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Zambia

Dora Siliya

Date of Birth: 8 October 1970
Place of Birth: Kitwe


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A clumsy crackdown

The death of Vespers Shimuzhila, a University of Zambia student who suffocated when police fired a teargas canister into her room following student demonstrations over unpaid government meal allowances, and the government's reaction – Information minister Dora Siliya blamed the students – is a microcosm of the government's tin-eared response to recent criticism...


Debt spike threatens reserves

mansion prompted outrage which only grew when Information Minister Dora Siliya said that gifts of this kind were 'normal'...


Lungu for longer

Agricultural policy is in disarray, with more money for the Farming Input Support Programme in this year's budget drawing strong criticism from the Minister of Agriculture, Dora Siliya, who questioned the logic of funding 'a failed project'...


Preparing for the worst

On 29 November, Agriculture Minister Dora Siliya went to Parliament and strongly criticised the FISP as 'a failed project', adding that the 'government is seriously re-looking at the programme'...


Racing to the finish

The appointment of easterners such as former MMD stalwarts like Dora Siliya and Vincent Mwale caused some disaffection among Bemba speakers...


Lungu schemes to survive

Now, the contenders are Energy Minister Dora Siliya, Commerce Minister Margaret Mhango Mwanakatwe, PF deputy secretary general Mumbi Phiri and Inonge Wina...


PF scrambles for support

Lungu has appointed two of Sata's fiercest critics, ex-MMD Spokesperson Dora Siliya and the party's former Vice- President, Michael Kaingu, as ministers of Energy and Higher Education respectively...


The party rebrands for the polls

Kambwili, who challenged Lungu for the succession as PF leader to the late Michael Sata, is upset that former fierce critics of Sata such as Dora Siliya, who was Information Minister in ex-President Banda's Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) government, are now ensconced in the PF and taking a leading role in planning Lungu's election campaign next year...


Nevers on a Sunday

MMD Vice-Presidents Michael Kaingu and Brian Chituwo, and Spokeswoman Dora Siliya have accused him of ‘not adding value’ to the once governing party...


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