Author: Phoenix Press

Government Told To Stop Using Climate Change As An Excuse For Its Failures To See Zambia Attain Development

By Chileshe Mwango   UPND Nkeyema Member of Parliament, Kapelwa Mbangweta says government should desist from using climate change as an excuse for its failures in ensuring Zambia attains the much needed development. Speaking in an interview with phoenix news, Mr. Mbangweta notes that government seems to be more of a complainant when talking about…

South UPND MPs Angry After Being Sidelined In The Ongoing Provincial Expo

By Mastone Moonze   Opposition UPND Members of Parliament in Southern Province have bemoaned poor organization of the on-going Southern Province Tourism and Investment Exposition in Livingstone. Kalomo Central Member of Parliament Harry Kamboni has told Phoenix News that Southern Province Minister, Edify Hamukale did not invite him and other UPND MPs to be part…

ZAFOD Calls For Adoption Of 10 Percent Of Seats In Parliament To Persons With Disabilities

By Patricia Mbewe   The Zambia Persons with Disabilities Federation –ZAFOD- has called for the adoption of 10 percent of all seats in parliament to persons with disabilities through the adoption of the mixed member proportional representation. Announcing its position on the shift to a mixed member electoral system proposed in the 2019 Constitutional Amendment…

Stalled Construction Works At Syno Hydroelectric Power Station Due To Delayed Funding From Chinese Govt

By Balewa Zyuulu   Energy Minister Matthew Nkhuwa says the Zambian government has already fulfilled its financial obligation towards the construction of 750 megawatts syno hydroelectric power station on the Kafue River. Following stalled works on the syno hydroelectric power station, Mr Nkhuwa explained that works which are being financed by the Zambian government and…