VJ : No Reason For Regime Change

VETERAN politician Vernon Mwaanga has said there is no compelling reason for change in this year’s elections because the MMD and President Rupiah Banda have performed exceptionally well to warrant re-election in the September 20 presidential and general elections.
 And Mr Mwaanga has maintained his earlier prediction that President Banda will win this year’s elections.
Mr […]

MMD To Petition ECZ Over Sata’s “Insults”

MMD deputy national secretary Chembe Nyangu has said the ruling party would write to the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to complain about the insults Patriotic Front (PF) leader Michael Sata and Mr Given Lubinda have been issuing during their campaigns in the Eastern Province against the ruling party’s parliamentary candidates.

 And in Mazabuka, some […]

Mulongoti : Ronnie Lacks Guidance And Wisdom

Former Works and Supply minister Mike Mulongoti has advised former information and broadcasting services minister Reverand Ronnie Shikapwasha to reflect on his actions and seek God’s guidance and wisdom. Mr. Mulongoti says it is unfortunate that General Shikapwasha, as a man of God, could encourage hatred in the country by promoting brassiness in the coverage […]

RB : Thank You Rusangu, But Will Not Use The Title Of ‘Doctor’

President Rupiah Banda has said that he will not use the title of Doctor, despite being conferred with an honorary doctorate degree in political science by Rusangu University, a Seventh Day Adventist (SDA)-owned university. According to a statement issued yesterday by special assistant to the President for press and public relations Dickson Jere, the President […]

Dr. Mhatani Admitted In South Africa

Former Finance Bank Chairman Dr. Rajan Mahtani was last evening evacuated to South Africa for treatment after a suspected heart attack he suffered last week. Prior to his evacuation Dr. Mahtani was hospitalized at Lusaka’s CBF medical centre then transferred to the UTH. The former finance bank chairman is currently admitted at South Africa’s Milpak […]

13 Families To Be Displaced In Chief Chiwala’s Area

More than ninety three farmers and at least thirteen families in Senior Chief Chiwala’s area in Masaiti District on the Copperbelt are expected to be displaced by the construction of a cement manufacturing factory. Dangote Group of Companies a Nigerian owned firm is expected to put up a cement manufacturing plant in the area. According […]

Ex-NAMBOARD Workers Threatened With Eviction

Defunct National Agricultural and Marketing Board (NAMBOARD) ex-workers are unhappy with the continued demands for them to vacate company houses they are occupying. The ex-workers claim that they have faced continued harassment from unknown people over the houses they have been occupying in Ndola’s Ndeke Township on the Copperbelt since 1975 when NAMBOARD was still […]

Kanyama Drainage Construction Resume Under Veep’s Office

Construction works on Lusaka’s Kanyama compound drainage system have resumed under the office of the Vice President. Recently the Lusaka City Council (LCC) revoked a contract from a local contactor PET GYB for alleged shoddy works. Lusaka District Commissioner Martha Mwitumwa confirmed that the office of the vice president has taken over the project from […]

MMD Ndola Parliamentary Contestants Unveiled

MMD National Vice-Treasurer Mwansa Mbulakulima has unveiled Ndola Parliamentary candidates for the 20th September election to the people. MMD is fielding Frank Ng’ambi in Chifubu constituency, Emmanuel Mulenga for Ndola Central, Kelvin Chaume will contest Bwana Mkubwa constituency while Rabson Kopulande contend the Kabushi seat. Addressing the gathering in Ndola’s Chifubu area, Mr. Mbulakulima called […]

UNZASU : Government Should Ensure Quality Works

The University of Zambia Students Union (UNZASU) has urged government to ensure that shoddy works are avoided during the construction of the new hostels. The Union has further urged government to ensure that works are done on time. UNZASU spokesperson Beatrice Nakazwe says good workmanship will guarantee good infrastructure that is expected to last long. […]