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Sata makes changes at NAPSA, Compensation Board

PRESIDENT Sata has appointed Mr Charles Mpundu as director-general of the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) and Elizabeth Nkumbula as commissioner of the Workers’ Compensation Fund Control Board. Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and Labour permanent secretary Amos Malupenga announced this...

Zambia’s astronaut Nkoloso still making headlines

In 1964, a Zambian grade-school science teacher single-handedly, and unilaterally, created a space program for his country. The program involved rolling aspiring astronauts down a hill in a barrel and clipping their rope-swings at the height of their arc...

Veep deplores Government officials’ work culture which he thinks was inherited from MMD

Vice president Dr. Guy Scott has charged that some government officials are too slow to implement government policies. Dr. Scot says this is the attitude that some government officials seem to be adopted from the previous MMD regime. He says instead...

Kabanda assures on constitution time frame

The technical committee drafting the country's constitution says there is no need to worry about the time frame for drafting the constitution. Committee spokesperson Simon Kabanda says it is possible for the country to have a document within the specified...

ACC dragnet closes in on former first family

The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) says it has made progress in investigating allegations of corruption against a company associated to the former first family regarding a contract which was awarded for the rehabilitation works at Livingstone central prison. ACC public...

Deputy Minister Masumba pleads not guilty

Local Government and Housing Deputy Minister Steven Masumba who was yesterday arrested by the Anti Corruption Commission over his allegedly forged accounting qualifications has pleaded not guilty to the offence. Appearing before Principal Magistrate Wilfred Muuma, Masumba 31 pleaded not...

Minister nabbed by DEC over academic qualifications

LOCAL Government and Housing Deputy Minister Steven Masumba was yesterday arrested over his accounting qualifications but he argues that he did not forge his academic papers. According to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Mr Masumba claims to hold an Accounting Technician...

Fred Mmembe is pushing his Luck too far

By Elisha Musoma (ZRP President) I strongly feel that Fred Mmembe is pushing his luck too far by trying to scandalise anyone who doesn’t agree with him in any way. I know that has been his character, but I’m saying...

Zambia Police to soon commence a crackdown on Sex workers

Sex workers or prostitutes who parade the streets at night to sell sex to desperate men will be handed jail terms or fines in a crackdown that shall commence soon. This is according to Inspector-General of Police Stella...

MTN to re-draw ‘Win beeg’ promotion

In an effort to restore customer confidence in its promotions, MTN Zambia has announced that it will re-draw a new winner of the 1 billion kwacha under the Win Beeg promotion. This is follows revelations of fraud in the selection...

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