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Prayers, fasting, reconciliation, confession and governance in Zambia

Indeed, the Bible instructs us to pray without ceasing and offer our petition and supplication to God. We are also called to fast. The procedure on how we must pray and fast has been well articulated in Matthew 6. Allow me to quote verse 5 “and when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites,

Jerabos Supporters of PF visit HH, say sorry

The Jerabos, the small scale Miners from the Copperbelt who run a notorious violent campaigns for PF against the opposition UPND, have visited the opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and apologised.   They visited Hichilema at his plash residence east of the Zambian capital Saturday.   Hichilema assured the Jerabos that once in government his party

HH, Lungu and the story of dialogue and reconciliation

Since the disputed 2016 General Elections, the nation has persistently been fed to a never-ending menu of the so called dialogue and reconciliation between Mr Hakainde Hichilema and President Edgar Lungu. Bishops, politicians, international dignitaries in the form of Barones Scotland and one Professor Bangari including peasants have all been talking about the need for

Tourists shocked with the state of Sesheke-Livingstone Road

Some Tourists are surprised that authorities in Zambia have left the Sesheke-Livingstone Road to be in such a deplorable state. The Sesheke-Livingstone Road is an international route that connects Zambia to Namibia. There is a lot of traffic of tourists from Europe, especially Germans who come to Zambia through this road.  Zambia also receives a

President Lungu must uphold human rights of all – Amnesty

Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty has urged President Edgar Lungu to uphold human rights of all, including the rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, the organization said today after their meeting.   Shetty met with President Lungu at state house yesterday during his high level mission to the Southern African country.

President Lungu, Chishimba Kambwili punches

The Unfair Case of Gods Fighting Hippos ‘By and large, I am PF,’ so says Dr Chishimba KAMBWILI. He is right. Dr Chishimba KAMBWILI is PF. He is the Roan Constituency member of parliament of the Patriotic Front, Zambia’s ruling party. I have been a doctor longer than Chishimba KAMBWILI. Me, for over 20 years,

Bars and Taverns will only open at 19hrs on Day of National Prayers

  Minister of Local Government and Housing, Hon. Vincent Mwale has advised that Bars and Taverns will open after 19hrs on Wednesday 18th October 2017. In 2015, President Edgar Lungu declared 18th October as a day of National Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation and was also gazetted as Public Holiday. Mwale said that although the Liquor

Chanda is stealing like Zambia is his country – Kambwili

State House Press Aide Amos Chanda has lost fear and is stealing public resources, former Minister Chishimba Kambwili has alleged. Kambwili who served as a senior Patriotic Front official has been making some expose of corruption involving government officials including President Lungu. The outspoken lawmaker has announced that this Saturday he will be telling the

Rains pour in parts of Lusaka

Surprise rains cascaded in some parts of Lusaka on Friday October 6, 2017, a development that has been uncharacteristic in the recent past of experiencing rains early in October, with changes in weather patterns. As projected by the Zambia Meteorological Department (ZMD), most parts of the country were characterized by searing temperatures, before temperatures dropped

Is Kambwili an alarmist or a whisle blower?

“If he is an alarmist then why is he not arrested or sued by the God given govt of Zambia ” Roan PF member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili claims to the whistle blower of the numerous corruption activities in government. He is the number one news maker in Zambia because of exposing his friend in

Lungu’s government is beyond redemption, it is corrupt to the core – Msoni

All People’s Congress leader Nason Msoni has charged that the Patriotic Front (PF) government is now beyond redemption from the corruption and he has called on Zambians to demand for the resignation of President Edgar Lungu. Msoni who was one of the opposition leaders who supported President Lungu in the two previous elections says an

Lusaka Man shoots Girlfriend dead, wounds Baby

LUSAKA MAN SHOOTS GIRLFRIEND DEAD, WOUNDS BABY A man of Lusaka’s Meanwood Ibex Hill area has shot dead his girlfriend and wounded the couple’s two-year-old baby following a dispute. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo confirmed this in a statement today, saying the incident happened around 20:00 in Meanwood Ibex Hill area Katongo named the victim

Farming inputs distribution begins in October 15

By Inutu Mwanza Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya says Government will start the distribution of farming inputs by 15th October, 2017 in order for farmers to prepare adequately for the 2017/2018 farming season. Speaking on the sidelines of the Specialized Technical Committee STC on Agriculture, Rural Development, Water and Environment in Addis this morning, Ms

I can’t take it anymore, cries Lungu

President Edgar Lungu has complained that some of his ministers and permanent secretaries are now failing to discharge their duties for fear of being labeled corrupt, saying he “cannot take it anymore.” Speaking when he swore in some State House officials and diplomats at State House yesterday, President Lungu challenged Roan MP Chishimba Kambwili and

Stop persecuting Teachers perceived to be opposition – BETUZ

BETUZ deputy general secretary Henry Sinkala says it is wrong for government to retire teachers in national interest on suspicion of being aligned to certain political parties. Speaking during the commemoration of Teacher’s Day yesterday, Sinkala said some teachers have been transferred in unclear circumstances without being investigated. He said every person has a right

People are being paid to accuse government of corruption – State House

Presidential spokesperson Amos Chanda claims State House has unearthed a scheme in which some opposition political parties have paid people to raise at least three corruption allegations a day against government officials. And Chanda says three companies have approached him asking for permission to sue some people who have linked them to alleged government corruption.

FAZ president tips Zambia to beat Nigeria

As the Zambia National team takes to the field against Nigeria in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier this Saturday, I would like to take this opportunity to wish the boys the best of luck as they do duty for Mother Zambia. Our journey to the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup may have started on

Open letter to Hakainde Hichilema

Dear Mr Hakainde Hichilema, I hope you are well and the family is alright. I write this letter to you as an extremely disappointed Zambian. I am disappointed because sir, you seem to have made yourself irrelevant and maybe it’s time for you to retire from active politics and focus on business. I voted for

Nissan distributor continues its winning streak

Japan Motors Trading Company (Japan Motors), Nissan’s sole distributor in Ghana,  continued its award-winning run when it was crowned 2016’s Motor Firm of the Year Award for a third consecutive time. The Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) conferred the award at the Institute’s Marketing Awards ceremony in Accra on September 23, 2017. Japan Motors

The Obscure imprints of the German Elections

The German elections of September 24th, 2017, due to the country’s specific political, financial and historical strength, have undoubtedly been at the center of international and European interest.Their results were marked by the winning of the Christian Union CDU / CSU led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, even with a lower percent, -33%, while in the

Golden Light University – College of Nursing Enrolling for 2018

Golden Light University- College of Nursing,  Situated at Plot Number 22 Mwapona Road Woodlands, is currently conducting open interviews between 08:00hrs and 17:00hrs daily for January 2018 Intake. Requirements School Leavers: Original and Photocopy of Grade 12 Certificate with Credits or better in 5 subjects including Mathematics, English, any Science i.e. (Biology, Physics, Chemistry) Plus

I’m not corrupt, Lungu responds to Fire Trucks saga

President Edgar Lungu has responded to corruption reports in the acquisition of 42 Fire Trucks at 42 million dollars distancing himself. Addressing Zambians on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, President Lungu said that he is not corrupt and would not be intimidated to do his work. The reports of the acquisition at

PF bags 8 out 10 seats in Thursday’s elections

The Patriotic Front (PF) has scooped the majority of the local government seats following elections on Thursday, September 14, 2017. The PF won eight out of the 10 seats which were mostly from its traditional stronghold. The other two seats from Itezhi-Itezhi and Zambezi East from Central and North Western provinces respectively were scooped by

Kenyan opposition MPs boycott Uhuru’s speech

Opposition MPs in Kenya have boycotted the opening of the new parliament to protest against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to address it after a court annulled his election win. They say that parliament should not have been convened until after the election re-run slated for 17 October. The MPs instead joined opposition leader Raila Odinga

K300 Million raised in road toll fees

Government says it has raised over K300 million in road toll fees between January and August this year. Housing and Infrastructure Development Minister Ronald Chitotela has told a media briefing in Lusaka that government has demonstrated that it is viable to invest in the road sector. He has since urged the private sector to seriously

FAZ makes K1 Million profit

THE Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) recorded a turnover of K1.7 million from last Saturday’s 2018 Russia World Cup qualifier against Algeria at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka. FAZ vice-president Rix Mweemba said in an interview yesterday that they spent K550, 000 leaving a surplus of K1,150, 000. “We had an impressive turnover from the

Over 1800 Cogolese flee to Zambia within a week

The number of Congolese asylum-seekers that have fled to Zambia from neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the past one week has now gone over 1, 800. According to Government authorities, over 1, 832 Congolese asylum-seekers crossed the border between Wednesday 30 August and 6 September 2017 through Chiengi’s Kamponge and surrounding border

Letter: GCE results out!

Dear editor, The GCE results are likely to be out next week any day but the bad news is that many people country wide failed more specially in Maths, Science and English. And we thought the ECZ are going to modulate or rather lowering the passing mark but non of this happened.  And on 9th

Govt pays-off K308.5 Million debt to ZESCO, ZSIC and Zamtel

The Government has paid K308.5 million of  VERIFIED DEBT owed by various Ministries, Provinces, and Spending Agencies to Zesco, Zambia State Insurance Corporation [ZSIC], and Zamtel, of which, *Zesco* has been paid K172.6 million, *ZSIC* 91.9 million and *Zamtel* K44 million. The funds paid to the three State-Owned-Enterprises through a *debt swap mechanism* have been

Kambwili most hypocritical politician

Chishimba Kambwili is the most hypocritical political leader ever seen today.When he was eating at the govt plates he failed to defend Zambian workers especially servants and Miners but rather praised president Lungu leadership. Can a normal person today begin to believe Kambwili over his statements during prime TV interviews? Am Very surprised for CK