Cancel Printing Contract For Ballot Papers, ECZ Told

Cancel Printing Contract For Ballot Papers, ECZ Told

Anti Rigging Zambia has called on the Electoral Commission of Zambia to direct the cancellation of the contract with Universal Printing of South Africa for the printing of ballot papers for the forthcoming elections. In letter dated 29th July, 2011 the ECZ Chairperson, signed by Anti Rigging Zambia Chairman Willie Mubanga and Legal Director Kelvin […]

Libyan Rebel Commander Assassinated

Libyan Rebel Commander Assassinated

General Abdel Fatah Younes, a former senior official in Col. Gadhafi’s regime who defected to lead rebel forces, has been killed, according to the head of the rebel National Transitional Council. “With all sadness, I inform you of the passing of Abdel Fatah Younes, the commander-in-chief of our rebel forces,” NTC chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil […]

Sata Wins Shikapwasha Defamation Case

THE Lusaka High Court has decided in favour of PF leader Michael Sata in a case where he sued chief government spokesperson Lieutenant Ronnie Shikapwasha for defamation.The Lusaka High Court, last Thursday, entered a default judgment against Lt. Gen.Shikapwasha after he failed to avail himself before the court in a case where Sata sued him […]

DEC Arrests Banker For Money Laundering Involving K700 Million

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested a banker at one of the leading international banks for theft and money laundering involving US$147,000 equivalent to K700 million.DEC Public Relations Manager John Nyawali says Zawinja Stephenson Gondwe a retail support officer in the banks Foreign Desk on dates between 1st May 2011 and 22nd July 2011 […]

Mopani Confirms Arrival Of A US$26m Converter At Mufulira Site

The 26 million US dollar worth 132 tonne convertor owned by Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) arrived safely at its Mufulira site on Saturday morning. The converter arrived at Richards Bay, South Africa, from India on 21st June and crossed into Zambia on Saturday 16th July at the Kazungula Border post. According to a statement released  […]

Man Eaten By A Lion Near His Home In Nyimba

Lantone Phiri was devoured by the man-eater as he was out walking in Nyimba, a remote town in the east of the southern African country. A passer-by found the man’s remains and alerted other members of their tribe. The attack comes at a time of year when lions are known to prowl near human territory […]

LAZ President Is PF Oriented – Dora

Movement for Multiparty Democracy MMD spokesperson Dora Siliya has accused Law Association of Zambia president Musa Mwenye of being PF oriented. Ms Siliya says it is clear from the statements issued by Mr Mwenye that he is a Patriotic Front sympathizer. She says the LAZ president is bringing the entire respected organization of LAZ into […]

So Talented, So Tortured, She Craved Oblivion

Her father Mitch remembers that when she was a child, Amy Winehouse used to pretend to be choking, or deliberately go missing in London’s Brent Cross shopping centre ‘just to get a laugh out of it’. ‘What she really likes,’ said Mitch, ‘is for people to worry about her.’ And worry about her people did. […]

Freedom In Africa 2011 Index

Trend Country Political Rights Civil Liberties Status Angola 6 5 Not Free Benin 2 2 Free Botswana 3 2 Free Burkina Faso 5 3 Partly Free Burundi 5 5 Partly Free Cameroon 6 6 Not Free Cape Verde 1 1 Free Central African Rep. 5 5 Partly Free Chad 7 6 Not Free Comoros 3 […]

Sayifwanda : Blame Women For Their Few Adoptions

MMD Zambezi East Member of Parliament Sara Sayifwanda says the adoption of few women as candidates for the forthcoming general elections should not be blamed on the party. Ms. Sayifwanda, who is also gender and women in development minister, says it is unfortunate that women did not spread to contest in other constituencies in the […]

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