ACC suspends investigations officer for misrepresenting commissionTHE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has confirmed suspending its investigations officer, Chipambe Manda, pending disciplinary proceedings. In a circular to members of staff, ACC acting director general Rosemary Khuzhwayo said the position presented by Manda was not that of the Commission. “Management wishes to inform members of staff that the position allegedly presented in the matter of The People v Chitalu Chilufya is not the Commission’s position. Management has subsequently decided to suspend the officer involved ending disciplinary proceedings,” stated Khuzwayo. Manda shocked the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court when he admitted that the total value of assets that Health Minister Dr Chitalu....
We have no govt, but we have no opposition either“IMWE ba News Diggers!, tell ‘Yo Bally’ to start taking advantage of the PF scandals if he is serious about winning the next election. With what is going on in government, the PF cannot continue winning all these by-elections, including in the opposition strongholds; it means there is something he is not doing right with his team. He is just entertaining people on Facebook, but on the ground, there is nothing! Ifwe fwebali pa social media, we don’t even have voter’s cards, the voters are out there,” a UPND supporter wrote to us. Another one added: “Nakaso anasheko Bally, abantu....
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Police will be deployed to ensure COVID-19 guidelines are followed – ChitaluTHE Ministry of Health has announced that the country has in the last 24 hours recorded 125 new COVID-19 cases out of 454 tests done and six deaths, five of which were brought in dead cases in Lusaka. And the Ministry says the Home Affairs ministry will deploy police officers to ensure that people are following COVID-19 prevention guidelines. Meanwhile, the Ministry has announced that President Edgar Lungu has directed all non essential workers to work remotely to avoid contact….
Walking the Talk on Policy Pronouncements: The Economic Cost of Chaotic PoliciesThe Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) which comes to an end in 2021 has been the primary guiding document underpinning Zambia’s development agenda since 2017. Since we are inching towards the end of the plan, it is important that a critique is conducted using the evidence that is currently obtaining on the ground. The pillar of particular interest in the plan that is worth dissecting is “Economic Diversification and Job Creation”. It is clear that the framers of this national....