Archive | June, 2016

REDUCED LOAD SHEDDING CHEERS ‘TEN MILES’ RESIDENTS

  SALOON and barber shop owners in Lusaka’s Ten Miles area have commended government for reducing load shedding hours. Susan Mwachigwala a hair dresser said the development had helped improve her business as she was now able to conduct her trade in an efficient manner without worrying about power disruptions. She said her business had […]

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Crocodiles pose great danger, says Sinazongwe chief

THE Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DWNP) should find means of cropping crocodiles on Lake Kariba because the alligators have increased in number and are killing my people, Chief Sinazongwe has said. The traditional leader said the reluctance by the department to address the situation despite constant reminders was annoying, saying the situation was […]

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I will take Mpulungu, says PF aspiring MP

PATROTIC Front (PF) Mpulungu constituency aspiring parliamentary candidate Freedom Sikazwe is optimistic that he will retain the seat in the August 11 general elections. In an interview with the Daily Nation, Mr Sikazwe said he had received overwhelming support from the electorate from the province and in surrounding areas. Mr Sikazwe said PF had been […]

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UPND not shaken by 400 defectors to PF, says Katuka

THE UPND is not shaken by the 400 defectors to the ruling Patriotic Front in North-Western Province, says the party’s secretary general Stephen Katuka. Over 400 UPND members from Ikelenge, Zambezi and Chavuma districts, on Tuesday this week, defected to the PF as reported by PF chairman Emmanuel Chihili. Mr Katuka accused North-Western Province minister  […]

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PROTECTING POST IS CRIMINAL, SAYS CHURCH GROUP

THE opposition political parties that held a meeting with the Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) should realise that the church is not a place to abet criminal behaviour and should not subject it to such reproach, the Evangelical Youth Alliance (EYA) has charged. EYA executive director Moses Lungu said the meeting by some opposition political parties […]

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NGO RAPS ‘NOSEY’ DIPLOMATS

DIPLOMATS should have limits in the manner they comment on issues regarding obligations and requirements of the law in the countries in which they are accredited, says Gallant Youth in Zambia executive director Henry Mulenga. Mr Mulenga said if The Post stood for truth as it had been claiming to be a champion of transparency […]

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KALOMO ASPIRANT PROMISES ‘LEGACY OF SELFLESSNESS’

I WANT to leave a legacy of selflessness in the way we do politics because I understand what it means to be betrayed by people you entrusted with public responsibility, Kalomo Central Independent parliamentary aspirant Smart Muwele has said. Mr. Muwele said people of Kalomo Central were looking for a leader who would transform the […]

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LAZ president under fire

  LAW Association of Zambia (LAZ) president Linda Kasonde is embarrassing the association and the entire legal fraternity in Zambia with her un-researched statements, Patriotic Front information and publicity secretary Sunday Chanda has said. He charged that it was ridiculous Ms. Kasonde to mislead Zambians with false information. Mr. Chanda was reacting to remarks by […]

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Mauritian arrested for money laundering

THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a 46-year-old Mauritian national for money laundering involving over K800, 000. DEC public relations officer Theresa Katongo said Dhiraj Dhunputh, 46, project manager at Forges Tardieu Zambia Limited, was arrested for forgery, uttering of false documents, obtaining goods by false pretences, being in possession of property suspected of […]

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UDF failed project, says Mumbi

THE United Democratic Front (UDF) was formed by selfish politicians who wanted to take over from late president Michael Sata and it had nowhere to go, Patriotic Front (PF) deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri has charged. But UDF president Miles Sampa has dismissed allegations of his party being dissolved, saying those behind the move should […]

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