UPND OFFICIAL DEFECTS TO PF

By ZANIS:United Party for National Development -UPND- Lundazi district Information and Publicity Secretary Raphael Lungu has resigned from the party and joined the Patriotic Front -PF-.Speaking at a press briefing in Chipata, Mr. Lungu said he has no reason to remain in the opposition as the current government is working according to the people’s expectations.He…

JUDOKAS TUMBLE

By Joy Siatubi:Zambia got off to a shaky start at the 2019 All Africa games in Morocco, as none of the country’s judokas managed a medal yesterday.Judo was the first sporting discipline to take to the stage for team Zambia at the pan African games.France-based Stephen Mung’andu was the country’s best performer, losing in the…

GOVT PROMISES MORE DISTRIBUTE OF RELIEF

Minister in the Office of the Vice President Olipa Phiri says government will not be swayed by those against the ongoing distribution of relief food and livestock feed in areas affected by the drought.Ms Phiri says it is unfortunate that some people want to politicize the ongoing distribution of relief food and maize bran.She however…

Beating Zesco United excites Numba

By Lucky Mwewa Chama | August 18, 2019 Zanaco Football Club coach Numba Mumamba says he is excited to have won the 2019/2020 Samuel ‘Zoom’ Ndhlovu Charity Shield against Zesco United on Saturday. Numba Mumamba said that it was exciting beating a formidable side like Zesco United in a final. Mumamba added that his side…

Higher Education Minister Calls for Close Links Between Industries and Colleges

Higher Education Minister Dr Brian Mushimba has said the gap between industries and tertiary institutions is very wide. Speaking when he visited Northern Technical College (NORTEC) on Friday, Dr Mushimba said there was need for close links between colleges and universities and industries to effectively place students on industrial attachment. The minister, who was on…

UPND Accuses PF Of Failing To Develop Ndola

The UPND in Ndola has accused the ruling party and its members of Parliament in Ndola of failing to develop the city. Ndola district chairperson Joseph Phiri said during a media briefing on Saturday that the PF was only good at developing areas where there are by-elections. He said Ndola City had been left out…

NGOCC Comments on Jailing of 2 C/belt Women

The Non-Governmental Organisations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) says the two Copperbelt women who have been jailed for 18 years for inserting a bottle in another’s private part can appeal the sentence if they are not satisfied with it. On Thursday, the Ndola High Court sentenced the two women for assault on a woman who was suspected…