Govt Hasn’t Paid UNZA Retirees In 8 years – UNZALARU

Govt Hasn’t Paid UNZA Retirees In 8 years – UNZALARU

University of Zambian Lecturers and Researchers Union (UNZALARU) general secretary Dr Kelvin Mambwe says it has been eight years since government last paid any of its members their benefits and gratuities. In an interview, Dr Mambwe said it was not necessary for the Ministry of Finance to blow its own trumpet over the release of […]

Tutwa Rubbishes PF Lies Over Sinda Clash With UPND

Tutwa Rubbishes PF Lies Over Sinda Clash With UPND

Kabwe Central member of parliament Tutwa Ngulube yesterday ordered PF youths to pull down false reports they published on Facebook claiming that opposition UPND cadres attacked ruling party supporters in a violent clash that left one person shot dead. Renowned PF youth Max Chongu posted a statement on Facebook saying: “One person shot in Sinda […]

Those Behind Topstar, NRDC Are Foolish; Will Go To Jail

Those Behind Topstar, NRDC Are Foolish; Will Go To Jail

Edith Nawakwi says all those who participated in the Topstar deal and those who are involved in the planned sale of the Natural Resources Development College (NRDC) are foolish. And Nawakwi says the Zambia Revenue Authority has become a monster fighting the growth of local businesses. Commenting on President Edgar Lungu’s Cabinet reshuffles yesterday, Nawakwi […]

GBM Milling Sues Base Ltd Over Debt from Mealie Meal Supplies

GBM Milling Sues Base Ltd Over Debt from Mealie Meal Supplies

GBM Milling Company Limited has sued Base Properties Limited in the Lusaka High Court demanding over K87, 000.00 owed for mealie meal products supplied. According to a statement filed in the principal registry, GBM Milling stated that the defendant, which trades as Spar Chilenje, entered into a written agreement with the plaintiff some time in […]

School Leaver Fined K12, 000 For Deflowering Girl

School Leaver Fined K12, 000 For Deflowering Girl

A GRADE 12 school leaver who denied deflowering and impregnating a Grade 11 girl has been ordered to pay K12, 000 by a Lusaka Local Court as compensation. Senior Court Magistrates Pauline Newa and Miyanda Banda at Matero Local Court made the ruling in a case in which Eunice Hamilumbe, 61, of Chipata compound sued […]

Chibamba: Mwanakatwe’s Appointment Hasn’t Sat Well With Some Economic Experts

Chibamba: Mwanakatwe’s Appointment Hasn’t Sat Well With Some Economic Experts

Chibamba Kanyama says the appointment of Margaret Mwanakatwe as new Finance Minister has not settled well with the international community, as she is not well known to economic watchers, despite being a ‘famous’ accountant and banker. However, Kanyama says he personally feels optimistic that Mwanakatwe would succeed in her new role as Finance Minister given […]

NACE Lecturers Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

NACE Lecturers Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Nkana Academy College of Education lecturers yesterday gathered at the Kitwe City Square protesting nine months in unpaid salaries. The go slow by lectures, which started at the Kalulushi Campus, has entered day three, spreading to all its branches in Kitwe, Luanshya and Ndola. The Workers, comprising of lecturers and other staff, started their protest […]

Washed Away Bridge Keeps Chisamba Pupils Away From school

Washed Away Bridge Keeps Chisamba Pupils Away From school

Over 340 Mulungushi Agro Primary School pupils in Chisamba District are not attending classes because a bridge they use on their way has been swept away by heavy rains. Speaking to News Diggers! in an interview, Chisamba District Commissioner Martin Chowa said a contractor was given a contract to build a bridge over the Muswishi […]

Govt To Invest In Local Timber Production – Kapata

Govt To Invest In Local Timber Production – Kapata

Lands and Natural Resources Minister Jean Kapata says government is working on investing in local timber processing as a way of adding value to timber. Ms. Kapata says government is working on engaging and persuading people in the Far East in countries like China to come and set up timber processing plants and factories in […]

Yusuf Dodia Confident Of Mwanakatwe Performing Well In Finance

Yusuf Dodia Confident Of Mwanakatwe Performing Well In Finance

Economist Yusuf Dodia has backed new Finance Minister Margret Mwanakatwe to perform. Mr. Dodia tells Q-News that is because Mrs. Mwanakatwe has a strong background in the field of finance. He says Mrs. Mwanakatwe will perform to expectation because of her experience serving in the ministry of commerce trade and industry and having previously served […]

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