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 […]

Trump Threatens Broadcaster NBC After Nuclear Report

Trump Threatens Broadcaster NBC After Nuclear Report

US President Donald Trump has raised the prospect of challenging media licences for NBC News and other news networks after unfavourable reports. He took aim at NBC, which made him a star on The Apprentice, after it reported he wanted to boost America’s nuclear arsenal almost tenfold. Mr Trump labelled the report “fake news” and […]

Animals More Equal Than Others – Temptation Of the Rich

Animals More Equal Than Others – Temptation Of the Rich

You probably remember George Orwell’s novel called Animal Farm published in 1945 in which the author ably reflected the events leading to the Russian Revolution of 1917. In this magnificent allegorical nouvelle, Orwell describes the unfair balances of social classes in society, where the rich and powerful use their infleunce and privileges to serve their […]

Nigeria Teachers Fail Exam Set For Pupils

Nigeria Teachers Fail Exam Set For Pupils

Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils. State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to score 75% or higher on assessments given to pupils. He said 25,000 new teachers would be recruited […]

How Some Pastors Tried To Eliminate Universal Church In Zambia

How Some Pastors Tried To Eliminate Universal Church In Zambia

PREVIOUSLY on this column, the reasons for the banning of the Universal Church by the state in 2005 were highlighted. It was highlighted that the church was banned for security reasons and the safety of its pastors, members and property. This article aims to expose the various lies that were perpetuated by various religious leaders […]

Mumba Yachi Is Congolese, Immigration Officer Tells Court

Mumba Yachi Is Congolese, Immigration Officer Tells Court

An immigration officer has told the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court that investigations conducted to ascertain the nationality of musician Shadrick Chite popularly known as Mumba Yachi revealed the musician is not Zambian but Congolese. This is in a case in which Chite is accused of unlawfully entering Zambia and giving false information to immigration officers. When […]