Chiefs Should Be Neutral, Says chief Chanje

CHIEFS should play a neutral role in politics, according to chief Chanje of the Chewa people of Chipata. Speaking when a PF delegation led by party vice-president Guy Scott paid a courtesy call on him at his palace on Sunday, chief Chanje said all the people who were in politics belonged to the traditional leaders. […]

Activist Calls For Action On Failed constitution

IT will be a scandal if people responsible for the failed constitution in Zambia are not punished for wasting more than K200 billion on a fruitless exercise, according to an advocate of good governance. In a statement, Marilyn Celli said the government leaders who frustrated the constitution-making process and rejected important provisions that the people […]

Corruption Has Compromised Quality Of Education – UNICEF

CORRUPTION has compromised the quality of education in Zambia, says the UNICEF education chief. During a media breakfast in Lusaka, Hassan Ali Mohamed said the government had the obligation to ensure compulsory and free education for all children. He said the media had the responsibility to report on the progress towards the attainment of quality […]

NAPSA To Spend K157bn On Kalulushi Housing Project

THE National Pensions Scheme Authority says it is going to spend K157 billion on the Kalulushi housing project on the Copperbelt. NAPSA director general Stanley Phiri said in an interview that the housing project that would be fully funded by the institution would take two years to complete. Phiri said the project included low and […]

Checkpoints Becoming A Nuisance, Says C/belt Police Chief

COPPERBELT police commanding officer Dr Martin Malama says traffic police checkpoints are becoming a nuisance owing to the many bribery allegations from the travelling public. Recently there has been an outcry by transporters and the motorists on the increasing demand of bribes by traffic police. “We got the complaints as well, we will investigate the […]

Zambia’s Population To Hit 26 Million By 2035

ZAMBIA’s population will continue growing from 13 million people in 2011 to 26 million by the year 2035, according to the Central Statistical Office. At a press conference to mark World Population Day which fell yesterday, Central Statistical Office (CSO) census manager Richard Banda said Zambia had a high rate of population growth at three […]

Stop Parading Children As Defectors, Fr Mwewa Urges MMD

CATHOLIC Dioceses of Ndola treasurer general Fr. Augustine Mwewa has urged the MMD to stop parading children as defectors. On Saturday the MMD paraded children as 125 PF defectors during a rally in Nkwazi that was addressed by party spokesperson Dora Siliya. In an interview, one of the children at the rally, Chisela Mulenga, 14 […]

Release The LCC Land Scam Report, State Urged

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has urged government to release the report of the findings on the investigations initiated at the PF dominated Lusaka City Council on the alleged illegal land allocation FODEP Executive Director McDonald Chipenzi tells QFM news that holding on to the report on the findings on the investigations will verify […]

Kakoma : UPND Is The Only Sensible Party

United Party for National Development, UPND spokesperson Charles Kakoma has charged that his party is the only sensible party in the current political arena. Mr. Kakoma said all well meaning Zambians should rally behind the UPND if Zambia is to witness meaningful change. He says the UPND has proved to Zambians that it is capable […]

Namulambe, Liato Next To Defect?

MMD chairman for elections Gabriel Namulambe(on top) and Labour and social security minister Austin Liato(bottom with President Rupiah Banda)are some of the high profile officials thought to be planning to defect to the opposition Patriotic Front. Sources within the MMD have told QFM that looming defections from the ruling party to the opposition are said […]