Mulongoti : Shikapwasha Is A Satanic Reverand

Former works minister Mike Mulongoti has said minister of information Ronnie Shikapwasha is a reverend for the devil. Mulongoti told Mulongoti radio phoenix that Shikapwasha is a fake reverend and does not represent God. Mulongoti was commenting on allegations that government through Shikapwasha has directed the public media to write negative things about the opposition political […]

PF Names Dubious Characters Fabricating False Afghan Stories

THE Patriotic Front is trying to establish the authenticity of reports circulating that some secret service operatives and a senior editor at one of the two state newspapers are fabricating and coordinating falsehoods that the PF has mortgaged the country to foreign interests in Afghanistan, Taiwan and Sudan. The party is also following up with […]

Poaching Worries Tourism Sector

Poaching activities in game management areas has been cited as a hazard towards the growth of the tourism sector. In the first half 2011, anti-poaching activities included the recovery of 300 kilogrammes of bush meat and tusks of a large bull. Three buffalo carcasses were also found in upper Mwambashi area within the lower Zambezi […]

LAZ To Continue National Legal Guidance

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) says it will continue guiding the nation on legal issues with no fear of reprisals. This comes in the advent of protracted and reprisal attacks on LAZ for its concerns over wanting news coverage. LAZ has raised concern over ZNBC’s news coverage, which it says is biased, falling short […]

NGO Cautions On Political Defections

A civic organisation has warned the electorate against the increased political defections ahead of the general elections. The caution is from Southern African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) Executive Director, Lee Habasonda. Mr Habasonda says the last minute defectors are political opportunists, who do not deserve public sympathy for their political expediency. He […]

2 More Ministers To Resign From MMD- KALUMBA

Former MMD secretary general and Chiengi MP Katele Kalumba today said his party expects two more ministers to resign to the opposition before the elections.” We are aware of two senior members of MMD who will resign before elections. We have been aware for a long time and these are people who thought they could […]

Choose Humble Leaders, Advises Priest

A CATHOLIC priest says Zambians must choose humble leaders who will look after the citizens and make the country a better place. During his farewell Mass at Kanyama’s St Joseph Parish yesterday, Fr Gabriel Mwanamwalye said people must seriously scrutinise all the leaders who will be contesting this year’s elections. “Please, choose the right people […]

Vote To Correct MMD Wrongs, Activist Urges Young Voters

YOUNG registered voters must vote with a view to correct the wrongs that MMD has committed, according to a youth activist. Beck Banda, the former president of the Forum for Youth Organisations in Zambia, said youths must be mindful of the kind of hardships they had been subjected to in the last 20 years the […]

Government Ran Out Of Finances For Projects – Musokotwane

FINANCE minister Situmbeko Musokotwane says the country has a backlog of infrastructure development that needs to be addressed immediately. Musokotwane said in interview that the government was unable to find money to offset the backlog that had characterised almost all the towns in the country hence the move to channel mining taxes towards infrastructure. He […]

Defections To PF Show Change Is Inevitable – Katati

THE massive support the PF is enjoying in the country clearly demonstrates that majority Zambians want change of government, according to the PF in Mufulira district. In an interview, Mufulira district PF chairman John Katati said it was encouraging that the party had become stronger and more popular than ever before especially on the Copperbelt […]