‘Don’t abuse equalisation fund’

By CHARLES MUSONDA THE Patriotic Front (PF) in Eastern Province has accused some councils in the region of abusing the K150,000 monthly local government equalisation fund (LGEF), which government has been disbursing to local authorities. And a senior PF member has called on the Ministry of Local Government to audit councils

Mkushi in market stalls plot scam

By PETER MALASHA A SCAM has been unearthed at Mkushi District Council where 16 stall plots at Itala market have not been receipted and one applicant being swindled out of about K16, 000 by a named councillor. The scam has resulted in some applicants losing out despite paying the required amount


By PRINCE CHIBAWAH and ANDREW MUKOMA WE have credible information that the recent riots in Kanyama were or-ganised by the UPND top leadership because Hakainde Hichilema and his deputy saw votes in the deaths of those who died of cholera, PF media Director Sunday Chanda has maintained. And Mr Chanda said

Don’t alarm the public, scribes told

By JACKSON MAPAPAYI SOLWEZI District Commissioner Rosemary Kamalonga has urged media houses in the district not to alarm the public by publishing unconfirmed information on the current prevailing situation of cholera. Ms Kamalonga said the media plays a great role in information dissemination hence the need to publish verified information. She said

Illegal makeshift stores demolished in Mwinilunga

By JACKSON MAPAPAYI A COMBINED team of Mwinilunga District town council police and health inspectors, Zambia Police and the Zambia army swung into action at the weekend and demolished illegal makeshift stores to keep the central business district clean and prevent the possible outbreak of Cholera. Council secretary Kennedy Kasanda says

Lungu dates Muchinga

By ANNIE ZULU PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is on Saturday January 20, 2018 expected to visit Muchinga Province. President Lungu would visit six of the nine districts in the province from January 20 to 23. Muchinga Province Minister Malozo Sichone confirmed this to the Daily Nation yesterday. According to Mr Sichone,, one of the

Kalaba is ungrateful – Ex Lusaka Mayor

By CHIKUMBI KATEBE FORMER Foreign Affairs Minister, Harry Kalaba is not being grateful to President Edgar Lungu for failing to bring out his grievances as a senior member of the Patriotic Front while he was in Government, says former Lusaka Mayor Daniel Chisenga. Mr Chisenga said it was most unfortunate that Mr


    By BENNIE MUNDANDO THE family of former President Frederick Chiluba is disappointed that little is being done to address estate issues resulting in confusion and discord in the family. A senior member of the family, John Kapapi said he was disappointed that there are people who are trying to destabilise Dr. Chiluba’s

Mwale warns erring shop owners

By KALOBWE BWALYA  SHOPS in Kamwala trading area and Central business District that fail to meet hygiene standards will not be opened, Local Government and Housing Minister Vincent Mwale has warned. In an interview with the Daily Nation, Mr Mwale warned shop owners who have defied the directive that they risked

Curbing child marriages our duty, says chief

  By ANNIE ZULU  TRADITIONAL leaders should scale up efforts in curbing child marriages in Zambia, Chief Chipepo of the Tonga people of Southern Province has said. Chief Chipepo noted that the fight against child marriages was cardinal to development. He said although traditional leaders were instrumental in ending child marriages, there was need