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Kabimba congratulates ZANU-PF for amassing majority seats in the vote

JUSTICE Minister Wynter Kabimba has congratulated the ZANU PF of Zimbabwe for amassing majority seats in the just ended general elections. Speaking speaking on Saturday when he appeared on a special Muvi television assignment programme themed, Governance Mr Kabimba said that the numbers that...

Opposition MPs heckle Speaker, force adjournment

Opposition Members of Parliament today heckled and forced Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini to prematurely suspend proceedings of the house before subsequently adjourning the sitting of the house. This followed the Speaker's decision to dismiss Mazabuka Member of Parliament Garry Nkombo's follow up...

LCC plot allocation wrong-Chituwo

MINISTER of Local Government and Housing Brian Chituwo says it is unacceptable for Lusaka councillors to allocate themselves over 80 plots at the Lilayi Housing Development project. Dr Chituwo has since directed the Lusaka town clerk to avail his office with minutes of the meeting...

7 People die on the spot in road traffic accident near Kapiri Mposhi

A private minibus in which six people died following a accident that overturned several times after a tyre burst in Nyimba.
SEVEN people have died on the spot in a road traffic accident involving a Toyota Hiace and a foreign truck near Kapiri Mposhi. Central province police commissioner Lombe Kamukoshi said the accident happened at Kabowa area which was seven kilometers from Kapiri Mposhi. Ms Kamukoshi said...

Kabanda’s peacekeeping calls unrealistic

Chief Government spokesperson Ronnie Shikapwahsa has said Citizens Forum executive director Simon Kabanda, who is appealing to the international community to send peacekeepers during a demonstration over the Constitution-making process, is being unrealistic. Lieutenant General Shikapwasha said in Lusaka yesterday that Mr Kabanda was expressing...

UNZA’s Ridgeway Campus and CBU Ndola campus not affected by meal allowance termination

The Ministry of Higher Education has said that the termination of meal allowances to students does not apply to University of Zambia- School of Medicine (Ridgeway campus) and the Copperbelt University (Ndola campus). In a statement released to the media by the ministry's public relations...

MMD members in Mporokoso directed to shun HH’s rally

The MMD in Mporokoso district has directed its members to shun today’s public rally which is due to be held by UPND president, Hakainde Hichilema, in the area. In an interview with ZANIS in Mporokoso today, MMD Northern Province Youth Chairman, Webster Nkole, said the...

The Labour Movement should rebrand and recruit more members-Labour Minister

Joyce Nonde-Simukoko
Minister of Labour Joyce Simukoko has advised the labour movement in Zambia to rebrand and capture all workers including those in the private and informal sectors. Speaking during a meeting with the Zambian delegation are attending the 106 International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland Mrs....

Ministry of Health dismisses fake statement on tomorrow’s Independence Day celebrations

The Ministry of Health has distanced itself from a fake statement circulating on social media suggesting that it has cancelled tomorrow’s Independence Day celebrations. Spokesperson Maximillian Bweupe has since urged the public to dismiss the statement with the contempt it deserves. Dr Bweupe has further encouraged...

Chishimba Kambwili thanks Edgar Lungu and his support base

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE. To MY PRESIDENT, His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu, I say thank you for this opportunity to serve you and the Zambian people. I will not let you down sir. To my fellow ministers and PF leaders, my hat off and I celebrate...

Apology key to Zambia, Malawi relations – Veep

VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott says the Malawian Government should not overlook the issue of giving a satisfactory apology to President Sata over the 2007 deportation despite him having sent a high level delegation to attend the 30th Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA)...

Electoral Commission of Zambia targets 6.4 million voters

THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) is targeting to register 2.5 million new voters to add to the 3.9 million currently on the 2006 register to bring the voter’s roll to about 6.4 million. ECZ deputy director in charge of Information Technology Brown Kasaro said...

The Litunga has been sued by his subjects; they want him to vacate the throne

His Majesty the Litunga Lubosii Imwiko II (r) shares a light moment with Western Province Permanent Secretary Mwangala Liomba (c) during the 15th Anniversary of the Coronation of His Majesty the Litunga in Limulunga Royal Village of Limulunga District
The Litunga of Western Province Edwin Lubosi Imwiko the second has been sued by his subjects. According to the originating notice of motion by the subjects issued through the Mongu High Court today, the traditional leader has been asked to relinquish his position...

Ecobank Zambia to plant 2,500 fruit trees in 50 schools

Ecobank Zambia has committed to plant 2,500 fruit trees in 50 schools across the country under a project dubbed 50-5-50 Initiative. The project was launched at Lotus Basic School in Lusaka on Tuesday, 5th June 2018 in commemoration of the World Environment Day. The Bank will...

Media challenged to get involved through investigative reporting

Northern Province Minister Brian Mundubile has challenged the media in the region to carry out investigative reporting on acts of corruption in order for culprits to be prosecuted. Mr. Mundubile said the media, as a fourth estate, has a critical role to play in combating...