Former Zambia Railways Employees Protest Over 24 year Old Unpaid Retirement Packages

Former Zambia Railways Employees Protest Over 24 year Old Unpaid Retirement Packages

Former Zambia Railways employees of 1995 this morning staged a peaceful protest in Ndola on the Copperbelt demanding for their retirement packages. Speaking to Phoenix News during the protest, Group Spokesperson Joseph Mukuka revealed that none of the workers who were retrenched in 1995 have not been paid their terminal benefits. Mr. Mukuka explains that […]

ZACA Urges Govt Not to Increase Electricity Tariffs

ZACA Urges Govt Not to Increase Electricity Tariffs

The Zambia Consumer Association –ZACA- has asked state-owned power utility, ZESCO to suspend the proposed increment on ZESCO tariffs. ZACA Executive Secretary Juba Sakala says consumers will suffer more expenses if the increase in tariffs goes ahead as they are already struggling with acquiring other sources of energy due to the current load shedding. Mr […]

About 50,000 Teachers Unemployed In Zambia

About 50,000 Teachers Unemployed In Zambia

The National Action for Quality Education in Zambia (NAQEZ) has revealed that the country currently has about 50,000 unemployed teachers. And NAQEZ is concerned with the swelling number of trained teachers who are unemployed and fears this will soon produce social, economic and political turbulences if not addressed urgently. NAQEZ Executive Director, Aaron Chansa says […]

Govt Evicts Kabulonga Retirees At Night

Govt Evicts Kabulonga Retirees At Night

Over ten Kabulonga Boys and Girls School, retirees were in the night evicted from institutional houses by the police. Smartson Zyambo one of the evicted has has questioned government over its decision to evict the retirees when it has not paid them their benefits. He wonders why former retirees are being subjected to such treatment […]

Fuel Prices To Go UP

Fuel Prices To Go UP

FUEL prices will be increased as a result of hiked prices of the commodity on the international market following a drone attack on fuel storage facilities in Saudi Arabia. Minister of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa said that the fuel price hike will be implemented on the new stock of the commodity. Mr Nkhuwa said this yesterday […]

UTH Doctors Successfully Remove Giant Brain Tumor From 16 Year Old Girl

UTH Doctors Successfully Remove Giant Brain Tumor From 16 Year Old Girl

Surgeons at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) have made another major breakthrough by saving the life of a 16-year-old girl after removing a giant tumour from the back of her brain. The tumour was compressing the girl’s breathing and the heart rate centres in the brainstem, making its removal a delicate undertaking. But UTH physicians, […]

Sampa Says He Can Only Manage K1,500 Not K7,000 As Child Maintenance

Sampa Says He Can Only Manage K1,500 Not K7,000 As Child Maintenance

*Mayor wonders why his ex-wife is demanding K7,000 for child maintenance when she gets over K50, 000 as her monthly  salary from her job as Bank of Zambia economist. *Mayor has since paid K87,000 outstanding balance to American International School. Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa has pleaded with the High Court to reduce the maintenance fee […]

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