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DC attempts to stop Mpika radio programme featuring UPND

MPIKA district commissioner Moses Katebe last Sunday attempted to stop a Mpika FM live phone-in political programme owing to what he termed use of abusive language against President Edgar Lungu by UPND discussants. According to a story carried by today's Post...

ZRA goes to supreme court

Alert 25/11/2015 Category: Legislated The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has filed a notice of appeal in the Supreme Court against the High Court ruling in which The Post Newspapers was granted a stay of execution to restrain the authority from demanding full...

Zambia Revenue Authority raids the Post newspaper offices again

The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) in the company of two armed police officers on  Friday morning raided Post Newspapers Limited offices along Bwinjimfumu Road over  alleged  unpaid taxes of over K16 million.  The officers who stormed the premises as early as 08:00...

LAZ asks Kambwili to retract threats against Radio Phoenix

THE Law Association of Zambia has asked information minister Chishimba Kambwili to apologise to the nation and retract his recent threats to revoke Radio Phoenix's operating licence. Last week, Kambwili threatened to revoke the radio station's operating licence if it...

Kambwili’s threats of statutory regulation shock MISA Zambia

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia is shocked with Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Chishimba Kambwili’s threat to introduce state regulatory measures against the media owing to a story carried by The Post Newspaper on Tuesday 13th...

Be responsible, court tells media

Kitwe chief resident magistrate Penjani Lamba has urged the media to exercise utmost care and responsibility in their reportage of court matters. Magistrate Lamba’s caution came in the wake of a complaint by lawyers representing former Cabinet Office permanent...

Defamation of the Zambian President

Musician, Chama Fumba, alias Pilato appeared in court on the 9th of June, 2015, and pleaded not guilty to the charge of conduct likely to cause the breach of peace by producing a song ‘A Lungu Anabwela’. He was released upon payment of a K1,000 bail with two working...