KUNDA Happy With SATA’s Constitution Expert TEAM

KUNDA Happy With SATA’s Constitution Expert TEAM

PRESIDENT Sata on Friday received kudos from an unlikely source – former Vice President George Kunda. Mr Kunda welcomed the appointment of a 20-member technical committee to draft a new republican Constitution. “I’m happy that the Patriotic Front (PF) has started honouring some of its campaign promises and one of this is the appointment of […]

ZIMBABWE AGREE To Pay 50 Year Old US$260m Debt Owed To Zambia

THE Zimbabwean government has finally agreed to clear the decades long- outstanding debt of about US$260 million owed to Zambia for the shared operations costs of Kariba Dam infrastructure. Minister of Lands, Energy and Water Development Chris Yaluma last week met his Zimbabwean counterpart who was in the country to discuss the debt and how […]

FATHER FRANK Bwalya Speaks Out ‘SATA Is EMBARASSING’

FATHER FRANK Bwalya Speaks Out ‘SATA Is EMBARASSING’

CHANGE LIFE Zambia Director, 2011 regime change ‘RED CARD Campaign’ ambassador and Catholic priest, Father Frank Bwalya has spoken out and describes republican President Michael SATA’s continued revocation of his appointment of people to public office as embarrassing. Fr Bwalya said much as it is the prerogative of the President to appoint people to public […]

PRESSURE Forces SATA To REVOKE SIMON MITI’s APPOINTMENT

PRESSURE Forces SATA To REVOKE SIMON MITI’s APPOINTMENT

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT Michael Chilufya Sata has with immediate effect revoked the appointment of Dr Simon Kamwendo Miti, as Zambia’s Ambassador-Designate to Switzerland. In revoking the appointment, the President directed the Secretary to the Cabinet Dr Joshua Kanganja to give him  a full report regarding Dr Miti’s employment status in the Civil Service. Dr Miti has […]

‘FIGHTING’ Corruption ?? SATA Appoints SIMON MITI As Some MMD Cadres Get JOBS

‘FIGHTING’ Corruption ?? SATA Appoints SIMON MITI As Some MMD Cadres Get JOBS

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has appointed former Ministry of Health permanent secretary Dr Simon Miti as Zambia’s Ambassador to Switzerland, according to well-placed sources. And President Sata has appointed MMD’s Japhen Mwakalombe, who quit his Chongwe parliamentary seat a few days after his election, as High commissioner to Mozambique, UPND former Vice president Francis Simenda as […]

RICH ZAMBIA POOR ZAMBIANS

RICH ZAMBIA POOR ZAMBIANS

The Need for Radical economic Reforms for Zambia By Choolwe Muzyamba Zambia, a country blessed with abundant natural resources and arable land, plenty of water bodies and favorable climatic conditions yet its population is still entangled in a vicious circle of unimaginable suffering. Poverty in Zambia is still a huge challenge; most of the population […]

GEORGE Kunda Summoned To Explain His Role In Corrupt Single Sourcing Of ZRA SCANNERS

FORMER republican vice-president, George Kunda and former minister of Finance and National Planning, Situmbeko Musokotwane have been summoned by the Kingsley Chanda Commission of Inquiry probing irregularities at the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA). Mr. Kunda was also minister of Justice while Dr. Musokotwane was chairperson of the ministerial tender committee. Former Ministry of Finance Permanent […]

NAMES OF Corrupt ‘ELEMENTS’ To Be Released And Made Public Tuesday 11/15

NAMES OF Corrupt ‘ELEMENTS’ To Be Released And Made Public Tuesday 11/15

The preliminary names of people suspected to have been involved in corrupt practices will be released and made public. Inspector General Police Dr Martin Malama said and disclosed this Saturday 11/12 in Lusaka that names will be made public on all those who have been involved in corruption and abuse of authority. Dr Malama said […]

2012 Full Budget address speech by Finance Minster Alexander Chikwanda

2012 Full Budget address speech by Finance Minster Alexander Chikwanda

Mr. Speaker, I beg to move that the House do now resolve into Committee of Supply on the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure for the year 1st January 2012 to 31st December, 2012 presented to the National Assembly in November 2011. Sir, I am the bearer of a message from His Excellency the President recommending […]