Politics

Sata’s Salary Hike is Immoral, Says FODEP

Zambian Non-governmental Organisation Fodep has described as immoral the decision by the Patriotic Front government to increase salaries for constitutional office bearers by 100 percent. Fodep executive director MacDonald Chipenzi...

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Mugabe Slams Bush and Blair During Visit to Zambia

During an official visit to Zambia today Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe slammed former US President George W. Bush as “a shameless liar” together with his former British counterpart Tony Blair....

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Barotseland Shuns Constitution Process in Zambia

Barotseland activists are prevailing on the people of Western Province to shun contributions to President Michael Sata’s technical committee on the Constitution making process. Reports indicate that there has been...

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Send Judge Chikopa Back Home to Malawi, says APNAC

The African Parliamentarian Network against Corruption (APNAC) is demanding to know why the Malawian Judge Lovemore Chikopa has continued to stay in the country at government expense when the tribunal...

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Minimum Wage Critic Chibanda Faces Arrest in Zambia

The Zambia Police is today expected to question an official from the federation of employers for opposing the minimum wage after labour minister Fackson Shamenda lodged a complaint. Reports indicate...

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Zambian Police Have Exhausted Supply of Tear Gas, Will Use Force against Protesters

The frequent protests by various groups which have rocked the Zambian capital of Lusaka have resulted in the central police command running short of tear gas after having fired massive...

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PF Government Defends Salary Increases

After several days of sharp criticism among the opposition media, chief government spokesperson Kennedy Sakeni convened a press conference to argue that there is nothing wrong with the increase of...

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PF Accuses Opposition of Provoking Street Vendors

The Patriotic Front government has accused opposition political parties of inciting street vendors to defy government orders to leave the streets. Lusaka Province minister Col Gerry Chanda claimed that the...

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PF Declare Street Vending Legal as Petty Crime Rises in Lusaka

Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front has declared street vending in the country’s central business districts as legal, a few days after street vendors staged a mini protest to demand the dismissal...

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Sata Creates More Districts And a University

Zambian President Michael Sata has created more districts and turned a barely surviving trades school into a university following a trip to a traditional ceremony in one of the country’s...

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