RB’s Commissioning Of Unfinished Toilets Worry Kitwe’s Wusakile Residents

Some Wusakile Residents in Kitwe on the Copperbelt are not happy with President Rupiah Banda’s move to commission unfinished toilets that are being constructed by the Nkana Water and Sewerage Company. The residents say President Banda should have waited for the project to finish. Some residents have in this vain expressed doubt as to whether […]

More Than Fifty Make Shifts Stalls Gutted

Goods worth millions of kwacha were early this morning destroyed by the fire that gutted Makeshift market stalls along Lumumba road near the Lusaka City market. More than fifty shops were burnt in the infernal that is assumed to have been caused by a short circuit. Cephas Simwanza who is one of the affected people […]

Nawakwi Hails NGOCC

Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD) president Edith Nawakwi has welcomed the pledge by Non- Governmental Organization Coordinating Council (NGOCC) to support female candidates who are contesting the September 20 general elections. Ms. Nawakwi, who is vying for the presidency on her party ticket, says the decision by the NGOCC shows how practical women can […]

Gaddafi son rallies loyalists for Tripoli fightback

Gaddafi son rallies loyalists for Tripoli fightback

  A son of Muammar Gaddafi, previously reported captured, made a surprise appearance with jubilant supporters in Tripoli overnight, urging loyalists to fight off rebels who say they control most of the Libyan capital. Saif al-Islam, seen as his father’s chosen successor, visited the Tripoli hotel where foreign journalists are staying to declare that the […]

Kabwata Race To Manda Hill : Its Machungwa Vs The People – Lubinda

Kabwata Race To Manda Hill : Its Machungwa Vs The People – Lubinda

Kabwata Patriotic Front parliamentary aspirant Given Lubinda says the parliamentary contest in the area is between MMD’s Peter Machungwa and the residents. Mr. Lubinda, who is past immediate area parliamentarian, says the 72, 000 voters in the constituency are also wondering why the MMD would import an individual with a record of 20 years of […]

Kabonde : Zambia Police Is Ready To Investigate FODEP President’s Fraud

The Zambia police says it has not received any formal request to investigate FODEP president Dr Alex Ngoma for being in possession of a ballot paper at the Universal Printing Company in Durban South Africa. Inspector General of Police Francis Kabonde says the police are ready to investigate the matter if formally requested by the […]

Presidetial Ballot Papers Printed

Five point five million presidential ballots have been printed, and Universal Print Group projects manager Vik Vaid has told journalists that printing of the ballots which started on Tuesday August 16, 2011 was completed on Monday at 10:00hrs Mr Vaid has also said thirty seven National Assembly constituency ballot papers have been printed so far. […]

UNZA Student Demands Government Compensation

A 25-year-old University of Zambia student, who was shot by Police officers in 2008, is still complaining of pain and lack of compensation from government. Samuel Nasilele was part of a group of UNZA students, who took part in a demonstration over meal allowances and in the fracas, police officers shot him in the chest. […]

Lusaka Call-Boys Differ At Colleague’s Burial

Call boys from Stanley bar in Lusaka sunday morning attracted dozens of mourners at the Chingwere cemetery when they argued whether or not to bury their colleague who died recently. As the argument intensified, the call boys stopped digging the grave for 36-year-old Vincent Mulemba, attracting other mourners who were also burying their loved ones. […]

FODEP Boss Told To File Written Report

Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) President, Alex Ngoma has vowed to continue speaking for the vulnerable. He says the allegations leveled against him will not detract his focus on the national assignment bestowed on him to monitor the printing of ballots. Dr Ngoma, who is part of a stakeholders team in South Africa to witness […]