Government secretly ‘compensating’ Mongu fracas victims

PRESIDENT Rupiah Banda’s government is secretly ‘compensating’ Western Province residents directly affected by January’s Mongu shootings and arrests while telling them that the Barotse Royal Establishment BRE caused their suffering. Impeccable sources within the BRE in Limulunga said on Tuesday they were very upset with President Banda’s government, which was now trying to apportion blame […]

Disparaging Remarks Against PF Leader Angers Clergy

Former Church of God overseer Bishop John Maambo has said he feels sorry for church leaders that have continued to endorse presidential candidates publicly. And Bishop Mambo has maintained that church leaders are compromised . Bishop Maambo’s comments come following the three churches that have endorsed President Rupiah Banda as the rightful candidate for the […]

Retract Statement On Corruption- R.B Told

Zambia Youths Association in the Fight against Corruption has demanded that President Rupiah Banda retracts his media statement that there is no corruption in Zambia. Executive Director Rickson Kanema says it shocking that the head of state made such a statement especially that not too long ago; a corruption scandal was unearthed at the ministry […]

Education Key To Achieving Economic Targets – KK

First Republican President and Cavendish University Chancellor Dr. Kenneth Kaunda has said education is an important key for the country to achieve its economic targets. Speaking during the 4th graduation ceremony of the Cavendish University in Lusaka today, Dr. Kaunda urged Zambians to invest in education if the country is to achieve meaningful development. He […]

Remain Steadfast In Quest To Kickout MMD – Lubinda

Patriotic Front Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda has called on Zambians to be steadfast in the quest to remove the MMD from power. Mr. Lubinda says it is clear that the MMD government has completely failed the Zambia people. He cites the failure by the local authorities to deliver necessary services to the people […]

Its Clear Zambians Have Lost Confidence In ECZ

Political activist Dante Saunders has observed that it is clear that the Zambian people have lost confidence in the Electoral Commission of Zambia. Mr. Saunders says the ECZ has a lot of work to do in order to win back the confidence of the Zambian people. He fears that Zambia might experience a low voter […]

Local Artistes Demand For Recognition

The Zambia Association of Musicians (ZAM) has bemoaned being left out of the national tourism re-branding exercise. The association says it is surprised at the Zambia Tourism Board ZTB’s co-opting of Congolese musicians in the re-branding campaign. Last week, Zambia phased out the tourism tag-line Zambia the real Africa replacing it with Zambia Lets Explore. […]

Government Challenged On Quality Of Jobs

A Local Non-Governmental Organisation has challenged government to ensure quality in jobs being created in view of increased investments. This is in the wake of announcements that thousands of jobs will be created by new and increased investments in sectors that include hotel and tourism as well as Mining. The Centre for Global Dialogue is […]

Barring Of State-Media At PF Conference A Wake Up Call

Hope for Human Rights has advised managements at the Zambia Daily Mail, Times of Zambia and ZNBC to take the barring of their Editorial staff at the just-ended PF conference as a wake-up call. Organization’s executive director smart Chanda tells QFM that the PF cannot be blamed for having barred that reporters from the public […]

Patrick vows to shame Rupiah in Kafulafuta

PATRICK Mwanawasa has described President Rupiah Banda’s leadership as meaningless and unreasonable. In an interview on Thursday in Ndola, where he was meeting some PF officials, Patrick said he did not know what President Banda was trying to achieve and could not resonate with what was happening in the nation. “I am very happy with […]