Tuesday, 14th June, 2011

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488    Mr Lubinda (Kabwata) - to ask the Minister of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources:

(a)    how many statues of more than half a metre high existed in public places as of 31st December, 2010, country-wide;

(b)    of the total statues, how many were of political leaders;

(c)    how many statues at (b) were paid for by the State; and

(d)    how many statues were in the following places:

(i)     Chipata;
(ii)     Lusaka;
(iii)    Livingstone;
(iv)   Kitwe; and
(v)    Ndola.

489    Mr Hamusonde (Nangoma) - to ask the Minister of Local Government and Housing why the Government has failed to rid street and shop corridors of vendors and confine them to designated trading places, country-wide.

490    Mr Ntundu (Gwembe) - to ask the Minister of Health:

(a)    how many dialysis machines were procured country-wide as of December, 2010;

(b)    how many dialysis machines are operational; and

(c)    how much money was spent on procuring the dialysis machines at the University Teaching Hospital.

491    Mr C Mulenga (Chinsali) - to ask the Minister of Energy and Water Development:

(a)    when the following places in Chinsali District will be electrified under the Rural Electrification Programme:

(i)     Chief Mubanga’s Palace;
(ii)    Chief Nkweto’s Palace;
(iii)    Mundu Rural Health Centre;
(iv)   Chunga Rural Health Centre; and
(v)    Mbesuma Ranch; and

(b)    what the total cost of electrifying these places is.

492    Mr Mwenya (Nkana) - to ask the Minister of Home Affairs:

(a)    how many individuals were arrested for money laundering activities from 2006 to 2010, year by year;

(b)    of the total number arrested, how many  were politicians; and

(c)    how many convictions were secured in the same period.

493    Mr Simama (Kalulushi) - to ask the Minister of Science, Technology and Vocational Training what the role of the Ministry in mitigating the effects of climate change is.

494    Mr Mukanga (Kantanshi) - to ask the Minister of Livestock and Fisheries Development:

(a)    when the last national fish inventory was conducted;

(b)    whether there was any increase in the number of fish during the last fish ban between December, 2010 and March, 2011 and, if so, by what percentage point;

(c)   what the total number of fish species in Zambia currently is; and

(d)   what measures the Government has taken to ensure that the endangered fish species are protected from extinction.

495  Mr Chisala (Chilubi) - to ask the Minister of Home Affairs:

(a)    how many road traffic accidents occurred from January, 2009 to March, 2011, on the following highways:

(i)     Kapiri-Mposhi/Lusaka;
(ii)    Kapiri-Mposhi/Ndola; and
(iii)   Lusaka/Livingstone; and

(b)    how many people died in the accidents at (a) above.

496   Mr D Mwila (Chipili) - to ask the Minister of Education which areas in Chipili Parliamentary Constituency have been identified for construction of basic schools in 2011.

497    Col G Chanda (Kanyama) - to ask the Minister of Local Government and Housing:

(a)    when the construction of the ring roads around the city of Lusaka will commence; and

(b)    what has caused the delay in commencing the project.


W24    Mr Chisala (Chilubi) - to ask the Minister of Home Affairs:

(a)    how many criminal offences in the following categories were committed to the High Court from 2008 to 2009:

(i)    murder;
(ii)   attempted murder; and
(iii)  aggravated robbery;

(b)    how many cases of unlawful assembly were tried in the High Court in the same period; and

(c)    which province recorded the highest number of murder cases.

W25    Mr Lubinda (Kabwata) - to ask the Minister of Lands:

(a)    which plots were recommended by the Lusaka City Council (LCC) for the construction of markets in the following townships:

(i)    Hillview Park;
(ii)    Kamwala South; and
(iii)    Libala South;

(b)    what the current status of the plots in each of the above townships is;

(c)    whether the LCC ever recommended the allocation of stands in the markets and, if so, under which Council minutes the recommendations were made and to which applicants;

(d)    whether the LCC did approve building plans for the construction of markets currently going on in Hillview Park; and

(e)    how much money the LCC collected in respect of the application fees for the plots and how the money was accounted for.

W26    Mr Chisala (Chilubi) - to ask the Minister of Home Affairs:

(a)    what the staffing levels in the Northern Division of the Zambia Police Force were from December 2008 to December 2009;

(b)    whether the levels were adequate; and

(c)    how many promotions were made during the period at (a) above in Northern, Lusaka and Luapula Provinces to the following positions:

(i)    Sergeant;
(ii)   Sub-Inspector;
(iii)   Inspector;
(iv)  Chief Inspector;
(v)  Assistant Superintendent;
(vi)  Superintendent;
(vii) Senior Superintendent;
(viii) Chief Superintendent;
(ix) Assistant Commissioner; and
(x)  Senior Assistant Commissioner.


Dr Machungwa

Report of the Committee on National Security and Foreign Affairs:  That this House do adopt the Report of the Committee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, for the Fifth Session of the Tenth National Assembly, laid on the Table of the House on 30th May, 2011.

1    The Companies (Amendment) Bill                                                                                                     (N.A.B. 16/2011)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Second Reading

2    The Supplementary Appropriation (2009) Bill                                                                                       (N.A.B. 17/2011)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Second Reading