Fuel Pump Prices Reduced With ‘Immediate Effect’ From Midnight

Zambia will scrap a levy on fuel used to fund strategic reserves, which will now be the sole responsibility of the government, Energy Minister Christopher Yaluma said on Friday today. “The onus of holding fuel will go into the hands of government. The government will take that risk and will ensure that we do not […]

MMD Runs Bankruptcy

Political Analyst Dante Saunders has charged that the Movement for Multi party Democracy (MMD) has gone bankrupt as can be seen from the seizure of its property by bailiffs assigned by NAPSA. In an interview with HOT FM, Saunders noted that MMD is experiencing a clear indication that the former ruling party was using tax […]

PF To Petition Four C/Belt Seats Lost To MMD

THE ruling Patriotic Front (PF) on the Copperbelt says it will next week petition election results in the four rural constituencies it lost to the MMD in last month’s 9/20 elections. The PF plans to petition election results for the Lufwanyama, Mpongwe, Masaiti and Kafulafuta parliamentary seats, according to the government controlled Daily Mail. The […]

RB Used RDA To ‘Over-Procure’ More Than K4 Trillion On Road Works

HE Rupiah Banda administration over-procured road works through the Road Development Agency by over K4 trillion in its election campaign-motivated urban and township projects, sources have disclosed. The RDA board which was dissolved by President Michael Sata for alleged corrupt practices is reported to have also influenced the award of a contract to tar the […]

ZNBC Director General Fired And Sacked

ZNBC  General Director Eddie Mupeso has been fired and sacked with immediate effect. Hot Fm Manger Joe Chilaizya is new director general of ZNBC. And ZNBC director of programmes has also been fired and sacked with veteran broadcaster, Kenneth Maduma taking over as new director of programmes. Information Broadcasting and tourism Minister Given Lubinda announced […]

Magande To Be New Bank Of Zambia (BoZ) Governor

Magande To Be New Bank Of Zambia (BoZ) Governor

SOURCES have disclosed to Tumfweko that former Minister of Finance and National Planning Ngandu Magande may be the new Bank of Zambia Governor. Sources disclosed that Magande who served as minister from July 2003 to Nov 2008 will be the next supremo at Bank of Zambia. “Magande is being quoted and its likely the appointment […]

Judge Matibini Is New Speaker Of National Assembly

Lusaka Judge Dr.Patrick Matibini is the new Speaker of the National Assembly. Matibini, who was nominated by the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) was declared winner on Thursday morning by the returning officer of the National Assembly Doris Mwiinga. The new Speaker beat his rival United Party for National Development (UPND) Vice President, Richard Kapita who […]

BoZ Gets New Deputy Governor

Zambia has appointed a new deputy governor at the central bank but has yet to name a new governor, the bank’s spokesman said. “I can confirm that former Development Bank of Zambia managing director Dr Bwalya Ng’andu has been appointed deputy governor for operations at the Bank of Zambia,” central bank spokesman Kanguya Mayondi said. […]

Former Chief Executive And Co-founder Of Apple Steve Jobs Dies Aged 56

Former Chief Executive And Co-founder Of Apple Steve Jobs Dies Aged 56

Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56. “Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve,” Apple said. Jobs announced he was suffering from […]

Opposition MMD appeals to Sata to abide by the constitution

Opposition MMD appeals to Sata to abide by the constitution

Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) has appealed to Republican President Michael Sata to abide by the Republican Constitution in his execution of powers. Party deputy national secretary Chembe Nyangu has told Qfm that President Sata took the oath to protect the Zambian citizenry regardless of religious or political affiliation and that this should bear […]