Musukwa’s Scavengers Reference Shocks FDD

Musukwa’s Scavengers Reference Shocks FDD

The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has expressed shock and disappointment at Mines Minister Richard Musukwa’s reference to those who died in the black mountain accident in Kitwe as scavengers and illegal miners. FDD Chairperson for labour Yotam Mtayachalo says the statement is highly irresponsible, unacceptable and immoral, further urging the Minister to withdraw […]

Two Men Die, 4 Sustain Injuries After Being Hit By Haywire Vehicle in Kitwe

Two Men Die, 4 Sustain Injuries After Being Hit By Haywire Vehicle in Kitwe

TWO Kitwe men have died in an accident on the Kitwe-Ndola dual carriageway. Copperbelt Province police commissioner Charity Katanga in an interview said the two men were hit by a Hilux registration BAG 8752 at Moba hotel junction and died upon arrival at Kitwe Teaching Hospital. “We have received information that there was a fatal […]

Zambia Currently Hosts 73,000 Refugees, Asylum Seekers

Zambia Currently Hosts 73,000 Refugees, Asylum Seekers

Zambia currently hosts 73,000 refugees and asylum seekers, minister of home affairs Steven Kampyongo has disclosed. And the minister has disclosed that over 10,000 refugees have settled at the new Mantapala refugee resettlement in Kawambwa district. Speaking during the commemoration of the World Refugee Day in Lusaka, Mr. Kampyongo says government will continue providing support […]

Govt Collects K2.2 Billion In Toll Fees Since 2013

Govt Collects K2.2 Billion In Toll Fees Since 2013

FINANCE minister Margaret Mwanakatwe says road tolling is one of the most successful programmes implemented by the PF government and has disclosed that the initiative, since inception in 2013 to date, has raised a total of K2.2 billion. In a speech read on her behalf by Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba during the official […]

Suspended Lstone Magistrate Complains To JCC Against CJ

Suspended Lstone Magistrate Complains To JCC Against CJ

SUSPENDED Livingstone magistrate Benjamin Mwelwa has complained to the Judicial Complaints Commission citing alleged anomalies, falsehood and lies by Chief Justice Ireen Mambilima and three other senior judicial officers meant to crush him. In a 12-paged letter to the secretary of the Judicial Complaints Commission (JCC) dated April 30, magistrate Mwelwa of House No. 4424/Z36 […]

Kwacha Has Stabilized Stock Feed Prices – PAZ

Kwacha Has Stabilized Stock Feed Prices – PAZ

The Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) says the stability in Kwacha against major convertible currencies and the removal of the five percent duty on poultry premixes has stabilized stock feed prices in the country. PAZ Executive Manager, Dominic Chanda has however, hinted that despite this, there could be slight upwards adjustments in stock feed prices. […]

Austerity Will Have No Impact Without Legal Reforms – CSPR

Austerity Will Have No Impact Without Legal Reforms – CSPR

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) says the austerity measures announced by the government if not backed by legal reforms will have no impact on the fiscal challenges that have hit the nation. CSPR Executive Director, Patrick Nshindano tells QTV News that in as much as his organization welcomes the austerity measures announced by […]

Minister Of Mines Must Resign For Loss of Life At Black Mountain

Minister Of Mines Must Resign For Loss of Life At Black Mountain

Social media users have called on the Minister of Mines to resign.Barely days before  Black mountain disaster, Minister of Mines and Mineral development Richard Musukwa assured the nation that operations at the Black Mountain were safe trashing a video that went viral on social media showing how dangerous the operations at the black mountains were […]

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