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Video: Play on Mugabe ouster premieres in Harare

83 Views A Zimbabwe play dubbed “Operation Restore Legacy” which retraces the November 2017 events that led to resignation of former President Robert Mugabe after a military takeover in Harare premiered in the capital on Wednesday. The play which was produced by Masvingo Theatre and Arts Club shows how former First Lady Grace Mugabe was

Documentary: Moringa, the lucrative tree

17 Views Moringa is a commonly grown tree crop native to asia and parts of Africa. In Zambia, the crop is mostly used for its medicinal properties with a few business minded people transforming it into high value products. In this documentary, Pennipher highlights the economic value of the tree and initiatives being coordinated by

Fairview College of Education

17 ViewsFairview College of Education situated in the capital, Lusaka which was established in 2002 offers Education Courses – Secondary and Primary both Diploma and Degree on both fulltime and through distance learning. These programmes are offered in conjunction with University of Zambia. The College is well affiliated and has grown that it has now

KK was voted out using locally printed ballot papers – PF

99 Views The ruling Patriotic Front (PF) has dismissed fears that it would rig the 2021 elections if ballot papers are printed locally.   PF through it’s Deputy Media Director Antonio Mwanza says the ballot papers used in 1991 elections that saw Dr Kenneth Kaunda and his UNIP voted out were printed in Zambia.  

Video: Welcome to Zambia, the real Africa

72 Views A half and hour long documentary showing sights and sounds of our beautiful country Zambia – a landlocked republic in Southern Africa. The video also features a short tutorial on how to cook and prepare nshima, our national Zambian dish.

Big buttocks in Zambia


Thank you President Lungu – Munkombwe

33 ViewsVeteran politician Daniel Munkombwe has thanked President Lungu for saving his life when he facilitated for his evacuation to South Africa. Speaking when he met President Lungu at State House, Munkombwe said despite him having been on the side of the opposition UPND at the time he fell ill, the Head of State ordered

Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai announces his retirement

45 Views Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has hinted that he will retire as head of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). In a new year statement , he says he is “looking at the imminent prospects of us as the older generation leaving the levers of leadership to allow the younger generation to

Captain Solo Coup D’etat 27.10.1997

72 Views Watch Coup master-minder Captain Stephen Lungu alias Captain Lungu being captured at ZNBC on October 10, 1997 after he attempted to announce coup against President Frederick Chiluba. He accused the administration of being corrupt. The coup w...

Anger on President Trump’s shithole remark on Africa

48 ViewsDear Donald Trump, I find it extremely hard to call you “President Trump” because sadly, you neither act like a president nor speak like one. But that bit, I will let the Americans deal with. I don’t expect you to read this because I suspect that your daily reading quota doesn’t exceed the 140

Zambia declares Monday as a Day to pray for Cholera

298 Views The Patriotic Front government has declared Monday, January 2018 as a day for National prayers to stop the outbreak oholera and rainfall.   Zambia has been hit by outbreak of Cholera recording over 2000 cases which has grounded some normal operations in the country including suspending of opening of schools.   Religious and

Zambia’s top richest persons

10 Views This video shows the 10 top richest persons in Zambia. The list is dominated by none-black people.

UPND not ready for power in 2021 – News Analyst

11 ViewsNews Analyst at Prime Television Kasebamashila Kaseba writes: UPND seems to convince me it is not ready for power in 2021 from the way it reacts to criticism and opposition. It counter criticises or counter opposes or defends itself than focus on its criticism or opposition of PF in power. And PF knows how to put

Kanyama on fire

Residents of Kanyama township in Lusaka are rioting, demanding that the government allows them to trade. The residents this morning took to the streets, burning tyres and calling on government to allow them to trade. Police who rushed to the scene were attacked as the angry mob pelted all sorts of objects at them. Reinforcement

UPND comes in to help in the Cholera fight

Zambia’s leading opposition UPND has made a donation towards the fight against cholera that has hit the country. Deputy party Secretary General In-Charge of Politics Patrick Mucheleka made the donation today, Wednesday to Minister of Health. And UPND has called on a collective responsibility in the fight against Cholera. Below is a press statement:  

White Rose Lodge

White Rose Lodge offers accommodations in Livingstone. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site. All units are air conditioned and have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some units have a sitting and/or dining area. A refrigerator and kettle are also featured. Some units also have a kitchen, fitted with

Standard Way Lodge

Standard Way Lodge, boasting exceptional service and unrivaled facilities, the Lodge is ideally located in the heart of Livingstone, making tourist attractions like the Victoria falls, the Mosi-Ao-Tunya National Park and the Big 5 easily accessible. The rooms are tastefully decorated with refined, yet comfortable furniture in warm, welcoming colors. Our Bed and Breakfast Lodge

Queen to honour inspiring young people from Zambia

The Queen’s Young Leaders programme is today delighted to reveal that Gift Chansa and Sela Kasepa from Zambia have been chosen as two of the final ever Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners in recognition of the lead they are taking in their communities to change lives. The prestigious Awards programme, now in its fourth and

Police summon Radio Presenter for allegedly inciting the Lozi people against Govt

Catholic Oblate Liseli radio presenter, Situmbeko Sikuka, has been summoned by Zambia police for allegedly inciting the Lozi community against Zambian government officials after he hosted a show to discuss an apparent unfairness emanating from the just ended Teachers’ recruitment exercise which has sparked much discontent among suitably qualified teachers hailing from the contested Barotseland

Mosi-o-tunya Executive Lodge – Livingstone

Mosi-O-Tunya Executive Lodge, a bed and breakfast lodge is situated in a quiet and peaceful area of Livingstone, the first capital of Zambia and the home of the mighty Victoria Falls, the Mosi-Ao-Tunya National Park and the Big 5. Mosi-O-Tunya Executive Lodge has 16 immaculate, fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms in Double, Twin, Queen and Family

Mosi-o-tunya Executive Lodge – Lusaka

Lusaka Mosi-o-tunya Executive Lodge situated in Rockfield, a prime residential in the Zambian capital, offers bed and breakfast. The Lodge has fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms in Double, Twin, Queen and Family rooms with Dstv, WiFi, Tea/coffee making facilities. Lusaka Mosi-o-tunya Executive Lodge offers safes and fridges in all the rooms. The room rates are reasonable and

Compilation of Grace Mugabe’s speeches

Grace Mugabe, the former First Lady of Zimbabwe contributed to the downfall of her husband Robert Mugabe who had ruled for 37 years. She influenced the husband to sack his long time ally and Vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa to pave way for her to succeed him. Mnangagwa was the pillar to Mugabe’s regime. He was

Dangote Cement stirs industrial revolution in Africa

Africa’s largest cement Company, Dangote Cement Plc yesterday added fillip to the on-going efforts at economic emancipation of Africa when it formally opened its 1.5mtpa capacity cement plant in Mfila, Congo Brazzaville, amid ecstasy by the government and the indigenes of the Country. The new plant estimated at $300 million has potentials for about 1000

Robert Mugabe from a war Hero to Zero: A Lesson for PF and UPND 

There are many divided opinions regards Comrade Robert Mugabe who by reason of the past few hours has now been relegated to the status of former President of Zimbabwe.For some,Mugabe will always be a hero irrespective of the political climate that has escorted his exit. But to his critics,the willy politician had become a data

Parliament begins impeachment proceedings against Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s parliament has begun formal proceedings to impeach Robert Mugabe, with its speaker announcing to the house that a motion to remove the President from office has been brought forward by the war veterans leader Chris Mutsvangwa and seconded by an opposition politician. The full motion was expected to accuse Mr Mugabe of allowing his wife

Emmerson Mnangagwa urges Mugabe to quit now

Zimbabwe’s former vice-president, whose sacking led to last week’s army takeover, has urged President Robert Mugabe to resign immediately. Emmerson Mnangagwa said he fled abroad two weeks ago when he learned of a plot to kill him, and he would not return until he was sure of his security. The ruling Zanu-PF party is expected

Oxfarm’s take on the Paradise papers

The Paradise Papers like the Panama Papers have yet again exposed the iniquities of tax havens. Zambia like several other African countries has not been spared the injustices and harmful impacts of tax dodging. A media sweep on broader issues of transparency and accountability in Zambia shows that mismanagement and corruption are hardwired in the

Calls to impeach President Lungu are frivolous – FDD

FDD deputy National Secretary Anotnio Mwanza says the calls to impeach President Lungu are frivolous and unmeritorious as they fall short of the Constitutional ingredients for the impeachment of a Republican President. Mr Mwanza said the grounds being used to propagate for the impeachement of the President for short of the requirment for impeaching the

Tell the public what happened to Donor Funds – CSPR

The Civil Society for Poverty Reduction in Eastern province says it is dismayed that the NGOs involved in the allegged embezzlement of donor funds have remained silent dispite the issue being in public domain for sometime now. And the CSPR regional Coordinator Maxson Nkhoma says the orginasation is shocked and  disturbed to learn of  reports