MET Warns Of Heavy Rains On Monday

MET Warns Of Heavy Rains On Monday

THE Zambia Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rainfall on Monday, February 13, which may result in flash floods in Lusaka, Copperbelt, Central and North-Western provinces. According to a seven-day weather forecast running from February 7-13, the ZMD stated that by Monday, the high pressure system would drift further south-east. This, according to the ZMD, […]

Chipata Council Says Decision For Vendors To Move By Feb 15 Final

Chipata Council Says Decision For Vendors To Move By Feb 15 Final

CHIPATA mayor Sinoya Mwale says vendors are not allowed to trade anywhere else apart from designated markets and that the decision for them to move out of the streets next week is final. And Chipata Municipal Council director of administration Agnes Kasalika says there are enough trading spaces in markets to accommodate all vendors trading […]

Suspension Of Extension of Conditional Visas Still Stands – Kampyongo

Suspension Of Extension of Conditional Visas Still Stands – Kampyongo

Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo says the suspension of the extension of conditional visas given to foreign expatriates still stands. Mr. Kampyongo says the tendency by expatriates of coming up with excuses for not living up to the conditions that come with the issuance of visas has continued. He says expatriates are given visas on […]

‘Please Nkonde, Pay Back the K2.5m Tedworth Money’

‘Please Nkonde, Pay Back the K2.5m Tedworth Money’

UPND spokesperson Charles Kakoma has urged judge Sunday Nkonde to take seriously the demands that he pays back the K2.5 million he obtained from the forfeited Tedworth Properties Inc account. On Tuesday, Getrude Imenda told judge Nkonde to pay back the K2.5 million he got from the Tedworth account or face peaceful demonstrations from the […]

Precious Litebele’s Father Testifies In Court

Precious Litebele’s Father Testifies In Court

THE Lusaka High Court has set 13th April 2017 as date for judgment in a matter in which Lusaka Banker Precious Longwe is charged with murdering her husband Lubinda Litebele. High Court Judge Sharon Newa set the date this morning after Precious closed her defence. Defence Counsel Osborne Ngoma is expected to file submissions from […]

Govt Refutes Reports of Giving ZNBC to a Chinese Company

Government has refuted media reports suggesting that a Chinese company has takeover the national broadcaster ZNBC. Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Kampamba Mulenga has told a news conference that such reports are patently false and aimed at misleading the nation. Ms Mulenga has assured the nation that ZNBC will remain a public broadcaster. She says […]

High Court Registrar Says Cops Tear-Gassed UPND Supporters

High Court Registrar Says Cops Tear-Gassed UPND Supporters

LUSAKA High Court registrar Kelvin Limbani on Tuesday told the magistrates’ court that police officers tear-gassed UPND supporters during a fracas at the High Court premises last December because they were outnumbered by the crowd. Limbani was testifying in a case where 10 UPND cadres are charged with riotous behaviour. He told magistrate Nthandose Chabala […]

Angry Chipata Farmers Protest Delayed Inputs

Angry Chipata Farmers Protest Delayed Inputs

ANGRY farmers in Chipata on Tuesday protested at the Eastern Province administration office over the continued delay to have their e-voucher cards activated for them to access farming inputs. Meanwhile, Chipata district commissioner Kalunga Zulu says the government has immediately released money to farmers’ cooperative accounts through BancABC. The farmers, who regretted voting for the […]

Teacher Replacement For 2016/2017

Teacher Replacement For 2016/2017

Editor, It is of great concern, the manner in which the replacements are being done. There is a lack of coordination and clear chain of command between districts and provincial officers. For instance, new teachers are deployed to a district only to be told there are no vacancies. Honestly, how can the PS and PEO’s […]