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We will run our country differently and efficiently, HH assures Students

Freed opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the UPND has told Students from various learning Institution that he is determined to vie for the presidency and promised that he would offer efficiency and effective leadership. Hichilema or HH as he is commonly referred to says despite undergoing dehumanizing ordeal during his 127 days of incarceration, he

Coach Nyirenda names 7 U-20 Stars for Algeria clash

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has unveiled his 31 member provisional squad for back to back Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Algeria. During a media briefing at Football House, Nyirenda has named seven U-20 players with an amnesty extended to the Lusaka Dynamos duo of Fwayo Tembo and Clatous Chama who have been recalled. Nyirenda

Richard Sakala phoned me to cause confusion in UPND – GBM

UPND Vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba says Richard Sakala owner of the Daily Nation Newspaper today telephoned him in an attempt to cause confusion in the opposition party by telling him that Chishimba Kambwili is eying his position. Mwamba commonly known by his initials as GBM said so in an update on his facebook page

We demand for a report on Lusaka City Market fire – UPND

The opposition UPND has demanded that Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja must present a report on the gutting of the City Market. In a press statement below, the UPND says there is no way the Police Chief can be mute on the matter. Below is the press statement: There is no way Inspector General

Prisons, warts and vimugodi

By Mbinji Mufalo “We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.” – Kahlil Gibran IN the last couple of dark moons, a singsong that has caught my attention the most is the one on prisons and warts. For now, put aside the play scripts on the allegations

Brichi Motels – Namwala

Comfortable and tranquil accommodation is what you get at  Brichi Motels in Namwala, Southern province. Brichi Motels is situated along Choma, Namwala Road at the entrance of the town, just at the corner before the town centre. The Lodge offers a secured Car Park so no need to worry about where to park your car

Lungu summons South Africa opposition Leaders

President Edgar Lungu has arrived in South Africa and summoned two South African opposition leaders Julius Malema and Mmusi Maimane. Malema leader of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and his Democratic Alliance counterpart Maimane had been among those calling for the release of Hakainde Hichilema of the opposition UPND who was incarcerated on treason charges. Hichilema

Mwanza’s Restaurant – best meals in Namwala

When visiting Namwala in Southern province, Mwanza’s Restaurant is well placed for fresh and delicious meals at avoidable prices. Mwanza’s Restaurant saves both local and English dishes. The hospitality by staff and the director himself, Mr Mwanza is just so amazing. The price of a nice meal at Mwanza’s Restaurant is twice you get from other

Corner Point Lodge – Namwala

Corner Point Lodge is located in Namwala on Ngoma Road, one and half kilometres from the Civic Centre and 700 metres from the main market. Corner Point lodge has spacious laxorous chalets which are air-conditioned.  They are all self-contained with beautiful hygiene showers and toilet facilities. The Lodge has rooms with queen size beds and

I’m willing to go back to prison – HH

Freed treason charged UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema has charged that he is willing to go back to prison if other detained party members are not released. Addressing Supporters after he was freed, Hichilema said he was more stronger than before he went to prison. He called on party members not to rest and push for

HH addresses supporters after being released from prison

Zambia’s main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has addressed his supporters at his party’s Headquarters thanking people who supported him during his incarceration on treason charges. Hichilema commonly known by his initial HH was Wednesday morning released released after the state decided to discontinue the case.  

We buried HH’s votes at a cemetery in Kalulushi – PF Officials

UPND president Hakainde Hichilema won handsomely with a large margin in Kalulushi Constituency but we had to raid the polling station and grab his votes which are still buried at a known place at Kalulushi cemetery, some senior PF officials on the Copperbelt have revealed. The PF officials have revealed that they are ready to

Kenya elections system hacked says Raila Odinga

Kenya opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said the electoral commission’s IT system has been hacked to manipulate the election results. He rejected early results from Tuesday’s vote indicating a strong lead for President Uhuru Kenyatta. The electoral commission has not yet responded to Mr Odinga’s accusation, but politicians have called for calm. Many fear

Zambia 2016 elections were free and fair – Commonwealth SG

Commonwealth Secretary General Ms. Patricia Scotland QC has paid a courtesy call on President Edgar Lungu at State House and congratulated him for winning the 2016 general election. Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has disputed the elections and refused to recognise the presidency of Edgar Lungu demanding for his election petition to be heard. But the Commonwealth Secretary General

ERB announces slight reduction of fuel

The Energy Regulation Board has reduced prices of petroleum fuel products for both retail and wholesale with Petrol price going down just by 6.4%. ERB Board Chairperson Raymond Mpundu announced the development on Monday, August 7, 2017. Mpundu announced that retail fuel pump prices for petrol has been reduced from K12.50 to K11.67, Diesel from K10.72

Lusaka Pastor arrested for murder

Police in Lusaka have arrested a Pastor at Door of Heaven Ministry church in Lusaka’s Chibolya Compound in connection with the death of two male juveniles. The two juveniles are his step son aged 10 years and his nephew aged nine years. Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed the development to QFM News in statement

Commonwealth Delegation holds talks with HH in prison

Incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has held talks with the Commonwealth delegation led by Secretary General, The Right Honourable, Ms. Patricia Scotland at Mukobeko Maximum Prison in Kabwe’s Central Zambia. The talks were held Monday afternoon at the Maximum Security prison where Hichilema is being held on treason charges. Hichilema has confirmed the visit and

Commonwealth Delegation holds talks with HH in prison

Incarcerated UPND president Hakainde Hichilema has held talks with the Commonwealth delegation led by Secretary General, The Right Honourable, Ms. Patricia Scotland at Mukobeko Maximum Prison in Kabwe’s Central Zambia. The talks were held Monday afternoon at the Maximum Security prison where Hichilema is being held on treason charges. Hichilema has confirmed the visit and

Video: Commonwealth SG congratulates Lungu

Commonwealth Secretary General Ms. Patricia Scotland QC has paid a courtesy call on President Edgar Lungu at State House and congratulated him for winning the 2016 general election. Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has disputed the elections and refused to recognise the presidency of Edgar Lungu demanding for his election petition to be heard.

UNHCR Rep to Zambia assumes office

Newly-appointed UNHCR Representative to Zambia, Ms. Pierrine Aylara, has assumed official duties after presenting her letters of credence in Lusaka to Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Chalwe Lombe, on Friday 4th August, 2017.   Ms. Aylara, a Benin-Swiss national, prior to her appointment to Zambia served in various field locations and at UNHCR’s Headquarters in Geneva,

The PF is not sure on whether they won 2016 elections – Changala

Human Rights Activist Brebner Changala says the country is in a dilemma because the Patriotic Front (PF) who have the mandate are not sure on whether they won the 2016 elections. And Changala has charged that he does not need any job from any administration adding that he has turned down President Edgar Lungu’s offer to

Zamtel pays k10.2 million to settle debt owed for spectrum and operating licences

Zamtel has announced that it has now paid the Zambia Information Communication and Technology Authority (ZICTA) K10.2 million towards settlement of the outstanding historical debt for spectrum and operating fees. ZICTA recently issued a demand notice for a number of companies including ZAMTEL gave them up to August 4th 2017 to settle their fees or

Sinach live concert in Lusaka confirmed for October

Christian Arts Promotion has confirmed that internationally acclaimed worship leader Osinachi Egbu famously known as Sinach will perform at a live concert at Lusaka’s National Heroes Stadium on October 7th 2017. The mega event dubbed Sinach Live Concert Lusaka will see the award-winning vocalist lead thousands of Zambians in worship and praise with awe-inspiring music.

No wearing of party regalia at the Ukusefya pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony-Police

THE police command in Northern Province has warned political parties against wearing party regalia at the Ukusefya pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony of the Bemba set for next Saturday in Kasama. Provincial commissioner of police Richard Mweene told journalists in Kasama recently that adequate security measures have been put in place to ensure the ceremony is

Lusaka Province to be turned into an agro-processing hub-Mwakalombe

GOVERNMENT says it will partner with the Chinese government to transform Lusaka Province into an agro-processing hub in line with its robust economic diversification programme through industrialisation. Lusaka Province Minister Japhen Mwakalombe said the establishment of agro-processing plants in Lusaka will reduce wastage of agro-products and contribute to sustainable economic development. Mr Mwakalombe was speaking

Government is ready to process applications for dual citizenship-Kampyongo

MINISTER of Home Affairs Stephen Kampyongo says Government is ready to process applications for dual citizenship in line with the provisions of the amended Constitution. Mr Kapyongo said at a press briefing yesterday that citizens who wish to acquire dual citizenship must notify the chief passport and citizenship officer or the nearest Zambian mission after

Farmers’ Union gives FRA an ultimatum to respond to a request for a meeting over maize price

THE Zambia National Farmers’ Union (ZNFU) has given Food Reserve Agency (FRA) up to Monday to respond to its request for a meeting to discuss the price of maize failure to which it will take an undisclosed action. ZNFU president Jervis Zimba said the farmers’ union has given FRA chance to respond to its request

City engage Italian Coach

City of Lusaka Football Club has announced the addition to its coaching team of two Italian Coaches Roberto Landi and Giuseppe Macca. Club Spokesperson Alex Njovu said both will assist current coach Hector Chilombo wrestle the team out of relegation. City, have 11 points from 20 games. The C.E.O. of Forli, City’s main sponsor flew

Police in Kitwe shut down Former Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge’s Pub

A combined team of officers from the Zambia Police Service and Kitwe City Council on Wednesday raided and closed Chiller’s Corner, a popular club owned by expelled PF founder member and Former Copperbelt Minister Mwenya Musenge. Some PF supporters on the Copperbelt have been accusing Mr. Musenge of using his club to mobilise support for

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland to visit Zambia

  Secretary-General Patricia Scotland is scheduled to visit Lusaka from 7-10 August, and in meetings with government officials and other stakeholders will reaffirm the Commonwealth’s support to the people of Zambia. The Secretary-General’s visit offers opportunities to build on longstanding engagement with Zambia as a member state of the Commonwealth. Over the years, support provided