Corruption confirmed

…Ministry of Lands acknowledged creation of disputed plots in Roma By BENNIE MUNDANDO MORE documents have emerged confirming that corruption was involved in the manner applicants were dispossessed of plots by unscrupulous officials at the Ministry of Lands. A letter signed by the then commissioner of lands Barnaby Mulenga in 2012 gave

Stop Nawakwi’s power greed, FDD members told Nawakwi third term bid slammed

  By BENNIE MUNDANDO & OSCAR MALIPENGA  FDD members should now rise up and stop Edith Nawakwi’s dictatorial tendencies in her quest to consolidate grip on power because she is becoming a danger to democracy, the Zambia Republican Party (ZRP) has charged. ZRP president Wright Musoma told the Daily Nation yesterday that the FDD

Subsidy on mealie meal benefits millers only-EAZ

 By BENNIE MUNDANDO  Government decision to subsidize the price of maize sold to millers is no guarantee that consumers will benefit from such a move, the Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) has said. And the Zambia National Farmers Union (ZNFU) has described contracts which Government has signed with the Food Reserve

Chiefs tell off lying civil servants 

By CHARLES MUSONDA  CIVIL servants who are in the habit of telling lies to President Lungu on the status of development projects especially in rural areas should stop the practice, say two traditional rulers. In separate interviews in Lusaka, Chiefs Chipepo and Kaputa said there was no need to tell lies to

Let’s help Lungu succeed, urges Canisius

By MUKOSELA KASALWE  TECHNOCRATS and people with brilliant ideas should not shy away from supporting President Edgar Lungu in his endeavour to develop and unite the country, says former UPND vice president for politics Canisius Banda. In an interview with the Daily Nation yesterday, Dr Banda, who now prefers to be

Water  levels on Lake Kariba rising 

WATER levels on Lake Kariba have risen by 27 percent due to heavy rains which have characterised most parts of the country and is showing a magnificent increase in water volume which has surpassed last year’s record in the second week of February. According to records by the Zambezi River Authority

Lusaka PF youths roast Harrington

  By CHARLES MUSONDA  PF YOUTHS in Lusaka have warned former Transport minister William Harrington not to use the UPND loss in the last August elections to revive calls for the separation of Western Province from Zambia. Lusaka Province PF youth chairman Kennedy Kamba said in an interview yesterday that Mr. Harrington

PAZA demands for enactment of FoIB 

By MARY KACHEPA  THERE has been enough debate and submissions on the Freedom of Information Bill (FoIB) and it is now time to enact the Bill into law, Press Association of Zambia president Andrew Sakala has said. Mr Sakala said the enactment of this Bill into law will help journalists and

Non-performing CB teachers face chop – PS

By ROGERS KALERO HEAD teachers on the Copperbelt have directed to get rid of non-performing teachers who spend most of their time in shopping malls. The directive was issued in Kitwe at the weekend by provincial permanent secretary Mr Elias Kamanga who said because of that conduct, examination results for Grades 9

PF to rule for the next 40 years, says Kapita

By JACK MAPAPAYI  THE Patriotic Front (PF) will rule Zambia for the next 40 years, says North-Western Province minister Richard Kapita. Mr Kapita said the people of Zambia had now realised that it was only the PF party that has the heart for its people. He said the people of Zambia were appreciating