UNZASU president condemns govt “inefficiency” in running learning institutions

UNZASU president condemns govt “inefficiency” in running learning institutions »

9 Sep, 2015
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University of Zambia Students Union (UNZASU) President Martin Muluya has charged that government has failed to effectively run public tertiary learning institutions.   Mr. Muluya said the ministry of education has failed to deliver the needs of students from various public learning institutions.  

UNZALARU to hold on to results, students run amok

UNZALARU to hold on to results, students run amok »

2 Sep, 2015
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THE University of Zambia Lecturers and Researchers Union (UNZALARU) has maintained that lecturers at the institution will not release students’ results until government meet their demands. And the UNZALARU says the money released by government yesterday was far from meeting the union’s expectations. In a telephone interview, UNZALARU secretary general Jason Mwanza charged that results would not be released unless all the controversies surrounding the lecturers are sorted out without fail.

Zambians urged to prepare for harder times while PF maintains it has delivered to people’s expectations

Zambians urged to prepare for harder times while PF maintains it has delivered to people’s expectations »

24 Aug, 2015
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A Political Activist has urged Zambians to brace themselves for harder times to come under the Patriotic Front (PF) government. However, PF has maintained that the party has delivered to the expectations of the Zambians adding that the party is here to stay. Speaking in a phone interview with the Lusaka Star, political activist Dante Saunders said the PF had failed to run the affairs of the country as evidenced by the rising cost of living.

Law enforcement agencies in Zambia are incompetent – FODEP

Law enforcement agencies in Zambia are incompetent – FODEP »

24 Aug, 2015
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FOUNDATION for Democratic Process (FODEP) has accused Law enforcements agencies of being incompetent in handling court cases. The FODEP executive director MacDonald Chipenzin said this in an interview with the Lusaka Star in reference to the recent acquittal of former Zambia Railways Limited managing director Clive Chirwa by the Lusaka Magistrate court for two counts of abuse of authority of office and one count of failing to declare interest.

Kalingalinga residents bemoan lack of burial space at Chingwere and Leopards Hill cemeteries

Kalingalinga residents bemoan lack of burial space at Chingwere and Leopards Hill cemeteries »

13 Aug, 2015
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RESIDENTS of kalingalinga compound have expressed concern over the limited burial space at Chingwele and Leopards Hill burial sites. In an interview, a resident of the said compound, Enock Kaunda said it is sad that bereaved family members have to bear the pain of not being able to give their loved ones a decent burial because of shortage of burial spaces.

UNZA ICT expert calls on govt to adopt mobile voting during elections

UNZA ICT expert calls on govt to adopt mobile voting during elections »

12 Aug, 2015
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The University of Zambia Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Department has called on the government to adopt  a mobile voting system during elections.   ICT Expert Catherine Saboi told the Lusaka Star in an interview that mobile voting offers the opportunity for voters to cast votes conveniently. Ms Saboi ,however, said  if this was to work effectively, there would be need for tight security measures.

Government aware of dangers of Lightning to the Nation

Government aware of dangers of Lightning to the Nation »

11 Aug, 2015
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ZANIS LUSAKA - Government says it recognizes the immense threat lightening poses to citizens and the economy of the country. Deputy Minister in the Office of the Vice President Lazarous Chungu said government attaches great importance to issues of lightening as it has a devastating impact on the economy. Mr. Chungu observed that Zambia has had a fair share of natural hazards that have had devastating impact on human beings, property and loss of lives in some parts of the country.

Kalaba warns diplomats against tarnishing Zambia’s image

Kalaba warns diplomats against tarnishing Zambia’s image »

11 Aug, 2015
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ZANIS LUSAKA - Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has appealed to Zambian diplomats not to engage in activities which can injure the country’s reputation in foreign countries. Mr. Kalaba said Zambian diplomats must lead exemplary lives and ensure that they promote Zambia’s interests abroad.

RDA urged to re-design road junction on Market Street and the Great East Road

RDA urged to re-design road junction on Market Street and the Great East Road »

8 Aug, 2015
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PIONEER Association in Zambia has called on the Road Development Agency (RDA) to consider re-designing the road junction on Market Street and the Great East Road located opposite the Chelstone Catholic Church. Pioneer Association in Zambia national director Charles Searson said RDA should quickly re-design the road junction so as to reduce the current traffic congestion as well as road accidents.

LCC warns alcohol traders selling beer to mourners at graveyards of stern action

LCC warns alcohol traders selling beer to mourners at graveyards of stern action »

7 Aug, 2015
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THE Lusaka City Council has warned of stern action against alcohol traders selling beer to mourners around graveyards as the act is illegal and immoral. In an interview with the Lusaka Star, Lusaka city council assistant public relations manager Brenda Katongola says the council is aware of illegal traders who are taking advantage of people who come to bury their beloved ones by selling them alcohol, an act she said has prompted illicit and immoral behaviour around cemeteries.