Category: Zambian news

Opposition MPs walk out on Chitotela in Parliament

509 ViewsMembers of Parliament from the opposition have piled on the pressure for Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela to either resign or be dismissed after they walked out of the National Assembly this morning in protest against his continued stay in the house. This was after Chitotela stood to respond to a question from Shang’ombo MP…

Chitotela stays – Lungu

392 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu has refused to fire Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela in the wake of his arrest on corruption-related charges. Chitotela was arrested by the Anti-corruption Commission on Tuesday and was slapped with two counts of concealing property suspected to be proceeds of crime. This is not the first time Chitotela…

Scott under probe for revealing cause of Sata’s

1,580 ViewsGovernment is investigating former Vice President Guy Scott over his newly-published book in which he reveals what caused the death of former president Michael Sata. In his book “Adventure in Zambian Politics, A Story in Black & White”, Dr. Scott publishes Sata’s death certificate, a matter that has stirred social media debate and public concern.…

Sack Chitotela – NDC

684 ViewsThe opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has urged President Edgar Lungu to consider dropping Housing and Infrastructure Minister Ronald Chitotela following his arrest for corrupt practices. Chitotela, 47, was arrested today after an interrogation and search of his house by the Anti-Corruption Commission. He has been slapped with two counts of concealing property suspected…

Thunder Beats to bring dreams to life

17 ViewsZambian Breweries has launched its Thunder Beats music contest to bring the dreams of local upcoming artists to life as the Mosi Day of Thunder approaches. Zambia’s largest brewing company has launched the Thunder Beats music campaign to mentor, expose, build and develop upcoming musicians into fully fledged artists. The launch at Rhapsody’s in…

Novatek expansion feeds growing livestock demand

135 ViewsAs livestock production regains popularity in farming communities across Zambia, affordability and access to stockfeed becomes increasingly important. Going forward, and with the steadily rising livestock population in the country, suppliers such as Zambeef’s Novatek division have a significant role to play in meeting this growing demand. “We are seeing immense growth in the…

Sesheke by election violence a sure pointer That ZCID and Church should commence dialogue immediately – Ndoyi

Outspoken MMD youth Prince Ndoyi says politicians and the leaders of the three Church Mother Bodies CMBs should look beyond their bellies and put the interests of the nation ahead of their personal agendas by agreeing to commence with the national political dialogue. Commenting on the recent spats of political violence witnessed in Sesheke and…