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HH, GBM good working pair   Editor, It is possible for the enemies of UPND to incite the leaders within UPND to hate HH. At the moment, UPND should continue putting HH in the forefront so that he becomes president in 2021. I think HH should be careful about the people whom he entrusts money […]

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ICC and ICJ justice Dear Editor, As expected, UPND general secretary Stephen Katuka’s disclosure that the opposition party president Hakainde Hichilema was free to contest Zambia’s presidential election for as many times as he wished because the party constitution allowed him to do so, has unwittingly excited the Zambian public. And besides all this, between […]

Is corruption real?

  WE WONDER what Zambia’s ranking is this year on the Transparency International’s corruption perception index published each year to highlight the threat of this monstrous, elusive crime which has caused the extinction of some of the most powerful nations in history. Is corruption in Zambia a mere perception or it is real? The report […]

Choppies thrills Chainda shoppers

26 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter THERE is need for investors to embark on corporate social responsibility and create facilities to help local people in areas where they operate, says Patriotic Front (PF) Chainda 29 ward councillor, Dorcas Moyo. Speaking when on Friday when she opened Choppies Store in Lusaka’s Chainda township, she said that the move […]

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Govt urged to crack down on drunken drivers

26 September 2016

GOVERNMENT should come up with stringent measures to curb drunken driving and ban passenger transporters from travelling at night in order to reduce traffic accidents, People’s Alliance for Change (PAC) president Andyford Banda has advised. In an interview with the Daily Nation, Mr Banda noted that most traffic accidents across the country were as a […]

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Mulongoti defends ‘rolling stone’ Sampa

26 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter MILES Sampa should not be condemned for migrating from one political party to the other because he is exercising his democratic right, says People’s Party president Mike Mulongoti. But the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) said Mr Sampa’s political U-turns were a sign of political immaturity and he should retire from […]

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Unclaimed bodies choke UTH mortuary

26 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter THE University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has appealed to the general public to take keen interest in checking for their missing relatives, adding that the hospital had a lot of unclaimed bodies. In an interview with the Daily Nation, UTH public relations manager Mwenya Mulenga disclosed that the hospital had recently buried […]

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Minister warns ‘partisan’ civil servants

26 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter COPPERBELT Minister Bowman Lusambo has cautioned civil servants in the province to stop engaging in partisan politics especially now that the election period is over. Mr Lusambo said President Edgar Lungu was in a hurry to develop the country, and warned that any civil servant found frustrating development efforts would be […]

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Stop stigmatising ex-convicts, says Lubinda

26 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter KABWATA Member of Parliament Given Lubinda has urged Zambians to stop the stigmatisation of ex-convicts to keep them permanently out of crime as they must have been reformed while serving jail terms. Mr Lubinda, who recently toured Kamwala Remand Correctional Service, pointed out that because society discriminated against them, former prisoners […]

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WFP THANKS LUNGU OVER MAIZE EXPORT EXEMPTION

25 September 2016

  THE World Food Programme (WFP) has thanked President Edgar Lungu and the Government for granting the organization an exemption to export maize for use in its humanitarian operations. WFP executive director Ertharin Cousin also said the re-election of President Lungu presented an opportunity for the WFP to continue working with the Government towards achieving […]

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Prisons gates open tomorrow

25 September 2016

  ZAMBIA will on Monday join the rest of the continent in commemorating the Africa Correctional Services Day during which members of the public shall have an opportunity to have a glimpse of the inside life of jail. This year’s theme is ‘’Rehabilitation of offenders key to socio-economic development’’. Zambia Correctional Services (ZCS) public relations […]

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Barclays retirees see red over little pension

25 September 2016

  AGGRIEVED Barclays Bank pensioners have challenged the Pensions Insurance Authority to take the bank to task for abrogating the pensions Act through ambiguous calculations of their dues and the estimate of their pensions to the current value. In an interview with the Daily Nation yesterday after a meeting converged at South End which was […]

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Stolen exam papers shock NGO

25 September 2016

  By Nation Reporter THE National Action for Quality Education in Zambia (NAQEZ) has expressed concern at the missing Grade 9 examination papers. NAQEZ executive director Aaron Chansa said the unfortunate development was likely to promote malpractices in the forthcoming examinations. Police on the Copperbelt disclosed that some Grade 9 examination question papers that were […]

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