Daily Archives: Oct 13, 2011

MMD MP arrested for ‘faking his nationality’

A newly elected Zambian lawmaker has been arrested for faking his nationality after investigators determined that he came from Angola, the immigration department said on Thursday. Robert Chiseke, a lawmaker of Mangango constituency on the Angolan border, was arrested and … read more »

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Stop the protests, LABOUR Minister tells workers

By Times Reporter LABOUR Minister Fackson Shamenda has called for an immediate end to all workers’ protests and strikes in Zambia. Speaking at a Press briefing in Ndola yesterday after touring some companies where workers had been protesting against poor … read more »

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Sata suspends 2 contracts of Egyptian and Chinese companies

By Times Reporter PRESIDENT Michael Sata has suspended two contracts, one between Zesco and an Egyptian company and another with a Chinese company engaged at State House by the MMD administration. The president announced this at State House yesterday when … read more »

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By Zumani Katasefa MINERS at blast section of NFCA a Chinese owned mine have continued with their industrial unrest. Sources at the mine said the workers are demanding for increased salaries. “They want a lowest paid worker to be getting K2Million … read more »

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All 7 Zesco directors dismissed

By REBECCA CHILESHE ZESCO has terminated the contracts of all the seven directors that worked under former managing director Ernest Mupwaya. The firm’s new managing director Cyprian Chitundu confirmed in an interview at his office last evening that the seven … read more »

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