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‘MISA missed facts on ZNBC’

CAROLINE KALOMBE, Lusaka THE Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services has dispelled assertions by the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) that the minister has unfettered powers to hire and fire board members for the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC). This is in response to a petition by MISA Zambia and Press Freedom Committee of

UPND still tight-lipped on running mate

KELVIN MBEWE, Lusaka THE United Party for National Development (UPND) says the decision to adopt a running-mate is the preserve of party president Hakainde Hichilema and members who think that they are the rightful candidates for the position are simply making claims. Many members of the opposition political party have, on various platforms, wondered why

Lungu counsels C/belt residents

NKOLE MULAMBIA, Ndola PRESIDENT Lungu has urged Copperbelt residents to be law-abiding and peaceful during campaigns ahead of the August 11 general elections. And the President is confident of winning this year’s election after successfully filing his nomination papers yesterday. Speaking on arrival at Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport, in Ndola yesterday, Mr Lungu said

Roberto takes Amarula to Seven Eleven

CHALI MULENGA, Livingstone LAST month, Roberto was expected to join the likes of Jay Rox, Abel Chungu, Pompi, Magg 44, Wezi and award-winning South African rapper Cassper Nyovest at the Livingstone Royal Golf Club for the Mosi Day of Thunder festival. But as he was in Windhoek, Namibia, attending the Namibia Annual Music Awards (NAMA),

Copperbelt water blues to end

MWAPE MWENYA, Mpongwe GOVERNMENT has partnered with the Japanese Organisation for International Co-operation on Family Planning and Kafubu Water and Sewerage Company in setting up a US$400 million plant and a dam on the Copperbelt. The water project, which will start in July this year, is aimed at addressing the erratic water supply that has

‘Take performance contracts seriously’

ARTHUR MWANSA, Lusaka MINISTER of Commerce, Trade and Industry Margaret Mwanakatwe has urged statutory bodies to take performance contracts seriously and work hard to achieve set targets. Mrs Mwanakatwe said this in Lusaka on Wednesday during the signing of performance contracts with the Zambia Development Agency (ZDA), Zambia Weights and Measures Agency (ZWMA), Zambia Bureau
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