Increased TV Levy Excites Kampamba

Increased TV Levy Excites Kampamba

Minister of Information Kampamba Mulenga says the K2 increment in TV levy will go into content improvement and promoting local artists. But Mulenga dodges a question about why the national broadcaster does not cover opposition leaders. Mulenga, who is also Chief Government Spokesperson, told journalists after the budget was presented on Friday that the extra […]

Catalonia Crisis: Spain Plans For Elections as Independence Row Grows

Catalonia Crisis: Spain Plans For Elections as Independence Row Grows

Spain’s conservative government has agreed with the socialist opposition to hold regional elections in Catalonia in January, the socialists say. The elections are part of a package of measures being put in place to suspend the region’s autonomy, as its leader threatens to declare independence. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will announce measures to impose direct […]

Millions Caught In South Africa’s ‘Worst Data Breach’

Millions Caught In South Africa’s ‘Worst Data Breach’

Authorities in South Africa are investigating a data breach which has seen the personal details of more than 30 million citizens leaked on the internet – placing them at risk of identity theft. The information contained in a 27GB file was discovered by Australia-based internet security expert Tony Hunt earlier this week. It contains their […]

Govt Urged To Reconsider Its Plans To Borrow K11 Billion

Govt Urged To Reconsider Its Plans To Borrow K11 Billion

Business and Financial analyst Blessings Kafwanka says government should reconsider its plans to borrow about K11 billion from the domestic financial market in 2018, considering the country’s high debt position. Mr. Kafwanka says the move will further crowd out the private sector especially the small and medium size enterprises. He states that borrowing heavily from […]

Lungu: I’m a Political Animal But a Christian

Lungu: I’m a Political Animal But a Christian

PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu says he is “a political animal” but a Christian. And Vice-President Inonge Wina says Zambians must walk with their heads high “as we celebrate the presence of our Lord in our midst.” Addressing Christians from different denominations and a horde of PF cadres who attended the National Day of Prayer, Fasting and […]

OPINION: National Day Of Prayers Was about Lungu & His Cadres

OPINION: National Day Of Prayers Was about Lungu & His Cadres

By Chisha Moses It is very disappointing to have the so called National Prayers when infact its not about the Nation but the President, his Cabinet Ministers and the Patriotic Front Officials. First and foremost, how can Politicians be at the Centre of organising our National Prayers. Starting from the printed program which was distributed […]

Twist Of Fate: Charity Banda Denies Killing Step Daughter, Husband Did

Twist Of Fate: Charity Banda Denies Killing Step Daughter, Husband Did

The woman at the centre of burning the husband and killing her 9 year step daughter has denied being responsible for the death, Tumfweko understands. Speaking in Chisamba to Precious Mambwe in an exclusive interview, she expressed surprise that people had believed the story that a child can disappear in December, 2016 without the knowledge […]

PF To Root UPND Strongholds Before 2021

PF To Root UPND Strongholds Before 2021

Patriotic Front (PF) says it will use the duration between now and 2021 to deepen its roots in UPND strongholds. Speaking when he addressed party structures in Mulobezi district, PF Secretary General Davis Mwila has thanked voters in western, southern and north-western provinces for making a difference in the previous election. He says each and […]

Livingstone Bars Defy Govt Directive

Livingstone Bars Defy Govt Directive

SOME bar owners in Livingstone today defied the government’s directive that they open their business premises at 18:00 hours in observance of the National Day of Prayer, Fasting and Reconciliation. The bars, especially in Dambwa Site and Service and Maramba’s Malota compound, instead opened as early as 08:00 hours where youths were found drinking and […]

Mumba: Prayer Day More Of a Curse Than Blessing In Its Current Form

Mumba: Prayer Day More Of a Curse Than Blessing In Its Current Form

THE day of national prayer in its current form stands more, to some of us, as a curse to Zambia than a blessing, says Nevers Mumba. In an interview in Lusaka, Mumba, the Victory Ministries International founder and MMD president, said the PF government had desecrated the day and pushed aside the church from taking […]