One die, Several UPND Cadres injured in Lusaka gunfire

One person is reported dead while several supporters of the opposition UPND have been severely injured when Police fired at them in Lusaka Friday afternoon.   Policused teargases canisters and live bullets to disperse huge crowds of UPND cadres who attempted to march to a rally in Chawama which Police had cancelled earlier. Traffic came to a standstill and some shops closed.   Earlier the UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema announced the cancellation of the rally

Zesco seek revenge against Buffaloes

Defending champions Zesco United seek a second straight FAZ Super Division win on Saturday in a space of four days when they hosts Green Buffaloes at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola. The rescheduled Week 14 match comes after Zesco beat Red Arrows 2-0 on July 6 to go second on the table and move within

Writing about Africa

“BUT I soon learned that Africa is rife with hidden danger. I witnessed random acts of violence, contracted malaria and had close encounters with lions, elephants, crocodiles and snakes. As monsoon season came and went, the Hutu-Tutsi conflict in neighbouring Congo began to escalate and then spill over into Zambia with repercussions all along the

UPND and Rainbow Urges Zambians to Vote NO in the upcoming Referendum

Two Opposition Political Parties, Rainbow Party and United Party for National Development(UPND), have urged Zambians to vote NO in the upcoming Referendum. The opposition Rainbow Party urged Zambians to vote ‘No’ in the August referendum because the constitution upon which the Bill of Rights is anchored is discriminatory. Rainbow party General Secretary Wynter Kabimba says

Chiluba deserves to be honoured

FOR  the sacrifices he made to free Zambia from what he regarded as the shackles of single-party regimentation in 1991, Frederick Titus Jacob Chiluba (FTJ) indeed deserves the top honours recently conferred on him posthumously by President Edgar Chagwa Lungu. Speaking at a public rally in Mwense District of Luapula Province, President Lungu disclosed that