Daily Archives: Jul 17, 2012

Siliya accepted offer to repair old radar –Misitala

NATIONAL Airports Corporation (NAC) Managing Director Robinson Misitala has told a Lusaka magistrate’s court that his organisation received a copy of a letter informing it that former Communications and Transport minister Dora Siliya had accepted a free offer for the … read more »

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Govt threatens to dethrone defiant Chief Ishindi

GOVERNMENT has warned Senior Chief  Ishindi of  Zambezi District in North-Western Province of  being removed if he continues to ignore instructions from President Michael Sata. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Coillard Chibbonta said yesterday President … read more »

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Hang’andu’s family demands inquest

CHILDREN of the former University of Zambia (UNZA) assistant registrar late Joseph Hang’andu who was found dead in a room at Inkanga Lodge in Kafue early this month have demanded for an inquest to establish the cause of his death. … read more »

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Brace for water blues, says LWSC

WATER supply in Lusaka will be disrupted in the next 10 days due to the scheduled Zesco power interruptions in Kafue starting today, the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has said. LWSC public relations officer Topsy Sikalinda said in … read more »

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‘Take keen interest in Access to Information Bill’

THE Coalition on Access to Information has urged members of the public to take keen interest in the Access to Information Bill so that they have sufficient input before it becomes law. Zambia Civic Education Association, Press Freedom Committee of … read more »

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Fally Ipupa coming for Agriculture show

AWARD-winning Congolese musician Fally Ipupa is expected to be the main attraction at this year’s Agriculture and Commercial Show although there is also seasoned South African group Platform One to look out for. Enock Sakala, the show co-ordinator for arena … read more »

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Councils failing because of corruption – Scott

VICE-PRESIDENT Guy Scott says most councils are failing to operate effectively because of rampant corruption such as illegal allocation of plots and pilferage. And Government is looking at ways of addressing the plight of councillors who have continued to work … read more »

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SA company to mint new Zambian coins

THE Bank of Zambia (BoZ) is this week expected to sign a contract with a South African mint company to produce the new coins. Central bank deputy governor of operations, Bwalya Ng’andu says the new coins are expected to be … read more »

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Taxes initiative to empower councils

ALL taxes of a local nature will be left to councils countrywide while the abolished crop levy will be reintroduced, President Michael Sata has announced. Mr Sata said crop levy and other council revenue sources which were abolished by the … read more »

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