PF Government will soon resort to printing money-HH

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema
Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has warned that the PF government will soon resort to printing money due to the economic meltdown that the country is facing. Mr Hichilema said Zambia is in a serious economic situation than what most people realize. He said due to over...

Managing Director Akashambatwa Lewanika offers to resign

Tanzania Zambia Railways Authority -TAZARA- Managing Director Akashambatwa Lewanika has written to President Michael Sata indicating his willingness to step down as Managing Director for the joint national railway company. Mr Lewanika says he has decided to offer himself to be replaced because the effective...

PF Government slashes fees in public schools

EASTERN Province Minister, Makebi Zulu, interacts with pupils at Kampini Primary School at Chanida border post in Chadiza district on Tuesday. The Minister was on his familiarization tour of the district. PICTURE BY STEPHEN MUKOBEKO/ZANIS
The Zambian Government has announced that it has reduced all fees paid in public and grant aided schools with effect from next term General Education Minister David Mabumba told Parliament that his Ministry has directed that pupils in Grades 8 to 12 should pay K150...

HH utterances border on racial intolerance-PF

The Patriotic Front (PF) in Northern Province has added its voice in condemning UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema’s derogatory remarks against Republican Vice President Dr. Guy Scott. PF regional secretary Evarist Chela says it is unfortunate that Mr. Hichilema has developed a habit of using unpalatable...

Opposition parties are working with the Post Newspaper to maliciously discredit the President-Kambwili

CHIEF Government spokesperson, Chishimba Kambwili says some opposition political parties are working with the Post Newspaper to maliciously discredit President Edgar Lungu and the Government. Mr Kambwili has lashed out at what he calls ‘loose cannons’ whom he accused of being used by Rainbow Party...

Bank acts to avert fraud

ACCESS Bank Zambia has introduced on the market two facilities that make it difficult for swindlers to fraudulently access other people’s bank accounts or replicate automated teller machine (ATM) cards, frauds which the market has witnessed in recent weeks. The bank was the first in...

Zambia sign a 246 million U.S Dollar credit facility with EXIM Bank

Minister of Finance Felix Mutati.
Zambia has signed a confirmation agreement of a 246 million U.S Dollar credit facility with Export- Import Bank of India -EXIM- for construction of infrastructure that will decongest Lusaka roads. Minister of Finance Felix Mutati signed on behalf of Zambia while Debasish Malick, EXIM Bank...

HH is selfish, has acquired huge tracts of land and still acquiring more-Davies Chama

Davies Chama addressing PF Members at the mobilisation meeting
PF Secretary General Davies Chama says he will be ready to have his right hand cut off if UPND President Hakainde Hichilema improves the living standards of Zambians if he becomes republican President. Mr Chama said Mr Hichilema cannot make a good President because he...

Construction of New State House to begin next year

Artist impression of the New State House that was to be built
Construction for an ultra-modern State House is due to begin next year after a Parliamentary committee expressed concern over the deteriorating condition of the current home and office the head of state -built some eight decades ago – and MPs supported the idea. The project...

DRC Catholic Bishops in Zambia to seek Audience with President Lungu on DRC elections

President Edgar Lungu with President Joseph Kabila during the Closing ceremony of SADC Summit in Namibia
The Congo Conference of Catholic Bishops is in the country to seek audience with the Church and President Edgar Lungu on the forthcoming December general elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). President Lungu is the current Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics,...

Now Nevers Mumba endorses HH

Drama has continued to unfold in the once might MMD as the Nevers Mumba faction has decided to back UPND President Hakainde Hichilema despite having paid half of the required presidential nomination fees. Speaking at a media briefing the embattled MMD leader said President Hichilema...

I’ll sign the National Dialogue Bill-President Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says he will assent to the National Dialogue amendment bill which Parliament passed on Tuesday this week. Parliament this Tuesday passed the National Dialogue Amendment Bill after a heated debate by Members of Parliament from the Opposition, Independent and ruling parties. ...

PF finds current constitution useful for oppressing people with divergent views-Former PF MP

The Patriotic Front government finds the current constitution useful for the purpose of oppressing people with divergent views hence President Michael Sata’s refusal to allow Zambians have a new laws, former Patriotic Front Chawama Constituency Member of Parliament Sampa Bredt has observed. Mrs. Bredt said...

HH summoned for Public Order Act breach during his township visits

Police in Lusaka have summoned United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema for questioning over an alleged breach of the Public Order Act (POA). The UPND leader is alleged to have broken the law during his door-to-door visits to houses and shops in...

State House has not issued National Address Statement

Mr Amos Chanda
State House has said that that it has not issued any statement stating that Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Patrick Matibini will this evening address the nation on national radio and television. According to a statement released to the media this evening by President...