Daily Archives: Jan 17, 2013

Dual citizenship clause in the First Draft Constitution has been rejected by delegates of Northern Province

THE clause which allows for dual citizenship in the First Draft Constitution has been rejected by delegates to the Northern Province Constitution Convention in Kasama. Dual citizens can carry two passports and essentially live, work, and travel freely within their … read more »

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GEMFIELDS WELCOMES GOVERNMENT ALL-CLEAR ON KAGEM EXPATRIATES

Gemfields plc, the company that operates the Kagem emerald mine (“Kagem”) in Lufwanyama, has welcomed Immigration Department confirmation that the company is operating in compliance with Zambian law on the employment of expatriate staff. The Kagem mine, which is 25 … read more »

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Maiko Zulu is an embarrassment to musicians in Zambia

Information and Broadcasting Permanent Secretary Amos Malupenga has labeled Zambia Association of Musicians President Maiko Zulu an embarrassment to musicians in the country. Mr. Malupenga said Zulu previously known as St Maiko is always quick to criticize government’s commitment to … read more »

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GEMFIELDS REITERATES ITS COMMITMENT TO ZAMBIA

Gemfields plc, the company that operates the Kagem emerald mine (“Kagem”) in Lufwanyama, has reiterated its commitment to the government and people of Zambia, pledging to continue to increase the benefit that the country receives from its gemstone resources. Kagem, … read more »

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RDA,NRFA devise initiative to empower local contractors

The Road Development Agency (RDA) and National Road Fund Agency have introduced a construction finance initiative aimed at empowering Zambian owned road construction companies so as to help build local capacity. RDA Director and Chief Executive officer Bernard Chiwala and … read more »

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Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda will not attend AU summit – State House

STATE HOUSE has confirmed that Foreign Affairs Minister Given Lubinda will not attend next week’s 20th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Special Assistant to the President for press and public relations George … read more »

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Police pursuit opposition UPND leader Hichilema

Zambia police have continued their pursuit for opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema to institute an arrest. Mr Hichilema is wanted for allegedly issuing disparaging remarks against President Michael Sata during his tour at Lusaka’s Kalikiliki … read more »

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Livingstone councillors axed

ALL councillors including Mayor Aggrey Njekwa at the Livingstone City Council have been suspended for gross indiscipline. Local Government and Housing Minister Emerine Kabanshi announced the suspension at a media briefing in Lusaka yesterday. She said the local authority had … read more »

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Former PS, 3 others want corruption charge quashed

FORMER Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Sam Phiri and three others have asked a Lusaka magistrate’s court to quash the charge of corrupt acquisition of public property on their indictment claiming there is duplicity of charges. Phiri is jointly … read more »

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