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 […]

Chipolopolo World Cup Dream Faces Algeria Test

Chipolopolo World Cup Dream Faces Algeria Test

The Chipolopolo boys will battle it out with Algeria for the second time in four days in a crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B encounter at the Mohamed Hamlaoui Stadium in Constantine. Zambia won the first leg on Saturday at Heroes Stadium through a 3-1 result that revived the Chipolopolo’s world cup dream. […]

Kambwili Says He Will Not Go For Unnecessary By-Election

Kambwili Says He Will Not Go For Unnecessary By-Election

PF Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili says no amount of pressure can force him to withdraw the court case in which he challenged his expulsion from the ruling pf. Dr Kambwili who is reacting to Copperbelt Minister Bowman Lusambo’s remarks that the law maker must withdraw, says he will not waste tax payers money […]

Never Let Your Kids Play With Your Phone

Never Let Your Kids Play With Your Phone

By Mwamba Peni II I am a member of some WhatsApp group where we share common values and interests. One day, an audio was posted on the group from a named man’s line. When I opened it and listened to it, I heard a kid’s voice describing what was in the phone. A few minutes […]