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LUNGU MAKES CHANGES TO RETIREMENT AGE LAW

In line with his campaign promise during the run up to the January 20 presidential election, President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has directed the Ministry of Justice to immediately revise the law on retirement age to provide for three options an … read more »

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Government condemns sexism

Acting President Inonge Wina has condemned sexist remarks directed at women. Ms Wina‘s condemnation follows recent sexist remarks made by some senior Inonge-Wina-Veepgovernment and PF officials against female political figures. In a statement made available to QFM News, Ms Wina … read more »

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Cabinet approves $65 million China loan

Cabinet has approved the contraction of a US$65 million loan from the Export-Import Bank of China. Chief Government Spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili in a statement says the loan contraction was approved during the fourth special Cabinet meeting held at State House … read more »

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Minister condemned for calling UPND MP a ‘prostitute’

The Young Women’s Christian Association Council of Zambia (YWCA) has expressed disappointment over the alleged gender based violence (GBV) act allegedly committed by Minister of Education Michael Kaingu through the use of abusive language. This is following media reports which … read more »

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Zambia is still politically polarized – Ng’oma

Political scientist Alex Ng’oma has observed that Zambia is still politically polarized despite having ushered in a new President. Dr. Ng’oma says the political polarization that is evidenced by the distance that has been sustained between government and opposition political … read more »

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President Lungu goes to China for official working visit

President Edgar Lungu left the country last evening for China for an official working visit. President Lungu, who is accompanied by First Lady Esther Lungu and his Special Assistant for Press and Public Relations Amos Chanda, left Kenneth Kaunda International … read more »

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Nsanda’s remains in on Sunday

The body of the late Patriotic Front (PF) member of the Central Committee Willie Nsanda arrives in the country on Sunday, 29th March. Mr Nsanda died at Millpark hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa yesterday after an illness. ZANIS reports that … read more »

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LUNGU DIRECTS CHANGES TO NEW MINERAL ROYALTY TAX

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has directed the Minister of Finance and Minister of Mines and Minerals Development to effect changes to the 2015 Mineral Royalty Tax by 8th April 2015. In letters to the two ministers today, President Lungu stated that … read more »

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RDA FIRES BERNAND CHIWALA AS CEO

The Road Development Agency (RDA) has with immediate effect terminated the contract of its Chief Executive Officer Bernard Chiwala. In a press statement released a few moments ago, Acting board Chairperson Charles Sipanje says the Agency has since appointed Kanyuka … read more »

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