Dora Says Govt Doesnt Need Parley Approval for Acquiring Loans

Dora Says Govt Doesnt Need Parley Approval for Acquiring Loans

Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya says government does not need Parliament’s approval to acquire loans because the Republican Constitution contains lacunas on clearly defining the Legislature’s role compared to the Executive. And Northern Province Minister Brian Mundubile says the Northern Province Expo has already attracted investments, notably from Chinese and Indian nationals who intend to […]

Diplomat Says There Is Security Risk at State House

Diplomat Says There Is Security Risk at State House

A HIGHRISE structure near State House has raised security eyebrows, with a diplomatic source asking: “How did the council allow the construction of such a structure?” A multistory building is under construction near State House, a few metres from the roundabout on Kabulonga road. The construction notice seen indicates that the project is a “proposed […]

Opinion: Chinese Takeover of Zambia’s Assets Is Real

Opinion: Chinese Takeover of Zambia’s Assets Is Real

The government has gone into overdrive trying to defend the country’s reputation over fears that China is about to take over strategic national institutions and assets. In the past week, we have seen our diplomats abroad, government officials and PF propagandists, sweating to defend the Chinese agenda in Zambia. We understand this panic because the […]

Govt Selling Part of State House Land to Asian Developer – sources

Govt Selling Part of State House Land to Asian Developer – sources

Government is in the process of selling a piece of land which is adjacent to State House near Kabulonga roundabout to an Asian billionaire who is offering US$13 million, sources have revealed to News Diggers. But Lands and Natural Resources Minister Jean Kapata says her ministry is not going to respond to what people say […]

LWSC Is Owed Over K100M in Unpaid Bills

LWSC Is Owed Over K100M in Unpaid Bills

The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has disclosed that it is being owed over K100 million of unpaid bills by various government institutions. LWSC Acting Managing Director Matilda Mwansa says most of the government institutions owing her company are hospitals and that the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) is one of them. Mrs. Mwansa says […]

Govt Is Opposed to Parliament Approving Debt Contraction- Siliya

Govt Is Opposed to Parliament Approving Debt Contraction- Siliya

Government says it is opposed to the constitutional requirement that gives Parliament authority to approve contraction of all public debt. Chief government spokesperson Dora Siliya says this constitutional requirement is one of the lacunas in Republican Constitution that needs to be rectified. vlcsnap-error874Ms. Siliya says allowing Parliament to be approving the acquisition of loans and […]

Injuries Rock Shepolopolo Ahead Of Mozambique Tie

Injuries Rock Shepolopolo Ahead Of Mozambique Tie

THE Zambia national women’s team has been hit by injuries at the ongoing Cosafa Women Championship with skipper Misozi Zulu and midfielder Rhodah Chileshe ruled out of the final Group B match against Mozambique tomorrow Coach Beauty Mwamba said Zulu and Chileshe suffered injuries in Saturday’s 1-0 win over Cameroon and will not be available […]

Keep Away If You Can’t Work With Us – Lungu

Keep Away If You Can’t Work With Us – Lungu

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says he is in a hurry and will not fail to develop Zambia because of falsehoods being peddled against his government. And President Lungu has said those against China’s partnership with Zambia and other African countries should keep away if they can’t work with his government. “If people in Europe or in […]

Kalaba asks Kafue Cops For ‘Permit’ To Attend Church

Kalaba asks Kafue Cops For ‘Permit’ To Attend Church

BAHATI PF member of parliament Harry Kalaba says as long as he is “within the confinement of the Lord,” manoeuvres by State intelligence to track his church programmes should not worry anybody. And Kalaba caught officers at Kafue Police Station unawares when he made a stopover to “get a permit to go and pray” yesterday […]

NASA Launches Ice Laser Into Space

NASA Launches Ice Laser Into Space

The American space agency has launched a laser into orbit to measure the condition of Earth’s ice cover. The satellite mission, called ICESat-2, should provide more precise information on how these frozen surfaces are being affected by global warming. Antarctica, Greenland and the ice floating on the Arctic Ocean have all lost volume in recent […]