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Tension in camp of mine workers, Kasanda re-arrested; see our top 10 stories of the week


In case you missed them, here are our top 10 stories of the week:

1. Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ) president, Joseph Chewe, on Tuesday stormed a meeting after five mine unions accused him and other union leaders of lacking integrity. Read more…

2. The National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) has reportedly wavered off K20.8 billion of outstanding penalties owned by employers. Read more…

3. Former Zambia Airforce (ZAF) Commander, lieutenant General Ronnie Shikapwasha was shot by his 73-year-old wife, Jane Lusengo Shikapwasha, using a double barrel shotgun- Police say. Read more…

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4. Businessman, Sedrick Kasanda, and his two co-accused were on Thursday rearrested, few minutes after the State entered a nolle prosequi in the case they were accused of obtaining money by false pretense and money laundering involving about US$500,000. Read more…

5. President Hakainde Hichilema has expressed displeasure with the pace at which Ministries and State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) are executing projects and programmes. Read more….

6. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested and charged Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA) Director General, Kenneth Nyundu, for corruption involving over K700,000.00. Read more…

7. Zambia and Ghana are projected to emerge from default on their foreign-currency debt in 2024, according to expectations from Fitch, a rating agency. Read more…

8. Outspoken Chingola Life Gospel Church International Bishop, Joseph Kazhila, has called for immediate resolution of the pending issues at Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) as the mine is almost under care and maintenance. Read more….

9. Zambians on social media have reacted with disappointment following Zambia’s draw against neighbours Democratic Republic of Congo in Chipolopolo’s first Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after missing out the last three edition. Read more….

10. Zambia Under-17 Women’s National Team Coach, Carol Kanyemba, has named a 34-member provisional squad. Read more….

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