Let’s be practical

IF MORE Zambians put their money where their mouths are, Zambia would be a so much more developed country.In other words, if Zambians individually and collectively walked the talk, the country would develop much faster. Standards of living would improv...

Kudos First Lady, Mutinta for showing leadership

Dear editor, SEEING the mother of the nation and First Lady, Mrs Esther Lungu embracing Mrs Mutinta Hichilema during a funeral over the weekend was a beautiful picture to behold for all peace-loving Zambians.Our mothers showed the importance of rising ...

UPPZ plans big for agriculture

By Francis Maingaila Chikankata (19-06-18) – United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) has disclosed intention to start a fertilizer manufacturing company to supplement the smooth supply of fertilizer in the country. UPPZ president Charles Chanda told farmers when he went to exhibit their farm produce at Chikankata agriculture show. He said that the delay in

Eurovision moments to inspire Will Ferrell’s Netflix comedy

The announcement that Will Ferrell is making a comedy about Eurovision for Netflix is (Europop) music to the ears of many a fan of the annual song contest. The Hollywood star is said to have been introduced to Eurovision by his Swedish wife in 1999 and he even attended this year’s event in Lisbon. Ferrell

Eurovision moments to inspire Will Ferrell’s Netflix comedy

The announcement that Will Ferrell is making a comedy about Eurovision for Netflix is (Europop) music to the ears of many a fan of the annual song contest. The Hollywood star is said to have been introduced to Eurovision by his Swedish wife in 1999 and he even attended this year’s event in Lisbon. Ferrell

Zambia commemorates African Child

Zambia has commemorated the day of the African Child with a call for children to get involved in development activities both as agents and beneficiaries of development. The commemoration which was initially supposed to be held on 16th June,2018, but could not proceed owing to the funeral of late former Gender Minister Victoria Kalima was

Zambia commemorates African Child

Zambia has commemorated the day of the African Child with a call for children to get involved in development activities both as agents and beneficiaries of development. The commemoration which was initially supposed to be held on 16th June,2018, but could not proceed owing to the funeral of late former Gender Minister Victoria Kalima was

Japan beat 10-man Colombia

Japan profited from Colombia’s nightmare start to the World Cup as they secured a victory against 10 men in their Group H opener in Saransk, despite James Rodriguez’s late introduction. Colombia conceded a penalty and had a man sent off inside three minutes, with Carlos Sanchez dismissed for handling Shinji Kagawa’s shot at a goal

Japan beat 10-man Colombia

Japan profited from Colombia’s nightmare start to the World Cup as they secured a victory against 10 men in their Group H opener in Saransk, despite James Rodriguez’s late introduction. Colombia conceded a penalty and had a man sent off inside three minutes, with Carlos Sanchez dismissed for handling Shinji Kagawa’s shot at a goal

Gender PS bemoans low women representation

Ministry of Gender Permanent Secretary, Auxilia Ponga has bemoaned the low women representation in decision making positions at local government level. Speaking during the launch of the Lusaka City Council Social Inclusion and Gender Mainstreaming Policy, Dr. Ponga is concerned that out of the 1, 624 elected councilors in the country, only 130 are women.

Italian populist in row over counting Roma

Italy’s right-wing populist Interior Minister, Matteo Salvini, has prompted a new outcry by saying he wants a census of the Roma community that would lead to non-Italians being deported. After a chorus of criticism he said his only aim was to protect Roma children. There are at least 130,000 Roma (Gypsies) in Italy, and many

Govt concerned some mines are declaring losses

Mines and Mineral Resources Minister, Richard Musukwa says government is concerned that some mining firms have continued to declare losses making it difficult for government to get the required taxes. The Minister said this in Lusaka when he officiated at the three day 7th Zambia Alternative Mining Indaba held under the theme “Our Natural Resources,

Police officer shot dead by close friend

A Police officer of Kabwe’s Kasanda Police Camp has died after being shot by his close friend. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has named the officer as Sergeant Samuel Tembo aged 47 who was allegedly shot by Simon Mbulo of Makululu compound using a revolver. Ms Katongo says the incident happened in the early hours of

Chipimo Confers With Hichilema

National Restoration Party (NAREP) President Elias Chipimo has conferred with his UPND counterpart Hakainde Hichilema at his residence in New Kasama. The meeting is a rare show of solidarity between the two leaders that provide a sense of promise but … Continued

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Chipimo Confers With Hichilema

National Restoration Party (NAREP) President Elias Chipimo has conferred with his UPND counterpart Hakainde Hichilema at his residence in New Kasama. The meeting is a rare show of solidarity between the two leaders that provide a sense of promise but … Continued

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UPPZ plans big for agriculture

Chikankata (19-06-18) – United Prosperous and Peaceful Zambia (UPPZ) has disclosed intention to start a fertilizer manufacturing company to supplement the smooth supply of fertilizer in the country. UPPZ president Charles Chanda told farmers when he went to exhibit their farm produce at Chikankata agriculture show. He said that the delay in the supply of

FAZ Congratulates Sikazwe for FIFA Feat

Press Statement (For Immediate Release) Football Association of Zambia Football House, Lusaka 19th June, 2018 FAZ salutes Sikazwe On behalf of the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Executive and the entire football family, I would like to take this opportunity … Continued

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EAZ calls full reconciliation of public debt, public guarantee debt.

The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) has called for the full reconcili ation of government’s public debt and public guarantee debt. EAZ president Chrispin Mphuka says it is high time the government made public the exact amounts in public debt and public guarantee debt. Dr. Mphuka says this will clear speculations on Zambia’s public debt

England celebrate Kane’s dramatic winner

Harry Kane’s stoppage-time winner ensured England started their World Cup campaign with victory after Tunisia threatened to snatch a point in Volgograd. Kane scored his second goal of the game with a clever header as Gareth Southgate’s side recorded England’s first win in the opening game of a major tournament since they beat Paraguay in

Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

US rapper XXXTentacion, who quickly rose to fame with two consecutive hit albums, has been killed aged 20. He was leaving a motorcycle dealership in south Florida on Monday when an armed suspect shot him. Police in Broward County said XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced

Trump threatens huge new tariffs on China

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn (£151bn) of Chinese goods in a growing trade row. Mr Trump said the 10% tariffs would come into effect if China “refuses to change its practices”. The move would be a major escalation of the dispute, which threatens to take the US

ZACCI notes need to improve railway infrastructure

The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has noted the need for the government to improve railway infrastructure for the Statutory Instrument which compels transporters of heavy cargo to move 30 percent of bulk cargo from the road to railway to be effective. ZACCI president Michael Nyirenda has told Q-news that while the directive

Zambia sitting on waste time bomb – HIVOS SA

HIVOS Southern Africa says Zambia is sitting on a time bomb in the area of waste management. HIVOS regional advocacy manager, William Chilufya says it is for this reason his organization intends to use the dump sites in the country to make compost manure as a way of helping address the challenge of waste management

JCTR adds voice to calls for referendum roadmap

The Jesuit Center for Theological Reflection (JCTR) has added its voice in calling on government to provide a roadmap for the holding of another referendum to expand the Bill of Rights. JCTR Executive Director, Emmanuel Mumba says it is not enough for government to simply tell the nation that a referendum will be held when

EAZ calls for reconciliation of public debt, public debt guarantee

The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) has called for the full reconciliation of government’s public debt and public debt guarantee. EAZ president Chrispin Mphuka says it is high time the government made public the exact amounts in public debt and public guarantee debt. Dr. Mphuka says this will clear speculations on Zambia’s public debt given

Kwacha Constituency 2021 Hopefuls Draw Battle lines

The battle for the heart and soul of Kwacha Constituency in 2021 is taking shape with incumbent Joe Malanji cementing his hold while prospective challenger Chritsopher Kang’ombe is waging a subtle campaign. Malanji hosted a 10 member team of Ministers … Continued

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Kwacha Constituency 2021 Hopefuls Draw Battle lines

The battle for the heart and soul of Kwacha Constituency in 2021 is taking shape with incumbent Joe Malanji cementing his hold while prospective challenger Chritsopher Kang’ombe is waging a subtle campaign. Malanji hosted a 10 member team of Ministers … Continued

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Kambwili is Still PF-Chitotela

It is nonsensical for Chishimba Kambwili to ask people to leave the Patriotic Front Party and join the NDC while he remains a PF Member of Parliament, Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela has charged. Speaking at a public … Continued

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PF SG Urges MPs to Visit their Constituencies

Patriotic Front Secretary General Davies Mwila has told Members of Parliament in Kitwe to go back to constituencies and appreciate challenges their electorates are going through. Mwila said Members of Parliament needed to be consistent in interacting with people that … Continued

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Nyirenda Speaks for Expelled Riotous UNZA Students

Operation Young Vote has spoken for the expelled University of Zambia students over riotous behaviour. OYV executive director Guess Nyirenda said that the expelled students were not given a hearing before being chucked out of campus. Nyirenda said that the … Continued

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