Author Archive

24 mins ago

STOP PARROTING LIES, DNA URGES CRITICS

CLAIMS that President Lungu is breaking the law are unfounded because he is a seasoned lawyer whose decisions are based on sound judgments, Zambian DNA spokesperson Spuki Mulemwa has said. Mr Mulemwa said in an interview on
24 mins ago

MANDEVU GARBAGE COLLECTORS WARNED

By NATION REPORTER COMMUNITY-Based Enterprises (CBEs) should improve their garbage collection services in their localities in the next three months or else their contracts will be terminated, Mandevu’s Justin Kabwe Ward 21 councillor, Teddy Mwaba has warned.
1 hour ago

LUNGU’S CHILD MARRIAGE FIGHT CHEERS AU

By NATION REPORTER THE African Union (AU) has commended President Edgar Lungu for his continued commitment and efforts to end child marriage at national, continental and global level. African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs Amira Mohamed Elfadil
1 hour ago

MUTATI-LED MMD FACTION PETITIONS CONCOURT

By NATION REPORTER THE Felix Mutati led MMD faction has petitioned the Constitutional Court seeking a declaration that the party convention held in May 2016 which saw the election of Mr Mutati as the new party president
2 hours ago

KASEMPA LAWMAKER FUMES

By NATION REPORTER THE Patriotic Front (PF) in Kasempa is allegedly victimizing and evicting retired public service workers from their homes for supporting the UPND in the forthcoming Nkenyauna local government election, Kasempa Law maker Brenda Tambatamba
2 hours ago

NAREP OPPOSES TAX ON INTERNET CALLS

Share this article THERE is no mobile phone service provider threatened with profit loss or extinction by use of internet calling, says National Restoration Party Central Province information publicity secretary Frank Sichone. Mr Sichone said the introduction
3 hours ago

HH MUST SUBSTANTIATE CORRUPTION CLAIMS, SAYS YALI

By NATION REPORTER CHIEF justice Ireen Mambilima should give UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema a platform to enable him substantiate his claims that judges and the judiciary are corrupt, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) president Andrew Ntewewe said
3 hours ago

LUSAKA HIGH COURT TO HEAR HH, GBM CASE

The Lusaka High Court will on August 20 hear a matter in which UPND leader, Hakainde Hichilema’s and his vice Geoffrey Mwamba are alleging that their right to be heard over the presidential petition was violated. Judge
4 hours ago

COURT PENALISES KAMBWILI: HE MUST PAY COSTS FOR DELAYING CASE

By NATION REPORTER THE Lusaka High Court has ordered Chishimba Kambwili to pay PF secretary general Davis Mwila’s costs for delaying trial in a matter where he is challenging his expulsion from the ruling party. The matter
4 hours ago

INTERNET CALL TARIFF WILL HURT SMES – CUTS

By BUSINESS REPORTER THE 30 ngwee tariff introduced on internet phone calls should be reconsidered as it will have a negative impact on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), says the Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS). CUTS
5 hours ago

MWANAKATWE APPEALS TO ACCOUNTANTS FOR SUPPORT

By NATION REPORTER THE accountancy profession in Zambia should support government in increasing transparency and accountability in all parts of governance, says finance minister Margaret Mwanakatwe. Ms. Mwanakatwe said there was a need for greater transparency and
5 hours ago

VEEP WINA JETS INTO TURKEY

By NATION REPORTER Vice-President Inonge Wina is today expected in Turkey for various issues of mutual interest and development co-operation between the two countries. In her three-day official visit, Ms Wina is expected to meet Turkish Cooperation
5 hours ago

ELEPHANT KILLS 2 PEOPLE IN CHAMA

By NATION REPORTER TWO people in Chama have been killed by an elephant in the North Luangwa National Park. Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Chola Katanga said Boyd Mukuma 36 of Zoole village and an unidentified pregnant woman
6 hours ago

WHO GETS THE CHILD! – AS GIRL’S DNA RESULTS READY

By NATION REPORTER THE DNA results of the girl reported to have risen from the dead will be made available today and immediately the child will re-join her parents. Copperbelt police commissioner Charity Katanga was yesterday scheduled
7 hours ago

TECHNOLOGY; THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THE 21ST CENTURY

FEW things are more perplexing than the duality of modern technology. The same computer used to access knowledge on CPR and first aid, could easily be used to learn bomb- making and cause utter destruction. This is
8 hours ago

VANDALISM OF POLICE POST WORRIES COUNCILOR

By NATION REPORTER MATERO constituency Mwembeshi ward 27 councilor, Kelvin Kaunda has expressed sadness that the Barlastone police post that was constructed two years ago had been vandalized even before it could start operating. In an interview
9 hours ago

THE QUEST FOR A NATIONAL INFORMATION (KNOWLEDGE) REPOSITORY FOR ZAMBIA

By C. B. M LUNGU. SINCE before independence, Zambians have been steadily contributing to the world’s literary output. This has steadily added to the human resource development the country needs for democracy to thrive, as well as
10 hours ago

‘CHIEFS KEY IN HEALTH SERVICE DELIVERY’

By NATION REPORTER TRADITIONAL leaders are key in the provision of health services because they have a huge influence on their subjects, says ministry of Health director of health promotion, environment and social determinants Dr Abel Kabalo.
10 hours ago

YOU CAN IGNORE NORTHERNERS, EASTERNERS AT YOUR OWN PERIL

Dear Editor, If we are to buy a concept of tribalism from UPND, then we can safely state that minus support from a combination of Northerners (Luapula, Northern and Muchinga) and Easterners, no politician can ever enter
11 hours ago

LET’S USE WDF SENSIBLY – CANDIDATE

By NATION REPORTER THE Ward Development Fund (WDF) is key to developing a ward hence the need for prudent use of the funds, says PF aspiring candidate for Kamalamba local government by-election, Patson Kyaba. In an interview
12 hours ago

MMD WILL ONLY BOUNCE BACK INTO THE POLITICAL ABYSS

Dear Editor, What wishful thinking by co-president of MMD Nevers Sekwila Mumba. “The MMD is one of the largest opposition parties in Zambia after ruling for 20 years, making way for the ruling Patriotic Front after they
13 hours ago

PLEASE STOP THESE COSTLY EMPLOYEE TRANSFERS IN COUNCILS

Dear Editor Through your widely read newspaper, I wish to express my concern and challenge Local Government minister Mr. Vincent Mwale, on why these transfers are still taking place in the ministry after they were suspended. I
14 hours ago

PACE OF DEVELOPMENT IN NAKONDE DISAPPOINTING

Share this article Dear Editor, Allow me to air my views on the pace at which development is rolling out in Nakonde.  Do we really have a member of Parliament in Nakonde given the current state of
15 hours ago

BLOCKED SEWER SYSTEM AT PARLIAMENT MOTEL

Dear Editor, We have complained through the media over the failure by Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) to unblock the sewer drainage system behind Parliament Motel near ZAMSURE football ground leading to Sunset Stadium. It is
15 hours ago

RAPHAEL CHOTA WARD GETS BOOST

By NATION REPORTER RESIDENTS of Raphael Chota ward  in  Mandevu constituency, have been assured of having a new police post as well as other social amenities. Speaking in an interview with the Daily Nation, Joseph Tamba, the
15 hours ago

CENTRAL PROVINCE INVESTMENT EXPO IN K700, 000 FILLIP

By NATION REPORTER SPONSORS of Central Province Investment Forum and Expo have contributed about K700, 000 towards the hosting of the event which will be held in October this year. The sponsors include China Jiangxi Corporation, Sable
16 hours ago

CHISAMBA DEVELOPMENT AGENDA CHEERS DC

By NATION REPORTER THE development agenda being pushed by government in Chisamba area should be commended by all Zambians, says District Commissioner, Martin Chowa. Mr Chowa said the government under the leadership of President Edgar Lungu was
16 hours ago

LUSAKA DC HAPPY WITH ZAMBIAN CONTRACTOR: OVER LUMUMBA DRAINAGE WORKS

By NATION REPORTER I’AM happy to note that a Zambian contractor has been engaged to construct a drainage along Lumumba road, says Lusaka District Commissioner, Captain Davis Mulenga. Captain Mulenga observed that the 20 percent sub-contracts that
16 hours ago

MKUSHI WARD IN WATER CRISIS

By NATION REPORTER UPPER Lunsemfwa Ward in Mkushi has been hit by a severe shortage of clean water, councillor Thomas Mukoso has confirmed. Mr Mukosha said as a result, people were forced to walk long distances to
19 hours ago

SHUT UP, LAURA MITI TOLD

By NATION REPORTER IT is irresponsible and unpatriotic for Alliance for Community Action Executive Director Laura Miti to suggest that the US government should institute a travel ban on Zambian government officials with diplomatic passports, says Evangelical