Tunisian Health Minister Dies After Charity Run

Tunisian Health Minister Dies After Charity Run

Tunisia’s Health Minister Slim Chaker has died after suffering a heart attack following a charity run. Mr Chaker, who was aged 56, had been taking part in the run in the coastal town of Nabeul on Sunday to raise awareness about cancer. Mr Chaker fell ill after running 500m and then making a speech at […]

Man Gets 15 years For Rape

Man Gets 15 years For Rape

THE Chipata High Court has sentenced a man to 15 years imprisonment with hard labour for rape. And the Chipata High Court has issued bench warrants against two accused persons who are charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Before Lusaka judge Mwamba Chanda, who is conducting High Court sessions in Chipata, was Jackson Hara, […]

Nkwazi Protest Over Non Payment Of Winning Bonuses

Nkwazi Protest Over Non Payment Of Winning Bonuses

ZAMBIA POLICE sponsored Nkwazi Football Club players have for the last two months been playing under protest owing to non-payment of winning bonuses for seven league matches. Some players, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told the Sports Mail in Kitwe yesterday that the situation is demoralising. “We have just been playing to fulfil the […]

Chengelo Expels 2 Students For Violent Behaviour

Chengelo Expels 2 Students For Violent Behaviour

CHENGELO Secondary School has this evening announced the expulsion of two students who were captured on camera physically assaulting their colleague in the dormitory. Below is the statement just issued by the school management posted on Chengelo’s Facebook page: PUBLIC STATEMENT 3 Thank you again to everyone who has been in touch with the school […]

What Does The PF Stand For?

What Does The PF Stand For?

For the first time, we have a government in Zambia whose sole purpose or agenda is self-preservation and enrichment. We elected a leadership that has no political ideology or philosophy. Correct me if I’m wrong but what does the Patriotic Front stand on or for? With respect to policy, it has become abundantly clear that […]

Pressure Mounts On Catalan Leader

Pressure Mounts On Catalan Leader

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is facing growing pressure to drop plans to break from Spain ahead of a key address to the regional parliament. There has been speculation that he could announce a unilateral declaration of independence following a disputed referendum. France and Germany have both expressed support for a united Spain. The mayor of […]

Liberia Set To Vote In Poll To Choose Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Successor

Liberia Set To Vote In Poll To Choose Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Successor

Liberians are set to go to the polls to choose a successor to Africa’s first elected female president and Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai are the main contenders in the race to succeed her. Liberia, founded by freed US slaves in the 19th Century, has not […]

Sinkamba: Inter-Market Bank Nationalization Smells Of State Capture Corruption

Sinkamba: Inter-Market Bank Nationalization Smells Of State Capture Corruption

Last week, Finance Minister Felix Mutati announced in Parliament some form of nationalization of Inter-market Bank. Government has converted the NAPSA K50million owed by the closed Inter-market Bank into equity. The Finance Minister was just shy of mentioning the word ‘nationalization’ because President Lungu has stated several times in public that he is not a […]

TVTC Students Live In Danger Due To Over Enrollment, Typhoid Breaks Out

TVTC Students Live In Danger Due To Over Enrollment, Typhoid Breaks Out

Dear Editor, Please post this for me and pliz hide my ID. Not so long that our Capable higher education minister Nkandu Luo declared our mighty institution Technical and Vocational Teachers’ College (TVTC) in Luanshya as a cleanest college in Zambia. Unfortunately, few days after opening, our sch has been in a pathetic state in […]