Police Chief – I Planned Parliament Raid

[Observer] In his own words, Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura announced yesterday that he played the lead role in planning Wednesday afternoon’s invasion of Parliament by a joint security team drawn from “sister agencies.”

[Observer] In his own words, Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura announced yesterday that he played the lead role in planning Wednesday afternoon's invasion of Parliament by a joint security team drawn from "sister agencies."

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Pres. Lungu Appoints Dr Simon Miti To Top State House Post

President Edgar Lungu has appointed Dr Simon Miti as Principal Private Secretary at State House. Dr Miti’s position is at the same level as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet. According to a statement by presidential press aide, Dr Miti has … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu has appointed Dr Simon Miti as Principal Private Secretary at State House. Dr Miti’s position is at the same level as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet. According to a statement by presidential press aide, Dr Miti has been serving as Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration at Cabinet Office and takes over from Mr Francis Chalabesa who has retired after expiry of his contract. The President has also appointed Mr Patrick Kangwa as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet in charge of Administration at Cabinet Office. Until his appointment, Mr Kangwa was National Coordinator at the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit under the Office of the Vice-President. He takes over from Mr Peter Kasanda who has retired following the expiry of his contract. At the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit, the President has promoted Head of Research and Planning Ms Yande Mwape as National Coordinator. And the President has promoted Director for Performance Systems at the Management Development Division under Cabinet Office, Mr Mabvuto Sakala as Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Higher Education. Mr Sakala takes over from Mr Owen Mgemezulu who has since been transferred to Cabinet Office as Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration. Meanwhile, the President has appointed Ms Alfreda Kansembe Mwamba as Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil. The President has also appointed Mr Anthony Mukwita as Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany. Mr Mukwita has been serving as Counsellor at the Zambian Mission in Sweden. The appointees will be sworn-in by His Excellency the President in due course. THE APPOINTMENTS LUSAKA, (Thursday, 28th September, 2017)——-His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia has made various appointments at State House, Cabinet Office and in the Foreign Service as follows: (1) Dr Simon Miti, Principal Private Secretary -State House; (2) Mr Patrick Kangwa, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet-Administration, Cabinet Office; (3) Mr Mabvuto Sakala, Permanent Secretary- Ministry of Higher Education; (4) Mr Owen Mgemezulu, Permanent Secretary –Administration, Cabinet Office, (transfer); (5) Ms Yande Mwape, National Coordinator, Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit; (6) Ms Alfreda Kansembe Mwamba, Ambassador, Republic of Brazil; and (7) Mr Anthony Mukwita, Ambassador, Federal Republic of Germany. Issued by: AMOS CHANDA SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT (PRESS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS) STATE HOUSE The post Pres. Lungu Appoints Dr Simon Miti To Top State House Post appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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NRM MPs Praise Kadaga for Suspending Colleagues

[Observer] Several Members of Parliament from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party today took to the floor to shower praises at the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for close to three hours in a House abandoned by the opposition in protest.

[Observer] Several Members of Parliament from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party today took to the floor to shower praises at the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for close to three hours in a House abandoned by the opposition in protest.

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Activists Condemn Police Over Raiding CSO Offices

[Monitor] Kampala -Human rights defenders have condemned the manner in which the Police force raided Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) offices, saying the move did not comply with the legal provisions.

[Monitor] Kampala -Human rights defenders have condemned the manner in which the Police force raided Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) offices, saying the move did not comply with the legal provisions.

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Age Limit – Drop Personal Greed for National Interest

[Monitor] In 1995 when the current Constitution was promulgated, on the face, it had an appearance that promised permanency at least for some decades. Little did we know that nothing in Uganda can really be said to be certain except death, taxes and un…

[Monitor] In 1995 when the current Constitution was promulgated, on the face, it had an appearance that promised permanency at least for some decades. Little did we know that nothing in Uganda can really be said to be certain except death, taxes and unemployment. Barely 10 years later, in 2005 to precise, term limit was lifted by the 7th Parliament.

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SC Villa to Lose Points for Kitende Violence

[Monitor] Kampala -SC Villa fanatics will rue their barbaric acts at St Mary’s Kitende last Saturday after the Fufa competitions disciplinary panel ordered for the deduction of two points and two goals from their club.

[Monitor] Kampala -SC Villa fanatics will rue their barbaric acts at St Mary's Kitende last Saturday after the Fufa competitions disciplinary panel ordered for the deduction of two points and two goals from their club.

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Mailbox: New FAZ Match Tickets At Barclays Cup

Recently Faz and Barclays held a briefing and revealed that the cup will get better. They also justified the more than 50% of prize going to Branding. Now look at the ticket below that was used during the Zesco/ Kitwe … Continued

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Recently Faz and Barclays held a briefing and revealed that the cup will get better. They also justified the more than 50% of prize going to Branding. Now look at the ticket below that was used during the Zesco/ Kitwe united match at Nkana stadium. I think we are in trouble maningi with new faces at Faz house. If this continues i will make sure they don’t get a fresh mandate. Twalalimbana inama mumeno. Don’t underestimate me. The post Mailbox: New FAZ Match Tickets At Barclays Cup appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Police FC Players Tipped Ahead of New Season

[New Times] The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) in charge of Administration and Personnel, Juvenal Marizamunda, on Thursday met players and coaching staff of Police FC ahead of the new season, which gets underway this weekend.

[New Times] The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) in charge of Administration and Personnel, Juvenal Marizamunda, on Thursday met players and coaching staff of Police FC ahead of the new season, which gets underway this weekend.

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