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First Lady Esther Lungu presented with Itel S31 mobile phone at launch of National museum day

Since its inception in 2007, Itel mobile has become a household name in the mobile phone industry across Africa, with presence in 45 countries across the continent. As part of the confidence and trust in them, First lady Esther Lungu was on hand to receive an itel phone at the launch of the National museum

Kaladoshas and Chanda Mbao unveil new projects at exclusive Vodafone music listening session

Stars give fans a glimpse of their upcoming albums at intimate listening party. Dancehall supremo, Kaladoshas, and hip-hop rising star, Chanda Mbao performed for a crowd of music-loving guests at an exclusive listening party where they unveiled their upcoming projects under the auspices of Vodafone Music. Kaladoshas and Chanda Mbao, the minds behind such hits

“Style With Roses” host inspired to leap higher

When Rose Sibisi started her own firm five years ago, she only had a vague idea of running a business. “I had no entrepreneurial background and no business plan to talk about, which is why I sort of went into what I already knew to do,” she says. Ms Sibisi, a customer communications specialist, gained

42 young Zambians nominated for the 2017 Mandela Fellowship

  The U.S. Embassy in Zambia has nominated 42 Zambians for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The group which is currently in Washington D.C has been attending to a series of consultative meetings with the State Department, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) and the US Senate on the Young African Leaders Initiative

42 young Zambians nominated for the 2017 Mandela Fellowship

  The U.S. Embassy in Zambia has nominated 42 Zambians for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The group which is currently in Washington D.C has been attending to a series of consultative meetings with the State Department, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) and the US Senate on the Young African Leaders Initiative

Ariel releases Zanga Kwane in honour of late Brother Stanley

Ariel released the video for the song “Zanga Kwane” in honour of his late brother Stanley. It is the second single off Ariel’s upcoming Debut Album ‘SOLHD’. “Zanga Kwane” was composed and written by Ariel, audio produced by Starn DaIndustry, guitars and backing vocals by Daize & Malachi (Traverse Music). Music Video is directed by

ZICTA and ZADP sign MoU

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities (ZAPD), aimed at enhancing access and usage of information and communications technologies (ICTs) among persons with disabilities. Speaking during the signing ceremony, ZICTA Acting Director General, Patrick Mutimushi, said the Authority observed that

The art of watching

“You can observe a lot by watching.” Yogi Berra (1925-2015) Picture by Richard Alton, freelance photographer and writer based in Lusaka

Tiwah Hillz and Keri Hilson “Beautiful” music video

Airtel Trace Music Stars 2016 winner, Tiwah Hillz, released her debut single “Beautiful” that features US multi award winning artist Keri Hilson . “Beautiful”, is about women seeing past their imperfections and loving the skin they’re in. Hilson, who’s become something of an inspiration and mentor to the competition winner, wrote the single. “My experience of working with

MultiChoice Zambia announces the launch of two new local channels CBC and QTV on the DStv Platform

MultiChoice Zambia is glad to announce the launch of two new local channels CBC and QTV on the DStv Platform. The channels will be available on the DStv Access, Compact, Compact+ and Premium packages from Tuesday 1 August, 2017, with CBC on 277 and QTV on channel 278. Zambian viewers will be treated to yet

In The Kitchen with Kanta: Jerk Chicken

Jerk chicken is traditionally Jamaican, but has become extremely popular across borders. It is succulent and delicious, and packs a punch when it comes to flavour and spiciness. If you have never tried it before, you are missing out. This recipe uses less spicy ingredients to the usual Scotch bonnet peppers etc; however if it

World Bank officials call on Zambeef

A delegation from the World Bank and International Finance Corporation (IFC) paid a visit Zambeef’s Ten-Miles Macro Outlet and Lusaka processing outlet on Friday (July 28) as part of the organisation’s wider tour of development projects and investments in the country. Expansion of Zambeef’s Novatek stockfeed division with the addition of a new processing plant in Mpongwe

Last week in pictures

Movie Review: Dunkirk

Acclaimed auteur Christopher Nolan directs this World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance co-star, with longtime Nolan collaborator Hans Zimmer providing the score. PROS Dunkirk gives an intimate look at what war is

Chembo pays tribute to mothers with “Hey Mama” music video

Singer/song writer , Chembo , released the video for her single “Hey Mama” that is off her debut EP Love Vs Reality.   BY KAPA187

Zambian singer,Airtel Trace Music Stars 2016 winner,Tiwah Hillz, premiers debut single “Beautiful” ft Keri Hilson on Trace

Airtel Trace Music Stars 2016 winner, Tiwah Hillz, premiers her debut single “Beautiful” that features US multi award winning artist Keri Hilson . The music video debuts today on all Trace platforms including Trace Mziki , Trace Urban and Trace Africa . “Beautiful”, is about women seeing past their imperfections and loving the skin they’re in. Hilson, who’s

South African DJ Black Coffee is the first African host of Beats 1 Radio on Apple Music

DJ Black Coffee has made history again, this time being the first African host of Beats 1 Radio on Apple Music. His first show is planned to broadcast on Friday, 28 July on Beats 1 at 9pm and repeat on Saturdays at 9pm. The show will be called ‘Black Coffee on Beats 1’. He will be co-hosting

Roberto and Cleo Ice Queen Nominated for AFRIMMA 2017 Awards

Roberto and Cleo Ice Queen has been nominated for the 2017 AFRIMMA awards in the categories Best Male Southern Africa and Best Female Southern Africa respectively. Roberto will be competing against the likes of Casper Nyomvest , Nasty C , AKA while Cleo ice Queen will be against the likes of Bucie , Zahara ,Babes

Lusaka Executive Mayor and Vodafone Zambia launch new Enterprise Development Zone

New facility designed to build capacities of SMEs and empower them with ICT tools Vodafone has cut the ribbon on its first enterprise development centre at Society Business Park in Lusaka’s Central Business District (CBD). The new business zone is targeted at the growing small-to-medium-sized businesses seeking ICT solutions to help facilitate growth and expansion.

Stanbic and Airtel connect for 2017 music festival

Stanbic Bank Zambia has signed an agreement with mobile phone service provider Airtel Networks Zambia Plc for the sponsorship of the country’s largest music event of the year, which is planned for September 22-23, 2017. The Stanbic Music Festival, now in its fourth year, has previously been sponsored by Stanbic Bank, but this year’s edition has

Pictures of President Edgar Lungu at swearing in ceremony

Coke Studio unveils 2017 broadcast dates

The excitement is mounting as Coca-Cola unveils the much anticipated broadcast dates for its latest season of Coke Studio, a popular continent-wide music TV show which brings great African talent together to create fresh and interesting music. Kuichaila hip hop artist Slapdee will fly the flag for Zambia on the fifth series, on August 12th 2017 when the

In The Kitchen with Kanta: Jacket Potato with Cheese and Bacon

Jacket Potatoes are baked potatoes with the skin kept on them. They are very filling and delicious and make the perfect healthy meal for lunch or dinner. The great thing about them is that you can eat them with any filling, from baked beans and cheese, to tuna and bacon. You can cook them either

South Africa Trade and Investment Mission to Zambia Meeting in pictures

Clique Viral ,Cleo Ice Queen and T.I.M release ‘Maternity’

Clique Viral released the video for their latest single ‘Marternity’. The song was produced by Shinko beats and Mt squared ,and features Cleo Ice Queen and T.I.M.   BY KAPA187

Pictures of the week

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park vocalist, ‘took his own life’

  Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41, LA County Coroner says. The coroner said Bennington apparently hanged himself. His body was found at a private home in the county at 09:00 local time (17:00 GMT) on Thursday. Bennington was said to be close to Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell, who took his own

President Lungu’s return From Swaziland in pictures

T-sean and Tbwoy release the video for ‘Denya‘

TBwoy and T-Sean have continued to build on the release of their much anticipated collaborative album to be released this year. They released their latest single ‘Denya‘ (which means dance in Chewa). The song features Chef187 and was produced by Shom C and T-Sean. The video was directed by Qbick and Lawdak of NXT Solutionz.   BY KAPA187  

Sun FM to present the first ever Kwacha Music Awards

Sun FM, A premium radio station based in Ndola has partnered with other media houses to unveil the first ever Kwacha Music Awards to honor Zambian Musicians. The award show is scheduled to take place on the 30th of September, 2017 at Mulungushi International Conference Centre. Full list of nominees: SONG OF THE YEAR 408 Empire –