Musenge wants fake immigration officer nabbed

CHISHALA MUSONDA, Sakania GOVERNMENT has directed security wings at the Sakania border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to investigate a man impersonating an immigration officer and harassing Congolese crossing into Zambia. Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge made the directive yesterday after touring the border following complaints from the DRC consulate of an alleged Zambian

PF unmasks UPND

KELVIN CHONGO, Lusaka THE Patriotic Front (PF) says the United Party for National Development (UPND) is allegedly scheming a desperate manoeuvre to create a situation for advancing a government of national unity. PF deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya said at a press briefing in Lusaka yesterday that a government of national unity will not happen because

Daily Mail wins kudos over poll coverage

KELVIN MBEWE, Lusaka THE media monitoring report has revealed that the Zambia Daily Mail has so far covered both the ruling and opposition political parties objectively among all public media institutions. And Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia says public media institutions have attributed the perceived biased reporting towards the Patriotic Front (PF) to

Rights body praises President Lungu

NANCY SIAME, Lusaka THE Human Rights Commission (HRC) has commended President Lungu for swearing in its chairperson, vice chairperson and four other commissioners this week. HRC chief of information, education and training Mweelwa Muleya said the new commissioners will help improve the delivery of services. Mr Muleya said the commission has been operating without commissioners

Up fight against tax dodging, urges CSOs

TRYNESS TEMBO, Lusaka CIVIL Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on Government to strengthen legislation that deals with tax dodging by exposing corporates with arrears. Currently, Zambia is losing about US$3 billion through tax evasion and avoidance. Speaking on behalf of the CSOs, Centre for Trade Policy and Development executive director Isabel Mukelebai urged the Zambia

Chiyangi eyes Super Division crown

MATHEWS KABAMBA, Kitwe NKANA coach Aggrey Chiyangi is focused on winning the Super Division title. Chiyangi said in an interview in Kitwe yesterday that the executive committee’s decision to back him to remain in charge despite the team’s poor run has motivated him to find a winning formula. Nkana are third on the log with
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