UPND Muchinga boss quits

  By CHARLES MUSONDA I HAVE resigned from the UPND because of dictatorial tendencies by our leaders, says Winson Siame, the party’s immediate past Muchinga provincial chairman. Mr. Siame told the Daily Nation in a walk-in interview yesterday that the UPND’s top leadership had allegedly neglected lower organs in the party’s activities even

It’s illegal for HH to give interviews in prison – Chato

By AARON CHIYANZO IT is illegal for UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema to give interviews while in custody, hence any tabloids carrying news stories purported to have come from him will be investigated, says Zambia Correctional Service (ZCS) commissioner general Percy Chato. And National Revolution Party (NRP) president Cosmo Mumba has challenged ZICTA

Human Rights Activits questions Maimane’s visit

By CHIKUMBI KATEBE ULTERIOR motives inspired the coming of South Africa’s Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane to Zambia, besides visiting incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema at his jail, says former Zambia Independent Monitoring Team president and human rights activists Alfred Zulu. Mr Zulu, who is currently working with the United Nations

KCM, MP empower Wusakile women

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  By JOSSY CHAIMA WUSAKILE Member of Parliament Pavyuma Kalobo says there is need to empower women with entrepreneurship skills as a way of reducing their dependency on men. Speaking when he launched the Wusakile Royal Women Empowerment Scheme at St Francis Catholic Church yesterday, Mr Kalobo said it was important to

Climate change can wipe out Vic Falls – envoy

  By SANDRA MACHIMA   UNLESS climate change is mitigated the end result will be catastrophic, says Zambia High Commissioner to Australia George Zulu. Mr Zulu said the effect of climate change risks wiping out Africa’s natural wonders of the world such as Victoria Falls in Livingstone. The high commissioner said the Victoria Falls and

Citizens lose thousands  in social media scam

  By CHIKUMBI KATEBE   UNSCRUPULOUS people are using the names of cabinet ministers on social media to swindle innocent citizens up to K100, 000. Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Development  Ronald Chitotela has disclosed that many people have contacted him over a Facebook account offering them money under a secret empowerment project by

Council workers launch ‘Black Friday’

By ROGERS KALERO COUNCIL workers countrywide have launched a 'Black Friday' campaign aimed at pressing Government to centralise the payroll system of all council workers in the country, Zambia United Local Authorities Workers Union (ZULAWU) deputy general secretary Emmanuel Mwinsa has said. Mr Mwinsa said the 'Black Friday' campaign  was aimed

Chief Kaputa pledges to support Govt’s programs

  By SANDRA MACHIMA   CHIEF Kaputa has pledged to partner with Government in rolling out the Patriotic Front's (PF) agriculture revolution through sustainable local economic development interventions. And the traditional leader said agriculture sector should be the mainstay of Zambia’s economy because it had a potential to create jobs and add to the


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By Chintu Malambo  WE appeal to the Ministry of Home Affairs to look into their welfare of prisoners as the conditions behind bars are not good, Gospel Fellowship Ministries Pastor Mumba Mukosha has said. Pastor Mukosha said that the church was a beacon of love and a centre of hope to those

Today’s letters

DEC victimising  innocent Zambians Dear Editor   It is very painful that our law enforcement agencies including and especially the Drug Enforcement Agency will always target the small men and villagers while leaving the huge money launderers to ply their trade with impunity. Why do they feel so happy to issue statements about villagers