Daily Archives: Mar 20, 2014

HH CLAIMS FALSE, SAYS SICHONE

GOVERNMENT has refuted reports that security officers were mobilised to stop planned meetings by United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Haikande Hichilema in Mambwe District. Eastern Province Minister Malozo Sichone said at a media briefing in his office in … read more »

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MASEBO FIRED

TOURISM and Arts Minister Sylvia Masebo has been dropped. State House Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations George Chellah said yesterday that President Michael Sata had relieved Ms Masebo of her duties with immediate effect. Mr Sata thanked Ms … read more »

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STATE HOUSE SCOFFS AT NEVERS’ CLAIMS

STATE House has trashed accusations by MMD leader Nevers Mumba that it is financing people to fan trouble in the former ruling party. Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations, George Chellah has since advised Dr Mumba to stop tarnishing … read more »

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Ng’oma counsels MMD to respect its own constitution

Political Scientist Dr. Alex Ng’oma has advised MMD members who want to oust party president Nevers Mumba to wait for the next convention. Dr. Ng’oma says if MMD members feel they cannot wait until the next convention, they should then … read more »

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Govt signs K39M worth grant agreement with Nordic

The Zambian Government has signed a grant agreement worth K39 million with the Nordic Development Fund meant to develop Climate resilient infrastructure standards and codes. Speaking during a signing ceremony in Lusaka today, Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda stated that the … read more »

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Shooting to death of 89 year old, condemned

Government has condemned in the strongest terms the shooting to death of 89 year old Nomai Siabusiku of Simunda village in Gwembe, Southern Province by unknown people who suspected her of practicing witchcraft. Chief Government Spokesperson Joseph Katema says the … read more »

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National Airline reintroduction deadline set

Transport, Works, Supply and Communications Minister Yamfwa Mukanga has disclosed that Government has set 30th June, 2014 as the deadline to finalize the re-introduction of a national airline. Mr. Mukanga has told QFM News in an interview that by the … read more »

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Australia plane searchers investigate debris

Australia is investigating two objects seen on satellite images that could potentially be linked to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, officials say. A Norwegian ship joined planes from Australia, New Zealand and the US in searching the area 2,500km (1,550 miles) from … read more »

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EX-BP WORKERS WIN COURT CASE

MORE than 230 former BP Zambia Plc workers have won a case in the Supreme Court in which they had sued their former employer over unpaid pension contributions amounting to K18,215,314,116.00 (unrebased). A panel of three judges comprising retired acting … read more »

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