Phiri urges drivers to be responsible

The Department of Road Safety and Awareness under the Zambia Police Service has urged both bus and taxi drivers to be responsible by not endangering the lives of their passengers. Zambia Police Service Officer in-charge of Road Safety Awareness, Yorum Phiri said this in Lusaka during the stakeholders meeting for taxi and bus drivers organized

NCZ needs an injection of K1 billion to be able to operate at full capacity

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has advised local contractors to work according to contractual specifications to avoid disappointing government. Mr. Lusambo is advising the local contractors against abandoning projects saying this is painting a very bad picture of them. He says President Edgar Lungu has made it a mandate that contracts should be shared between

ZUFIAW calls for stern action against Chinese expatriate engaged by Avic Intern’l

The Zambia Union of Financial Institutions and Allied Workers (ZUFIAW) has called for stern action against a Chinese expatriate engaged by Avic International who showed gross insubordination to the Labour Commissioner and the Kabwe District Commissioner. Earlier this week, the said Chinese expatriate is believed to have showed insubordination when he walked out of a

‘Fake Mineral Water Manufacturers’ charged

Police in Lusaka have charged three Chinese Nationals who were recently caught manufacturing counterfeit mineral water for various bottling companies in Zambia, among them Aquasavana and Aquarite with the offence of Copyright Infringement. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo says the three Directors of Guo Shun Limited of Makeni identified as Jiang Chunwu aged 79, Liu Guifen

You will not be treated with kid gloves – Kakoma fumes

Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has warned perpetrators of political violence in the ongoing by-election campaigns that they will not be treated with kid gloves, but will face the wrath of the Law irrespective of which party they belong to. The Police Chief has since advised all Political players to demonstrate maturity and peaceful

Chief Mukuni demands for answers over ECL’s originality

Senior Chief Mukuni of the Toka Leya people of Kazungula District in Southern Province says President Edgar Lungu should break his silence on allegations that he is not Zambian, but Malawian. Speaking during a media briefing in Lusaka, Chief Mukuni says the President should tell his side of the story and shame those questioning his

Govt spends K5.6 billion to buy ballot papers printing machine

Works and Supply Minister Felix Mutati has disclosed that government has so far spent K5.6 billion to buy a Web Presser Printing Machine for printing ballot papers and other Government documents. Mr. Mutati has told Journalists during a familiarization tour on the Copperbelt that the machine was bought five years ago, but could not function

Gomez, Lovren set to return for Liverpool

Liverpool defenders Joe Gomez and Dejan Lovren will return to the squad for Saturday’s Premier League trip to basement club West Bromwich Albion, manager Jurgen Klopp said. Gomez featured in training this week for the first time since sustaining an ankle injury on international duty with England last month, while Lovren returned from a knock

Prince Charles to be next Commonwealth head

The Prince of Wales will be the next head of the Commonwealth, the BBC understands. The Queen had said it was her “sincere wish” that Prince Charles would succeed her in the role “one day”. Leaders of the Commonwealth have been discussing the issue at a meeting behind closed doors at Windsor Castle. The non-hereditary

Wenger to leave Arsenal at the end of the season

47 ViewsArsene Wenger has announced that he will stand down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season.   The 68-year-old took charge of the club in 1996 and has guided them to three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups, although in recent years his record has come under scrutiny.   Pressure mounted

My personal view: Inonge Wina must honor Buumba Malambo

98 ViewsTwenty Six Year Old UPND Magoba Ward Councillor BUUMBA MALAMBO must be received with a thunderous welcome by her fellow women in both politics and entrepreneurship. Politics aside we need to receive this woman in style. Government like they do with the female soccer team must host a luncheon in her honor.   Now

Wenger to leave Arsenal

Arsene Wenger will finally bring his 22-year stay as Arsenal manager to a close at the end of the season, the Frenchman announced on Friday. “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season,” Wenger said in

ECZ refuses to bow to PF demands in Monze

155 ViewsThe Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has refused to bow to the ruling Patriotic Front’s demand to postpone the ward by-election in Mwanza, Monze district. PF secretary general Davies Mwila had urged the Commission to postpone the poll following the violence that he said had characterised the campaigns. Chama alleged that the opposition UPND

Ndola’s Visually Impaired Street Vendors Appeal For Space

Visually impaired street vendors in Ndola have appealed to the Ndola City Council to allow them continue trading on the streets due to their conditions. The Vendors complained that their businesses have been affected due to movements from one point … Continued

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Parties Gear Up for April 24 Polls

Political parties are criss-crossing the length and breadth of the country canvassing support for the April 24 local government by-elections. The major political players are looking to make strong political statements through winning the by-elections. Sixteen wards will host by-elections … Continued

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Kitwe Mayor Calls For Utilisation Of Research Centres

Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang’ombe has said the Kitwe City Council has not fully utilised the expertise at Mwekera Forestry College, The Copperbelt University and the National Agricultural Research Institute. Kang’ombe who is in South Africa, Durban, along side his Town … Continued

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Refugees on Greek islands angry at freedom for new arrivals

Athens, Greece – Elation has turned to anger for refugees on Greece‘s eastern Aegean islands, following a court ruling that prolongs their confinement to those islands, but allows new arrivals to leave immediately. Greek authorities were reportedly already allowing free movement for refugees arriving on Wednesday, a day after the ruling by the Council of

Mutati Warns Civil Servants Against Abusing Vehicles

Works minister Felix Mutati had warned public service employees to refrain from abusing government vehicles failure to which punitive action will be taken against them. Mutati, who doubles as Works and Supply Minister and MMD President for one of the … Continued

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Nurse’s Council Shuts College In Chingola

The General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNCZ) have shutdown Comnet College of Health Sciences and Arts in Chingola for operating illegally as a Nursing School. And the Council had also order Citizens University of Nchanga North in the same district … Continued

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Nyirenda Calls 30 For Chipolopolo Camp

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has summoned 30 players for a local camp that commences on Sunday. Nyirenda has handed call-ups to Kitwe United’s Emmanuel Chabula and New Monze Swallows striker Peter Nyirenda keeping faith to his philosophy of an open … Continued

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Seventeen investors express interest to set up industries in Zambia

Seventeen (17) investors have expressed interest in setting up industries at the Zambia Corporative Federation (ZCF) industrial park in Chipata district of Eastern province. ZCF Director General James Chirwa has told Q-News that the industrial park is expected to house over 50 different industries. Mr. Chirwa says the industries which will be interdependent of each

Kitwe Council Demolish Illegal Structures

The Kitwe City Council Police have demolished over 128 structures that wereconstructed on land belonging to Salimu School in Kitwe’s Mindolo Township. The structures some of which were on slab and roof level had been constructed illegally without approval from … Continued

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Chief Machiya urges govt to address Transport challenges in Mpongwe

Chief Machiya of the Lamba people of Mpongwe district has made a passionate appeal to the government to help ease challenges associated with transportation in the area, by providing the people with a bridge to guarantee their safety. The traditional leader says due to the peculiar nature of the area which is surrounded by the Kafue

Arrest Chinese Defiler, Demands UPP

The opposition United Progressive People (UPP) has written Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja to immediately arrest a Lusaka man of Chinese origin for defiling girls aged between 9 to 13 years old. UPP media director Mainda Simataa says the … Continued

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Chipenzi Questions Cyber Laws; Warns They’re A Threat To Democracy

Electoral expert McDonald Chipenzi says cyber laws being pushed by the government were a danger to the country’s democracy. Chipenzi is advocating for an open space and free media. “The proposed cyber laws which are crafted in the darkroom triggers … Continued

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Issuance of Birth Certificates progressing well – Kampyongo

Home Affairs Minister Steven Kampyongo says the decentralization program for the issuance of Birth Certificates is progressing very well and has received overwhelming support from the public. Mr. Kampyongo tells Q-news that two other provincial centers have been established in Kabwe in central province and Livingstone in southern province. He explains that the decentralization program

ECZ partly to blame for Political Violence

Governance, Elections, Advocacy and Research Services (GEARS) Initiative Executive Director McDonald Chipenzi has noted that some of the governance and political conflicts in the country are as a result of the ineffectiveness of the Electoral Code of Conduct. Mr. Chipenzi feels political parties are not entirely to blame for the political violence in the country

ECZ Rejects PF Demand To Cancel Monze By-Election

The Electoral Commission if Zambia (ECZ) has rejected demands by the ruling Patriotic Front to cancel a ward by election in Mwanza Ward in Monze. PF CE Davies Mwila had asked ECZ to halt the by-election after violence allegedly perpetrated … Continued

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Zambian Musicians To Host KK’s 94th Birthday

Zambian artistes will next Friday host a musical dinner in honour of Dr Kenneth Kaunda’s 94th birthday anniversary. Dr Kaunda, the Zambian founding father, spent 27 of his 94 years on earth as President of the copper rich southern African … Continued

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Kamanga: ‘Leave Our Kabila Alone’

Last year’s nonsense of fixing matches has started again by the FAZ executive. It all started by suspending Donashano Malama from a Charity Shield red card which was engineered through a named referee, then Walter Bwalya’s issue and later it … Continued

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