Daily Archives: Mar 17, 2014

‘PUNISH OFFICIALS ABUSING PUBLIC FUNDS’

THE Anti-Voter Apathy Project (AVAP) in Eastern Province has commended the Patriotic Front (PF) Government for showing political will in the fight against corruption. AVAP Provincial Coordinator Maumba Ngoma said in Chipata yesterday that the PF Government should ensure that … read more »

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OVER 2,000 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS NETTED

THE Immigration Department arrested 2, 013 illegal immigrants in 2013, Home Affairs Permanent Secretary Peter Mwaba has disclosed. In the same year, the Immigration Department prosecuted 810, removed 2,754 and deported 392 illegal immigrants. Dr Mwaba said this during the … read more »

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MSICHILI URGES STRONG LEADERSHIP IN CHURCH

GOVERNMENT has said the church has been weakened on account of poor leadership. Copperbelt Permanent Secretary Stanford Msichili said it was sad to note that the Church had become weak due to poor leadership exercised at all levels. Mr Msichili … read more »

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NFNC implored to prioritize nutrition interventions

Civil society Scaling up Nutrition has appealed to the new board of the National Food and Nutrition Commission to ensure nutrition intervention is put top priority on the agenda. Acting board Chairperson Mutale Wakunuma has told Qfm News in an … read more »

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Govt urged to intervene in salary impasse at Kariba Minerals

Workers at Kariba Minerals limited, an Amethyst semi precious gemstone mining company in Mapatizya area of Zimba district in Southern province have appealed to government to intervene in a salary impasse which has seen the labour force not getting their … read more »

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MMD MPs challenged to substantiate Mumba’s lavish lifestyle rumor

MMD National Treasurer Mwansa Mbulakulima has challenged MMD members of parliament who have accused party leader Nevers Mumba of leading a lavish lifestyle and resolved to withhold their K2, 500 monthly contributions to provide evidence. Speaking during a media conference … read more »

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DEPT TO PROBE ILLEGAL TREE CUTTING CLAIMS

THE Department of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs in Mkushi District, has announced plans to investigate the encroachment and illegal cutting of trees in Mulungwe Chiefdom. Mkushi District’s Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Officer Mutepa Kamoto said this in Mkushi during the … read more »

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17 COUNCILS IN K8.1M STATUTORY DEBT

ABOUT K8.1 million deducted from employees in 17 local authorities was not remitted to pay statutory obligations, the latest Auditor General report has revealed. Auditor General Anna Chifungula’s report showed that the local authorities owed K7.6 million in Pay As … read more »

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