Archive | September, 2012

Stop making promises PF told

MMD Lunte Member of Parliament Felix Mutati has said the PF government’s performance in their one year in office has not been inspiring. Mr Mutati has  also appealed to President Sata to stop making more promises but settle down and respond to various challenges facing the people of Zambia. “The first statement to the PF […]

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INNSCOR racist manager slated

INNSCOR Zambia Limited workers have accused one of the company managers of alleged abuse and use of racist remarks against Zambian workers who are employed by the food chain outlets in Lusaka. But the named manager has vehemently refuted the allegations saying people accusing her of being a racist and abusive were being insincere and […]

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K100m maize scam unearthed in Kalomo

A FRA satellite depot in Kalomo has been closed to pave way for investigations following the unearthing of a maize scam involving over 2,000 bags of first grade white maize worth more than K100 million allegedly stolen by a buyer engaged by the agency. Police sources confirmed receiving a report over the matter while the […]

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Africa to raise energy access by 2040

Africa is aiming to implement 15 cross-border energy projects worth over US$40 billion by the year 2020 in an effort to enhance cross-border energy market development on the continent. Leaders on the continent have approved a pipeline of 15 priority energy projects which they say needs to be implemented between 2012 and 2020 to lay […]

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Kwacha rebasing exercise cheers East chiefs

 Chiefs in Chipata district have welcomed the move by the Bank of Zambia (BOZ) to sensitize residents in their area on the rebasing of the Kwacha. They said that the exercise would enable the villagers to protect themselves against unscrupulous businessmen that might want to steal from them when the new Kwacha comes into circulation […]

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Premature Myth

The attempt by Patriotic Front Secretary-General Wynter Kabimba to make a myth and legend of his party in government is premature and a definite exercise in futility because it cannot be grounded in fact.  The PF has been in government for just about one year and realistically could not be expected to achieve any significant […]

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RDA transfer illegal-Mulongoti

THE transfer of the Road Development Agency (RDA) to State House by President Sata is illegal and unconstitutional and must be reversed in order to protect the office of the President from corruption allegations, says Former Works and Supply Minister Mike Mulongoti. In an interview Mr. Mulongoti said that RDA was established through an act […]

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…as RDA terminates Locci contract

The Road Development Agency (RDA) has with immediate effect terminated the contract between the agency and Fratelli Locci. During a media briefing RDA acting Director and Chief Executive Officer Bernard Chiwala announced that the contract for the upgrading of the 70 kilometre of the Pedicle road awarded to Fratelli Locci SRI Limited last year has […]

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$20 million fertiliser scam… Wynter is lying

Former minister of Agriculture Dr. Eustacio Kazonga has parried allegations that top officials in the MMD government shared US$ 20 million from fertiliser contracts awarded to Nyiombo and Omnia. Dr. Kazonga said it did not make any sense for the PF government to lie against the former ruling party when in fact the successes they […]

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Govt Printers’ workers protest as ……Corrupt security contract unearthed

Workers at Government Printers have called on the Anti Corruption Commission to investigate how an inflated security fencing project was awarded without following tender procedures. Works and Supply Permanent Secretary Major Francis Kapono Kamanga, however, when contacted could not confirm the allegations as he was in Chinsali. Major Kamanga told the Daily Nation in a […]

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