Archive | June, 2015

Hate speech

    WE will have ourselves to blame if we succumb to the hate speech that is threatening to undermine the rule of law and democracy in this country. Clearly the third force is intent on abusing the media to foment disaffection, hatred and disregard to democratically established norms. Hate speech cannot be equated to […]

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Cartel behind Kaseba’s ‘eviction’

  CABINET sources have revealed that the  letter of eviction to former first lady Christine Kaseba from 8 Reedbuck Lodge was generated by the cartel at “Bwinjimfumu” with the sole purpose of invoking public anger against President Edgar Lungu. The letter was however intercepted by State authorities before it could be delivered. Cabinet sources have […]

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RB weeps as court acquits him

  FORMER President Rupiah Banda yesterday turned the Lusaka Magistrates Court into a place of mourning, of course for joy, after he was found with no case to answer in the matter where he was accused of corruptly benefiting from the Nigerian oil deal. Ndola High Court deputy director of operations Joshua Banda, sitting as […]

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Pule counsels Kaseba

CHRISTIAN Democratic Party (CDP) president Dan Pule has advised former first lady Dr. Christine Kaseba Sata to deeply reflect on her conduct and the embarrassment she has created for herself, the Sata family and Government. Dr Pule said Dr Kaseba should reflect  on whether it was worth her status as former first lady to leave […]

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UTH secures six power generators

THE University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has secured six power generators to provide alternate sources of power for the largest medical institution in Zambia, UTH public relations manager Mwenya Mulenga revealed yesterday. He however said the six power generators were inadequate for effective operations of the institution in case of power outages. Mr Mulenga said the […]

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TRAFIGURA EXPOSÉ

  …$20 million saved from an illicitly amended oil contract THE critical shortage of petroleum products that almost brought Zambia to a standstill between March and April this year was as a result of a corruption scandal in which the country could have lost US$20 million through an oil supplying contract with Trafigura. Trafigura demanded […]

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‘FAZ IS NOT INVOLVED IN PLAYER SELECTION’

FAZ has dispelled assertions that it has a hand in player selection of the national team which has resulted in poor performance of the Chipolopolo Boys in international engagements. FAZ communications manager Nkweto Tembwe said Football House respected the separation of powers and has never interfered in the duties of the national team coach which […]

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Hapless ACC

  WHO is controlling the Anti-Corruption Commission? We ask because major cases of corruption involving billions of Kwacha are not being followed. Not even the corruption and impunity of Lusaka traffic police officers who continue to use road blocks in Lusaka as ATMs are curtailed. In mid day light on a Saturday or Sunday the […]

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PULE PREDICTS LUNGU’S VICTORY

THE Christian Democratic Party (CDP) has predicted that President Edgar Lungu will win the 2016 general elections because he has demonstrated unmatched leadership qualities coupled with his determination to unite and develop the country. CDP president Dan Pule said Zambians were enjoying peace and tranquility under President Lungu and those creating a perception that the […]

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Election petitioners linked to Rainbow Party

A SCHEME to generate anger and an uprising against President Edgar Lungu through an ill-fated petition to defer the 2016 presidential election has boomeranged as the presidency has scoffed at the petitioners who it is strongly believed are linked to the Rainbow Party president Wynter Kabimba. The presidency has also said Forum for Democracy and […]

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