Dozing Contest? Zuma, Lungu Struggle To Stay Awake At Show

Dozing Contest? Zuma, Lungu Struggle To Stay Awake At Show

SOUTH African President Jacob Zuma and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu yesterday afternoon struggled to stay awake during the presentation of speeches at the official opening of the Lusaka Agricultural and Commercial Show. The two heads of state, seemingly exhausted from the morning tour of stands, could not wait for the afternoon event to end […]

Search On For Armed Rebels In Venezuela

Search On For Armed Rebels In Venezuela

A search is under way in Venezuela for 10 men who escaped with weapons after an attack on a military base, President Nicolás Maduro says. The assault in the north-western city of Valencia was carried out by 20 people, he said. Two were killed, one was injured and seven were arrested. Earlier, a video posted […]

Calm Before The Kenyan Election Storm

Calm Before The Kenyan Election Storm

Kenya is holding its breath as the blaring speakers of the election campaign cars finally fall silent ahead of Tuesday’s vote. Ten years ago there was terrible post-election ethnic violence in the country, which nobody here wants to see repeated. But with opinion polls predicting a very close race between incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta and […]

First Year of President Lungu’s 5-Year Mandate Challenging- Ng’oma

First Year of President Lungu’s 5-Year Mandate Challenging- Ng’oma

Political ANALYST Dr. Alex Ng’oma has described as challenging the first year of President Edgar Lungu’s 5-year mandate. Dr. Ng’oma says it is challenging in the sense that President Lungu has been in office at time the country politically polarized. Dr. Ng’oma, who is also a University of Zambia (UNZA) Political Science Lecturer, has however, […]

Zambia Shoots Blanks At Ethiopia

Zambia Shoots Blanks At Ethiopia

Zambia has been held to a goalless draw by Ethiopia in an international friendly match played at Woodlands stadium in Lusaka. The two teams were using the friendly to prepare for their respective African Nations Championship -CHAN- final round qualifiers. Zambia tackles South Africa next weekend in the final round first-leg qualifier away in East […]

Small-Scale-Farmers In Kasama and Mungwi Sets Their Own Maize Floor Price

Small-Scale-Farmers In Kasama and Mungwi Sets Their Own Maize Floor Price

Small-scale-farmers in Kasama and Mungwi Districts have set their own floor price of K110 per 50 Kilogram bag of maize. This came to light yesterday during a joint meeting attended by 105 co-operative chairpersons held at the Northern Province Co-operative Marketing Union-NPCMU Guest House in Kasama. And speaking to Mano News, Mungwi District Co-operative Marketing […]

Kabimba: I Have Told HH Never to Return Evil For Evil

Kabimba: I Have Told HH Never to Return Evil For Evil

Rainbow Party President Wynter Kabimba says he visited UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema because he is not among those in the UPND who attack him. In an interview after leaving Mukobeko Maximum Security Prison, Kabimba said he encouraged HH to be strong. “I visited him, he is looking well, I encouraged him and tried to strengthen […]

Captain Fantastic Retires From Playing Football, Goes Into Coaching

Captain Fantastic Retires From Playing Football, Goes Into Coaching

2012 Africa Cup winning Chipolopolo captain Christopher Katongo has confirmed his retirement from playing. Katongo is currently a member of the technical bench at FAZ Super Division side Green Buffaloes. The 34-year-old football star holds a CAF C coaching qualification. “I have now stopped playing football. I just want to get more coaching qualifications,” Katongo […]

The Arresting Of Xavior Chishimba

By Chanda Chashi I’ll first ask you cadres that are defending everything Lungu is doing. If you are intellectuals, explain to us what offense Xavier has committed. Let me tell you a short story. Natampako….. Zambians who live abroad work harder than those at home. Most jobs in USA, UK and Australia don’t have fixed […]

Zuma Arrives In Zambia

Zuma Arrives In Zambia

South African President Jacob Zuma is this afternoon expected to officially open 91st Zambia’s agriculture and commercial show and to drum up support for improved relations with Zambia. President Zuma who arrived in the country this morning is on a one day visit. This year’s agriculture commercial show is been held under the theme: promoting a […]