Government Ran Out Of Finances For Projects – Musokotwane

FINANCE minister Situmbeko Musokotwane says the country has a backlog of infrastructure development that needs to be addressed immediately. Musokotwane said in interview that the government was unable to find money to offset the backlog that had characterised almost all the towns in the country hence the move to channel mining taxes towards infrastructure. He […]

Defections To PF Show Change Is Inevitable – Katati

THE massive support the PF is enjoying in the country clearly demonstrates that majority Zambians want change of government, according to the PF in Mufulira district. In an interview, Mufulira district PF chairman John Katati said it was encouraging that the party had become stronger and more popular than ever before especially on the Copperbelt […]

ECZ Is Ready For Elections, AVAP Tells Rupiah

THE ECZ is ready to conduct this year’s elections because they have already set a date when they will come up with a final voters’ register, says AVAP. In an interview, Anti-Voter Apathy Project (AVAP) Northern Province coordinator, Kelly Kashiwa said President Banda should go ahead and announce the election date and not hide behind […]

Don’t Force Village Headmen To Support PF – William Banda

MMD in Lusaka Province says it will not allow the people said to be threatening village headmen in Chongwe district in an effort to force them to join the opposition Patriotic Front. Provincial chairperson William Banda says Zambia is a democratic country and that people are free to support a party of there choice. Mr. […]

Ensure free and fair elections, ECZ urged.

The National Restoration Party (NAREP) has called on the judiciary in the country to play an active role in ensuring free and fair elections later this year. NAREP Secretary General John Phiri has told Qfm that the fact the judiciary has been at the center of controversy in the elections aftermath calls for urgent improvement […]

UNZA Worker Found Dead

A 33-year-old man of Lusaka’s John Laing compound has been found dead in unclear circumstances at the University of Zambia premises. Some passersby discovered Geoffrey Simankamba’s body in the bush around UNZA great east road campus today. Mr Simankamba is believed to have been working at the learning institution as an animal attendant. And UNZA […]

Teenager Drug Trafficker Arrested

A Lusaka teenage boy has been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for trafficking in cocaine. DEC Public Relations Manager, John Nyawali has named the teenager as Masuzyo Zulu of John Laing compound. Mr Nyawali has explained that Masuzyo, who is a grade 9 pupil At John Laing Basic School, was found with the […]

Illegal Land Allocation Continues

Zambia police officers have been deployed in New Kasama area in Lusaka to prevent illegal allocation of land. Earlier today (Sunday), quick action by the police prevented several people from illegally sharing a particular piece of land in the area. This followed the encroachment of the respective piece of land by some people, who claim […]

Residents Bemoan Poor Internet

Kitwe residents have bemoaned the poor internet services in the city. The residents say part from being poor, internet services are becoming expensive. They have explained that internet access is extremely slow at almost all of the service providers in the city.