Zambia, Morocco sign 19 agreements

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  By ANNIE ZULU ZAMBIA and the Kingdom of Morocco yesterday signed 19 agreements and memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthening trade and bilateral relations between the two countries. The signing ceremony took place at State House and was witnessed by President Edgar Lungu and his Moroccan counterpart King Mohammed VI. The

GBM INSULTS JUDICIARY

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  By Charles Musonda UPND vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba yesterday launched a scathing attack on the judiciary calling it a total nonsense, stupid and rubbish for among other things summoning Mutinta Buumba Mazoka, wife of Fred M’membe, over a contempt of court case against her. Mr. Mwamba also accused President Lungu

Set committee of inquiry to probe land scam-ZDDM

By Bennie MUNDANDO WE demand for the immediate establishment of a committee of inquiry to probe alleged irregular acquisition and administration of land at the Ministry of Lands, the Zambia Direct Democracy Movement (ZDDM) has charged. Commenting on the latest syndicate in which the Ministry of Lands has been implicated in mega

Sunday’s Local Court stories

Young woman who allegedly frequented bars divorced By FRANK NYAMBE   A  LUSAKA woman who loved the taste of beer in the company of men has lost her marriage in the Local Court. This was after Edson Lungu, 28, of Chawama compound sued his wife, Karen Kaliza, 21, of Makeni for divorce on allegation

Sunday’s text messages

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Fred M’Membe having sleepless nights Editor, Yes, the dominoes have started falling. I’m sure now M’membe is having sleepless nights. The man is in a web of mammoth problems that he seems not to know how to sort them out. But there is something to remember, the way M’membe is

Sunday’s Letters

Things fall apart for Mutinta Mazoka M’membe Dear Editor It is reportedly said that impunity was like a bottle of whisky; you have a sip, enjoy the taste, take another and before you know it the bottle is finished and you are drunk. It looks at least – that Fred M’membe’s wife

ZRP lauds Lungu on ministers’ quarterly  reports

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  By ANNIE ZULU PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu’s move to demand quarterly reports from ministers proves that he is passionate about developing Zambia, says Zambia Republican Party (ZRP) president Wright Musoma. Mr Musoma said this would enable the minister’s work hard and improve the livelihood of the Zambian people. “As ZRP we are very

Probe Lilayi sex abuse of female police officers-NGO

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  By Mailesi Banda The alleged sexual harassment of female police officers at Lilayi Training College by their superiors has been poorly handled by the concerned authorities, says female activist and director of Sisters For Real director Agnes Banda. Ms Banda has since appealed to home affairs minister Steven Kampyongo and the Human

FQM spends US$3.5m on Solwezi-Ching0la Road

  By SANDRA MACHIMA FIRST Quantum Minerals (FQM) has spent more than US$3.5 million in engineering and maintenance works at the Solwezi-Chingola road. FQM head of government affairs John Gladston said the mining firm had worked on 128km of the 168km road, carrying out pothole and shoulder repairs, and reconstruction of certain sections

War against cancer in children needs teamwork, says First lady

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  By JUSTINA MULENGA FIRST lady Esther Lungu has called for renewed collaboration to care for children with cancer globally. She said this during the International Childhood Cancer Day in collaboration with the Kayula Childhood Cancer Foundation for 2017 under the theme “Together for Kids with Cancer” which was held at Mulungushi International