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The Zambian Government Buys Luxury Jets Whilst the People Suffer- MEE

Recent news that the President of Zambia Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu and the PF government purchased five luxury planes at a staggering price tag of USD 400 million is extremely disturbing. It is also a colossal error
1 day ago

HUMAN RIGHTS BODY CONDEMNS TAYALI ROUGH UP

The Human Rights Commission -HRC- has condemned the roughing up and harassment of Economic and Equity Party President, Chilufya Tayali, by some suspected United Party for National Development -UPND-sympathizers. Mr. Tayali was harassed and roughed up yesterday,
1 day ago

“CHONGO’S CONDITION IMPROVES”

Everett Chongo, the second year University of Zambia -UNZA- Student who was evacuated to South Africa for specialist medical treatment is making remarkable improvement. Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Emmanuel Mwamba, who visited her has disclosed
1 day ago

LUSAKA MOURNS BEN KANGWA

Multitudes of  people have gathered at the house of late broadcaster and diplomat Ben Kangwa who died in Lusaka on Wednesday night. Brother of the late Mr. Kangwa, Malama Sokoni says the late succumbed to renal failure
2 days ago

MAGISTRATE COUNSELS TAYALI, HH

Lusaka Magistrate Felix Kaoma has urged UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema and Chilufya Tayali to control their cadres. Magistrate Kaoma says there is no need to fight because Zambia is a civilized state. Magistrate Kaoma further advised that
2 days ago

WORLD BANK NODS CORRUPTION FIGHT

The World Bank is impressed with governments efforts in fighting corruption and improving its good governance record. Africa Region World Bank Vice President Dr Hafez Ghanem says the bank is also happy with the strides taken to
2 days ago

GOVT ON RIGHT TRACK-WORLD BANK

The World Bank is pleased with Zambia’s austerity measures being implemented by the government. This came to light when visiting World Bank vice president for Africa region Hafez Ghanem paid a courtesy on President Lungu at State
2 days ago

MUKULA MAY OPENLY BE SOLD

Government has announced plans to establish a law that will facilitate the harvesting and auctioning of Mukula timber on an open market to foreign entities. Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Jean Kapata says the legislation will
2 days ago

CLERGY CALLS FOR UNITE

The Clergy on the Copperbelt have called for unity among political leaders in the Country ahead of tomorrow’s national day of prayers, fasting and Reconciliation. Kitwe pastor’s fellowship chairperson bishop Raddy Lewila says there Is need for
2 days ago

ECL, VEEP LEAD IN PRAYERS

President Edgar Lungu and Vice President Ininge Wina will tomorrow Sunday lead the nation in the national day of prayers. President Lungu will be in Kabwe where he is expected to officiate at the Godfrey Chitalu railway
3 days ago

MADAGASCAR NAILS IT

Madagascar have qualified for the African Cup of Nations finals for the first time by beating Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in Vontovorona. Thailand-based midfielder Njiva Rakotoharimalala, 26, scored the only goal. They became the first team to qualify
3 days ago

BOMB KILLS TEN IN RUSSIA

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in an explosion at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. Officials said an “unidentified explosive device” detonated at the technical college in Kerch, where Russia has built
3 days ago

SEC COMMENDS ECL

The Supreme Election Council of Turkey has commended the Electoral Commission of Zambia -ECZ- for conducting free and fair elections. Supreme Election Council President Sadi Guven says ECZ’s record of managing five elections at once during the
3 days ago

NAMIBIA ON SEVEN POINTS

Namibia national football team are joint top of group (K) with Guinea Bissau on seven points after they defeated Mozambique by a goal to nil. This was in the fourth group match of the 2019 CAMEROON Africa
3 days ago

FOUR FILES IN FOR MANGANGO POLLS

Four candidates have successfully filed in their nominations for the Mangango parliamentary by-election set for November 20th. The candidates are PF’s Goodwin Putu, UPND’s Akakendelwa Mwendoi, Singumbe Kabindama of the United Prosperous and Peaceful ZAMBIA-UPPZ- and National
3 days ago

KABWE READY FOR PRAYERS

Central Province Minister, Sydney Mushanga, says the province is ready to host the 2018 National Day of Prayer, Fasting, Repentance and Reconciliation scheduled for Thursday this week. Speaking after inspecting the rehabilitation works at Godfrey ‘Ucar’ Chitalu
4 days ago

LANDLESS CORNER ROAD KEY-CHIEF

Senior Chief Mukuni Ng’ombe of the Lenje people of Chibombo District has called on government to complete the Landless Corner-Mumba road because it is key to the area’s development. Chief Mukuni Ng’ombe says Chibombo is ripe for
4 days ago

“USE PRAYER DAY TO REFLECT ON PEACE”

First Lady Esther Lungu says the National Day of Prayer and Fasting should be used to reflect on the peace the country is enjoying. Mrs. Lungu was speaking at Bread of life Church in Nchelenge where she
4 days ago

NUMBER OF DRC REFUGEES SWELLS

The number of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo at Mantapala settlement has swelled to over 11-thousand and could rise even further as more people continue fleeing the neighbouring country. Mantapala was set up early this
4 days ago

INTRA-PARTY POLLS GOOD-MWILA

Patriotic Front -PF- Secretary General Davies Mwila says the intra-party elections are meant to build, unite and strengthen the party. Speaking in Chipata when he flagged off intra party elections in Eastern Province, Mr. Mwila said intra
4 days ago

CABINET APPROVES THREE BILLS

President Edgar Chagwa Lungu (left) chairs the 17th Cabinet meeting at State House in Lusaka on Monday, October 1,2018. PICTURE BY SALIM HENRY/STATE HOUSE ©2018 Cabinet has approved three bills and resolved to reduce the Hippo population
4 days ago

YALUMA HAILS CHURCH

Minister of Commerce Christopher Yaluma has hailed the church for taking an active role in national building. Mr. Yaluma who is Malole Member of Parliament says the church must be commended for promoting Christian values such as
4 days ago

ECZ OFFICIALS IN TURKEY

A delegation from the Electoral Commission of Zambia -ECZ- led by Chairperson Esau Chulu is in Ankara to learn and share best practices in management of the electoral process from Turkey’s electoral body, the Supreme Election Council.
4 days ago

CHIPOLOPOLO LACKED CONFIDENCE

Zambia National Football Team Coach SVEN Vandenbroeck says his team lacked confidence and strength as they faced Guinea Bissau.Vandenbroeck says the team needs to improve the way it plays its away games if it is to make
4 days ago

GOVT CHALLENGES DAIRY FARMERS

Minister of Fisheries and Livestock Kampamba Mulenga has challenged dairy farmers to increase milk production in order to increase per capita milk consumption that is below the world health organization -WHO- recommendation. Ms. Mulenga says government has
4 days ago

GUINEA BISSAU 2-1 ZAMBIA

Guinea Bissau national football team came from a goal down to beat their Zambian counterparts by two goals to one in the 2019 Cameroon AFCON group (K) fixture played in that country this evening. JUSTIN SHONGA scored
4 days ago

PF TAKES ON AUSTIN MBOZI

Patriotic Front in Lusaka district is demanding for an apology within 48 hours from University of Zambia-UNZA lecturer Austin Mbozi for insulting the late President Micheal Sata and President Edgar Lungu. Lusaka district PF Chairman Stanford Kayame
4 days ago

DELEGATES ASSURED OF SAFETY

Government has challenged transport operators in Northern Province to ensure that only vehicles certified fit by the Road Transport and Safety Agency -RTSA are used during the Northern Province Investment Expo slated for next month. Kasama District
6 days ago

MUMA FOR ALL SPORTS DISCIPLINES

Zambia Air Force Commander Lieutenant General David Muma has called for support and promotion of all sports disciplines. Lieutenant General Muma says Sports play an important role in enhancing physical and mental health. General Muma was speaking,
6 days ago

DEVELOPMENT EXCITES CHIEF KAPUTA

Chief Kaputa of the Tabwa people in Kaputa district in Northern province says he is impressed with the rolling out of development Programs in rural areas. Chief Kaputa says the unprecedented development across the nation is helping