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Zambia Takes Steps Towards Biosafety Law

Zambian policymakers have adopted a biosafety bill that paves the way for legislation to deal with issues surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The bill was drafted by the Parliamentary Committee on Education, Science and Technology, and submitted to parliament on...

Levy terminates contract of Mongu DC, Muwanei

President Levy Mwanawasa has with immediate effect terminated the contract for Mongu District Commissioner, Kwalombota Muwanei. President Mwanawasa has since appointed Namakau Mubita as new District Commissioner for Mongu. Both Western Province Minister Adonis Mufalali and newly appointed DC Ms. Mubita have...

ZADECO welcomes VJ’s dismissal

The Zambia Democratic Congress, ZDC, is happy with President Levy Mwanawasa's decision to dismiss Vernon Mwaanga as information and broadcasting minister. ZDC National Chairman Langton Sichone said the dismissal of Mr. Mwaanga from government should serve as a warning to...

MMD urges police to institute stringent measures against taxi operators

The ruling MMD in Kabwe has appealed to the Zambia Police Services and the local authority to work out immediate stringent measures to curb the rising lawlessness among motorists especially illegal taxi operators in the district. Bwacha MMD Constituency Chairman,...

Levy fires VJ

President Levy Mwanawasa has fired Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Vernon Mwaanga. President Mwanawasa has also revoked Mr. Mwaanga's nomination as ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy, MMD, Member of Parliament and parliamentary Chief Whip. Mr. Mwaanga also ceases to be chief...

VJ resigns from MMD NEC

Dismissed Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, Vernon Mwaanga, says he has with immediate effect resigned from the MMD National Executive Committee, NEC. This follows President Mwanawasa's decision to relieve him of his duties as minister and chief government spokesperson. President Mwanawasa...

Government to increase Zanaco bank sale price

The government will increase the price for the stake in state-owned Zambia National Commercial Bank (Zanaco) it is selling to Rabobank after criticism of the deal, a government agency said on Wednesday. The government has come under fire from...

Govt intends to erect immigration border post at Ndunga

Government has revealed intentions to open up an Immigration border post at Ndunga on the border with Angola this year. Kabompo District Commissioner, Teddy Chipimpa, said government is concerned at the rampant illegal traffic across the border. Mr. Chipimpa said the...

UPND prepares for 2011

UNITED Party for National Development (UPND) president Hikainde Hichilema, says his party is strengthening its structures so that it can be ready for the 2011 tripartite elections. Mr Hichilema who did not state clearly whether UPND would abandon the United...

MMD, rivals differ on ‘indaba’

The ruling MMD and some opposition political parties have differed on how to treat the invitation from the Oasis Forum to attend a stakeholders meeting to discuss the constitution making roadmap.The Oasis Forum would this Saturday hold a meeting...
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George Mpombo calls for the bringing to book of what he described as fertilizer crooks

THERE has been a well-orchestrated ripping of government through the supply of low quality and underweight bags of fertilisers...