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Chief Justice Mambilima and the Independence of Judiciary in Zambia

By Dr. Munyonzwe Hamalengwa The appointment of Chief Justice Ireen Mambilima by President Edgar Lungu is turning out to be a breadth of fresh air. Her belief in the imperative of the autonomy and independence of the judiciary is alluring. At the Law Association of Zambia conference on April 25th, 2015, she bemoaned the lack […]

HH visits funeral house of late Muvi TV journalist Priscilla Phakati

UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema was yesterday among mourners who visited the funeral house of Muvi TV journalist Priscilla Phakati who died in a tragic road traffic accident on Tuesday while on duty in Gwembe. The late Phakati had two children, aged two and nine months, with UPND member Andrew Banda’s son Dalitso. At the funeral […]

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RDA should toughen safety measures around construction zones – ZRST

The Zambian Road Safety Trust (ZRST) is concerned with the safety of road users and workers around road construction zones. The increased infrastructure spending and funding for road construction by the government have led to a significant increase in the number of road construction projects around Zambia. On Wednesday, 22nd April 2015, three foreign visiting […]

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Zanaco open three point lead at the top

A goal each from Ziyo Tembo, Mathews Macha, Henry Banda and Augustine Mulenga helped to open Zanaco’s MTN FAZ Super League lead up to three points. The bankers beat city rivals Napsa Stars who dropped from 14th into 15th position with four points. Nearest rivals Zesco United who have a game in hand moved into […]

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Jacob Mulenga says Chinese football is highly competitive

Zambia striker Jacob Mulenga says he is thriving at his new club Shijiazhuang Yongchan Football Club and has urged other African footballers to consider a move to China if an opportunity arises. Mulenga who has also played across Europe however says his journey to China has come with much hard work and dedication. Mulenga told […]

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Kwacha ends week on slightly weeker note

The Kwacha failed to sustain the gains made in the last two weeks as it depriciated slightly to the US Dollar and other major currencies as of Friday afternoon. According to Bank of Zambia, the local unit was buying/selling at K7.41/7.43 to the USD from yesterday’s K7.34/7.36. The British Pound was trading at K11.23/11.27 from […]

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Dora not sure under which party she should contest Petauke seat

Former Transport and Communications Minister Dora Siliya has announced that she will stand as Member of Parliament (MP) for Petauke Central. But she says she will announce under which ticket to stand after consultation. “As far as am aware, no national secretary of any political party, not even allegedly my own, the MMD, has called […]

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Its unacceptable, the biggest market in Choma has no toilet – Aspiring MP

Aspiring Member of Parliament for Choma Central Constituency Joe Muchindu says its unacceptable that the biggest market in town, Makalanguzu is operating without a toilet. Choma is the provincial capital of Southern province. Makalanguzu is right in the central business. Muchindu who just returned from the tour of the constituency told Zambian Eye in an […]

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Zambian Breweries is on course to start operations at its US$32 million (K224 million) malting plant in the Lusaka South Multi Facility Export Zone (MFEZ) in the first quarter of next year. Construction work on the new factory, which will process locally grown barley into the malt base for brewing the company’s Mosi and Castle […]

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Lungu’s corrupt Aides denting image of State House – Kakoma

Spokesperson for opposition UPND, Charles Kakoma has charged the revealations of corruption involving President Edgar Lungu’s staff is denting State House image. In a statement to Zambian Eye Thursday morning, Kakoma who is also a former Member of Parliament said his party was appalled at the current revelations of corruption by senior staff of President […]

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