BAROTSE Petitioners Demand To Have RB SUMMONED Before Inquiry

PETITIONERS in the Barotseland fracas commission, have urged the commision to Summon embattled former republican President Rupiah Banda to answer some questions as he was chief-of-the armed forces. A witness told the Barotse Commission of Inquiry Chairperson Dr. Rodger Chongwe to summon former president, Rupiah Banda to answer charges of allegedly atrocities committed in Western […]

A FEMALE Cop SQUEEZED My MANHOOD, Reveals Ex-Barotse Detainee

A FEMALE police officer squeezed my manhood, former Barotse detainee tells the Barotseland fracas inquiry commissioners. There were gasps of disbelief when a 30-year-old Barotse activist narrated how a named Mongu female police officer squeezed his manhood before arresting him over January’s Mongu riots. Submitting before the commission During the second day of sittings by […]

We Will Respond To The Draw As We Do It on The Field – Renard

We Will Respond To The Draw As We Do It on The Field – Renard

Zambia’s 2012 challenge for the Africa Cup of Nations title begins with Group ‘A’ tests against co-hosts Equatorial Guinea, powerhouses Senegal and Libya in a draw Chipolopolo trainer Herve Renard believes his squad should be able to do well and pull-through as the Chipolopolo seek the country’s first ever continental silver ware. Zambia will be […]

President Sata Embraces Chinese Investors

President Sata Embraces Chinese Investors

President Michael Sata has started developing a soft spot for Chinese investors in the country whom he criticized vehemently during his time as an opposition leader. The outspoken Zambian President is working at patching up the sour relations vowing to work closely with the Chinese who have invested massively in the country. Speaking at a […]

BREAKING NEWS : FATHER Miha Drevensek Has Died

Mission press director Father Miha Drevensek has died. Father Miha died Saturday 10/29 afternoon after a heart attack. The Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC) spokesperson Father Paul Samasumo confirmed the death of Father Miha. Father Samasumo confirmed the development but could not give much details.

CHINA Copes With Promise And Perils Of One-Child Policy

(CNN) — The world’s population is expected to hit 7 billion around October 31 and one Chinese demographer says that number would have come a lot sooner had it not been for China’s “one-child policy.” Zhai Zhenwu, a professor at Renmin University School of Sociology and Population, says but for China’s population policy, the world’s […]

COPS Used Excessive Force In Barotseland Fracas

PETITIONERS to the Commission of Inquiry into the January 14, 2011 Mongu riots yesterday gave graphic details of how officers from the Zambia Police Service allegedly used excessive force, which led to the deaths and injuries of a number of people. The petitioners also stated that the presence of a big paramilitary force and ordinary […]

DORA Siliya SWEATS, Refuses To Give Evidence On Corrupt Sale Of ZAMTEL

FORMER Minister of Communications and Transport Dora Siliya yesterday refused to personally give evidence regarding the questionable US$257 million sale of Zamtel assets to Libya’s Lap Green. Ms Siliya, 41, instead opted to have Lusaka lawyer Sakwiba Sikota speak on her behalf even after being asked five times to speak by Minister of Justice Sebastian […]

RB’s Son, JAMES BANDA In Hot Soup

EMBATTLED  former republican President Rupiah Banda’s son, James Banda, since his father lost power in September during a turbulent but peaceful election that saw President Sata sweep the high stakes. Barely a week after first reported and then a respected local newspaper The Post reported that he had been “detained” for a while by […]