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Lab Technician Ian Mutambo and 3 others die in Power Tools Bus accident

SUNDAY, 3rd May 2020- The Ministry of Health has confirmed and regretted the death of Ian Mutambo a Lab Technician from Zambezi District Hospital who lost his life in a road traffic accident in the time of duty. Ian was transporting samples of suspected Coronavirus Disease from Zambezi on a power tools bus which was involved in a fatal accident on Saturday 2nd May 2020 in Manyinga District of Northwestern Province killing 3 other people aboard. Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya is saddened, disclosing that it is the first time samples of suspected COVID-19 were being transported by public transport,...

Zoom denies defaming Lungu

Zoom denies defaming Lungu

Zoom denies defaming Lungu A 17-YEAR-OLD boy of Kapiri known to many Zambian Facebook users as Zoom has pleaded not guilty to defaming President Edgar Lungu. Zoom appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates Court yesterday. This is in a matter where the Juvenile of Kapiri Mposhi in central province is facing one count of defamation of the President. It is alleged that the Juvenile between December 30,2019 and December 31,2019 with intent to bring the name of the President into hatred, contempt, ridicule and disrespect published a defamatory statement when he uttered derogatory remarks against President Lungu and accused him of...

Simon Kalolo Kabanda asks: ‘What are some of the Indicators of poverty?!’ – 27th June 2006

Simon Kalolo Kabanda asks: ‘What are some of the Indicators of poverty?!’ – 27th June 2006

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE INDICATORS OF POVERTY? 27 June 2006 It had to take the Commerce Deputy Minister to admit that it was not a priority of the New Deal Government to come up with a new Republican Constitution during its first term in office. The deputy minister revealed that the priority of the government was to end the poverty of the Zambian people. What are some of the indicators of this poverty? One: UNEMPLOYMENT. A lot of people who are supposed to be in employment now are unemployed. The old have been retrenched. The middle-aged have not been...

Zambia is in safe hands, President EdgarLungu assures diplomats

Zambia is in safe hands, President EdgarLungu assures diplomats

By Favourite Jenala Kalando and Derrick Sinjela President Edgar Chagwa Lungu says any law breakers will be dealt with accordingly once caught as Government is on top of things. Briefing diplomats during what he termed as a broader diplomatic interaction, President Lungu assured the foreign envoys that Minister’s had adequately communicated government interventions in a transparent manner. On calls for him to address the nation, President Lungu protestingly restated that at an appropriate the call by sections clamouring for a Presidential Voice on gassing and mob justice would be answered. During the meeting attended by diplomats led by European Union...

DR. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA,   AT THE GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE (MICC)

DR. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA, AT THE GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE (MICC)

Republic of Zambia SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY DR. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA, AT THE GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE HELD AT MULUNGUSHI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, LUSAKA ON FRIDAY, 28TH FEBRUARY, 2020 STATE HOUSE LUSAKA • YOUR EXCELLENCY DR. KENNETH DAVID KAUNDA, FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA; • YOUR EXCELLENCY MR. RUPIAH BWEZANI BANDA, FOURTH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA; • MR. DAVIES MWILA, SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE PATRIOTIC FRONT; • MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE PRESENT; • HONOURABLE CABINET MINISTERS PRESENT; • YOUR EXCELLENCY MR LI JEI,...

Arrival of David J. Young as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia is

Arrival of David J. Young as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia is

Arrival of David J. Young as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Embassy in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA – The United States Embassy in Lusaka is pleased to announce the arrival of David J Young as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Mr. Young returns to Zambia, where he served as Chargé d’Affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission from 2013-2016.  From 2019-2020 he served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Pretoria, South Africa, and from 2016-2019 as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria. A Foreign Service Officer for 30 years, Mr. Young has also served as Deputy Director of...

MMD President Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba’s Tribute to late Dr. Kalombo Mwansa

MMD President Dr. Nevers Sekwila Mumba’s Tribute to late Dr. Kalombo Mwansa

*FAREWELL HON DR KALOMBO MWANSA* Tribute by: Dr Nevers Sekwila Mumba, President, New Hope Movement for Multiparty Democracy, MMD March 15th 2020 This morning, we woke up to heart breaking news of the demise of one of Zambia’s best public servants, Dr Kalombo Mwansa. He represents the face of all that is honorable in public service. His dedication and loyalty to his country has been exceptional. The Movement for Multi-party Democracy has lost one of the strongest pillars of our organization. He faithfully served his party both in government and outside government. He never once turned his back against the...

Statement by the Zambia Federation of Employers (ZFE) Acting President Mrs Myra Mara Sakala Ngoma at the Special Tripartite Consultative Labour Council Meeting held on Thursday, 26th March 2020 at Twangale Park

Statement by the Zambia Federation of Employers (ZFE) Acting President Mrs Myra Mara Sakala Ngoma at the Special Tripartite Consultative Labour Council Meeting held on Thursday, 26th March 2020 at Twangale Park

  Honourable Minister of Labour and Social Security Mrs Joyce Nonde Simukoko, MP The Permanent Secretary, Mr. Chanda Kaziya The President of Zambia Congress of Trade Unions, Mr. Chishimba Nkole The Secretary General ZCTU Mr. Cosmus Mukuka The President of the Federation of Free Trade Unions of Zambia, Mr. Chingati Msiska The Secretary General FFTUZ Senior Government Officials present My dear colleagues from the employers The Director International Labour Organisation, Mr George Okutho The media team Ladies and Gentlemen Allow me to make some remarks on behalf of the Zambian Employers at this Special Tripartite Consultative Labour Council meeting which...

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