Mohammed Dewji: Kidnapped Billionaire ‘Home Safely’

Mohammed Dewji: Kidnapped Billionaire ‘Home Safely’

Kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji has been released, 10 days after he was seized by armed men in the city of Dar es Salaam. “I have returned home safely,” he said in a tweet from his company METL Group’s account. The businessman, known locally as Mo, thanked Tanzania’s police “and everyone around the world for […]

Jamal Khashoggi Death: Saudi Arabia says Journalist was Murdered

Jamal Khashoggi Death: Saudi Arabia says Journalist was Murdered

Saudi Arabia says that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, blaming a “rogue operation” for a killing that has sparked an international outcry. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News the act was a “tremendous mistake” and denied the influential crown prince ordered the killing. Saudi Arabia has been under pressure to explain what happened, having […]

Zambia Has No Leadership that Can Stop Theft of Govt Funds – Mulongoti

Zambia Has No Leadership that Can Stop Theft of Govt Funds – Mulongoti

People’s Party president Mike Mulongoti says cases of theft of public funds will continue increasing in the Auditor General’s Report every year because Zambia does not have leaders of integrity to superintend over its resources. And Mulongoti says he decided to stay away the so-called National Day of Prayer yesterday because he would not have […]

UPND Threatens to petition PF’s Mangango Candidate Qualification

UPND Threatens to petition PF’s Mangango Candidate Qualification

The opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) have threatened to petition the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to disqualify patriotic front (PF) aspirant Godwin Putu in the Mangango parliamentary by-election on account that he does not qualify. The Mangango seat left vacant following the death, in a road traffic accident, of then UPND Member […]

ZNBC No Longer Zambian, Says HH

ZNBC No Longer Zambian, Says HH

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema says he is worried with rate at which the PF and its leader President Edgar Lungu are selling the country’s strategic assets and land due to corruption and debts to foreigners. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission on Friday announced the granting of a conditional authorisation for a merger between ZNBC […]

Opposition Shouldn’t Be Given Jobs, Plots – Mukanga

Opposition Shouldn’t Be Given Jobs, Plots – Mukanga

PF chairperson for elections Yamfwa Mukanga says council chairpersons should ensure that party members are not marginalised when it comes to allocation of plots. And PF media director Sunday Chanda has urged party members to continue standing by President Edgar Lungu. During the launch of intraparty elections in Eastern Province on Monday, Mukanga said party […]

You Lied to Us, Ex-Miners Tell Lungu

You Lied to Us, Ex-Miners Tell Lungu

REMEMBER that you lied to us even as you seek prayers today, Copperbelt ex-miners have reminded President Edgar Lungu. Copperbelt ex-miners secretary Brian Mukosha said leaders who practice lies should pray for their own repentance. “We know people are going to pray tomorrow (today) but the question is who are they praying for? What are […]

Bushe Sikazwe Ebwinga Posa Ikofi Lyawila Pali Ine? Asks Kambwili

Bushe Sikazwe Ebwinga Posa Ikofi Lyawila Pali Ine? Asks Kambwili

CHISHIMBA Kambwili says contrary to reports, he gave presidential affairs minister Freedom Sikazwe “the taste of his traditional medicine, a small punishment that we can hit back”. Explaining the fracas at Parliament, this time from Sikazwe after he called him a witch, Kambwili claimed when he hit back, Sikazwe cried like a baby. Kambwili said […]

Former Football Star Bonaventure Kalou elected Mayor

Former Football Star Bonaventure Kalou elected Mayor

Former Ivorian football star Bonaventure Kalou has been elected mayor of Vavoua, a city in the central part of the country. The elder brother of Salomon Kalou, he got 50 caps with the Elephants and won the Coupe de France twice. He played two matches during the 2006 World Cup in Germany. He told BBC […]

President Lungu Still Hopeful Govt will Seal Deal With IMF

President Lungu Still Hopeful Govt will Seal Deal With IMF

President Edgar Lungu has directed the Ministers of Finance and National Planning to expedite engagements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). President Lungu says this is in order that the process of seeking an IMF funded programme can also advance. Speaking when he met World Bank Vice president for Africa Hafez Ghanem at State House, […]

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