Mbesuma joins Highlands Park

MULWANDA LUPIYA, Ndola ZAMBIA striker Collins Mbesuma has joined newly promoted South African Premier Soccer League outfit Highlands Park. Mbesuma, formerly of Mpumalanga Black Aces, won the golden boot last season with 14 goals. Aces did not to renew the contract after it expired. They have since relocated and changed the name to Cape Town

Witchdoctors ‘swindle’ teacher

MUBANGA NONDO, Ndola POLICE in Luanshya have arrested four Ugandans for allegedly swindling a teacher of Kamirenda township out of K21,740 cash on a pretext that they would multiply the money to K330,000. In an interview yesterday, Copperbelt commissioner of police Charity Katanga identified the suspects as Moses Mandinge, 25, Emmanuel Masembe, 28, Edward Bazila,

2 injured in UPND, Police clash

ALVIN CHIINGA, ARTHUR MWANSA, Lusaka TWO people were seriously injured in Lusaka yesterday when police dispersed a protest by United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres against the cancellation of a political rally in Chawama Township. Police fought running battles with the cadres in the populous township causing traffic jams around town and surrounding areas.

3 vie for Feira parley seat

ALEX NJOVU, Luangwa FEIRA, located about 350 kilometres east of Lusaka, is a unique constituency found on the confluence of the Luangwa and Zambezi rivers, sharing its borders with Mozambique to the east and Zimbabwe to the south. Prone to drought mainly because of its location, it sometimes depends on government for relief food. Temperatures

Power report Nkana to FAZ over transfers

MATHEWS KABAMBA, Kitwe POWER Dynamos have written to the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) over Nkana’s attempts to lure goalkeeper Allan Chibwe and midfielder Kelvin Mubanga to Wusakile township. Power chief executive officer Ricky Mamfunda said in interview yesterday that the club is disappointed with the manner Nkana have handled the transfer of the two

Zambians are well brought up

Dear editor, IT IS very difficult to identify a Zambian by their outlook as compared to our friends in west and east Africa. Zambians are best known by other indelible marks that highlight the genesis of a true Zambian to the outside world and yet, we truly don’t appreciate ourselves. In the year 2011, I

MISA fights violence against scribes

ARTHUR MWANSA, Lusaka THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zambia has set up an early warning notification system (EWNS) aimed at collecting information in good time to avert increasing violations against journalists ahead of next month’s general elections and after. MISA access to information ambassador Suzanne Matale said at a media briefing in Lusaka