Archive | July, 2014

Picture but no sound gaff

Since President Sata assumed state power, his style of addressing the nation and making policy statements had always been through swearing-in ceremonies and cabinet meetings after abandoning the tradition of holding press conferences which allowed interaction with journalists.  Almost one and half months after President Michael Sata withdrew from public appearances, the Head of State […]

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‘Shishita’ is illegal-Nchito

The Zambia Police says only the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mutembo Nchito can explain what he means that the current law does not allow police officers to arrest any citizen found loitering at night. Police spokesperson Charity Chanda Munganga told the Daily Nation in an interview that the DPP must know better what he […]

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Kaputa DC lashes out at RDA for delayed works

Kaputa District Commissioner (DC), Chrispine Kachusha, has lashed out at the Road Development Agency (RDA) for the slow pace of work on the Kumusenga Bridge in her district. Mr Kachusha said it was uncalled for, for the RDA to fail to complete the construction of the bridge within the stipulated time frame. He said the […]

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PPCA promotes professional police

The Police Public Complaint Authority (PPCA) says it wants to promote a professional police service which everycitizen will be proud of. PPCA Chairperson, James Mwanakatwe, has said a professional police body could play a key role in promoting foreign investment and fosteringnational development. He noted that with a compromised police, investors would be shunning toinvest […]

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Our wards are bigger than some Lusaka constituencies

A civic leader of Luwingu in Northern Province has appealed to the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to consider increasing the number of wards and polling stations in the district. Munshinga ward councillor Kenny Mulenga made the appeal in an interview with ZANIS in Luwingu on Tuesday. Mr Mulenga observed that some wards in Luwingu […]

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Police arrest attempted rapist

Police in Nchelenge district have arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly attempting to rape two women. Luapula Province Police Commissioner Malcolm Mulenga identified the suspect as Kalenga Mpindampinda of Mukumbwa village in Kambwali chiefdom. Mr. Mulenga said in a statement released to ZANIS in Nchelenge that the culprit attempted to rape two women at different […]

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Nchelenge receives basal fertilizer

The government has commenced the delivery of farming inputs to Nchelenge district in Luapula province in readiness for the 2014/2015 farming season. According to the Marketing department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock in the area, over 6,000 X 50 kilo grams bags of D-Compound fertilizer have been received. Assistant District Marketing and Development […]

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LCC spurs economic development

The City of Lusaka has exponentially and steadily grown to its present status of one of the most rapidly developing cities on the African continent, says public relations manager Habeenzu Mulunda. Mr Mulunda said in the past 100 years of existence, LCC has become a major commercial hub of Zambia contributing over 7per cent of […]

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COMESA worries over livestock industry

Africa contributes 21 per cent of the total livestock production in the world yet it earns only 2.67 per cent of the total global earnings from the multi-billion dollars industry, says COMESA secretary general Sindiso Ngwenya. Mr Ngwenya attributed the poor earnings to low level of adoption and use of science, technology and innovation. “The […]

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Africa records positive economic growth-Stanchart

Standard Chartered Zambia chief executive officer Andrew Okai, says Africa had recorded positive economic growth over the past decade and the continent needs sufficient electricity supply to support this growth. Mr Okai said raising their financing commitment from US$2bn to USD5bn under Power Africa was one of the most significant commitments the bank had made […]

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