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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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How Government can reform Youth empowerment programmes to create jobs this time around

By Mwansa P. Chalwe snr The government’s youth empowerment initiatives have not worked and will continued not working in future unless a reset button is pressed, and a number of reforms are undertaken. The initiatives’ impact on job creation...

Home Affairs Challenged to issue a forensic report on who was behind a spate of Market Fires in 2017

UPND Media Director, Ruth Dante has called on the Ministry of Home Affairs to issue a forensic report on who was behind the spate of fires that swept through a number of markets in 2017. In an exclusive interview this...

Bill 10 Debate: Court to Nullify Its Own Orders

By Sakwiba Sikota Courts sometimes overturn their judgements. I suppose this is the reason that Honorables Jack Mwiimbu and Cornelius Mweetwa have vowed that following the meeting of the Standing Orders Committee that they will take the decision to...

Parliament should not make a mistake of retabling the dead constitutional amendment Bill 10

The UNITED PARTY FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT has maintained that parliament should not make a mistake of retabling the dead constitutional amendment Bill 10 of 2019 as the party will be left with no choice but to seek legal redress...

Zambia has made significant strides to transform its economy through use of technology-World Bank Group

The World Bank Group (WBG) says Zambia has made significant strides to transform its economy through use of technology and that the application of various digital platforms in national economic governance had set the country on a path to...

Casualization and poor salaries of contract workers at ZAFFICO

By Musyani Siame Casualization of graduate workers on short term contracts has reached unprecedented high levels at ZAFFICO and is awfully going against labor laws. The fundamental question is, how long is a person supposed to work under contract before...

PF want to sneak in amendments in Bill 10 that will facilitate their winning of the presidential and general elections next year

By Charles Kakoma,UPND Spokesperson. The current constitutional mess was created by the ruling Patriotic Front government. Many of the provisions they are trying to pass through Bill 10 are already taken care of in the current Constitution as amended in...

I’m Not a Politician, I am a Revolutionary, Fred M’membe reflects on the Past

By Chambwa Moonga SOCIALIST Party president Dr Fred M’membe says there appears to be no limit to what the current leaders of Zambia can do. And Dr M’membe said as for the Socialist Party, “We are not coming to maintain the...

IMF commences virtual meetings with Zambia over Covid emergency funding

The International Monetary Fund has confirmed that it has started having virtual meetings with the Zambian government regarding a request for emergency financing. IMF Communications Director Gerry Rice told a media briefing from Washington D.C that discussions will cover the...

Pilato, Music and the Grim Social Realities of our Time

By Sishuwa Sishuwa On 5 January 2019, a 34-year old citizen was forced to flee Zambia after members of the governing Patriotic Front (PF) threatened to kill him. His crime? He composed and released a song with references to a rat...
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Electoral Commission of Zambia Reduces Nomination Fees for 2021 general Elections

Following the submissions by the Zambia Centre for Inter-Party Dialogue (ZCID), the United Party for National Development (UPND) and other Stakeholders, the Electoral Commission...

Mweetwa is right, Inonge Wina is not a Woman in Parliament but a Lawmaker

By Ruth Dante – Media Director – UPND THE United Party for National Development (UPND) would like to make it clear that Republican Vice President,...

KBF is hallucinating, there’s no vacancy in the Party leadership – Davies Chama

PATRIOTIC Front (PF) deputy national chairman Davies Chama says Lusaka lawyer Kelvin Bwalya Fube can continue dreaming about his ambitions to contest the party...

I’ll counsel Hon. Mweetwa, Chief tells Religious Minister

Chief Cooma of Choma District in Southern Province has castigated the behavior of opposition political party, United Party for National Development (UPND) Member of...