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MINISTER of Labour and Social Security Fackson Shamenda has urged trade unions to ignore the recently amended retirement age at 65 years saying no agreement had been reached with the labour movement. “The SI [statutory…

The opposition Forum for Democracy and Development FDD has written to Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) Director General complaining about the biased manner in which ZNBC has been covering their candidate in the forthcoming elections….

Government has declared December 26, 2014 and January 2, 2015, as public holidays. According to a media statement issued by Secretary to the Cabinet, Roland Msiska, the declaration of the two public holidays was in…

THE Legal and Justice Sector Reforms Commission yesterday heard that wives who commence divorce proceedings must also be compelled to compensate their husbands in cases of marriage dissolution. Making submissions before the commission chaired by…

Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani has advised political parties to notify the police every time they are holding campaigns. Ms. Libongani said apart from political rallies, police have not been informed about processions like…

Opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo Junior has successfully filed in his nomination papers for the January 20, 2015 presidential elections. And Mr. Chipimo nearly failed to file his nomination papers because 20…

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davis Chama has given acting President Guy Scott seven days to exculpate himself and show cause why disciplinary action should not be taken against him for writing a letter to acting…