Chiluya: Injury Teaches Us To Appreciate Moments On Pitch

Chiluya: Injury Teaches Us To Appreciate Moments On Pitch

PROSPER Chiluya says injury teaches one to appreciate every moment on the pitch. Chiluya, who plays for Pafos FC of the eastern Mediterranean island nation, Cyprus said injury was part of the football game. He said he had made it through injury and encouraged anybody struggling with injury to keep the faith and keep pushing […]

UPND Urges PF Govt Stop Treating Cholera Like an ‘Annual Ceremony’

UPND Urges PF Govt Stop Treating Cholera Like an ‘Annual Ceremony’

Government has been advised not to treat cholera like annual ceremony, but prepare to deal with it effectively. UPND Lusaka province youth spokesperson Otis Bwalya says it is shocking that 53 years after independence, people within a radius of 10km from Lusaka’s Central Business District (CBD), drink water from shallow wells and use pit latrines […]

Supreme Court Dismisses Richard Sakala’s Appeal Against Corruption Conviction

Supreme Court Dismisses Richard Sakala’s Appeal Against Corruption Conviction

THE Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal where ex-convict and former State House press aid Richard Sakala had appealed against his conviction for corruption. A panel of three Supreme Court judges – Gregory Phiri, Jones Chinyama and Rhodah Kaoma -dismissed the appeal after Sakala decided to abandon the appeal. In this case, Sakala, who is […]

No Congo Election Until Mid-2019, Vote Commission Says, Angering Opposition

No Congo Election Until Mid-2019, Vote Commission Says, Angering Opposition

KINSHASA (Reuters) – An election to replace Congolese President Joseph Kabila cannot take place before April 2019, the electoral commission said, a delay that the opposition said would cause an impatient population to “take matters into its own hands”. The schedule outlined by the electoral commission would torpedo an agreement between Kabila’s camp and his […]

PF Warns Laura, Pilato Over Countrywide Protests Against Corruption

PF Warns Laura, Pilato Over Countrywide Protests Against Corruption

PF Lusaka Province Youth Chairman Kennedy Kamba has warned activists Laura Miti and musician Chama Fumba of serious beatings if they continue with their planned countrywide protests against abuse of public resources by the PF government. Miti and Fumba, aka Pilato, were arrested, among others, for staging a peaceful protest at Parliament during the presentation […]

Lwandamina: Maintain The Chipolopolo Squad

Lwandamina: Maintain The Chipolopolo Squad

FORMER Chipolopolo coach George Lwandamina says the current national team should be maintained and nurtured as it has the potential compete on any international stage. Lwandamina, who is currently in Tanzania with that country’s Super League giants Young Africans, said current Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda had performed well and needed to have his technical team […]

LAZ Asks HH To Stop Accusing Judicial Officers Of Corruption

LAZ Asks HH To Stop Accusing Judicial Officers Of Corruption

THE Law Association of Zambia has asked the UPND and members of the public to stop accusing judges and other judicial officers of corruption, saying this has the potential of creating anarchy. LAZ president Linda Kasonde stated in a statement issued today that the association had strongly condemned the making of any unsubstantiated claims, particularly […]

Kambwili: I’ll Expose Amos Chanda On Saturday

Kambwili:  I’ll Expose Amos Chanda On Saturday

CHISHIMBA Kambwili says he will expose President Edgar Lungu’s special assistant for press and public relations Amos Chanda for alleged corrupt practices this Saturday. Kambwili, the Roan PF member of parliament and former information minister, has stated on his Facebook page that he will ‘teach’ Chanda a lesson for what he has termed as ‘stealing […]

Threatened State of Public Emergency Expires

Justice Minister Given Lubinda says the 90-days declaration of the threatened state of public emergency which has been in force since 11th July will expire at midnight tonight. In a ministerial statement to parliament, Mr Lubinda says the effect of the expiration of the period relating to threatened state of public emergency is that the […]

Lubinda: Govt Has No Money To Fund Referendum

Lubinda: Govt Has No Money To Fund Referendum

Justice Minister Given Lubinda has maintained that Zambia has no money at the moment to hold another referendum on the expanded Bill of Rights despite his government spending heftily on 42 fire tenders that gobbled the Zambian coffers a whooping US$43million. Mr Lubinda’s comments come in the wake of a reminder to government by the […]