ZICTA STEPS UP WAR AGAINST INTERNET ABUSE

By Chikumbi Katebe ZAMBIA Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) has intensified investigations into internet abuse with fraudsters duplicating Facebook profiles for senior government officials, including ministers. ZICTA director for consumer protection Mofya Chileshe said there were six active cases in court concerning internet fraud and abuse of mobile phone services. Mr Chileshe

ZESCO, MINES SEAL DEAL ON POWER TARIFFS 

By Bennie Mundando WE will begin to invoice our mines with newly-negotiated tariffs following a completion of engagements between a delegation of six ministers and the mining firms which has just concluded its task this month, Zesco managing Director Victor Mundende has said. Speaking during a press briefing at the Zesco headquarters

ANTONIO MWANZA APOLOGISES TO PARLEY

By Mukosela Kasalwe FDD secretary-general Antonio Mwanza yesterday apologised to parliament for the irresponsible, false, misleading and unsubstantiated statements he made and reported in the Daily Nation Newspaper, issue No.1696, dated Thursday, June 22. Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini admonished Mr Mwanza for causing the publication of false and misleading

INFORMATION BILL STILL AWAITS CABINET NOD, SAYS MINISTER

By Annie Zulu THE Access to Information Bill will be presented to Parliament for enactment as soon as the cabinet approval process is complete, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Kampamba Mulenga has said. Ms Mulenga, who is Chief Government spokesperson, however, noted that the right to access to information was included in

HALT ANTI-MUTATI CRUSADE – UPND

By Mukosela Kasalwe LEADER of the opposition in the National Assembly Jack Mwiimbu has appealed to people aggrieved with Finance Minister Felix Mutati to stop their bickering against the minister as their action is negatively affecting Zambia's economy. Mr Mwiimbu appealed to people who may have personal differences with Mr Mutati, who

KAMBWILI’S VEHICLE WAS NOT REGISTERED, COURT TOLD

By Justina Mulenga A ROAD traffic inspector at RTSA yesterday told the Lusaka Magistrates Court that he was the one who impounded Chishimba Kambwili’s motor vehicle, a Jaguar CK900 on August 13 because it was not registered in the RTSA system. This was in a matter which came up for trial yesterday

PROVE FIRE TENDER CORRUPTION – LUNGU

By Oscar Malipenga THOSE tasked with the responsibility to investigate must show interest in the outcry about the recently acquired fire trucks, President Edgar Lungu has directed. And President Lungu has said that he is not corrupt and will not be intimidated by accusations of corruption as he does his work. Speaking when

HH SETS TERMS FOR DIALOGUE

By Andrew Mukoma UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has demanded for a number conditions to be met before the much-talked about dialogue can take off. Mr. Hichilema said that there were issues that needed to be addressed before the planned dialogue slated for December could commence. He has demanded that before dialogue, both parties

HH SECRET MEETINGS SLAMMED

Recognition first step for dialogue. By Annie Zulu & Andrew Mukoma SECRET dialogue meetings with UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema which exclude other political parties will not yield any fruits. And any fruitful dialogue should incorporate all political parties and must be premised on HH recognising President Edgar Chagwa Lungu as Head of State. Anything

ZESCO PROMISES STEADY SUPPLY OF POWER

By Bennie Mundando ZESCO has embarked on a power generation mix to ensure it provides electricity to its customers whenever they need it, says senior manager Patrick Mwila. Mr Mwila said unlike the previous situation where the company had to spread its little generation capacity partly due to a drought, it has