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CANISIUS STILL UPND -KAKOMA “I  ‘ll fire you” , Lungu warns ministers Chongwe runs out of water
 

CANISIUS STILL UPND -KAKOMA

   CANISIUS Banda is still a member of the United Party for National Development (UPND) and reports that he has resigned are nothing but speculation, Charles Kakoma has declared. Mr Kakoma, who is UPND spokesperson, said Dr Banda had neither relinquished his position as vice-president for political affairs nor had he quit the party and […]

“I  ‘ll fire you” , Lungu warns ministers

  By Nation Reporter MINISTERIAL positions are not about rewarding cadres or followers and supporters who have sacrificed for the party but about getting the best people who can deliver according to Governments desire and for that I owe no one any apology for my appointments, President Edgar Lungu has said. Speaking after the swearing-in […]

Chongwe runs out of water

  By Nation Reporter THE Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has shut down the Chongwe water treatment plant with immediate effect due to the Chongwe River running dry. LWSC public relations Manager Topsy Sikalinda said the company’s interim managing director Mr Manuel Mutale had said that measures have been put in place to immediately […]

Poor performance of mines hits Luanshya council – mayor

30 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter THE poor performance of the mining sector due to the fall of copper prices on the international market has consequently affected the operations of Luanshya Municipal Council, says mayor Nathan Chanda. Mr Chanda said due to the financial slump in the mining sector the municipality too had experienced a decline in […]

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ZB hails Govt over new dialogue policy

30 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter ZAMBIAN Breweries has praised the new Government for its policy of dialogue and willingness to engage with business in order to grow the economy and improve livelihoods. Zambian Breweries corporate affairs director Ezekiel Sekele said Zambian Breweries had seen a 15 percent increase in revenue since the reduction of excise tax […]

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Zambeef joins awareness drive on rabies

30 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter ZAMBEEF Products has joined the Veterinary Association of Zambia (VAZ) in raising awareness on the prevention and treatment of rabies in support of World Rabies Day. Zambeef marketing and corporate affairs manager Felix Lupindula said rabies was a serious condition that affected the nervous system and could lead to loss of […]

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Zambia seeks to benefit more from AGOA

30 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter THE Zambian Government is working towards maximizing benefits of the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) through capacity building for local small scale entrepreneurs following its extension in 2015, Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry permanent secretary Kayula Siame has said. Ms Siame said the Government was in talks with the US […]

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TAZARA scouts for US$1.2bn for investments

30 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter THE Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) needs about US$250 million of investments in the short term and about US$1.2 billion in the long term, if TARAZA was to get back to peak performance, says managing director Bruno Ching’andu. Mr Ching’andu called on private investors to partner with TAZARA in order to achieve […]

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TEXT MESSAGES

30 September 2016

  HH fallacious victory Editor, It beats my imagination how fallacy filled UPND leadership has become. Their leader HH is on record, not once but several times, way before the 11th August elections to have vowed publicly not to accept the results if he lost. What did that mean? It meant that HH had declared […]

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LETTERS

30 September 2016

Agriculture sector guarantees poverty reduction Editor, I want to commend the newly appointed Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya who promised to uphold the promises which the ruling party, PF, made during the just-ended election campaigns of ensuring that Zambia was food secure and a major regional agriculture exporter. It is indeed a true picture of the […]

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Chongwe water crisis

30 September 2016

  THE announcement by Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company yesterday that it has shut down the Chongwe water treatment plant because there is no water to pump into the town after the nearby Chongwe River dried up, should be treated with the seriousness it deserves. Chongwe, a satellite town 45 km north-east of Lusaka, is […]

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Allow prisoners to vote, PRISCCA submits

30 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter PRISONERS in Zambia do not forfeit their fundamental rights when they walk into the gates of a jail, and so must be allowed to exercise their rights to vote in any given election, says Prisons Care and Counseling Association president Godfrey Malembeka. Before Constitutional Court Justice Anne Sitali sitting with Ms […]

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HH, GBM face arrest

30 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter POLICE on the Copperbelt have summoned opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema and his vice-president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba for allegedly holding an illegal meeting in Mpongwe district on Saturday. And Mpongwe District Commissioner Keith Maila yesterday lodged a complaint against Mr. Hichilema in Luanshya for allegedly inciting […]

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