8 May 2016

ECZ nomination checklist for candidates in 2016 elections

1.0 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES 1. Grade 12 certificate or its equivalent (certified by the Examinations Council of Zambia) 2. National Registration Card 3. Voters’ Card 4. Tax Clearance Certificate (Should be obtained from the Zambia Revenue Authority –
8 May 2016

PF new slogan – Sonta apowabomba (Point what you have done)

By Masinga Khumalo When I see the so called new PF campaign slogan ‘Sonta Apowabomba’ I can’t avoid thinking, what are these guys in PF smoking? I mean if you are a ruling party for 5 years
8 May 2016

UPND launch rally stopped

A lunch rally for the opposition UPND scheduled for Freedom Park this Saturday has been stopped by the police and council. UPND secretary general Stephen Katuka has confirmed the development in a statement below to Zambian Eye.
8 May 2016

FODEP okays campaign period announcement

FODEP has welcomed the official announcement of the campaign period by the Electoral Commission of Zambia. The ECZ has announced the official campaign period which runs from May 16, 2016 to August 10, 2016. Acting FODEP Executive
8 May 2016

Mazabuka Schools to remain closed

Education Authorities in Mazabuka District have confirmed that all schools that were scheduled to reopen for the second term on Monday will not do so because of the outbreak of cholera in the District. District Education Board
8 May 2016

Allow ECZ to pick printer of their choice-Mumbi Phiri

The ruling Patriotic Front has appealed to political players to allow the Electoral Commission of Zambia to independently pick a firm to print ballot papers for the August elections. In an interview, Mrs Phiri said politicians should
8 May 2016

Today’s Message:He Orders Your Steps

Today’s Scripture “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord…” (Psalm 37:23, KJV) He Orders Your Steps When we encounter difficult situations, we can be tempted to wonder if we are on the right
8 May 2016

Campaigns to start on May 16

JACK ZIMBA, Lusaka THE Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has announced that the official campaign period for the August 11 elections will kick off on Monday, May 16. ECZ public relations manager Chris Akufuna said in a
8 May 2016

Bwacha Constituency in development path

CHAMBO NG’UNI, Kabwe A VISIT to Bwacha, one of the two constituencies in Kabwe, reveals it is an undeveloped area with the road network in a deplorable state. Bwacha and Kabwe Central Constituency make up Kabwe district,
8 May 2016

Chriticles Mwansa burial today

CHRISTINE CHISHA FORMER Zambia Revenue Authority Commissioner General Christicles Mwansa, who died on Tuesday in Freetown, Sierra Leone, will be buried in Lusaka today. The body of the late Mr Mwansa arrived in the country on Friday.
8 May 2016

SAFA delivers national team bus

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Lusaka THE 2010 World Cup legacy bus that was given to the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) by their South African counterparts arrived in the country yesterday. FAZ acting general secretary Katongo Kabungo confirmed the
8 May 2016

Defections normal political game – Lungu

SHIKANDA KAWANGA, CHALI MULENGA, Livingstone PRESIDENT Lungu says defections are a normal political game which should not worry any Patriotic Front (PF) supporter. Mr Lungu says he is equally not worried about the recent defections to the
8 May 2016

Nigerian pastor prophesises Lungu’s victory

KELVIN CHONGO, NOMSA NKANA, Lusaka THOUSANDS of worshippers were on Friday night sent into frenzy when visiting Nigerian clergyman Joshua Iginla prophesied that President Lungu would win the August 11 general elections. And contrary to media reports,
8 May 2016

26 suspects escape from custody

MUNIDE ZULU, Chinsali TWENTY-SIX suspects facing various offences have escaped from custody at Nakonde Police Station. Muchinga Province Commissioner of Police Auxensio Daka said the jailbreak happened in the night, between Friday and yesterday. Mr Daka said
8 May 2016

Mtendere ‘killer’ wife to appear in court soon

JACK ZIMBA, Lusaka ELIZABETH Lungu, the woman who allegedly stabbed her husband Anthony Nkoma to death last Tuesday in Lusaka’s Mtendere in an apparent crime of passion, will appear in court soon. Lungu, 26, who was arrested
8 May 2016

Kashala, 2 others shine during interviews

DIANA MUTAKAFIMBO, Lusaka THREE candidates among them Zambia Police director of sport Adrian Kashala are favourites to be appointed Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) general secretary. A total of 10 people, including former FAZ president Simataa Simataa,
8 May 2016

Mubonda: Mining engineer, Kokoliko FM proprietor

Sunday Profile: NKWETO MFULA, Chingola FROM being a radio fanatic, Charles Mubonda, a mining engineer by profession, has achieved his dream of establishing a radio station called Kokoliko FM, which has taken airwaves by storm in Chingola
8 May 2016

‘Lungu cares for your welfare’

ELIZABETH CHATUVELA, Nalolo VICE-President Inonge Wina has thanked the people of Western Province for the support they gave to President Lungu during his recent visit to the area. “The President promised to come back here and I
8 May 2016

Michelo runner-up at Miss Africa Continent

KELVIN KACHINGWE, Lusaka MICHELO Malambo, the Zambian representative in the first-ever Miss Africa Continent that was held last week in Johannesburg, South Africa, almost won the title after emerging runner-up to the impressive Miss Ghana, Rebecca Asamoah.
8 May 2016

Chriticles: Chief tax collector

(Chriticles Mwansa OBITUARY) KELVIN KACHINGWE, Lusaka WHEN in 2005 Chriticles Mwansa, then working in Brussels, Belgium, for the World Customs Organisation as director of tariff and trade affairs, wrote in graduates.com, an alumni and classmates directory for
8 May 2016

Africa must ‘walk the talk’, says media expert

NEBAT MBEWE, Cairo, Egypt AFRICA should shed its habit of making collective decisions without implementing them. A veteran communications advisor, Dr Samy Abd El Aziz, has said regional groupings on the continent “meet, exchange hugs and papers”,
8 May 2016

Desperation leads lady to sleep with fake manager

CHRISTINE CHIHAME, Kitwe DESPARATION for a job led a 17-year-old girl of Kitwe to sleep with a 30-year-old man who purported to be a manager at Cross Roads Lodge. The girl said in December last year, she
8 May 2016

Lungu to launch new PF manifesto

PRESIDENT Lungu will launch a new manifesto for the Patriotic Front (PF) once the official campaign period starts. PF secretary general Davies Chama said President Lungu will give direction of how the PF will be governed when
7 May 2016

‘She is too secretive with her payslip’

JACK ZIMBA, Lusaka A 34-YEAR-OLD woman of Lusaka has lost her marriage for being too secretive with her payslip and for failing to wash her husband’s underwear. Kabwe Kalela, a soldier, said her wife Nelly Kangala, a
7 May 2016

Gemfields emeralds to showcase at Cannes

KELVIN KACHINGWE, Lusaka CHOPARD, a family owned independent Swiss luxury watch and jewellery company that has been the official partner of the Cannes Film Festival, is set to launch its new collaboration with Gemfields at the festival
7 May 2016

No need to vote out PF, says Chief Lubunda

NANCY SIAME, Mwense CHIEF Lubunda of Mwense district says there is no need to vote out the Patriotic Front (PF) administration during the August 11 general elections because they have performed exceptionally well and deserve another term.
7 May 2016

Lusaka Dolphin Lodge, the place to stay

Lusaka Dolphin Lodge is a modern lodge situated in the Zambian capital on Lumumba Road opposite Bread of Life Church. The Rooms Our Rooms are spacious standard double and executive double which are well facilitated to make
7 May 2016

Lusaka Dolphin Lodge, the place to stay

Lusaka Dolphin Lodge is a modern lodge situated in the Zambian capital on Lumumba Road opposite Bread of Life Church. The Rooms Our Rooms are spacious standard double and executive double which are well facilitated to make
7 May 2016

Presidential fund disburses K4m to marketeers

TEDDY KUYELA, Lusaka THE Presidential Empowerment Initiative Fund has so far disbursed over K4 million to marketeers in four provinces since the programme was launched by President Lungu in November last year. Fund national patron Chanda Kabwe
7 May 2016

UNFPA donates $12,000 to Solwezi midwifery school

DORIS KASOTE, Solwezi THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated US$12,000 and assorted midwifery teaching models and equipment valued at K100,530 towards the establishment of a midwifery school at Solwezi School of Nursing. Speaking when she