Author: Zambian Eye

The Zambian football industry

220 ViewsBy Brian Mulenga The Football Association of Zambia has 560 registered teams with 18,000 players and 2000 registered administrators. There are approximately 3,000 professional players in 80 professional or semi professional teams. The best paid players earn around $6-7,000 a month. The top tier known as the Super League will play 342 games in…

RB to grace FJT Chiluba Memorial Lecture

84 ViewsFormer President Rupiah Banda will tomorrow, June 16 grace the first ever FTJ Chiluba Memorial Lecture at Mulungushi International Conference Center. In a statement, the FTJ Chiluba Memorial Committee Chairperson Chapa Chikamba said this year will mark the 8th memorial anniversary of Dr Chiluba. “Dr. Frederick T.J Chiluba, who is our Second Republican President…

Stop pressuring us to release marijuana report – Govt

403 ViewsGovernment says it will only release the findings of a study that was conducted to assess the possibilities of Zambia legalizing the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes at an appropriate time. Dr. Kennedy Malama, the Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services says stakeholders must stop pressurizing government to release the findings.…

PF losing ground in Copperbelt

299 ViewsBy: Chipindi Caleb Fundanga The ruling Patriotic Front is in dire need of a reality check. The current situation on the Copperbelt does not stand for good reading with around 24 months till the next election. The ruling party has been highly dependent on the Copperbelt in all of its previous election victories and…

Dishonourable’ Chitalu Chilufya ‘imprisons’ Noah Habeenzu for 21 days in UTH

373 ViewsBy Mabvuto Phiri I have always held Minister of Health, Doctor Chitalu Chilufya in high esteem considering his focus, determination and eloquence on issues of health at national level but lately, I am disillusioned and beginning to have second thoughts about this true colours and commitment to realization of equitable and quality health delivery.…