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KCM operations slow down

546 ViewsOperations at the now liquidated Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) have slowed down resulting in many employees and contractor workers being on ‘sit-on site’ while waiting for knocking off time. According to some employees at the Nchanga Plant in Chingola who spoke on condition of anonymity, since the Zambian Government moved to have KCM liquidated,…

DEC sounding ridiculous

229 ViewsDear Editor, The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has sounded a concern in complete contrast to their mandate! That is quite ridiculous!… They ought to have kept their opinion to themselves rather than make themselves sound so ridiculous and rather off-key.  DEC has, in itself, has largely failed to be a professional body that is…

ROSATOM challenges world leaders to implement human-centred skills solutions

55 ViewsThe Director General of ROSATOM, which is supporting Zambia’s moves to develop a nuclear science industry, has issued an invitation to world leaders from politics, business and education to join a debate to urgently implement human-centred solutions that can help solve the widening global skills gap and worsening talent shortage. Around 6% of the…

Financial Intelligence Center defends publication of its reports

47 ViewsFinancial Intelligence Centre (FIC) Director General Mary Chirwa has maintained that the release of its annual trends reports to the public is within its mandate. Yesterday, Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) Commissioner General Alita Mbahwe accused the FIC of jeopardizing criminal investigations by making its reports public. Mbahwe said FIC reports contain raw intelligence data…

Amos not telling the truth – Munshya

1,129 ViewsCanada-based lawyer Elias Munshya has questioned the reasons Amos Chanda gave for quitting his position as presidential press aide. Munshya, a keen political commentator and blogger, believes Chanda lied when he claimed that his decision to resign is because of a draft constitution clause which that states that civil servants must resign two years…

ZESCO not following their loadshedding schedule

232 ViewsZambians across the country have complained about the irregular disruption of electricity supply to their homes and businesses, accusing ZESCO of not following its own schedule for loadshedding. But the Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) says it is Happy with the way ZESCO is managing the power deficit situation in the country. Initially, the…

Lungu’s response to FIC Report shows he is corrupt – HH

40 ViewsHakainde Hichilema says President Edgar Lungu’s comments on the recently released Financial Intelligence Central (FIC) 2018 Trends Report are a clear indication that he is involve in the grand corruption revealed by the report. Yesterday, President Lungu trashed the FIC report, calling it kachepa (gossip) and speculation. “This is where the problem is, there…