HH and Dipak mourn Request Muntanga

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has described former Kalomo Member of Parliament Request Muntanga as a very dedicated leader. Mr Hichilema said he has received the news of Mr Muntanga’s death with shock and grief. “Request will be missed in so many ways. We fought battle after battle alongside Request. He was a prolific debater in

UPND plot exposed

KELVIN CHONGO, Lusaka MINISTER of Local Government and Housing Stephen Kampyongo says United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema has allegedly been plotting with some council principal officers to influence the change of the leadership of the Society of Local Authorities’ Chief Executives (SOLACE). And Mr Kampyongo has dismissed as false allegations by

Give Sinazongwe power, orders Lungu

STEVEN MVULA, Sinazongwe PRESIDENT Lungu has directed Zesco Limited to ensure continuous supply of electricity to Sinazongwe district, Southern Province. Addressing a huge rally at Malima Grounds, President Lungu directed Zesco to ensure that there is no load shedding in Sinazongwe district. “I direct Zesco that there should be no load shedding. Power comes from

South chiefs plan peace meeting

CHOMBA MUSIKA, Lusaka THE Southern Royal Foundation of Chiefs plans to convene a peace-building meeting for political parties in response to President Lungu’s call on traditional leaders in the region to play an active role in helping to end political violence. On Tuesday during his working visit to Southern Province, President Lungu said he is

Referendum ballot papers ready

KALUWE HANZUKI, Dubai THE printing of referendum ballot papers and referendum posters has been completed at Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing Company in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) senior public relations officer Sylvia Bwalya announced the completion of the printing of referendum ballot papers and posters yesterday. “Printing

Wina dates Ntongo ceremony

BUTTYSON KANDIMBA, Solwezi VICE-PRESIDENT Inonge Wina is today expected in Solwezi for a one-day working visit. North-Western Province permanent secretary Ephraim Mateyo said in an interview yesterday that Mrs Wina is expected to officiate at this year’s Lubinda Ntongo traditional ceremony of the Kaonde people in Kalumbila district. “Her honour the Vice- President will be