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 […]

Somalia Appeals for Blood After Bombing

Somalia Appeals for Blood After Bombing

Somalia is appealing for blood to treat those wounded in Saturday’s huge truck bombing in the capital, Mogadishu, which killed at least 281 people. Information Minister Abdirahman Osman told the BBC the death toll was likely to rise, and more help was needed. He said more than 300 people had been injured in Somalia’s deadliest […]

Police Stop JERABO Protest Against Lungus Unfulfilled Promise, Arrest 15

Police Stop JERABO Protest Against Lungus Unfulfilled Promise, Arrest 15

POLICE in Kitwe have arrested more than 15 small scale miners popularly known as Jerabos who wanted to protest President Edgar Lungu’s unfulfilled promise of giving them the black mountain. According to the Jerabos, yesterday when President Lungu arrived in Ndola, they were not given any chance to meet the head of state. However, the […]

Catalonia: Protests After Spain Detains Separatists

Catalonia: Protests After Spain Detains Separatists

Crowds have gathered in Barcelona to protest against the jailing of two leaders of the Catalan separatist movement. Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart are being held without bail while they are under investigation for sedition. The men were leading figures in the disputed 1 October independence vote, which Madrid has branded illegal. Spain’s Constitutional Court […]

Are Zambians On Fasting Or Hunger Strike ?

Are Zambians On Fasting Or Hunger Strike ?

By Theologian Jpc Ntuntu Nigerian Pastor, Dr Abel Damina once said, “fasting without prayer is a hunger strike. ” But I have come to realise that sometimes even fasting with prayer can end up being a hunger strike. Fasting and Prayer must be done in God’s way and according to His Word. According to Zechariah […]

Kenya Election Official Resigns, Saying Poll ‘Not Credible’

Kenya Election Official Resigns, Saying Poll ‘Not Credible’

A senior member of Kenya’s electoral commission (IEBC) has resigned, saying the country is unable to hold credible elections next week. Roselyn Akombe said the IEBC was under political “siege”, unable to reach consensus or take any decisions. Now in the US, she told the BBC she had feared for her safety while in Kenya […]