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Bowman Lusambo: Bulldozer at work

JACK ZIMBA, Lusaka WHEN Bowman Lusambo landed in the capital as provincial minister in February, he hit the ground running, promising to transform a city reeling from one of its worst cholera outbreaks in years. But in his quest to bring sanity to the city, President Edgar Lungu’s Valentine’s Day appointment has created not just…

Nude pictures result in divorce

MIKE MUGALA, Lusaka A TWENTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD woman of Garden House Township has lost her marriage after her husband came across photos of her with her lover posing nude in her phone. Martha Lungu admitted being in possession of the photos but denied that the man in the picture was her lover. She had a tough time…

Kitwe hospital in coma

NKOMBO KACHEMBA, Kitwe KITWE Teaching Hospital (KTH) in Kitwe on the Copperbelt is in dire need of rehabilitation and expansion to save the infrastructure from dilapidation. The health institution, which was built in 1956, is failing to meet the demand in health services because of limited space and dilapidated infrastructure. Initially, KTH was built to…

Why I decided to lose my foreskin

KAPALA CHISUNKA, Lusaka IN 2012, Alex Njovu decided to go for voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), a public health by the Ministry of Health programme. There were many reasons that prompted Mr Njovu to get circumcised. Besides opting to undergo the operation as a challenge to himself, he said the massive campaign encouraging men to…

Singer Christine sees ‘Grace’

THELMA BWALYA, Lusaka GOSPEL singer Christine is working on her third album titled Grace to be released and officially launched on November 2 at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka. Christine says the album is a product of patience as it has taken her over three years to work on. “The album Grace is a…

COSAFA wants Kalu replaced at CAF

DIANA CHIPEPO, Lusaka DESPITE his name still appearing as Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee member, the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) has resolved to replace football legend Kalusha Bwalya with Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) president Phillip Chiyangwa. Kalusha was last month banned for two years by FIFA following an investigation into…

EAZ hopes 2019 income tax to remain same

JACK ZIMBA, Lusaka ECONOMICS Association of Zambia (EAZ) president Lubinda Haabazoka does not expect Government to increase income tax in the 2019 budget to be presented next month by Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe. Mr Haabazoka, however, expects Government to introduce new taxes on goods and services in order to increase its revenue base. “I…