Monthly Archives: January 2014

Governing through Facebook the PF Way

By Hjoe Moono The past week has seen new entrants to Facebook. First His Excellency the President, MCS took to Facebook and launched his much talked about and Liked Page which has been hitting news headline in the public media. I hear the President’s Facebook Page comments and likes are still toping the news headlines […]

illegal printing of money unearthed in Garden Compound

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has unearthed a scam where some illegal printing of money has been taking place at a House in Garden Compound in Lusaka. This happened during an operation conducted January 31, 2014 after a tip off. It was discovered that a bedroom was used to print different currencies which are believed to […]

Unregistered Simcards cease operating

All unregistered simcards for mobile-phone will be disconnected by midnight January 31, 2014, Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority -ZICTA- has maintained. A check by Zambian Eye at Arcades Airtel outlet  found a number of people registering their simcards as late as 9pm local time. While many registration points around the city were characterized by long queues. ZICTA […]

Ceasefire Monitors to Deploy in South Sudan

East African countries are sending envoys to South Sudan to monitor a shaky cease-fire between rebels and government forces.The regional bloc IGAD has directed special envoys to set up a monitoring presence in South Sudan within 48 hours. The decisio…

Update on Exchange Rate

UPND is worse than PF – Lucky Mulusa

United Party for National Development (UPND) is worse than Patriotic Front (PF), Former Member of Parliament for Solwezi Central Lucky Mulusa has charged. Responding to a question from a Moderator on the first series of Hot Seat programme hosted on Zambian Eye Facebook Group, Friday afternoon, Mulusa said he would consider to serve in President […]

Kenya to Reduce Troops in Somalia’s Kismayo

Kenyan troops will reduce their presence in the Somali city of Kismayo, after Somalia’s government complained the troops were interfering with its attempts to assert authority.

A senior Kenyan military official told VOA on Friday that Kenya is handing…

Red Cross: 30 Killed in CAR Capital

The International Committee of the Red Cross says at least 30 people have been killed in the Central African Republic’s (CAR’s) capital over the last three days.

 

The relief organization says it recovered the bodies from the streets of Bangui. It also says at least 60 people have been injured in an “unprecedented level of violence.” 

 

CAR sunk into chaos and inter-religious violence after rebels overthrew the president last…

Govt to consider royalty tax increase-Yaluma

MINES minister Christopher Yaluma says the government is considering increasing the mineral royalty tax from six per cent to as high as 10 per cent.