Friday 19th January 2018

Latest Politics

HH Raises Concerns Over Zambian Airways Plans
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Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has criticized government’s move to relaunch Zambia Airways describing the decision as a waste of taxpayers money. And Mr. Hichilema has accused those pushing fo...
MMD Youth Warns Nevers Mumba
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MMD die-hard youths national coordinator Gerald Chiluba has warned the Nevers Mumba’s group to stop bringing the leadership of the party into disrepute. Responding to Elizabeth Chitika who has co...
Zambia Face A Wounded Elephant
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Zambia battles a wounded Elephant on Thursday evening in Marrakech when they face Cote d’Ivoire in their penultimate Group B match at 2018 CHAN. Group B leaders Zambia head into the crucial match...
Ethiopian Airways To Relaunch Zambian Airways
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Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalized shareholders agreement with the Zambian government for the re-launch of Zambia Airways. In a statement, Ethiopian Airlines said the Government...
Gang Members Arrested in Kitwe
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Seven youths belonging to a gang called Sons of the Devil (SOD) have been arrested in Kitwe for alleged robbery and attacking an 18-year-old boy of Bulangililo Township. The group has been terroriz...
Harry Kalaba Refuses To Resign As MP
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Former Foreign Affairs Minister Harry Kalaba has vowed not to resign his position as Bahati Member of Parliament. In a statement released Tuesday morning in reaction to growing calls from some part...
Lusambo, Malanji, Chiteme & Ng’ambi Eye PF Copperbelt Top Post
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Four Patriotic Front Members of Parliament and two Mayors on the Copperbelt are setting their eyes on the Provincial Chairmanship when the region holds its elections this year. A senior member of t...
ZAMBIAS TOURISM INDUSTRY – ROOM FOR GROWTH?
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International tourism provides a vehicle for economic growth and the opportunity for progress for many developing countries. In addition, it can serve as a tool to improve cultural understanding, prom...
Samsung aims to double Africa’s share of its revenues in five years
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South Korea’s Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) plans to double the annual revenue contribution from its African markets to 20 percent of the firm’s global total in the next five years, the head of ...
Cholera UPDATE
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LUSAKA Monday, 15 January, 2018 We have continued to record a marked reduction in the number of new cholera cases following the robust interventions we put up. In the last 24 hours, we had 29 ca...
Post Newspapers Liquidators Promise To Pay Creditors
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The Liquidators of the defunct Post Newspapers limited have promised to pay the creditors after selling the assets of the company following the Lusaka High Court’s decision to declare the company in...
Government declares one week of national prayer and fasting for Cholera and rains
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Religious and Guidance Minister Reverend Godfridah Sumaili has announced that Zambia will pray and fast from Monday, 15th January, 2018 to 21st January, 2018 for rains and against cholera outbreak. ...
It’s not just Trump: Western media has long treated black and brown countries like ‘sh**holes’
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The president of the United States essentially called black and brown countries “sh*tholes.” The Internet is aflame with outrage over his comments. There are already many calls to apologize, and t...
First Lady Heads Back To University
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The First Lady, Mrs Esther Lungu , has enrolled at the University of Zambia to pursue a degree programme in Special Education under the Institute of Distance Education. Mrs Esther Lungu is the foun...
President Lungu and His Ministers Show Off Their Fitness Regime
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President Edgar Lungu got off to a morning workout session and continues to inspire the nation with his keep fit strategy. He was joined by some members of his team and health minister Dr Chitalu C...
President Lungu Heads To Muchinga For Three Day Visit
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President Edgar Lungu is this Saturday, January 20, 2018 expected to be in Muchinga Province for a three-day official visit. Muchinga Province Permanent Secretary Jobbicks Kalumba revealed this dur...
World Bank Advises Zambia On Further Borrowing
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A senior economist at the World Bank says Zambia still has an opportunity for borrowing but must be careful of certain factors. Gregory Smith has advised the country to go for cheaper loans of long...
HH Calls On Health Department To Make Public Markets Safe
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United Party for National Development President Hakainde Hichilema has said that public health demands should be met at the opened markets so that no citizen will die of cholera. In a statement rel...
Lusaka Cholera riots resume
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Police in Lusaka has used tear gas to disperse Marketeers who staged a riot to protest the inadequate trading places. The Marketeers who are mostly women initially planned to march to State House b...
‘SH*THEAD TRUMP NEEDS A DIAPER FOR HIS SH*THOLE!’ Says Dipak Patel
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There are many things that are wrong in our country, like the public broadcaster which works as a government and ruling political party spokesman. Like the endemic corruption, where companies that cor...