Someone powerful authorised withdrawal of K65m found in New Kasama – MumbaPOLICE in Lusaka have recovered K65,330,000 cash and over US$57,000 suspected to have been stolen or unlawfully obtained from a house in Lusaka’s new Kasama area belonging to Faith Musonda. And MMD president Nevers Mumba says someone powerful enough must have authorised the withdrawal of K65,330,000. In a statement, Saturday, Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo said the Central Bank was engaged and counted the money in the presence of caretakers as the alleged owner, Musonda, was reported to have run away from the house. She said a further search was conducted and the team discovered a safe containing $57,350 Dollars which.......
Why should HH fly commercial in this Covid era?SOUTHERN Province minister Honourable Cornelius Mweetwa says President Hakainde Hichilema will not use the Presidential Jet when travelling New York for the United Nations General Assembly, but will instead fly on a commercial flight so that he does not waste resources. The Choma Central member of parliament adds that the President does like a life of luxury, and as such, he doesn’t look forward to the comfort of flying in the presidential jet. MWEETWA: “His Excellency the President of Zambia Mr Hakainde Hichilema will be traveling to attend the UN General Assembly. We as a party are reliably informed that....
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We weren’t consulted over debt swap cancelation, laments BMUZBIOMEDICAL Union of Zambia president Daniel Mwimbe says it’s unfortunate and illegal for government to suspend the debt swap process without consulting unions. On Friday, Vice-President Mutale Nalumango confirmed that government had suspended the debt swap and was looking at ways of positively restructuring it. But in an interview, Mwimbe said government had not handled the debt swap well because unions were not consulted on government’s intention to halt the process. He said an agreement had been signed between unions…….
Should Zambia’s new president fire all his predecessor’s appointees?The last few days have seen mounting calls from many Zambians for President Hakainde Hichilema to dismiss senior civil servants appointed by his predecessor. Those behind these calls argue that such officials cannot be relied upon to implement the new president’s vision because they were either complicit in the worst excesses of the previous administration or are still loyal to former president Edgar Lungu. It is easy to sympathise with these demands. Zambians generally agree that Lungu’s presidency was an....