Govt Orders FRA to Give Millers Maize to Avert Crisis

Govt Orders FRA to Give Millers Maize to Avert Crisis

The he Food Reserve Agency (FRA) has started to offload 35,000 metric tonnes of maize to selected millers on the Copperbelt Province to address a ‘perceived’ shortage of the commodity. Speaking during a press briefing in Lusaka, Friday, Copperbelt Minister Japhen Mwakalombe told journalists that the FRA was directed to offload maize to selected millers […]

PF, UPND Prepare for Showdown When HH Appears at Ndola Police

PF, UPND Prepare for Showdown When HH Appears at Ndola Police

The PF and UPND youths on the Copperbelt have vowed to sort out each other out next week Tuesday when UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema appears for investigations at the Police divisional headquarters in Ndola. On Tuesday and Wednesday, PF youths lead by provincial youth chairman Nathan Chanda held solidarity protests against what they called xenophobic […]

Meet and Talk, Kalaba Advises Lungu, HH

Meet and Talk, Kalaba Advises Lungu, HH

HARRY Kalaba has advised President Edgar Lungu and UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema to meet and talk without necessarily waiting for Church mother bodies or any other third party to facilitate their meeting. And Kalaba, a former foreign affairs minister, says President Lungu takes long to anger and that Hichilema should be “saluted” for choosing Zambia […]

Chief Jumbe, 4 Others In Court for Assault

Chief Jumbe, 4 Others In Court for Assault

CHIEF Jumbe of the Kunda people in Mambwe district and four other people were on Tuesday slapped with three counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Oswell Zimba, who is chief Jumbe, Jeffrey Banda, Kenneth Mwale, James Yolamu and Victor Nsefu appeared before Chipata principal resident magistrate Jenifer Bwalya for explanation of the charge and […]

State House Distances Itself From the Summoning of HH

State House Distances Itself From the Summoning of HH

State House has described as utter nonsense assertions that it has directed the Zambia Police to stop opposition political parties from enjoying their freedom to assemble. Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations, Amos Chanda says such assertions are only silly allegations being made by silly opposition leaders. Mr. Chanda says the […]

Malumo Yearns for National Team Call-Up

Malumo Yearns for National Team Call-Up

ENGLAND based Mwiya Malumo says he will work towards earning a slot in the senior national team after the 2018 Mopani COSAFA Under 20 Championship. Malumo, who is attached to Vulcan FC, said his immediate target was to deliver at the regional tournament before he sets his eyes at the broader picture “First of all […]

Bus and Taxi Drivers Association of Zambia Cries Foul

Bus and Taxi Drivers Association of Zambia Cries Foul

The Bus and Taxi Drivers Association of Zambia has cried foul over the additional requirement fee introduced by the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) for renewing the Road Service License for the year 2019. Association President, Tresford Mwila has accused the RTSA of using force to obtain money on behalf of the Chartered Institute […]

Govt Concerned With Emerging Cyber Crimes

Govt Concerned With Emerging Cyber Crimes

JUSTICE Minister Given Lubinda says Government is concerned with the emerging cyber crimes in the Country. Mr Lubinda says while the cyberspace is meant to improve the lives of the people, more people are using it to harm others. Speaking at the Inter-Ministerial Conference on Cyber law, Crimes and Security in New Delhi, India, Mr […]

Govt to Support 1,619 Students in 2019 Academic Year at CBU

Govt to Support 1,619 Students in 2019 Academic Year at CBU

Higher Education Minister, Nkandu Luo says Government will in the 2019 academic year only support 1,619 students with government loans at the Copperbelt University. Professor Luo has told Parliament in a ministerial statement that this against a total of 3,956 prospective students that had applied for government loans sponsorship. She has attributed the reduction in […]

Gender Minister Calls for Arrest of Man in Viral Video

Gender Minister Calls for Arrest of Man in Viral Video

Minister of Gender Elizabeth Phiri has condemned in the strongest terms the video circulating on social media of a man harassing his wife for allegedly committing adultery. Mrs Phiri has since called on the Police to take necessary action against the perpetrator. She says there are better channels to air grievances than resorting to violence […]

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