Archive | October, 2013

Fertilizer shambles

It is about time the Government took cognizance and implemented measures to control the quality of fertilizers being imported into the country. Most of the fertilizers imported into the country are sub-standard showing serious deficits in important chemical components, thus rendering the highly compromised for the purpose for which they are supposed to be applied. […]

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Fertiliser scam exposed

Huge amounts of substandard fertilisers are entering the country unhindered because government does  not test the consignments despite Zambia Bureau of Standards demanding payment  from companies involved in fertiliser importation before any consignment is allowed into the country. Information obtained by the Daily Nation reveal that private companies importing fertilizer into the country are being […]

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PF exporting terrorism and violence to by-elections

The Patriotic Front has been accused of exporting terrorism and violence to by election areas and now Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini has asked Member of Parliament to file an urgent question to the government. The Speaker made the ruling after complaints that more than 100 Patriotic Front Youths (militia) are headed […]

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Fuel levy illegal

The fuel levy being charged by the government may be illegal. This came to light yesterday in parliament when the minister of energy and explained that the levy was being collected by the Energy Regulation Board through a ministerial order that he had authorised, but Member of Parliament for Monze Central Jack Mwiimbu, in citing […]

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Technical committee fails to meet own deadline

The Technical Committee is not ready to give the Zambian people the highly anticipated new constitution by the set October 31 deadline. But Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are today expected to receive the final draft constitution and will be clad in ‘white’ as a symbol of good will that comes with the New Law. Sources […]

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MMD after seized vehicles

The MMD says it is considering obtaining a Court Order to compel Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani to release the 101 motor vehicles which were seized by the Zambia Police without a notice soon after the Patriotic Front formed government in 2011. Party Information and publicity secretary Alfred Ndhlovu said the 21 days ultimatum […]

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Sata has no powers to revoke broadcasting licenses

President Michael Sata has no powers to revoke the broadcasting licenses of Radio Phoenix and QFM and the abuse of the powers of decree has the potential to frighten both local and foreign investors, Edward Mumbi has observed. Mumbi has charged that it was extremely dangerous to govern the country by decree because that was […]

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Investigating corruption in Government

The decision by the Lusaka High Court ordering Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda to constitute a Tribunal to investigate corruption charges against Minister of Tourism Sylvia Masebo is a milestone in the fight against corruption. First of all it restores some confidence in the Judiciary. Judge Dominic Sichinga has walked the principle and whatever the […]

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Kabimba celebrates Mwamba’s transfer

Patriotic Front (PF) secretary general Wynter Kabimba on Monday sent a mocking short messaging system (SMS) to Emanuel Mwamba celebrating his transfer from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to cabinet office. Kabimba is said to have mocked Mwamba in his text message saying: “I told you that you will be dismissed and it has […]

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Masebo to face tribunal

The Lusaka High Court has ordered Acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda to constitute a tribunal to probe corruption charges levelled against Tourism and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo. High Court Judge Dominic Sichinga in his ruling delivered in Lusaka yesterday said the decision by Justice Lombe Chibesakunda not to constitute a tribunal to probe corruption charges […]

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