Lungu: When Copperbelt People Cough The Whole Zambia Gets ill

Lungu: When Copperbelt People Cough The Whole Zambia Gets ill

The people of Copperbelt Province are so important that when they cough, the rest of Zambia gets a serious illness, says President Edgar Lungu. Addressing miners at Mufulira Civic Centre today, the Head of State said government would come up with new mining reforms which will ensure that companies that claim not to make profit […]

Defunct MMD Condemns UPND Prayers

Defunct MMD Condemns UPND Prayers

MMD chairman for agriculture Chishala Chilufya says the United Party for National Development (UPND) should stop using the name of God in vain by calling for inter-denominational prayers for following the release of Hakainde Hichilema because Zambians know that he committed a crime in Mongu. Mr Chilufya told UPND to stop fooling God and Christians. […]

Mulongoti: A lifestyle Audit On Amos Chanda Will Make Zambians Cry

Mulongoti: A lifestyle Audit On Amos Chanda Will Make Zambians Cry

PEOPLE’s Party president Mike Mulongoti says if a lifestyle audit is done on President Edgar Lungu’s press aide Amos Chanda, results will make Zambians “cry day and night”. On August 24, Chanda claimed that it was not possible for one to steal government funds when they were in public service. Chanda also said there was […]

Lusaka Woman Who Allegedly Killed Husband Gets Acquittal

Lusaka Woman Who Allegedly Killed Husband Gets Acquittal

THE Lusaka High Court has acquitted a woman of Makeni who was charged with the murder of her husband after she was accused of running over him. Ruling on whether Jackline Mwiindwa had a case to answer or not, judge Charles Chanda acquitted her of killing her husband Koffi Milumbe, saying the prosecution had failed […]

ZESCO Effects 75% Electricity Tariff Increment

ZESCO Effects 75% Electricity Tariff Increment

ZESCO Limited wishes to inform its esteemed customers that effective 1st September 2017, the last phase of the tariff increment that was approved by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) in May 2017 will be applicable. On 15th May 2017, the first 50% of the approved increment was applied across all tariffs in the retail category. […]

‘Ladies With Bleached Skin May Never Go To Heaven’

‘Ladies With Bleached Skin May Never Go To Heaven’

WITH up to 70% of women using skin lightening creams in Zambia, Cote d’Ivoire has led the charge in tackling skin lighteners and has banned the practice nationally. It is time for Zambia and the rest of the continent to follow suit, says a Lusaka based pastor who warned that ladies with bleached skin may […]

Fashion Sakala Decides To Leave Everything To God

Fashion Sakala Decides To Leave Everything To God

Fashion Sakala says he does not want to promise anything, but he will do his best to make Zambia proud. Speaking to journalists after a training session yesterday, Sakala said he looked to God for victory. “I cannot promise anything because if I promise, fans will be waiting for me to do what I have […]

Mumbai Building Collapse ‘Kills Seven’

Mumbai Building Collapse ‘Kills Seven’

At least seven people have died and rescuers are searching for dozens who are feared trapped in a building collapse in Mumbai, police say. A six-storey building toppled over in India’s financial capital on Thursday. The building in the densely populated Bhendi Bazaar area was believed to be about 100 years old. Ambulances, fire engines […]

Corporal Punishment To Restore Discipline In Schools

Corporal Punishment To Restore Discipline In Schools

THE National Action for Quality Education in Zambia (NAQEZ) has called for the reintroduction of corporal punishment at both public and private schools to restore discipline among learners. NAQEZ executive director Aaron Chansa said in a statement yesterday that untold indiscipline has crept into Zambian schools after corporal punishment was abolished in 2004. Mr Chansa […]

Copper Prices Continue to Fetch Huge

The price of copper on the International market has continued to rise and is expected to reach the US $7,000 threshold a tonne. It is currently trading at US $6, 791 per tonne on the London Metal Exchange. This means that more Dollars and other hard currencies will continue flowing into Zambia. This, in addition […]