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GOVT TO CLEAR DEBTS -KATAMBO

Agriculture Minister Michael Katambo says government will clear the debt it owes farmers who supplied maize to the Food Reserve Agency – FRA- during the 2017-2018 marketing season. Mr. Katambo says this will be done before onset of the rains so that farmers can prepare in good time for the coming farming season. He said…

“NO UNNECESSARY ROADBLOCKS IN LUSAKA”

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo says government will not allow unnecessary roadblocks. Mr. Lusambo says there are only three recognized road blocks in Lusaka, located at the Kafue bridge, Lusaka west and in Chongwe. He says any other road block is not recognized by law and should be abolished with immediate effect. Mr. Lusambo says…

350 UPND MEMBER DEFECT TO PF

Over 350 members from four main opposition political parties in Kamfinsa constituency in Kitwe have defected to the ruling Patriotic Front citing selfishness among their leaders. UPND losing Kafue Ward aspiring councilor Ken Siajunza and National Democratic Congress -NDC Kamfinsa Constituency Chairlady Sheila Milenge led the defectors, who also included opposition MMD and Rainbow party…

ECL EXPECTED IN UGANDA

President Edgar Lungu is on Sunday expected in Kampala, Uganda for the 9th High Level Meeting of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of The Congo and the Region. President Lungu will be among other Heads of State and government officials from the 13 signatory countries…

“ELECTIONS SHOULD NOT DIVIDE PF”

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila says elections at various levels of the party structures should not leave the party divided but make it stronger and more united. Mr. Mwila says the party will also not impose anyone on the people during party elections, but that people should be voted into office on merit. He…

QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE KEY-MWALE

Minister of local government Vincent Mwale says government has placed emphasis on quality infrastructure development. Mr. Mwale says this is because infrastructure is a cornerstone to achieving sustainable economic development. He was speaking when he commissioned Kapiri Council Executive lodge which has been constructed at a cost of 3.2 million kwacha. Mr. Mwale said the…

MINES WARNED AGAINST WORKER ABUSE

Government says it will not entertain or tolerate any barbaric acts from investors in the mining sector. Minister of Mines Richard Musukwa has warned that any investor in the mining sector who physically or emotionally abuses Zambian workers will face the full wrath of the law. Mr. Musukwa was reacting to a video circulating on…