Lungu lauds peaceful conduct at rallies

CHOMBA MUSIKA, Lusaka President Lungu has commended Zambians for their good and orderly conduct during the launch of the Patriotic Front (PF) manifesto and campaigns and the UPND rally last Saturday. According to Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, the President also urged Zambians to continue praying for unity and love in the country ahead of the

‘Chiefs key to national unity’

BUTTYSON KANDIMBA, Kalumbila GOVERNMENT says traditional ceremonies are critical to the consolidation of peace and unity ahead of Zambia’s August 11 general elections. North-Western Province permanent secretary Ephraim Mateyo said this is so because of the important role that traditional leaders play in the effective governance of the country. Mr Mateyo said President Lungu will

Prudent financial resource management vital, says Mukanga

CHALI MULENGA, Livingstone MINISTER of Works and Supply Yamfwa Mukanga says prudent financial resource management in the public service is vital for efficient service delivery and fiscal discipline. Mr Mukanga said Government embarked on public financial management reforms supported by donors aimed at improving transparency, accountability and efficiency. “The government has also realised that prudent

GBM slapped with four charges

CHISHALA MUSONDA, MUBANGA NONDO, Ndola POLICE in Ndola have charged United Party for National Development (UPND) vice-president for administration Geoffrey Mwamba with four counts of assault and malicious damage to property. And Mr Mwamba is today expected to appear in the Kitwe Magistrate’s Court. GBM slapped with four charges Copperbelt commissioner of police Charity Katanga

Uphold provisions of law, politicians urged

HONE SIAME, Kitwe COPPERBELT commissioner of police Charity Katanga has advised politicians to adhere to the provisions of the Public Order Act (POA) when holding public rallies and meetings ahead of the August 11 general elections. Ms Katanga said in an interview yesterday that the police command on the Copperbelt will not allow anarchy during

Fund board pays pensioners

NKOLE MULAMBIA, Ndola THE Workers Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) has paid out K190,000 to five pensioners who applied for part commutation of their monthly pension. WCFCB commissioner and chief executive officer Elizabeth Nkumbula said the payment made is in line with the board’s desire to provide care and support to beneficiaries for them to

‘Retaining Lungu makes sense’

ALVIN CHIINGA, Lusaka FORMER Minister of Home Affairs Peter Machungwa has endorsed President Lungu’s candidature in this year’s general elections. Dr Machungwa said in a statement yesterday that President Lungu has performed extremely well under very difficult circumstances and that there is adequate evidence of this in the numerous completed projects and programmes. “As we