Supersport Apologizes To Zambian Soccer Fans

Supersport Apologizes To Zambian Soccer Fans

DSTV has apologized to the Zambian soccer fans for not televising the first half of the Algeria vs Zambia match on Tuesday night. Supersport confused themselves by indicating that the match would start at 22:15 instead of 21:30. The following is an apology from DStv: “SuperSport apologises for the delayed broadcast of the Algeria-Zambia World […]

Lusaka woman Gets 5-year Simple Jail Term Over Manslaughter of her Lover

Lusaka woman Gets 5-year Simple Jail Term Over Manslaughter of her Lover

LUSAKA High Court judge Susan Wanjelani has sentenced Meya Namfukwe five years simple imprisonment after she pleaded guilty of killing her musician lover Frankis. Namfukwe was indicted with the murder of musician Francis Zimba, who was popularly known as ‘Frankis’. Allegations were that she killed Frankis on November 8, 2016. Namfukwe had pleaded not guilty […]

Chipolopolo To Camp Outside Ahead Of Nigeria Clash

Chipolopolo To Camp Outside Ahead Of Nigeria Clash

The Zambia national team is expected to camp outside the country in preparation of the must win 2018 Russia World Cup qualifier against Nigeria to be played on 7th October. Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda told theZamFoot Crew on arrival from Constatine Algeria that he would like to see his team have an intensive training camp […]

Facebook Finds Russia-Funded Misinformation

Facebook Finds Russia-Funded Misinformation

Facebook says it has discovered a Russian-funded campaign to promote divisive social and political messages on its network. The company said $100,000 (£77,000) was spent on about 3,000 ads over a two-year period, ending in May 2017. The ads did not back any political figures specifically, but instead posted on topics including immigration, race and […]

Thousands March Against Togo ‘Dynasty’

Thousands March Against Togo ‘Dynasty’

Tens of thousands of people have marched through the streets of Togo’s capital, Lomé, protesting against President Faure Gnassingbé. The number of demonstrators is said to be unprecedented. The internet has been severely restricted. A government concession to introduce a two-term presidential limit through a constitutional amendment failed to dissuade the protesters. They want Mr […]

Scotland To ‘Phase Out’ New Petrol & Diesel Cars By 2032

Scotland To ‘Phase Out’ New Petrol & Diesel Cars By 2032

The Scottish government has pledged to phase out new petrol and diesel cars and vans across Scotland by 2032, eight years ahead of the UK Government target. Nicola Sturgeon outlined plans to “massively expand” charging points and set up pilot projects to encourage uptake of electric vehicles. The SNP leader also said there were plans […]

Zambia Lays 80% of Optic Fire

Zambia Lays 80% of Optic Fire

COMMUNICATION and transport minister Brian Mushimba says Zambia has laid about 80 per cent of optic fibre in its quest to boost internet connectivity in the country. Speaking in Durban, South Africa, on the sidelines of the SADC Ministers’ meeting on Communication and ICT yesterday, Mushimba said the laying of the optic fibre cable had […]

Prophet Iginla : Lungu, Leave 2021 & Walk Out With Glory

Prophet Iginla : Lungu, Leave 2021 & Walk Out With Glory

NIGERIA’S Champions Royal Assembly prophet Joshua Iginla has told President Edgar Lungu to deliver to the Zambian people now, take a bow and leave. In an undated prophesy, Prophet Iginla advised the Head of State not to let anyone push him to contest the 2021 general elections because he was not seeing another term for […]

Japan Princess To Lose Royal Status After Engagement To Commoner

Japan Princess To Lose Royal Status After Engagement To Commoner

Japan’s Princess Mako and her fiancé — a commoner — announced their engagement Sunday, a match which will cost the princess her royal status according to a law that highlights the male-dominated nature of Japan’s monarchy. Like all female imperial family members, Mako, who is Emperor Akihito’s eldest granddaughter, forfeits her status upon marriage to […]

Daka Goal Keeps Zambia World Cup Dream Alive

Daka Goal Keeps Zambia World Cup Dream Alive

The Zambia national team chalked up a historic victory over Algeria to keep their dream of making it to the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup alive with Patson Daka scoring the all-important goal in the 66th minute. Skipper Kennedy Mweene reminded everyone why he remains the safest pair of hands in the country when he […]