Miles Sampa bounces back

  Former Matero member of parliament Miles Sampa has re-joined the ruling Patriotic Front-PF.   Mr. Sampa has also pledged total loyalty and commitment to president Edgar Lungu.   He says the period he spent outside the party has taught him that loyalty, patience and total discipline are cardinal at all times in politics.   Mr Sampa

Mobile service competition good-Lungu

    Minister of Transport and Communication Permanent Secretary Misheck Lungu says government is prioritising the quality and competitive mobile services in the country.   Mr. Lungu said government believes that Mobile service competition will lead to improved mobile services in the country.   Speaking at the launch of the AIRTEL 4 G network in Lusaka,

CSE to be introduced

    The Civil Service Commission says government will soon reintroduce the Civil Service Examinations and orientations program.   Civil Service Commission Secretary Lennox Kalonde said this is why government is constructing the National School of government so as to ensure government has a Civil Service that understands its operations.   Meanwhile Civil Service Commission Chairperson

Registration of citizens key

  Government says registration of citizens plays a key role in national planning.   Minister of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo says this is why government is determined to ensure that all citizens are accounted for using national registration tools.   Mr Kampyongo was speaking in Mauritania when he chaired the fourth conference of African ministers

Police nab 8 suspected illegal immigrants

Police officers in Lufwanyama have arrested eight suspected illegal immigrants from the Democratic Republic of Congo - DRC.   Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga said the suspected immigrants are believed to be from Lubumbashi in the DRC.   She said the eight suspects were picked up by police after the members of the public

Firms urged to partner Govt

    Minister of General education Dennis Wanchinga has urged Zambian firms to partner with government in helping to provide education facilities and other social amenities to the public.   Speaking when he received a cheque worth four hundred thousand Kwacha for drilling boreholes in 21 schools from ZANACO in Lusaka, Dr Wanchinga said

EITTI to enhance revenue collection

    Minister of Mines Christopher Yaluma says the successful implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative -EITI- will help enhance revenue collection.   Speaking during a briefing in Lusaka, Mr. Yaluma says the EITI is an independent global standard that promotes transparency and accountability in natural resource governance.   Mr. Yaluma says Zambia has been

Media challenged to do more

    Four SADC countries have challenged the media in the region to develop channels and tools that will help portray the continental's image in a positive way to rest of the world.   And Ministry of Health Director of Disease Control in Lesotho Moselinyane Letse says the fight against Tuberculosis and HIV/Aids requires

Game Rangers recognised

    Minister of Tourism and Arts Permanent Secretary Liya Mutale has applauded the efforts of Game Rangers in protecting wildlife.   Dr Mutale says the country cannot have a thriving wildlife sector if the plight of the men and women on the ground is not addressed.   She was speaking during the handover ceremony of