DORA Siliya SWEATS, Refuses To Give Evidence On Corrupt Sale Of ZAMTEL

FORMER Minister of Communications and Transport Dora Siliya yesterday refused to personally give evidence regarding the questionable US$257 million sale of Zamtel assets to Libya’s Lap Green. Ms Siliya, 41, instead opted to have Lusaka lawyer Sakwiba Sikota speak on her behalf even after being asked five times to speak by Minister of Justice Sebastian […]

SATA ‘Axe And Fires’ All 10 Zambian Diplomats In Malaysia

SATA ‘Axe And Fires’ All 10 Zambian Diplomats In Malaysia

REPUBLICAN President Michael Sata has fired all 10 Zambian Embassy Diplomats at Newly opened Malaysian Embassy offices in KualaLumpur, Tumfweko sources have disclosed. Apparently, the only survival is the High Commissioner who was earlier on fired about a week ago and re-instated in a caretaker capacity according to highly placed sources. The embassy is just […]

SATA Threatens To Dissolve Parliament

SATA Threatens To Dissolve Parliament

REPUBLICAN President Michael Sata has threatened to dissolve the National Assembly in accordance with Article 88 if the Opposition continues to act unreasonable by frustrating his efforts to govern the country. Article 88(5) c the president can dissolve the National Assembly at any time. Speaking at a swearing-in-ceremony at State House on Thursday, Mr. Sata […]

Malawi VP Leaves Zambia, No Arrest Fears

Malawi Vice President Joyce Banda is today Thursday expected to leave Zambia after attending  independence celebrations at the invitation of President Michael Sata, effectively putting to rest rumours that she was seeking asylum in the country. Rumours were rife that Banda failed to return Wednesday because there was a plot by government to arrest her […]

NAPSA US$ 98 Million Deal Justified

NAPSA US$ 98 Million Deal Justified

The National Pension Scheme Authority has projected a profit of more than 200 million dollars from its investment in the Building Society house re-development. NAPSA Director-General, Stanley Phiri made the disclosure today when he appeared before the commission of inquiry on the respective transaction. The transaction involves the 98 million dollars the Lusaka’s central business […]

SATA Opposes Hike In Bread Price

SATA Opposes Hike In Bread Price

REPUBLICAN President Michael Sata has instructed the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Emmanuel Chenda to meet all stakeholders in the wheat industry to preven the hike in bread price. President Sata says plans to hike the price of bread by K500 are unjustified. “The plans to increase the price of bread will largely hurt the […]

ILLEGAL Contracts Of 28 Army Generals And Colonelse Terminated

ILLEGAL Contracts Of 28 Army Generals And Colonelse Terminated

REPUBLICAN President Michael Sata has with immediate effect terminated the contracts of 13 brigadier generals and about 15 colonels in the defence forces because they are occupying offices illegally. The President was speaking at State House yesterday when he swore in permanent secretary in the Ministry of Chiefs Affairs Coillard Chibbonta and 10 provincial commissioners […]

Late Gaddafi, The Richest Person In The World

Late Gaddafi, The Richest Person In The World

Muammar Gaddafi was three times as rich as Carlos Slim and ten times richer than King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia — easily the richest man in the world. Gaddafi was supposedly worth over $200 billion with assets in bank accounts, real estate and corporate investments around the world. This staggering new estimate comes from senior […]

KATELE, KAVINDELE Ready To Shame RB

KATELE, KAVINDELE Ready To Shame RB

Former Vice-President, Enoch Kavindele, who was on a campaign trail with former president Mr. Rupiah Banda, has called for a financial probe on all former senior ministers and MMD officials to be investigating on suspicions that they looted national resources. Kavindele, who was hoping between Banda’s official planes and helicopters during the last election, said […]

Kawambwa Tea Company Workers Go 13 Months Unpaid, Down Tools

Kawambwa Tea Company Workers Go 13 Months Unpaid, Down Tools

By Godfrey Chikumbi UNIONISED workers  at Kawambwa Tea Company (KTC) Friday morning  downed tools demanding their dues . And the workers have appealed to government to repossess the company from its Zimbabwean investor who they claim has failed. Some workers who declined to be named for fear of victimization told tumfweko.com that they have gone […]