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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Levy to secure K44bn for UNZA

President Mwanawasa has pledged to secure K44 billion from the national treasury to help resolve the stand-off between University of Zambia management and unionised staff over insufficient funding to the institution. UNZA Public Relations Officer, Stanslous Chewe said President Mwanawasa...

Terence Findlay convicted of Assault

The Ndola Magistrate Court has convicted suspended ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) Copperbelt province chairman, Terence Findlay after finding him guilty of assault occasioning bodily harm. Findlay 43, has since been sentenced to nine months simple imprisonment and ordered...

American national deported

The Immigration Department has deported a 27 year old American national after serving his jail sentence for trafficking in psychotropic substances. Immigration Public Relations Officer Mulako Mbagweta told ZANIS in Lusaka today that Kimmel Daron Vincent who served as a...

Lusaka Car dealers protest

A group of car dealers today stormed the Lusaka City Council (LCC) offices at civics center to complain about the council’s announcement to remove them from the central business district. LCC Public Relations Manager Chanda Makanta confirmed the move by...

Govt. to swiftly fight crime in SADC

Government says it will swiftly respond towards addressing escalating criminal activities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Home Affairs deputy minister Misheck Bonshe says there was urgent need for police in the region to take action and stop...

DEC officers nabbed for soliciting a bribe

Two Drug Enforcement Officers on the Copperbelt have been arrested for corrupt activities. The duo has been nabbed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for corrupt activities involving K10 million. ACC Public Relations Manager Chiko Halwiindi confirmed the development to ZANIS in...

Eastern prisons to harvest 20,000 by 50kg bags this year.

The Zambia Prison Service in Eastern Province is this year expected to harvest 20,000 by 50 kilogram bags of maize. Commissioner of Prisons, Gibby Nawa, revealed this when he paid a courtesy call on Eastern Province Minister, Charles Shawa at...

Do not detain children for too long – Law enforcers urged

The National Child Justice Forum ( NCJF) has called on law enforcing agents to ensure children who come in conflict with the law are not detained for a long time. National Forum Chairperson, Justice Astrida Chulu, said the law...

Maximise the use of Indigenous Languages-Prof Kashoki

A linguist at the University of Zambia (UNZA) has said there was need for the maximising the use of indigenous African languages in order to accelerate socio-economic development in the country. African Languages Professor Mubanga Kashoki observed that there was...

New passports on the way

New passports will be issued out this month. Home Affairs Permanent Secretary, Susan Sikaneta said this will be done from three offices. Ms. Sikaneta said work at the three offices have reached an advanced stage and installation of machines is almost...
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