Orange Allaince Denies Being Tribal

The recently launched Orange Alliance has dismissed assertions that it is tribal. Alliance Spokesperson Eric Chanda says to the contrary, the three political parties that form part of the alliance draw their memberships from the different provinces and diverse tribes. Mr Chanda adds that the Alliance has also made it clear that its doors remain […]

CBU Faces Closure

MINISTER of Higher Education Michael Kaingu has warned that Government will close the Copperbelt University (CBU) if the situation at the institution remains volatile and unconducive for academic activities. And students at University of Zambia (UNZA) Great East Road campus yesterday ran riot demanding to be paid full bursaries instead of the K1,100. Speaking when […]

2 Lands Ministry Officers Banned

MINISTRY of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection permanent secretary Trevor Kaunda yesterday told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that two officers in the ministry have been suspended to pave way for investigations into the alleged theft of K393,313 through forgery of receipts. The Auditor General’s report has exposed irregularities in which cash receipts amounting […]

Lecturers, Students Nabbed Over Riots

POLICE in Livingstone have arrested nine students and three lecturers at the Livingstone Institute of Business and Engineering Studies (LIBES) for alleged riotous behaviour over unpaid salaries and gratuity. And the go-slow by lecturers at LIBES yesterday entered the second day. Southern Province commissioner of police Godwin Phiri said in an interview yesterday that police […]

Kambwili Demands Post Newspaper Apology, Gives Them 7 Days Ultimatum

MINISTER of Information and Broadcasting Services Chishimba Kambwili has issued a one-week ultimatum to The Post to retract stories in which the tabloid accused him of allegedly being tribal. Mr Kambwili demanded that The Post should retract the articles about him and apologise for allegedly accusing him of issuing tribal remarks. The minister said during […]

PF Dinner Ends In Punch-Up ‘Deputy Minister, PF officials fight during Inonge’s visit to Solwezi’

A DINNER held in honour of Vice-President Inonge Wina in Solwezi was characterised by punch-ups as local government deputy minister Dawson Kafwaya and his siblings fought individuals celebrating his transfer from Solwezi. The other fight erupted after provincial chairman Emmanuel Chihili and his deputy Kadansa Sansakuwa differed over a tribal conversation. According to an eyewitness, […]

Govt Printers Is Ready- Mukanga Insists

Government has maintained that Government Printers does have the capacity to print ballot papers for the August 11th tripartite elections. Works and Supply Minister, Yamfwa Mukanga says this is given the equipment that the Government Printers has been installed with. He has however insisted that that the printing of ballot papers at the Government Printers […]

120 Retrenched Miners Get Jobs

JCHX Mining Management Company Limited, a leading Chinese mining contractor, will employ over 100 miners who were laid off by Chibuluma Mines Plc in Kalulushi. Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ) general secretary Joseph Chewe said in an interview in Kitwe yesterday that the union is happy that the 120 miners who lost their jobs will […]

COMMENT: Rest In Political Peace HH

Smartness in Politics is very important. It is a pity that our so called politician lack political intelligence. Saturday, January 30th the so called opposition leaders met to see how they can work together in the next general election. If someone told me that they are doing this because they love Zambia, l would say […]

Hakainde’s Apology To The Post Newspaper: What Does It Mean?

On Friday, The Post carried a story of Hakainde Hichilema, the president of opposition UPND, apologising for the insulting statements and abusive actions thrown at the newspaper. “We have obviously misunderstood them in the past and attacked them unnecessarily and this is regrettable. We want to leave that in the past,” said Hakainde. We have […]

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