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MP Elijah Muchima arrested

MMD Ikelengi Member of Parliament Elija Muchima has been arrested and charged with abuse of authority involving K900 million. Muchima was recently fired from his position as lands and natural resources deputy minister in the PF regime. Muchiima was arrested Friday  afternoon and he is currently detained at Mwinilunga police station. He is likely to spend this weekend […]

Solwezi west Member of Parliament Humphrey Mwanza is sad that the Patriotic Front government has not appointed anyone  from North-western Province to full cabinet position. Mwanza said it is critical that the province is represented in Cabinet because most developmental discussions are done by the Cabinet. He said ever since independence, each province has had […]

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Zambian security forces  in Barotseland have continued picking up people suspected to be secessions and detaining them without announcing. In the past two week a number of people in Lukulu district have been picked up by police and detained in unknown locations. Around Chritmas, three persons were arrested in Lukulu on suspicion of Barotse Activism. […]

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MP for Livingstone Howard Sikwela has resigned from UPND Sikwela has resigned from  UPND claiming that he has being used as a blank cheque. But the Watchdog has been informed that Sikwela has been given not a cheque but billion of cash from PF. As part of the deal for him to resign, Sikwela has […]

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ZAMBEZI Portland Cement owes the Zambia Revenue Authority KR353 million (K353 billion) for various tax offences committed in the past three years. The ZRA has since served the company with a demand notice for the immediate settlement of the staggering amount. And the company has been sued by the Leasing Finance Company for alleged failure […]

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MEALIE meal outlets selling a 25kg bag of the commodity at more than KR50 (K50,000) have been closed in Kafue, according to government controlled Daily Mail. In Kitwe, Copperbelt Minister Mwenye Musenge has told the Kitwe City Council (KCC) to shut down all outlets selling the commodity at more than KR50. And in Kafue, district […]

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By George Orwell (of Zambia) The era of Zambian Presidents is highly intriguing to me for at least a couple of reasons: First, at every point in Zambian history voters support candidates so readily and receive so little in return. The Kaunda, Chiluba, Mwanawasa, Banda and now Sata Administrations have imprisoned their own opposition political […]

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Dear sir, We are KCM ex-miners retrenched in 2009 but we were not paid our terminal benefits in accordance with the law of Zambia. We would like you to help us post our heartfelt grievances on your site maybe  government  may come to help us. We are more than 700 ex- miners languishing in poverty […]

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I write to express my displeasure at the way mentally ill clients that are admitted to Kabwe General Hospital are being discriminated against. I am a paramedic with a military background working within Kabwe District. The situation at the General Hospital’s Psychiatric section is bad. Mental illness is at various levels and affects all sectors of society. […]

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Long queues at Indo-Zambia Bank Main branch, which is the only branch receiving payments in Lusaka. On Thursday January 3, 2013 only one teller was attending to clients. We wonder how many applications are received by the Zambian Passport office per day?  

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