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Govt collects K151 bn since 2001 on vehicle licences

Parliament heard today that government has since 2001, collected over K151 billion on motor vehicle licences. Communications and Transport deputy Minister, Mubika Mubika told the House in reponse to a quesation raised by Roan PF Member of Parliament, Chishimba Kambwili...

Clinton seeks to slow Obama push

Hillary Clinton is seeking to slow rival Barack Obama's momentum ahead of three more contests in the race for the Democratic nomination for US president. Polls give Mr Obama a slight lead going into bi-party primaries in Maryland, Virginia...

Kenya talks go to secret location

Ex-UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has announced mediation talks to defuse the Kenyan election crisis are being moved to a secret location in the country. A senior UN official who is helping to oversee the discussions said it was...

Livingstone Magistrate Court revokes Mulyata’s police bond

The Livingstone Magistrate Court today revoked former Southern Province Minister Joseph Mulyata's police bond after establishing that he missed a court session without notifying the court. Mulyata, who is being charged with Abuse of Authority of Office, today appeared before Magistrate Edsen Shanduba for...

Kafue police thwart NCZ demo

Police in Kafue this orning blocked a peaceful marching procession by Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) workers who wanted to walk to Lusaka as they continue to demonstrate over their non payment of four months...

Misapplication of public funds is embarrassing, MMD

The MMD in Kitwe has described the misapplication of public funds by some government ministries as an embarrrassment and should not be allowed to continue. District Secretary George Lungu said revelations in the Auditor General's report indicate that government...

LCC closes 14 taverns in Lusaka’s Chipata compound

The Lusaka City Council LCC has closed 14 taverns which were operating without licenses in Lusaka’s chipata compound. The taverns were also found to be operating under deplorable conditions. LCC Public Relation Henry Kapata said the taverns had...

Aliens are a danger to national security – Mbangweta

The Immigration Department has appealed to Zambians to desist from harboring illegal and prohibited immigrants as this is a risk to themselves and to national security. Immigration Department Public Relations Officer Mulako Mbangweta told ZANIS in an interview that...

Demo by NCZ workers enters day two

Scores of the Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia (NCZ) workers in Kafue this morning continued their demonstration at the office of the District Commissioner for the second day demanding that government pays them their four months arrears. The workers who...

Increased Levels of Pornographic Flows Worrying, Govt

Government has expressed concern at the increasing levels of pornographic materials being smuggled into the country. Information and Broadcasting Services minister Mike Mulongoti observed that such illicit materials do not only contribute to the erosion of the moral...

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Chisamba Lungu Makes Zanaco Return

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Minister of Tourism Assures Artistes of Presidential Protection

Minister of Toursim and Arts has called for calm in the nation and in particular amongst artistes assuring them of president Lungu's protection as...
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