NAREP Commends The Catholic Church.

The National Restoration Party (NAREP) has commended the Catholic Church for their non partisan stance on various issues of national interest. NAREP National secretary John Phiri said in an interview that the Catholic Church has been called names in the recent past for merely speaking for the voiceless in society. Mr. Phiri says it is […]

RB To Launch His Campaigns

RB To Launch His Campaigns

President Rupiah Banda will on Monday officially launch his presidential campaign for the September 20 general elections. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations Dickson Jere says the launch will be at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lusaka. Mr Jere says all are invited to listen to the President’s campaign message. He however […]

Mtendere Residents Riot after A Speeding Driver Hit A Boy

A  17-year old boy of Mutendere in Lusaka has been hit and severely injured  by a speeding vehicle earlier this evenning  causing residents to engage in riots, throwing stones at vehicles as well as burning tyres on the area’s roads. The speeding vehicle completely severed off, from the ankle, the victim’s left leg. According to […]

Clinics And The Public Seek To Mend Sour Relations

Some Health Institutions in Lusaka have embarked on image building initiatives to narrow the information gap, between medical personnel and the public. And Matero Mini-Hospital Superintendent, Gabriel Ngongo has since stated the need for cordial relations, between health workers and the community. Dr Ngongo has explained that health workers, have for long time endured harassment […]

Lusaka Widow Evicted Embarassingly

A widow of Lusaka’s Olympia residential area has been spending nights in the cold after being evicted three days ago. Judith Chilemo says court bailiffs pounced on her and evicted after her late husband’s niece, allegedly sold the house she was living in. Mrs Chilemo claims that the sale of the respective house was done […]

Court Adjourns Sata Case

The Lusaka High Court has adjourned to 6th August 2011, Patriotic Front President, Michael Sata’s libel case, against the Times of Zambia and the Zambia Daily Mail. Mr Sata and former Kabwata Member of Parliament, Given Lubinda have sued the state-owned publications over articles published on 7th July 2011. The two are claiming punitive damages […]

Chinese Company Cited For Workers Rights Abrogation

The Ministry of Labour in Livingstone has had to intervene in the wage impasse between casual workers and Zam-chin, a construction company working on Spar Supermarket. This follows Thursday’s sit-in protest by the construction company’s workers over management’s refusal to implement the minimum wage statutory provision. Livingstone District Senior Labour Officer, Luke Chungu has told […]

Sesheke Residents Demand For Development

Sesheke’s Lipumpu residents have bemoaned the lack of development in the area. The residents also say the area has further been ignored by government with respect to development projects. They have told that government arbitrary kick-started development projects in other parts of the country, except for Sesheke. The residents have cited the poor road […]

Ailing Mahtani To Be Evacuated

Former Finance Bank Board Chairman, Rajan Mahtani is this evening set to be evacuated to a foreign country for specialised medical attention. This is after he was taken ill and further admitted to a local private hospital after he suffered a suspected cardiac arrest last night. Dr Mahtani’s evacuation has been granted by Lusaka Magistrate, […]

Polls Nominations Dates Set

The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has set 7th to 10th August 2011 as the period for filing in of nominations for Presidential aspirants in this year’s general elections. ECZ Director, Priscilla Isaacs has announced this in a statement made available to Ms Isaacs has further set 12th August as the day for filing […]