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Pres. Lungu Heads to Eastern Province on Friday

President Edgar Lungu is this Friday expected in Eastern Province to beef up campaigns for PF candidates in next week’s elections for district council chairpersons. Eastern Province PF chairperson Andrew Lubusha confirmed the development in an interview today. Lubusha who … Continued

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Hockey Team Off to Algiers

The U18 Zambia male hockey team which was camped at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) through the support of the National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) has left for Algiers, Algeria ahead of the African Youth Games slated for … Continued

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Chileshe Kapwepwe is New COMESA SG

Former Finance Deputy Minister Chileshe Kapwepwe has been appointed Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretary General. Kapwepwe takes over from long serving Secretary General Sindiso Ngwenya who is Zimbabwean. She becomes the first Zambian and also woman … Continued

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DEC Nab Chawama Woman Over 1.44 Tonnes of Cannabis

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) in Eastern Province has nabbed a Lusaka based for trafficking in 18 Ninety kilograms bags of loose cannabis. FULL STATEMENT 18th July, 2018 -The Drug Enforcement Commission in Eastern Province has arrested one suspect for … Continued

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ZABS Investigates Counterfeit Mazoe

17th July 2018 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ZCSA CARRYING OUT MARKET SURVEILLANCES AND TESTING ON REPORTS OF CONTAMINATED MAZOE TO ASSURE SAFETY OF THE CONSUMERS –17th July 2018, Lusaka– The Zambia Compulsory Standards Agency (ZCSA) is carrying out its … Continued

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OPINION: Mayoral Crown Offers Miles Sampa a Window for Self Redemption

Miles Bwalya Sampa is almost certain to be crowned Lusaka Mayor on July 26 after the electorate have their say in the poll. Sampa has had a troubled political trajectory. For a man of his academic standing and experience, Sampa … Continued

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OPINION: Mayoral Crown Offers Miles Sampa a Window for Self Redemption

Miles Bwalya Sampa is almost certain to be crowned Lusaka Mayor on July 26 after the electorate have their say in the poll. Sampa has had a troubled political trajectory. For a man of his academic standing and experience, Sampa … Continued

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Chiwempala Market Modernization Plan Raises Eyebrows

Another rumour of the sale of a public market has engulfed Chiwemapla traders in Chingola with government refuting the allegation. Provincial Local Government Officer Maclleod Nyirenda has announced that Chiwempala Maket has been put on the list of markets to … Continued

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Kitwe DC Offers Support to Families of Black Mountain Victims

Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu has not forgotten about the families of the 11 victims who died at the Black Mountain. Mpundu called on all the families in the aftermath of the Black Moutain accident with the possibility of giving … Continued

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Kankoyo MP Aides Buteko Market Fire Victims

Buteko Market fire victims have got another shot in the arm after Kankoyo Member of Parliament Brian Mushimba donated K50, 000 to help ease their burden after losing their property. Mushimba’s gesture comes a week after his Kantanshi counterpart Anthony … Continued

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Local Scribe Gets Namibia Invite

Local journalist Mike Sichula has scored a minor first for his solo efforts in trying to provide balanced reportage on political events in the country. Sichula whose brand name is Speech Analyst has been invited at a continental Conflict and … Continued

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Political Violence: Who is the Villain and Victim?

Could this be a classic case of the villain playing victim to political violence and attacks? A Patriotic Front campaign vehicle found itself on the end of an attack after the political rally addressed by President Edgar Lungu on Monday … Continued

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Longacres Vegas Annex Gutted by Fire

Popular night spot Vegas Annex Longacres has been gutted by fire. The fire broke out around 11:15 hours with the cause of the fire not yet known. Vegas Annex is the most popular of a chain of night spots spread … Continued

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DRC University Want Kabila To Step Down …Head Of State Expected To Address Nation

University professors and staff signed the document calling Kabila’s candidacy in the December polls “an unacceptable offence of high treason against the nation and the state” following months of heavily repressed protests calling for the long-time leader to stand aside. … Continued

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Chawama Switches On for Pres. Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has taken the front role in campaigning for Patriotic Front mayoral candidate Miles Sampa. Chawama which is where President Lungu cut his political teeth having been Member of Parliament for Chawama Constituency. President Lungu was counting on … Continued

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Kulamba Ceremony set for Aug 25

THE Kulamba ceremony organizing committee of the Chewa people has announced that this year’s ceremony would be held on August 25. Chief Chanje of the Chewa people said preparations for the ceremony have reached an advanced stage. He said this … Continued

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More Ex-Miners Get Land

Ex Miners who lost Jobs in 2015, have continued to receive farm land on the Copperbelt with the latest team of 425 being recipients of offer letters for land in Lufwanyama District. Copperbelt Permanent Secretary Bright Nundwe yesterday handed over … Continued

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Mwinilunga Hospital Car Runs Over Chingola Man

A 69 year old of Chingola on Sunday died on the spot while four others are nursing serious injuries after they were hit by a motor vehicle belonging to Mwinilunga General Hospital in Muchinshi area. Copperbelt Commissioner of Police Charity … Continued

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Chipenzi Threatens to Sue FODEP Over Unpaid Dues

Former Foundation for Democratic Foundation (FODEP) McDonald Chipenzi has turned the heat on his former employers by threatening legal action for unpaid separation package. Chipenzi was shown the door after he decided to contest elections on the UPND ticket in … Continued

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RTSA, Police Find Common Ground on Traffic Control

The Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) and the Zambia Police (ZP) has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to further strengthen the co-operation between the two institutions. The partnership is anchored on enhancing efforts to promote a safer … Continued

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UPND Dealt Blow as Sole Lsk Councillor Joins PF

The Opposition UPND could not have received a worse signal ahead of the July 26 mayoral elections with their only councillor in Lusaka resigning to join the Patriotic Front. Kanyama Ward 10 Councillor Brighton Bilumba ditched his party to join … Continued

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UPND Dealt Blow as Sole Lsk Councillor Joins PF

The Opposition UPND could not have received a worse signal ahead of the July 26 mayoral elections with their only councillor in Lusaka resigning to join the Patriotic Front. Kanyama Ward 10 Councillor Brighton Bilumba ditched his party to join … Continued

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PICTURE FOCUS: Presidential Kiss, Croatia President Steals Show

Croatia President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has set social media abuzz with her captivating image at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Her locking lips with France President Emmanuel Macron after her country lost 4-2 in the finals of the 2018 FIFA … Continued

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OPINION: Mukubesa Could the Neutrals Choice in Mayoral Race

Mundia Mukubesa, better known as Petersen has been running a smart campaign for the mayoral seat in Lusaka. It had seemed like a joke when Petersen showed up at the Lusaka Civic Centre to file his nomination as a candidate. … Continued

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Kitwe Businessmen Fund Kamfinsa Correctional Facility Facelift

A team of businessmen in Kitwe led by Power Tools and Bus Services proprietor Mbachi Nkwazi has successfully funded the construction of 8 dormitories at Kamfinsa Correctional Facility to accommodate about 600 inmates. Late last year after visiting Kamfinsa Correctional … Continued

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Kitwe Businessmen Fund Kamfinsa Correctional Facility Facelift

A team of businessmen in Kitwe led by Power Tools and Bus Services proprietor Mbachi Nkwazi has successfully funded the construction of 8 dormitories at Kamfinsa Correctional Facility to accommodate about 600 inmates. Late last year after visiting Kamfinsa Correctional … Continued

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Kitwe Businessmen Fund Kamfinsa Correctional Facility Facelift

A team of businessmen in Kitwe led by Power Tools and Bus Services proprietor Mbachi Nkwazi has successfully funded the construction of 8 dormitories at Kamfinsa Correctional Facility to accommodate about 600 inmates. Late last year after visiting Kamfinsa Correctional … Continued

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Kitwe Businessmen Fund Kamfinsa Correctional Facility Facelift

A team of businessmen in Kitwe led by Power Tools and Bus Services proprietor Mbachi Nkwazi has successfully funded the construction of 8 dormitories at Kamfinsa Correctional Facility to accommodate about 600 inmates. Late last year after visiting Kamfinsa Correctional … Continued

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Decomposed Body of Missing Police Officer Found

Police in Kitwe on Friday picked up a decomposed body of a police officer, reported to have gone missing on 28th May, 2018. The decomposed body was discovered by football players near Kamfinsa Market opposite Kamfinsa football ground who later … Continued

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Decomposed Body of Missing Police Officer Found

Police in Kitwe on Friday picked up a decomposed body of a police officer, reported to have gone missing on 28th May, 2018. The decomposed body was discovered by football players near Kamfinsa Market opposite Kamfinsa football ground who later … Continued

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