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Workers  betrayed ZCTU irrelevant, condemned Sata must  free  Rupiah
 

Workers betrayed

Civil servants should not trust the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) which has a record of betraying their members when dismissed on account of industrial  action. Civil rights activist Brebner Changala has charged that ZCTU has lost its relevance of protecting the interest of civil servants in the country. In an interview, Mr. Changala […]

ZCTU irrelevant, condemned

THE Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has become a Zombie which is being used to fight foreign and frustrated agendas on behalf of the enemy of the State, former Open Society Foundation executive director Sunday Chanda has charged. Mr Chanda said threats and calls by the ZCTU on members of Parliament (MPs) to vote […]

Sata must free Rupiah

PRESIDENT Michael Sata should drop all charges levelled against former President Rupiah Banda as part of the Jubilee celebrations, says the International Institute of Democracy and Conflict Resolutions (IIDCR). Institute president Tresford Chomba said the country could not afford to continue humiliating leaders who had served the nation by parading them before the courts of law. Mr […]

Wash hands to prevent diseases, says minister

20 October 2014

Local Government and Housing Deputy Minister Nicholas Banda has advised street vendors selling foodstuffs to find healthy and clean places from where to do their business. His ministry, through the department of health, has embarked on a water and sanitation campaign around the country to sensitize the public on the dangers of not washing their […]

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Council in dark on evictions

20 October 2014

Makeni’s  Mukolo Ward councillor Juptus Mwanza has expressed ignorance of plans  by Rose Bank Investment to evict over 80 families residing on its land in  Kanyama constituency. Asked to comment on the matter by Millennium Radio, Mr Mwanza said he had no information on the land in question. ‘’ I am not aware of  the […]

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Kids more vulnerable on the road

20 October 2014

The Zambian Road Safety Trust says children are the most vulnerable road users and there is need for motorists to take extra caution for children who are pedestrians. ZRST member Alan Chisi said the judgment of children crossing the road was limited hence the need for drivers to be extra careful. ‘’We have noticed that […]

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KCM budgets for traditional ceremonies

20 October 2014

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has set aside a total of K192, 000 for support to cultural events and traditional ceremonies this year. Acting community relations manager Brian Siatubi, who comfirmed the company’s commitment to supporting cultural events, said through support to cultural activities, KCM had established a continuous sustainable model for stakeholder engagement which had […]

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Dante takes draft Constitution matters to communities

20 October 2014

Political activist Dante Saunders has embarked on a programme of taking the constitution-making process to the communities to allow members of the public become become aware of its importance. Mr Saunders said he saw the need of taking the Constitution to the communities because that was where the majority faced challenges that could be addressed […]

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Zambians pray for Golden Jubilee celebrations

20 October 2014

Vice-President Guy Scott yesterday led scores of Zambians in intercessory prayers for the country’s Golden Jubilee celebrations where he emphasised the importance of using music to promote harmony in society. Dr Scott, who was accompanied by his wife Charlotte, mesmerized the congregants when he walked towards the combined defence and security agencies choir and asked […]

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Good governance absent in Zambia

20 October 2014

ZAMBIA is mired in poverty, economic crisis, absence of good governance and accountability, says the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ). The CCZ have also observed that tribalism had continued to be the “worst disease” of Zambia. This is according to the CCZ pastoral letter to Zambians to mark 50 years of Independence. The letter […]

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225 small-scale Sinazongwe farmers face eviction

20 October 2014

ABOUT 225 small-scale farmers in Senior Chief Sinazongwe’s area are to be displaced because their land has been sold to some Chinese investors by their traditional leader. But Senior Chief Sinazongwe said the land has not been sold to the Chinese. His subjects, he said, requested to have an irrigation scheme and that the Chinese […]

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Golden Jubilee

20 October 2014

THERE is something wrong with the way Government is preparing Zambians to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of independence on October 24 and yet this big  day is only five days away. There appears to be little activity, if any, being done to prepare an ordinary Zambian to anticipate a different kind of Independence as the […]

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No social protection in 2015 national budget -PSP

20 October 2014

THE 2015 national Budget is a major disaster for social protection, says Platform for Social Protection Zambia (PSP) programme assistant Susan Chiwenda Ms Chiwenda said one of the fundamental considerations in the assessment of the national budget as PSP Zambia was how equitable the document really was. She said an assessment, it showed that the […]

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