opened the Paris E’veil Namaste Massage Centre in Lusaka’s Olympia Extension, says centre manager Tesfai Ghermazien. Ms Ghermazien said Zambia was first country in the Southern region in  which  the company has invested to join those  already established in West […]

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REDUCED DOMESTIC BORROWING TO EASE LOANS FOR SMES – SHINDANO

06 February 2016

GOVERNMENT should substantially cut on domestic borrowing to allow for credits to be loaned out to SMEs at affordable rates, says Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) executive director Kryticious Shindano. Mr Shindano told the Parliamentary Committee on Economic Affairs that with reduced borrowing by Government, local interest rates would automatically come down for the […]

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IMPETUS TO ACHIEVE: LET’S PRESERVE AND COMMERCIALISE OUR CULTURE

06 February 2016

A culture is a very important part of a people. It goes to the core of who you identify yourself to be. If you say that you are from a particular grouping in our country or outside, people will expect you to practice a certain kind of traditional lifestyle. Cultural matters also have a linkage […]

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NEW ECZ FEES WILL KILL DEMOCRACY – UPND

06 February 2016

United Party for National Development (UPND) has accused the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) of scheming to kill Zambia’s young democracy by imposing nomination fees on political parties. UPND’s Neto Halwabala in Livingstone has observed that the new nomination fees which ECZ has pegged for this year’s general elections are not justifiable considering the current […]

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LUNGU MEETS POPE IN HISTORIC MEETING

06 February 2016

President Edgar Lungu has assured Pope Francis that Zambia will experience peace and tranquility in the run-up to the August 2016 general elections. Special Assistant to the President, Amos Chanda said this at a press briefing after President Lungu met the Pontiff at Vatican. Mr Chanda said the two leaders substantially discussed the effects of […]

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CRUDE OIL SAFE – GUNVOR

06 February 2016

GUNVOR Oil Group has dismissed Government’s findings that the crude oil in a ship marooned in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania which was destined for Zambia was contaminated with high levels of organic chlorides. And Gunvor has denied having been informed by the Zambian Government that its contract had been cancelled. But Energy ministry Permanent […]

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DF DEREGISTRATION SHOCKS DAVID CHANDA“

06 February 2016

I AM the legitimate president of the Democratic Front (DF) but it is shocking that Government has decided to deregister my party when all the legal documents clearly prove that Miles Sampa was only an impostor,” David Chanda has charged. He said Mr Sampa had admitted that he had made a political gaff by attempting […]

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Confusion rocks MMD

05 February 2016

THREE factions have emerged in the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) over whether the former ruling party should forge an alliance with the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) or the United Party for National Development (UPND). One faction which is openly aligning itself to the opposition UPND does not want anything to do with the PF. […]

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