Police Chuck Out Opposition Leader from Chikankata Agric Show

An opposition political party has announced intentions to start a fertilizer manufacturing company in the wake of fermers struggling to access one of the key inputs in agriculture. United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) party leader Charles Chanda said this … Continued

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An opposition political party has announced intentions to start a fertilizer manufacturing company in the wake of fermers struggling to access one of the key inputs in agriculture. United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) party leader Charles Chanda said this when he joined farmers at the at Chikankata Agriculture show. He said that the delay in the supply of fertilizer among farming communities was affecting the agriculture activities in the area. He clarified that the fertilizer making business should not be seen to competing with companies but a business venture that needed to be appreciated by all well-meaning Zambian. “If others people can be allowed to import fertilizer from abroad and distribute in Zambia, I see no reason why UPPZ can be stopped from putting up a plant in Zambia to manufacture fertilizer,†he said. Meanwhile a Police officer forced UPPZ president to abandon his tour of the stands at the Chikankata Agriculture Show after accusing him of bringing politics in the show arena. The Cop told Chanda that he was under instruction to stop touring the stand until the guest of honour left. Chanda however advised the cop not to be used by politicians to bent frustrating of the good will of citizens. “Like any other citizens, I am entitled to visit stands and associate with other show goers but for the sake of peace, I will leave the Chikankata Agriculture show,†he said. The post Police Chuck Out Opposition Leader from Chikankata Agric Show appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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15 Things Buhari Said After Signing 2018 Budget

[Daily Trust] It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 budget into power. But the statement made by the Nigerian leader afterwards are quite key. The signing of the budget had been anticipated by Nigerians who have descr…

[Daily Trust] It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 budget into power. But the statement made by the Nigerian leader afterwards are quite key. The signing of the budget had been anticipated by Nigerians who have described it as an "over due" project.

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National Assembly Budget Cuts to Stifle Vaccines, HIV Drugs

[Daily Trust] A total of N7.45 billion has been cut from funds allocated for strategic interventions in health care, after lawmakers adjusted portions of the 2018 Budget signed into law on Wednesday.

[Daily Trust] A total of N7.45 billion has been cut from funds allocated for strategic interventions in health care, after lawmakers adjusted portions of the 2018 Budget signed into law on Wednesday.

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UPND Mushindano Ward Chair Quits

The UPND hold in North Western Province has continued being weighed heavily by defections with Mushindamo District Chairlday Given Kisafwa resigning from her position and joining the ruling Patriotic Front. Kisafwa joins the list of many other UPND members who … Continued

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The UPND hold in North Western Province has continued being weighed heavily by defections with Mushindamo District Chairlday Given Kisafwa resigning from her position and joining the ruling Patriotic Front. Kisafwa joins the list of many other UPND members who have switched to the ruling Patriotic Front following her resignation with immediate effect. She was received by provincial chairman Jackson Kungo who stressed that more opposition members would be crossing over to the PF. Meanwhile, PF North Western Province Chairman Jackson Kungo has welcomed Kisafwa and has indicated that the resignation is a clear indication that the PF remains the most attractive party. Kisafwa’s resignation comes a month away from a bye election in Kangwena ward following the resignation of Godfrey Safali who was a UPND councillor.   By elections are scheduled for 26th July 2018.   The post UPND Mushindano Ward Chair Quits appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Chief Chinunda Demands set up of Police Post in his Chiefdom

Security concerns in Chief Chinunda’s chiefdom in Eastern Province have reached breaking point with the traditional leader of the Chewa people demanding for the construction of a police post. Chief Chinunda said the nearest police post is at Mgubudu which … Continued

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Security concerns in Chief Chinunda’s chiefdom in Eastern Province have reached breaking point with the traditional leader of the Chewa people demanding for the construction of a police post. Chief Chinunda said the nearest police post is at Mgubudu which was far from his area. He said recently a wife of a teacher at Chiziye Primary School was brutally murdered while the teacher was badly beaten. Chief Chinunda said the bad road network and poor communication was also affecting the area. But Eastern Province permanent secretary Chanda Kasolo assured the traditional leader that government would attend to the issues that he raised. Kasolo said Chipangali district would benefit from the 200 communication towers that government allocated to the province. The chief was speaking at the official hand over of Chinunda Mothers’ Shelter and Maternity Annex at Chinunda clinic of Tuesday. …………… The post Chief Chinunda Demands set up of Police Post in his Chiefdom appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Court Orders Shell to Pay $3.6 Billion Fine Over Oil Spill

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, sitting at a Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd challenging the imposition of $3.6billion fine on it by the Federal Government.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, sitting at a Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed a suit by Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd challenging the imposition of $3.6billion fine on it by the Federal Government.

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