NO MORE ADJOURNMENTS-CHIBOMBA

Constitutional Court President Hilda Chibomba has warned parties involved in the presidential eligibility case to stop delaying the matter through adjournments as the judges are ready to hear the main matter. This is in a matter in which four opposition parties have petitioned the Constitutional Court to determine the interpretation of

NO HUNGER DESPITE DRY SPELL- SILIYA

Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya has assured Zambians that they will not go hungry despite the dry spells the country is experiencing. Ms. Siliya says some parts of the country have been particularly affected with crops that were earlier planted going to waste due to poor rainfall. The Minister was speaking in

LUNGU WARNS NON-PERFORMERS

President Edgar Lungu says he will get rid of individuals who are contributing to the delay in completion of development projects. President Lungu says it is saddening that there has been no improvement on the construction of the provincial administration block in Muchinga province ten months after he visited the area. He

“WE HAVE ENOUGH MAIZE”

President Edgar Lungu says government is ready to handle any possibilities of a poor crop yield during the 2017-2018 farming season due to poor rains and army worms in some parts of the country. President Lungu says the country has enough maize stock under the Food Reserve Agency-FRA- and that the

US GOVT SHUTS DOWN

The US government has begun shutting down many of its services after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget. A bill to fund the federal government until 16 February did not receive the required 60 votes amid a bitter dispute over immigration and border security. It is the first shutdown

FDD’S MWANZA SWITCHES TO PF

Forum for Democracy and Development -FDD- spokesperson Antonio Mwanza has resigned from the opposition party and joined the ruling Patriotic Front. Mr. Mwanza says he has decided to join the PF because it is the only party that means well for Zambians. He says the party under the leadership of President Edgar

LUNGU,MNANGANGWA HOLD TALKS

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has paid tribute to Zambian leaders for their role in the liberation of the Southern African region. And President Mnangagwa has described the Presidential Burial site at Embassy Park as an important heritage for future generations. President Mnangagwa will held talks with President Edgar Lungu on Friday at

GUARD AGAINST STATE CAPTURE-LUNGU

President Edgar Lungu has advised the judiciary to guard against state capture that has manifested in some African countries. The President says the judiciary should also guard against bad elements by maintaining their integrity and independence. Swearing in three Judges of the Courts of Appeal and one High Court Judge, President Lungu

LUNGU appoints ministers

President Edgar Lungu has appointed and sworn in Kwacha Member of Parliament Joe Malanji and Nkana MP Alexander Chiteme as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of National Development Planning respectively. And President Lungu has urged the newly appointed ministers to be humble and serve the people who elected them into