Archive | October, 2013

Sampa warns truck drivers

Matero Member of Parliament Miles Sampa says all illegally parked trucks in his Constituency will be impounded and drivers arrested after today’s deadline. And a number of truck drivers in Matero got a rude shock on Monday following the decision by the police to bar them from parking their vehicles at their police stations. Some […]

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Constitution may face funding hitches

Finding money for the Constitution Referendum would not be a difficult task for the Patriotic Front government considering the number of unbudgeted for programmes currently running under its support, says Non-Governmental Organisation Coordinating Council. NGOCC board chairperson Beatrice Grillo said Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) were not worried with the inadequate funds allocation in the 2014 […]

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Be civil, sata told

President Michael Sata should be civil when admonishing his senior appointees and should stop flexing dictatorial muscles because modern politics are about soberness, foresight and coherence, United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has said. Hichilema has advised President Sata to stop using his name to gag media houses that have been hosting […]

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Threats out, GYZ tells govt

The government must stop threatening institutions that go on strike following its careless pronouncements in relation to national issues, says the Gallant Youths in Zambia director, Henry Mulenga. And Mulenga has called on the labour unions to come up clearly and safeguard the plight of workers, as remaining quiet would not solve anything. He said […]

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Parallel Government

The coincidences are uncanny, raising serious questions as to legitimacy and number of power points this Government is subjected to. Ordinarily the buck stops with State House, as it represents the apex of a structured policy formulation and implementation structure, but increasingly it would appear that exogenous forces far removed from traditional power and political […]

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Sata breaths fire

President Michael Sata yesterday publicly berated his senior appointees in a predetemined and orchestrated televised session of Cabinet; the first ever as most cabinet meetings are secret. But civil rights activist Brebner Changala has said the president should stop publicly humiliating his appointees because they were responsible family men who did not deserve such treatment. […]

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Zambia’s economy gloomy-Magande

Unless stringent corrective measures are taken Zambia is headed for economic instability in which the international community and prospective investors will think twice in dealing with the country, National Movement for Progress (NMP) president Ng’andu Magande has warned. Following the Standard & Poor’s down-rating of the country to negative from stable, Magande said the downgrading […]

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Mahtani’s case fails to take off

The case in which a former Finance Bank employee Weluzani Banda has sued his ex- employersfor terminal benefits from the non-contributory pension scheme, again failed to take off yesterday  in the Lusaka High Court after the lawyers defending Mahtani asked for an adjournment to study some issues related to the matter. The case which came […]

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JAWUZ condemns wage freeze

Government’s decision to freeze wage and job opportunities is an exhibition of total disregard of the industrial and labour relations and cannot be condoned by the unions, says Judiciary Allied Workers Union of Zambia (JAWUZ) president Peter Mwale. Mwale said that it was unfortunate that government unilaterally made such careless pronouncement of wage freeze which […]

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Police warn ZCTU against demonstrations

The Zambia Police has warned the Zambia Congress of Trade Unions that its plan to hold country wide demonstrations will be breaching the law as they will not adhere to the provisions of the Public Order Act. Police spokesperson Charity Chanda said in a statement Police was concerned with the statement issued by the Zambia […]

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