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5 hours ago

Fashion Sakala Ruled out of Mozambique Game

Preparations for Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Mozambique have hit high gear with all but one foreign based player joining the Chipolopolo camp in South Africa. Among the early arrivals were the Orlando Pirates duo
6 hours ago

27-Year-Old Sentenced to Death for Murder of Girlfriend

A 27 year old man of old of Chingola Township on the Copperbelt has been sentenced to death by hanging for the murder of his girlfriend. This in a matter Jones Mushili, 27, of Chiwempala Township was
7 hours ago

PF’s Harry Kalaba Adopted as Democratic Party 2021 Presidential Candidate

For Immediate Release Internal Party Leadership Changes Democratic Party adopts Bahati Patriotic Member of Parliament Harry Kalaba as its official Presidential candidate  for 2021 Elections 12th November 2018 The Democratic Party has resolved to adopt Hon Harry
10 hours ago

PF Consoles UPND On Kufakwandi Death

12th November 2018 The Patriotic Front has learnt with shock and profound grief the passing on of UPND’s Sesheke Member of Parliament  Hon. Frank Kufakwandi who has died in South Africa after an illness. Government evacuated Hon.
10 hours ago

Higher Education Authority Reinstates CBU Medicine Programs

HIGHER EDUCATION AUTHORITY SAYS CBU SHOULD CONTINUE BACHELOR OF MEDICINE, BACHELOR OF SURGERY AND BACHELOR DENTAL SURGERY PROGRAMMES The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has directed The Copperbelt University (CBU) to continue running the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor
12 hours ago

Nkana Crowned Barclays Cup Champions

Nkana Football Club are the 2018 Barclays Cup champions after defeating Young Green Buffaloes 3-0 in a well-attended match that had President Edgar Lungu, a sworn Kalampa supporter in the stands at Heroes Stadium. Wusakile’s golden boy
13 hours ago

Chipata Commemorates Remembrance Day

CHIPATA this morning (Sunday) joined the rest of the world in observing the Remembrance Day. This is a solemn occasion to remember the people who lost their lives in the two world wars. In his sermon during
13 hours ago

UNZA Elects New President After 2 Year Union Ban

The University of Zambia has elected Warran Hamusanga as the new University of Zambia Students Union (UNZASU) President in elections that lasted more than 24 hours. Students turned out enmasse to vote with the count taking almost
13 hours ago

Happy Birthday President Edgar Chagwa Lungu

President Edgar Lungu celebrates his 62nd birthday today. Leave a message for Zambia’s sixth Republican President. 116 Comments MMD November 11, 2018 Happy birthday Mr president, may God continue to protect and bless you and your family
14 hours ago

UPND Sesheke MP Dies

Sesheke UPND Member of Parliament Frank Kufakwandi has died. Kufakwandi died in South Africa on Monday morning. The death of the Sesheke lawmaker is a blow to the UPND that lost its Mangango lawmaker Naluwa Mweene in
14 hours ago

CBU Students Question Bursary Award Disparity

Students at the Copperbelt University have students raised queries on why only 1, 500 students have been awarded loans instead of the advertised 2000. The students who staged a mini protest have expressed dissatisfaction on how the
14 hours ago

Nkana Water Owed K300 Million

Nkana Water and Sewerage Company have said the water utility is failing to meet the demand for water supply due to a lack of finances for expansion programmes apart from loan funded projects that are ongoing. Public
15 hours ago

IMF Team Visits Zambia

Sunday, 11 November, 2018 I wish to update the nation that over the last few days, we were hosting a team from the International Monetary Fund [IMF]. We also hosted the IMF Executive Director for the Africa
15 hours ago

Mwami Border Ground by Clearing Agents Strike

OVER 200 trucks are marooned at Mwami border following the strike action by clearing agents who are demanding the removal of ZRA Mwami station manager Vincent Ngulube. The agents downed tools last Monday and only resumed work
15 hours ago

Gawa UNDI Banishes Retrogressive Sexual Practices

Education ÷ The King ordered/decreed that every Chewa child should be sent to school fully supported by parents/guardians. Parents who deliberately fail/ignore this order should be reported to traditional leadership and punishment enforced on them. He advised
1 month ago

Pres. Lungu Swears Promoted Service Chiefs

President Edgar Lungu has advised provincial police chiefs against forging unholy alliances with criminals and also stay clear of politics to avoid being compromised. Speaking during the swearing in ceremony of Zambia Air Force Deputy Commander Major
1 month ago

UNZA Lecturers Threaten Work Boycott over Delayed Salaries

The all too familiar tale of the University of Zambia lecturers threatening a boycott every other month over delayed salaries is back on the horizon with another work stoppage announcement. UNZALARU has issued a statement urging government
1 month ago


DRC opposition leader Moise Katumbi has paid tribute to residents of the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa.Katumbi says the massive turnout by people at the opposition united rally last Saturday was strong enough message to the
1 month ago

Hichilema Celebrates National Challenges…Urges Zambians to Rise Up Against PF

UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has staged another of his routine press conferences declaring that Zambians will rise up against the Patriotic Front in 2021 as they did against UNIP in 1991. During a press conference at the
1 month ago

Zambia Lady in SA Wanted in Kidnapping of Another Zambian

POLICE IN SOUTH AFRICA ISSUE ARREST WARRANT FOR A ZAMBIAN SUSPECTED TO HAVE KIDNAPPED ANOTHER ZAMBIAN. Pretoria- Thursday 4th October 2018 Police in South Africa have issued an arrest warrant for a Zambian living in South Africa,
1 month ago

Luanshya to Upgrade Informal Settlements

The Luanshya Municipal Council has approved a proposal to engage Medeem Zambia to start the process of upgrading informal settlements in the District. The upgrading of informal settlement areas is aimed at promoting local development and supplementing
1 month ago

City Market Fire Victims to be Sheltered at the Modern Simon Mwewa Market

The gutted City Market story is about to have some measure of happy ending with some displaced traders set to be accommodated at the soon to be completed Simon Mwewa Market along Lumumba Road. Local Government Minister
1 month ago

South Africa Hit by Record Fuel Increase

The Department of Energy in South Africa has announced a massive petrol price increase for October. The price of 93 octane fuel will go up by 99 cents per litre, while 95 octane will be R1 more
1 month ago

Central Province Expo Receives K150, 000 Zanaco Support

The Central Province Investment Forum and Expo has struck a positive chord with prospective sponsors with Zanaco joining the fray with a K150, 000 donation. This comes on the heels of the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) handing
1 month ago

Bishop Banda Offers Flock Counsel in Light of Fuel Hike

Arch Bishop of Lusaka and Ndola Diocese Apostolic Administrator Dr Alick Banda has added a spiritual context to the grumblings about the recent fuel increase. Bishop Banda has urged his flock to cut their cloth according to
1 month ago


Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has vowed not to succumb to manouvers by the ruling coalition to divide the campaign to unseat President Joseph Kabila. Tshisekedi, one of the leaders at a huge
1 month ago

Amos Chanda, Siliya Face Media on Various National Issues

Government has refunded the Britain the 2.7 million pounds that was part of the Cash Transfer support under DFID. And Information Minister Dora Siliya says there is no rift between Zambia and the International Monetary Fund with
1 month ago

Bonny Kapeso Appointed Deputy IG

President Edgar Lungu has with immediate effect appointed Bonnie Kapeso as Deputy Inspector General of police in charge of operations. Kapeso Replaces Malcom Mulenga whose contract has not been renewed. Presidential Spokesman Amos CHANDA, who made the
1 month ago

Sven Keeps Faith in Mazembe Trio as he Unveils 24-Man Squad

Chipolopolo coach Sven Vandenbroeck has set the tempo for next Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at home to Guinea Bissau at National Heroes Stadium by naming a strong 24-member squad. During a media briefing at Football
1 month ago

The Kambwili Urine Sermon on Fuel Hike Reincarnated

With the recent fuel increase dominating public discourse, we reflect on one of the times in our country when we have been down that road. We look back to on one of the unforgettable responses by non-other