Daily Archives: Oct 22, 2011

President Sata fires suspended ZRA chief

Suspended Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) Commissioner General, Wisdom Nekairo and his deputy Mukela Mutukwa have been fired. ZRA Commissioner Priscilla Banda is now the acting Commissioner General after President; Michael Sata sacked Mr. Nhekairo and Mr. Mutukwa. Information obtained by … read more »

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3 Czechs committed to High Court

By Perpetual Sichikwenkwe THREE Czech Republic nationals have been committed to the Lusaka High Court on a charge of espionage. The three were arrested for taking pictures of Arackan Barracks, Zambia Air Force (ZAF) base and Mikango Barracks in Lusaka.

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Sata hopeful of Peace Corps’ efforts

PRESIDENT Michael Sata has said he is hopeful that voluntary efforts by the international community will help stimulate positive social and economic change in Zambia for the benefit of the people. Speaking at State House yesterday when United States (US) … read more »

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Four public media heads dropped

GOVERNMENT has with immediate effect removed the four top officials from the Times of Zambia and Zambia Daily Mail and replaced them with journalists who have been instructed to turn the two institutions into profitable professional media houses. Information, Broadcasting and Tourism … read more »

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Cervical cancer vaccine coming

THE Government is soon expected to bring a vaccine for cervical cancer into the country and will be administered to women free of charge. And Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) has said about 1,500 women die every … read more »

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Robert Sichinga on dissolution of non-performing Boards

Commerce Minister Robert Sichinga says he will not hesitate to recommend the dissolution of non-performing Board of Directors of Parastatal companies. Mr Sichinga has given parastatal companies that fall under his Ministry three months to create sector codes, saying Government … read more »

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Artists should find innovative ways to grow their careers

By FORTUNE NYONDO ON behalf of all the artists in the diaspora, I would love to congratulate our new President His Excellency Michael Chilufya Sata and the new leadership of our Government. To all Zambians, both locally and those in … read more »

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Government considering establishing a Zambia Metal Exchange (ZMX)

By SHAMAOMA MUSONDA THE Government is considering establishing a Zambia Metal Exchange (ZMX) to enable the country sell metals within the country. Currently, the metals are shipped to Europe and Asia where they are priced and sold. Speaking during the … read more »

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‘Consider the state and plight of prisoners’ Sata urged

AN Evangelist serving under the prisons Fellowship mission has urged President Micheal Sata to seriously consider the state and plight of prisoners in Zambia and find better ways of decongesting some of them. Moses Chansa an ex-convict said most of … read more »

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