NAC against prostitution legalization

National Aids Council (NAC) board chairperson Bishop Joshua Banda says legalizing prostitution will be a misplaced priority. Bishop Banda however acknowledges that certain countries depending on their culture consider prostitution as a profession. Speaking during the grand launch of the MUVI TV 2011 season three Ready for Marriage in Lusaka last evening, Bishop Banda said […]

Zambia Ready For Female President

Zambia National Women’s Lobby National Coordinator Beauty Phiri says Zambia is set for a woman president. Mrs. Phiri says the political environment in Zambia is ready for a woman to contest as a president in the forthcoming elections. She has also called on women in the country to come out and support fellow women and […]

LCC Car Park Attendants Unhappy With Working Conditions

Some Lusaka City Council (LCC) car park attendants have expressed displeasure of bad working conditions at the institutions. The workers who marched to Civic centre to seek audience with management complained that they have been working on temporal basis for too long. And local government administrator Solomon Sakala disputed the claims saying that the workers […]

Zambian Journalists Challenged

A visiting American journalist has urged Zambian scribes to report more on religious issues. Dr. Arne Jelstad a veteran American journalist says the media coverage of religious matters in Zambia does not tally with the declaration of the country as a Christian Nation. Zambia was in 1991 declared a Christian nation by the late Second […]

Police Arrest Mazabuka Man, 63 For Murder

POLICE in Mazabuka have arrested a 63-year-old man of Kaleya area in connection with the brutal murder of a 27-year-old man who was killed using a knife after a quarrel over nshima. And confusion reigned at Mazabuka district hospital on Saturday after residents of Kaleya compound stormed Mazabuka hospital and descended on the murder suspect, much […]

Kazabu Accuses RB Of Corrupting Electorate

LACKSON Kazabu says President Rupiah Banda has been trying to corrupt the voters using various means such as selling houses cheaply to Zambians. In an interview, Kazabu said the voters were well aware of the MMD government’s tactics. “What he should know is that voters of 2006 are different from today’s voters. The voters we […]

Chiefs Should Be Neutral, Says chief Chanje

CHIEFS should play a neutral role in politics, according to chief Chanje of the Chewa people of Chipata. Speaking when a PF delegation led by party vice-president Guy Scott paid a courtesy call on him at his palace on Sunday, chief Chanje said all the people who were in politics belonged to the traditional leaders. […]

Activist Calls For Action On Failed constitution

IT will be a scandal if people responsible for the failed constitution in Zambia are not punished for wasting more than K200 billion on a fruitless exercise, according to an advocate of good governance. In a statement, Marilyn Celli said the government leaders who frustrated the constitution-making process and rejected important provisions that the people […]

Corruption Has Compromised Quality Of Education – UNICEF

CORRUPTION has compromised the quality of education in Zambia, says the UNICEF education chief. During a media breakfast in Lusaka, Hassan Ali Mohamed said the government had the obligation to ensure compulsory and free education for all children. He said the media had the responsibility to report on the progress towards the attainment of quality […]

NAPSA To Spend K157bn On Kalulushi Housing Project

THE National Pensions Scheme Authority says it is going to spend K157 billion on the Kalulushi housing project on the Copperbelt. NAPSA director general Stanley Phiri said in an interview that the housing project that would be fully funded by the institution would take two years to complete. Phiri said the project included low and […]