Mulongoti : MMD Is Under Pressure

Mike Mulongoti has attributed the delay in announcing the date of elections to the pressure the MMD is facing. Mr. Mulongoti says the delay by the MMD government to announce the date of elections can best be described as indecency. He says decency demands that the date of elections is announced and not kept a […]

ZANAMA Hires “Jerabos” To Beat Up Marketeers Dragging Politics Into Chisokone Market

The Patriotic Front Executive at Kitwes Chisokone market have unearthed a scam in which some Zambia National Marketeers Association have allegedly hired a group of thugs to beat up Patriotic Front members into the market. PF Chisokone Branch Chairman Mulunda Mwanza has disclosed the development to Tumfweko. Mwanza has since appealed to the police to […]

Mwenye : I Wont Resign Nor Detracted

Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) president Musa Mwenye says he will not allow calls for his resignation to derail the operations of the association. Mr. Mwenye says the LAZ executive has resolved not to respond to such calls, as doing so would only detract the association from dealing with real issues. He explained in a […]

PTUZ To Receive Funding With Caution

The Professional Teachers Union of Zambia PTUZ says teacher unions will receive the 10 billion Kwacha disbursed towards dismantling of teachers arrears with caution. However, PTUZ has demanded that the money be paid to teachers immediately saying the arrears have been long over due. Speaking in an interview, PTUZ Secretary General Kangwa Musenga further demands […]

EAZ To Carry Out Debates Among Political Parties

The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) has announced that starting next week; it will host a series of debates among political parties at aimed at helping them present their economic and social policies. EAZ president Isaac Ngoma announced at a media briefing held at the Golden bridge hotel in Lusaka. Mr. Ngoma says the debates […]

Nakonde Border Post Closed As Strike Persists

The Nakonde border in Northern Province has been temporarily closed following a strike action by striking Tanzanian truck drivers who became violent this morning. There was tension at the border post as the irate drivers ran amok bringing business at both Tunduma and Nakonde border to a stand still. They also attempted to set on […]

2009 Budget And Expenditure Tracking Survey Reveals Inadequacies In Education And Health Sectors On The Copperbelt

The 2009 Budget and Expenditure Tracking Survey (BETS) has revealed a number of inadequacies in both the education and health sector on the Copperbelt province.In the health sector, of the six health institutions covered only two in Mufulira (Mokambo and Kawama West) have no maternity wards as a result, cases are conducted in isolation rooms […]

Kaweche Seeks To Stand In Malambo Under PF Ticket

Kaweche Kaunda has applied to contest the Malambo Parliamentary seat in Mambwe district of Eastern Province on opposition PF ticket. And former Petauke district commisioner and former diplomat, George Zulu, has applied to contest the Luangeni seat on a PF ticket. Kaweche, who is Dr. Kenneth Kaunda’s son, confirmed the development in an interview yesterday […]