Monthly Archives: February 2013

Namulambe wins back Mpongwe seat

Patriotic  Front candidate Gabriel Namulambe has retained his Mpongwe seat following the by-elections February 28, 2013.
Namulambe polled 4 600 votes followed by UPND candidate Rabson Chilufya with 3 693 votes, Miniva Kuveya  of the …

PAC wants report on unfinished works at Kasaba Bay airport

PAC has directed the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) under the Ministry of Transport and Communications to re-submit a fresh report regarding the uncompleted works at Kasaba Bay airport where government has spent over K50 …

Kalomo pupil, 7 drowns on way to school

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD girl of Kalonda area in Kalomo last Thursday drowned as she tried to cross a river on her way to school.

The body of the girl had not yet been retrieved by press …

Teaching Service Commission seeks to stop separating couples

THE Teaching Service Commission says it is reviewing outdated policies to, among others, stop separating couples who are both teachers.

Appearing before the parliamentary committee on Education, Science and Technology, commission chairperson Jennifer Chiwela said …

Access Bank joins Thandiwe in Mphundu Trust case

ACCESS Bank Zambia Limited has joined former first lady Thandiwe Banda’s legal action to challenge the restriction on her up market Kabulonga-domiciled Mphundu Trust Limited apartments which was made by the government joint investigative wings.…

Minister can’t overrule PS, witness testifies in Dora’s case

A WITNESS in a case where former transport minister Dora Siliya is charged with two counts of abuse of authority of office has testified that a minister cannot overrule a permanent secretary on implementation of …

HRC refutes inmates’ deaths at Mukobeko

THE Human Rights Commission says no inmate died at Mukobeko maximum prison as alleged by Kasempa MMD member of parliament Kabinga Pande.

In a statement, Human Rights Commission chief information, education and training officer Samuel …

TIZ writes ACC over Kabimba, GBM clearance

TRANSPARENCY International Zambia has written to the ACC seeking clarification on the clearance of Wynter Kabimba and Geoffrey Mwamba of corruption-related allegations.

In a letter to Anti Corruption Commission director general Roswin Wandi, TIZ has …

Sata says he has ‘no brains’ because he’s ‘not a thief’

PRESIDENT Michael Sata says he has “no brains” because he is “not a thief”.

And newly-appointed commerce deputy minister, Richwell Siamunene, who is also Sinazongwe UPND member of parliament says he would have been dead …