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Govt disappointed over people gaining political mileage out of Levy’s PTA remarks

Government is disappointed that some people are making political capital over remarks made by President Levy Mwanawasa over the payment of  Parents Teachers Association, PTA, fees in schools. Chief Government Spokesperson, Mike Mulongoti, regretted that some people were maligning President Mwanawasa...

MMD in Kabwe hail Levy for assuming SADC chairmanship

Hundreds of Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD) cadres in Central Province yesterday held a solidarity march in support of President Levy Mwanawasa's new role as chairman of the southern Africa development community (SADC). The drum beating, ululating and chanting cadres...

Levy drops Sikatana

President Mwanawasa has with immediate effect terminated the appointment of, Mundia Sikatana, as Foreign Affairs Minister and has since replaced him with Minister of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources, Kabinga Pande. President Mwanawasa indicated in a letter addressed to Mr. Sikatana...

PF lawmaker reprimanded for breaching parliamentary etiquette

Speaker of the National Assembly Amusa Mwanamwambwa today seriously reprimanded Nkana Patriotic Front  (PF) Member of Parliament Mwenya Musenge for breaching parliamentary etiquette and privileges through his unparliamentary behavior at the National Assembly Motel in January this year. The Speaker...

Levy to maintain Kunda, Mulongoti in Cabinet

President Mwanawasa says he has no intentions of dismissing Ministers of Legal Affairs, George Kunda, and Information and Broadcasting, Mike Mulongoti, from government. President Mwanawasa desribed as malicious, calls from some sections of civil society for the dismissal of thre two...

OASIS Forum calls for withdrawal of NCC Bill from Praliament

The Oasis Forum in Northern Province has called for an immediate withdrawal of the National Constitution Conference Bill which is currently under debate in Parliament if the country is to come up with a people-driven constitution. The Oasis Forum made...

Govt says there is no Constitution making process stand-off

Chief Government Spokesperson, Mike Mulongoti, has dismissed First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda's assertion that there is a stand-off  between government and the civil society over the ongoing Constitution making process. "Government will take this opportunity to tell the former president...

FDD calls for adequate funding of Auditor General’s office

The Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) has urged Government to increase funding to the Auditor General’s Office to enable it to effectively scrutinise the use of public funds. FDD vice-president, Chifumu Banda, said Government should allocate and timely disburse...

Kunda opposes Bill

Minister of Justice, George Kunda, says proposed measures in the private Judicial Code of Conduct (Amendment) Bill are unprecedented in the entire Commonwealth and are a serious threat to the independence of the judiciary. This is according to the report...

Vatican envoy prods the Catholic Church to continue with humanitarian efforts

Vatican Ambassador to Zambia and Malawi Nicola Girasoli has implored the Catholic Church not to relent in its humanitarian support to the vulnerable in society. Ambassador Girasoli said the Church is called to serve and love humanity regardless of the...
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ZCCM-IH has the capacity to efficiently operate Mopani Copper Mines-IDC

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has said ZCCM-IH has the capacity to efficiently operate Mopani Copper Mines. According to the...
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