CB YOUTHS SLAM ‘EMPTY’ TALK

… call for disciplinary action against Kalaba By MUYANI SHINJABALE AS Patriotic Front (PF) youths on the Copperbelt, we are asking the top party leadership to discipline Mr Harry Kalaba because we don't want to see selfish and disloyal leaders within the ranks of our party, provincial Youth chairman Nathan Chanda has charged. “We find

5 FOREIGNERS ARRESTED

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By Buumba Chimbulu FIVE people of Chinese, Burundi and Lebanese nationalities have been arrested by the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) for smuggling goods valued at K3.6 million. The arrested individuals have been detained for smuggling activities involving seven transit trucks carrying assorted goods worth K3, 600, 000. ZRA has since suspended the licence

Increase funding to fisheries dept, govt told

By PETER MALASHA A CIVIC leader in Mkushi has appealed to government to adequately fund the fisheries department in the area. Chalata ward councillor Moses Majimela made the appeal in interview with the Daily Nation. Mr. Manjimela said there was need for government to adequately fund the fisheries department to stimulate fish

LUNDAZI FARMERS BEMOAN FERTILISER DELAYS

By Mailesi Banda FARMERS in the Eastern Province are not accessing seed from the Farmer Input Support Programme since their accounts have not been loaded by the government to enable them access fertiliser. Hamilton Chamba a farmer in Lundazi district said the agro dealers are not giving the farmers fertilizer

MINISTER ACCUSED

  ...as Kalundu Mall saga deepens By Kalobwe Bwalya And Chite Mtonga                                                                               LOCAL Government Minister Vincent Mwale has allegedley authorised the controversial Kalundu Mall construction to resume without the approval of the National Council for Construction (NCC). This was revealed at a meeting between Lusaka City Council and Kalundu residents held to resolve

ZIMBABWE UNREST: ECL URGES AMICABLE SOLUTION

By Oscar Malipenga PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has encouraged all parties in Zimbabwe to work towards a quick and peaceful resolution to the impasse. The Head of State has called on all the parties to uphold human rights. President Lungu, who is in Cairo, Egypt on a state visit, made a comment yesterday on

THE UNTOLD POSITIVE STORY BEHIND THE 42 FIRE TRUCKS

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Dear Editor, In the last one month or so, our nation has been entertained with mixed comments regarding the 42 Fire Trucks that the Government of Zambia bought at a total cost of $42 million through a local company Grandview International. I agree that a lot of people feel $42 million was

BE CAREFUL…STATE WARNED OVER RECONCILIATION

By Sandra Machima THE government has been warned to be highly circumspect in the manner it handles the proposed reconciliation between President Edgar Lungu and UPND leader, Hakainde Hichilema because the evil cartel and its foreign sponsors were lurking in the background. Zambia Republican party leader Wright Musoma questioned the involvement of

TOPSTAR SLASHES DECODER PRICES

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By Aaron Chiyanzo TOPSTAR, the public signal distributor, has reduced the decoder price from K199 to K99 to ensure digital life for all Zambians, TopStar sales director Cliff Sichone announced yesterday. Mr Sichone said the price reduction was meant to ensure that all Zambians were able to benefit from the TV digital