LCC Gives Chicagos, Four Others 24 Hours Ultimatum

LCC Gives Chicagos, Four Others 24 Hours Ultimatum

Lusaka City Council (LCC) has given Chicagos at East Park Mall and four others 24 hours ultimatum to show cause why their licences should not be revoked for contravening public health guidelines. Based on LCC investigations and video footage, it has been established that Chicagos management over the weekend allowed their premises to operate as […]

Schools Re-Open to a Shaky Start, Govt Fails to Provide Face Masks

Schools Re-Open to a Shaky Start, Govt Fails to Provide Face Masks

Pupils at some schools in Lusaka have been turned away from school for reporting without face masks. The pupils have told Diamond News that they have not been provided with the masks, in sharp contrast to government’s position that schools were ready to reopen. A check by Diamond News found some pupils Tiyende Pamodzi School […]

KBF Set To Take Over PF Presidency

KBF Set To Take Over PF Presidency

Prominent Lusaka Lawyer and PF Presidential elections front runner Mr Kelvin Fube Bwalya has emerged as a clear favorite to take the stewardship of the ruling Patriotic Front at the forth coming Patriotic Front General Conference set for July this year. Mr Bwalya is said to be leading in an independent poll conducted recently by […]

Teacher Unions Still Skeptical Over Schools Reopening

Teacher Unions Still Skeptical Over Schools Reopening

National Action for Quality Education in Zambia Executive Director Aaron Chansa says the reopening of exams classes needs more consultation before implementation. Mr Chansa says the organisation is reluctantly supporting the reopening of the exam classes as there is still need to ensure the ministry of general education, ministry of health and the disaster management […]

Health Workers Recruitment Bias – Biomedical Union

Health Workers Recruitment Bias – Biomedical Union

The recruitment strategy of Health workers in the wake of Covid-19 has been received with mixed feelings by various stakeholders. The Biomedical Union of Zambia has accused Ministry of Health of being bias in the recruitment process as the initial statistics shows that more nurses have been recruited than the other professions such as clinical […]

CEC, KCM Impasse Needs Urgent Attention

CEC, KCM Impasse Needs Urgent Attention

Kantanshi Member of Parliament Anthony Mumba has described as unfortunate the impasse between Konkola Copper Mine KCM and Copperbelt Energy Cooperation- CEC. Mr. Mumba has noted that failure by the mining company to settle its debt will have a negative impact of CEC which also has to meet its obligations such as wages and tax […]

Nakonde Lockdown Continues

Nakonde Lockdown Continues

Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya is today May 16 in Nakonde District which is the new epicenter of the coronavirus in the country. Dr. Chilufya wants to assess the prevailing conditions in the area and has been accompanied by his permanent secretary for Technical Services Kennedy Malama among other government officials. Earlier Dr. Chilufya visited Nakonde […]

11 Zambian Workers Quarantined In Company Camps

11 Zambian Workers Quarantined In Company Camps

The Ministry of Labour has closed down Chueng Zhu Company in Lusaka owned by Chinese nationals for holding hostage their 11 employees for two months in unpleasant conditions amidst the outbreak of Covid-19. During the hostage, the workers were barred from visiting their families and even accessing other facilities outside the company premises on pretext […]

PF Cadres Condemned Over Media Attacks

PF Cadres Condemned Over Media Attacks

THE Media Owners Association of Zambia and MISA Zambia have condemned the attacks on Mpika and Muchinga Radio Stations by some suspected Patriotic Front cadres when the two media institutions planned to feature on phone UPND President Hakainde Hichilema. MOAZ President Kenny Tonga says the idea of cadres attacking media houses is unacceptable and must […]