Kasama traders unaware, refuse rebased currency

Some traders in Kasama have expressed mixed feelings over the introduction of the rebased Kwacha into circulation. A survey conducted by a ZANIS at the central business town and markets today revealed that some traders are still unaware that the new currency is in circulation. Margret Chizombo, 74, a trader at Chikumanino Market, said some […]

Even Kasama clergyman irked by Zesco power outages

A clergy man at St Johns Catholic Church in Kasama has complained over continued power outages in the area. Fr Musonda Kaputula observed with disappointment that Kasama has continued experiencing power outages when Chishimba Zesco power Generation Station has the capacity to supply electricity to all residents. Fr Kaputula said it is disheartening to have […]

China-Jiangxi’s Zambian ‘slaves’ in Chinsali down tools

Construction works at the government ‘s administration office in Chinsali district  have stalled after the contractor’s workers downed tools. The Irate workers have complained that  their employer , China – Jiangxinga engaged them three months ago, they have not signed any formal contract that stipulate their work conditions. They lamented that even  transport to ferry […]

I accepted ministerial appointment because MMD is not in power-Chingimu

Lands Deputy Minister Danny Chingimbu has justified his accepting the ministerial appointment by President Michael. Mr. Chingimbi says he accepted President Sata ‘s ministerial posting for the love he has for developing North-Western Province. He  says he accepted the offer because the MMD were no longer in power and hence the province would remain behind […]

GBM rubbishes Masebo’s alarming statement on porous Zambian airspace

GBM rubbishes Masebo’s alarming statement on porous Zambian airspace

As the internal PF wrangles now threaten the peace and security of the country, Defence minister Geoffrey Mwamba has come out to rubbish the alarming statement from his Tourism counterpart, Silvia Masebo that foreign airplanes can freely enter and leave the country undetected. According to the state owned but PF controlled ZNBC 13:15 news, Mr. […]

‘At Palace Hotel in Lusaka we enter new year with bleeding hearts’

Dear Editor, Greetings from the concerned members of staff from the Grand Palace Hotel in Lusaka. We enter this new year with our hearts bleeding because of the way the owners of the hotel are running the affairs of the hotel. Off major concern to us is the service charges which the owners of the […]

PF thugs posing as MMD youths invade MMD secretariat

A group of PF thugs pretending to be MMD cadres Thursday  stormed the party secretariat demanding the removal of party president Nevers Mumba. The cadres also demanded that expelled National Secretary Major Richard Kachingwe be reinstated. The cadres claimed that the MMD leadership under Dr. Mumba has become selfish and was enjoying the party resources […]

Now PF fail to purchase even Ante-Natal cards for hospitals

Shortage of Ante-Natal cards has hit some rural health centre facilities of Chinsali district of Muchinga Province. The shortage has prompted health facility staff to request pregnant women to buy school exercise books which are used in place of the requisite to capture the much needed medical information for the clients. A check by the […]

Another Mpongwe heavy-weight joins UPND

Former MMD aspiring candidate ffor Mpongwe constituency  Rabson Chilufya has  resigned from his party to join the opposition UPND. Mr. Chilufya who resigned today (Thursday Jan 3, 2012)  with others from Mpongwe constituency becomes the second high profile person and Mpongwe businessman to join the opposition UPND after former DC for Mpongwe, Miniver Mtesa joined […]