Lifwekelo backs PF expulsions

By MUKOSELA KASALWE THE expulsion of Chishimba Kambwili and Mwenye Musenge from PF is long overdue and the action will instil discipline and ensure the ruling party remains strong, says former UPND deputy spokesperson Edwin Lifwekelo. Mr Lifwekelo, who once served as PF secretary-general, said the ruling party was founded on discipline

ACC needs restructuring – MMD

By AARON CHIYANZO THE Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) in its current form is not inspiring as it has failed to use its teeth to bite corrupt sacred cows who still feel they are untouchable, Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) national secretary Raphael Nakacinda has charged. The MMD chief has suggested a major

Respect workers’ rights, YALI tells chain stores

By FLAVIOR CHISHALA KANUNGO THE Young African Leaders Initiate (YALI) has called for respect of workers’ rights in chain stores if foreign investment is to yield fruits in Zambia YALI governance advisor Isaac Mwanza said it is disappointing for Pick n’ Pay Zambia management to offer K200 payrise to its workers. Mr Mwanza

Karavinas kill Manyinga man (61)

By JACKSON MAPAPAYI SUSPECTED Karavinas have shot and killed a 61-year-old man of Luvota village in Manyinga in North Western Province in  unexplained circumstances. North Western commissioner of police Auxensio Daka said the incident occurred on Friday around 18:00 hours in Kashinakazhi area and identified the deceased as Mr Edward Selema. He said

Chiefs release more land for public works

By JACKSON MAPAPAYI TRADITIONAL leaders in Mushindamo district have released more land to government for the construction of public infrastructure. Last year, the traditional leaders released about 3,500 hectares of land to the government for public infrastructure development projects in the area. Chiefs Chikola and Musaka have given out land for the establishment

Today’s text messages

Kambwili is a spoiler Editor, Kambwili deserved the expulsion because he thinks of himself as an invincible and therefore indispensable member of the party. This the mistake most people make until they are rudely reminded by reality that the world is just a stage on which we play and move on. Dominic Chansa  ----------------------------------------------- Cartel

‘Regular drugs intake key to HIV fight’

By CHIKUMBI KATEBE LACK of consistence and poor management in the supply chain of medicines has contributed to the problem of resistance to drugs in the treatment of HIV in Zambia, says Treatment, Advocacy and Literacy Campaign executive director Felix Mwanza. Mr Mwanza said there were many factors which could lead to

Chizyuka joins PNU

By SIMON MUNTEMBA in Namwala FORMER UPND Namwala Member of Parliament, Robbie Chizyuka has joined and endorsed the newly formed Party of National Unity (PNU) and its leader Highvie Hamududu. Addressing hundreds of his supporters in Namwala yesterday, Major Chizyuka said he decided to join the PNU because it was founded on

PF dares Kambwili

By SIMON MUNTEMBA IF you are a man enough and think that you are popular, let’s meet on the political arena in Roan Constituency, the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has dared expelled PF central committee member Chishimba Kambwili. PF Secretary General, Davis Mwila said if  Mr Kambwili was  man enough, he should

Finnish envoy slammed over LAZ

By CHARLES MUSONDA IT is unfortunate for Finnish Ambassador Timo Olkkonen to comment on issues he least understands, the PF has charged Mr. Olkkonen told a local private radio station on Saturday that President Lungu must allow the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) to discharge its duties professionally and that it was