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President Michael Sata has expressed great concern over the transport system in the country. Mr. Sata said the current transport system in the country was not as reliable as it was Zambia just got independence. He said there was therefore need to improve the transport system in order to ease movements of goods and people. […]

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Opposition National Restoration Party (NAREP) president Elias Chipimo Junior has said the rebasing of the Kwacha will boost foreign and local confidence in the economy of Zambia. Mr. Chipimo however said government should have a consistent, transparent and clear policy direction in order for the rebasing of the Kwacha to have meaningful impact He was […]

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Tourism Minister Silvia Masebo was last weekend reported to have angered some PF supporters in Kasama when she told them to start looking for a new Member of Parliament because the current one may not last. The source said Ms. Masebo, who recently replaced Kasama MP Geoffrey Mwamba Bwalya (GBM) as PF chairperson for elections […]

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Hired MMD lawmaker Catherine Namugala was Sunday night featured on the State owned and PF controlled ZNBC on which she cast aspersion on party president Nevers Mumba whom she said was not the leader of the biggest opposition but represented the defunct Reform Party. Namugala, who is one of the few MMD members expected to […]

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All the board chairmen of parastatal and quasi government institutions under the ruling PF having been executive status with each one netting a monthly salary of K32,000,000 (Kr32,00), a brand new personal-to-hold vehicle, free fuel allocation, and paid for electricity and water bills. Among those who are included in this bracket include Road Development Agency […]

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The International Fellowship of Christian Churches has castigated Tourism minister Sylvia Masebo for undressing the security of the country by claiming that foreign planes are landing and  flying without being noticed. Masebo last week claimed that foreign aircraft enter and leave Zambia without being detected after carrying elephants, Buffaloes, hyenas etc… IFCC president Simon Chihana said […]

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The ruling Patriotic Front in Southern Province says the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) should brace itself for more resignations of its Members of Parliament. PF Southern Province Political Secretary Brian Hapunda says the UPND leadership has for a long time now taken its members for granted. Hapunda says he foresees Sinazongwe Member […]

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Former Works and Supply Minister Mike Mulongoti says MMD Members of Parliament currently serving as deputy Ministers in the PF government are sitting on a time bomb which can explode any time. Mr. Mulongoti says what is happening to Ikeleng’i Parliamentarian Elijah Muchima who was recently sacked as Lands deputy Minister must serve as a lesson […]

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The Zambian central bank’s decision to limit interest rates micro-lenders can charge may force them out of business, an industry body said. The Bank of Zambia capped micro-lenders’ interest rates at 42 percent last week,  after President Michael Sata complained that high borrowing costs were stifling investment and job creation. “In the worst case scenario, […]

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The United Party for National Development (UPND) is now claiming its resources from embattled former Livingstone Member of Parliament-MP, Howard Sikwela. This follows barely a day after Reverend Sikwela ditched the opposition political party and subsequently stepped down as area Member of Parliament. Party Deputy Spokesperson, Cornelius Mweetwa is demanding his monetary refund, which he […]

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