Reduced load-shedding cheers stakeholders

By JAMES KUNDA, KENNEDY MUPESENI and CHATULA KANGALI - CONSUMER bodies have praised the Government for stepping up measures to ensure stability in the supply of electricity and the subsequent reduction in load-shedding hours by Zesco. The reduced load-shedding hours from eight to four has been necessitated by increased water levels at the Itezhi-Tezhi Dam

PF questions women groups

By HOPE BWALYA - THE Patriotic Front (PF) has questioned the sudden silence of women groups over the adoption of United Party for National Development (UPND) vice-president for administration Geoffrey Mwamba (GBM) as the running mate for party president Hakainde Hichilema. PF deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya said the silence was questionable, as it denoted that

Wishing the incumbent ill

By AUSTIN KALUBA - IT is nauseating, really nauseating. I mean the sickening penchant of Zambian politicians to wish their political opponents dead. This has characterised Zambian politics since the country reverted to plural politics in 1991. The diabolical acts include conducting mock funerals for rival politicians complete with mourners and pallbearers crying and, of

I’m well – Lungu

By REBECCA MUSHOTA - PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is well and enjoying the very best of his health, allaying rumours that he is sick as circulated on social media. The President was speaking yesterday during a special interview on the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) television, where he paid an impromptu visit in the morning. “I

Kabimba tells off HH

By MELBOURNE MUSHITU - RAINBOW Party leader and presidential candidate Wynter Kabimba has hit out at the United Party for National Development (UPND), saying violence and corruption describe what the party stands for. Mr Kabimba urged Zambians not to risk voting for UPND president Hakainde Hichilema. He said the UPND lacked the moral right to

NAZ suspends Chambeshi indefinitely

By YVONNE SAKALA - THE Netball Association of Zambia (NAZ) has suspended Copperbelt Netball Association (CONA) president Eutrasia Chambeshi. Chambeshi has been slapped with indefinite suspension for failing to appear before the disciplinary committee to answer charges levelled against her. NAZ general secretary Pritchard Ngoma said in an interview that the association was left with