Lusaka Province Commissioner of Police, Joyce Kasosa The Police in Lusaka has threatened to take action if the United Party for National Development (UPND) goes on with its planned May 26 public rally in Lusaka’s Chawama township. This follows the announcement by the UPND that it will defy Police’s advice not to go on with rally on Sunday this week. Lusaka Police Commissioner Joyce ...
Guest of honour atth 2013 Nc'wala traditional ceremony of the Ngoni,Finance Minister, Alexander Chikwanda reads a speech on behlaf of president Sata Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has challenged the power utility company ZESCO to work extra hard and ensure that Zambia becomes the biggest earner in power export in the ...
Vice President Guy Scott Vice President Guy Scott has called on foreign investors in the country to make use of local products in their operations. ZANIS Ndola reports that the vice president made the pronouncements yesterday during the official opening of the new 90 million United States dollars investment at the Zambian Breweries Ndola Brewery plant. Dr Scott said he was happy that the ...
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KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) has announced its intentions to cut down the total number of employees by 2,000 from the current 8,263. But government yesterday engaged the mining firm over its decision saying it would have a bigger impact on the affected workers. Labour Deputy Minister Rayford Mbulu has since appealed to all stakeholders to remain calm while a lasting and permanent solution to the ...
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I had the interesting experience of seeing Mike Judges futuristic satire Idiocracy right after seeing Alfonso Cuarns futuristic thriller Children of Men, and Im not sure which is plausibly scarier. Cuarns film posits a near future in which women have become infertile and the wo ... ...
Chief Government Spokesperson, Kennedy Sakeni Chief Government Spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni is dismayed by the hypocrisy of former cabinet ministers who now are serving in the opposition. Mr. Sakeni has regretted that some former cabinet ministers are deliberately misleading the nation on matters which they are familiar with. Mr. Sakeni says former Works and Supply Minister in the MMD ...
President Michael Sata during an Interview with Journalists on arrival for the committee of Ten Heads of States on United Nations reforms at AU Building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The opposition UPND has charged that the booing suffered by President Michael Sata at the Africa Union youth summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is bad for Zambia's international image. President Sata was on Friday ...
The ruling Patriotic Front party has begun training a security wing that will cause havoc to anyone suspected to be opposed to them. According to a source close to the government, the PF is elevating its organisation of youth cadres who have occasionally participated in political violence to provide them with specific formal training, identified targets, and in some cases, weapons. The new ...
PRESIDENT Michael Sata has said there is need to emulate the selfless spirit of the country's founding mothers and fathers by creating a united front against the many challenges that face the nation. The President said it was only through the spirit of selflessness and unity that citizens could build a stronger and better Zambia for all. The President said this when he addressed the ...
GOVERNMENT has pledged to support the creation of new courses in health training institutions countrywide by constructing new infrastructure and provision of adequate training materials. Health Deputy Minister Patrick Chikusu said the Government was keen and committed to ensuring that the health sector was adequately financed. Dr Chikusu was speaking in Lusaka yesterday at a colourful 42nd ...
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HARARE Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday declared President Robert Mugabe's party "dead.rdquo; Tsvangirai said the African country's next elections will be a "formalityrdquo; and predicted a landslide victory.
The lead vocalist is Zimbabwe's prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai. The backing vocals are from the leadership of his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party. The event Friday was not a musical program, but part of a three-day national policy conference in Harare. An estimated 500 party leaders and activists are in attendance.
Zimbabwe is preparing for polls to end the country's fragile coalition government.
Recent voter surveys point to Tsvangirai's popularity waning. But on Friday, he said President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party is now dead.
"So the election is a formality," said Tsvangirai. "It is a formality of saying those who believe in past policies that have destroyed this country have no chance, have no place for the future of this country.rdquo;
Tsvangirai added that violence - which marred Zimbabwe's last election in 2008 - would not deter him from winning.
The prime minister said it was his MDC party and not Mugabe's ZANU-PF, which can help Zimbabwe through its economic problems. ...
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