Govt Seeks 60bn For Police Cameras

Finance State Minister David Bahati has tendered a Shs910b supplementary expenditure request before Parliament’s Committee on Budget, which among others include a Shs60b request to procure CCTV cameras for Police. Of this supplementary request, Shs419b has already been spent, but is now before Parliament for retrospective approval as provided in Section 25(1) of the Public […]

Zambia Opposition Seeks To Impeach President Lungu

Zambia’s main opposition party filed a motion on Thursday seeking the impeachment of President Edgar Lungu, accusing him of constitutional breaches, the presidency said on Friday. The motion by the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) got signatures from a third of the members of parliament in the 166-member house. It would need the […]

Immigration Officials Interdicted

The director for Citizenship and Immigration and the Commissioner for Immigrations have today been sent on interdiction. Godfrey Sasaga and Anthony Namara were sent home on orders of the president following accusations of impropriety and criminal investigations have been instituted by the police. The CID are investigating allegations of fraud in the procurement of E-Passports. […]

SANCTIONS: US Tightens Noose Around South Sudan’s Neck

The United States on Wednesday placed sanctions on 15 South Sudanese oil-linked operators it said were substantial sources of revenues for the government, aimed at increasing pressure on President Salva Kiir to end the country’s conflict. “By placing these entities on the US Department of Commerce’s Entity List, the United States will impose a license […]

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