‘Sex-For- Marks’: Randy University Professor Dismissed

‘Sex-For- Marks’: Randy University Professor Dismissed

A Nigerian professor who allegedly offered to change a student’s marks in return for sexual favours has been dismissed from his position. Richard Akindele was fired from his job as an accounting lecturer at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in south-western Nigeria after Monica Osagie decided to publish a conversation in which he said he would […]

15 Players Selected for Shield Final Camp

15 Players Selected for Shield Final Camp

FIFTEEN players from Lusaka Province have been selected for the Shield/Chelsea talent search final camping. The 15 will be joined by their counterparts from the Copperbelt next month and only one player will be selected to be part of the African side that will face Chelsea veterans in London in September this year. Over 110 […]

Zambia Currently Hosts 73,000 Refugees, Asylum Seekers

Zambia Currently Hosts 73,000 Refugees, Asylum Seekers

Zambia currently hosts 73,000 refugees and asylum seekers, minister of home affairs Steven Kampyongo has disclosed. And the minister has disclosed that over 10,000 refugees have settled at the new Mantapala refugee resettlement in Kawambwa district. Speaking during the commemoration of the World Refugee Day in Lusaka, Mr. Kampyongo says government will continue providing support […]

Mulongoti: Lungu Busy Global Trotting Because Its ‘Too Hot’ For Him In Zambia

Mulongoti: Lungu Busy Global Trotting Because Its ‘Too Hot’ For Him In Zambia

MIKE Mulongoti says President Edgar Lungu is busy visiting other countries because Zambia is too ‘hot’ for him. Mulongoti said in an interview yesterday that President Lungu was mismanaging himself. President Lungu’s three-day visit to Kenya was purely private and not on invitation by his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta, it has been established. President Lungu […]

Govt Collects K2.2 Billion In Toll Fees Since 2013

Govt Collects K2.2 Billion In Toll Fees Since 2013

FINANCE minister Margaret Mwanakatwe says road tolling is one of the most successful programmes implemented by the PF government and has disclosed that the initiative, since inception in 2013 to date, has raised a total of K2.2 billion. In a speech read on her behalf by Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba during the official […]

DP De-Registration Saddens Kalumba

DP De-Registration Saddens Kalumba

DEMOCRATIC Party leader Gift Kalumba has expressed sadness over the Registrar of Societies’ decision to de-register his party. On May 23, 2018, the Registrar of Societies informed the Democratic Party of its intention to de-register the political party for reasons that it has no office. However, on June 4, 2018, the DP wrote back to […]

Suspended Lstone Magistrate Complains To JCC Against CJ

Suspended Lstone Magistrate Complains To JCC Against CJ

SUSPENDED Livingstone magistrate Benjamin Mwelwa has complained to the Judicial Complaints Commission citing alleged anomalies, falsehood and lies by Chief Justice Ireen Mambilima and three other senior judicial officers meant to crush him. In a 12-paged letter to the secretary of the Judicial Complaints Commission (JCC) dated April 30, magistrate Mwelwa of House No. 4424/Z36 […]

UNZA Heritage Degree Will Not Encompass Witchcraft – Luo

UNZA Heritage Degree Will Not Encompass Witchcraft – Luo

Higher Education Minister, Professor Nkandu Luo has clarified that the Intangible cultural Heritage degree program to be offered by the University of Zambia will not encompass anything of witchcraft nature contrary to reports by a named media institution and on social media. Delivering a ministerial statement to clarify what she has termed as media misrepresentation […]

FIC Is Necessary for Good Governance – ULP

FIC Is Necessary for Good Governance – ULP

The opposition United Liberal Party (ULP) says the existence of institutions such as the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) is necessary for the promotion of good governance in the country. ULP president Sakwiba Sikota says such institutions are in fact a must have in a democratic Country. Mr. Sikota who is also a constitutional lawyer, however, […]

Kwacha Has Stabilized Stock Feed Prices – PAZ

Kwacha Has Stabilized Stock Feed Prices – PAZ

The Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) says the stability in Kwacha against major convertible currencies and the removal of the five percent duty on poultry premixes has stabilized stock feed prices in the country. PAZ Executive Manager, Dominic Chanda has however, hinted that despite this, there could be slight upwards adjustments in stock feed prices. […]