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 […]

Mpezeni thanks Sata for having visited him at UTH

PARAMOUNT Chief Mpezeni of the Ngoni people of Eastern Province yesterday thanked PF leader Michael Sata for having visited him at UTH when he was hospitalised in Lusaka last week. In a telephone interview from his Ephendukeni palace in Feni area in Chipata, Mpezeni said he was now well. “I am well and back at […]

FODEP Commends PF For Holding Its First Ever Convention

The Foundation for Democratic Process (FODEP) has applauded the Patriotic Front for holding its first ever National conference. FODEP Executive Director Macdonald Chipenzi says by holding the National Conference, the PF has demonstrated that it is capable of observing the tenets of democracy. He hopes that this is a sign that intra-party democracy will be […]

Lillian Kapulu Sacked, Peter Mumba Recalled

President Rupiah Banda has fired Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Natural Resources Lillian Kapulu. President Banda has instead brought back former Home Affairs permanent secretary in the Levy Mwanawasa regime Peter Mumba. No reasons were given for the sacking of Kapulua but statehouse spokesperson Dicskosn Jere said the changes are with […]

Safeguard Peace And Security, Zambians Urged.

South African High Commissioner to Zambia Moses Chikane has urged Zambians to guard jealously the peace and stability that the country has continued to enjoy since independence in 1964. Speaking with QFM in an exclusive interview, Ambassador Chikane says the African region looks up to Zambia as an example and a trend setter in holding […]

Guy Scot Calls For Enforcement Mechanism Of Electoral Code Of Conduct

Lusaka Central Patriotic Front Member of Parliament Guy Scot says there is need to strengthen enforcement mechanisms for the electoral code of conduct. Mr. Scot told QFM that the current electoral code of conduct is ineffective as it contains a lot of loopholes which result in the incumbent government having an advantage over other players. […]

Ex-Mansa Town Clerk Ditches MMD, Joins PF

FORMER Mansa town clerk Bwanga Kapumpa has withdrawn his bid to stand as MMD Mufulira Central Constituency member of parliament following Sylvia Masebo’s resignation from the ruling party. Kapumpa, who resigned as town clerk for Mansa last week, said many public service workers and cabinet ministers are trapped in supporting MMD because of protecting jobs. […]