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Chiluba’s pension, assets frozen

THE London High Court judgement has finally been served on former President Frederick Chiluba with a court injunction freezing his pension account and two properties in Ndola. But Dr Chiluba has said that he would contest the London judgement during...

Low voter turn out characterises Kapoche by-election

The Kapoche by-election in Petauke in the Eastern province has been characterized by low turnout of voters. By midday, polling stations visited by ZANIS, had less than 50 per cent of the total number of registered voters, who turned upto cast...

Court acquits Fawaz of motor vehicle theft charge

Kitwe businessman and Hetro Mining proprietor, Shawi Fawaz, was today acquitted of the charge of theft of motor vehicle because there was no evidence linking him to the offence. Fawaz has, however, remained in police custody because he is facing...

Mwanawasa denies U-turning over Constitution-making

PRESIDENT Mwanawasa says he has not back-peddled over the Constitution-making process as alleged by the Oasis Forum spokesperson, Musa Mwenya. In a letter to Mr Mwenya dated June 1, made available to the Times in Lusaka yesterday, Mr Mwanawasa said...

Get correct data on constitution – Mulongoti

CHIEF Government spokesperson, Mike Mulongoti, has advised the church to equip itself with correct information on the constitution-making process so that they can actively and effectively participate in the debate. Mr Mulongoti, who is also Minister of Information and Broadcasting...

GOVERNMENT has set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the death of 12 soccer fans.

Government has set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the death of 12 soccer fans in a stampede at the Konkola Stadium in Chililabombwe on Saturday.And President Mwanawasa has called for a thorough investigation into events that lead...

Mwanawasa calls mines ministry to reminate mining rights

President Levy Mwanawasa has instructed the Minister of Mines and Mineral Development Dr Kalombo Mwansa to terminate mining rights of investors who were not using their Licences.. President Mwanawasa said nearly the whole country was under large scale prospecting licences that...

London judgement historic, says Blair

British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has described the Zamtrop and BK conspiracy judgement by the London High Court as a historic victory for the people of Zambia. Mr Blair said the judgement against former president, Frederick Chiluba, and others, was...

ZCTU calls for ‘cease fire’ on Chiluba’s corruption case

The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has declared that second Republican President, Frederick Chiluba, has been judged enough and cautioned politicians and members of the civil society to desist from commenting further on Dr. Chiluba's health at the...

ACC arrests suspended Sichone

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested suspended Commissioner of Lands, Frighton Sichone. According to a Press Statement released to Zambia News and Information Services - ZANIS - by the ACC Public Relations Manager, Timothy Moono, the Joint Investigations Team on the Ministry...
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Kitwe Pastor expresses disappointment with Bill 10 collapse

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