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From The Depth of My Footprints: As he opened a door to a room, I came face-to-face with President Chiluba

From The Depth of My Footprints: As he opened a door to a room, I came face-to-face with President Chiluba

399 Views“With so many interest groups to accommodate, it took some time for President Chiluba to complete the formation of his new administration after the October 1991 elections. Many of my associates visited Government House on Leopards Hill Road, opposite the Chrismar Hotel, where President Chiluba was camped, to solicit and lobby for jobs. A […]

From The Depth of My Footprints: The 1990 coup d’etat

1522 ViewsBy Ng’andu Peter Magande “On 30 June 1990, Lt. Luchembe Mwamba with others organized a coup d’etat to seize governmental power by military force while President Kaunda was on the Copperbelt to open the International Trade Fair in Ndola. As we peeped through windows, we saw hundreds of jubilant young people marching past our […]

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Food shortages, declining economy led to rise of strong opposition – Magande

889 ViewsShortages of essential commodities including food sparked riots in the capital, Lusaka with people dying, says former Minister of Finance Ng’andu Peter Magande. In one of the excepts of his book From the Depth of My Footprints, Magande says the food shortage riots instigated by University of Zambia made people think of an alternative […]

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Magande talks about his time at Lima Bank, how he was invited to join MMD

723 Views “The responsibilities at Lima Bank gave me another opportunity to visit the various parts of the country to discuss real and local issues. I revisited some of the projects I’d initiated while at the Ministry of Rural Development in the seventies. I was a recognizable figure even in the rural areas of the […]

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I’m on slimming diet – GBM

1858 Views I’m on slimming diet, said United Party for National Development (UPND) vice President Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba popularly know as GBM. And GBM has promised that UPND will fight corruption and deal with corrupt leaders once elected into government. Featuring on Prime Television Oxygen of Democracy programme Monday evening, GBM said he is on […]

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I have married my sweet Maureen – Pastor Chileshe

2880 Viewso Former Diplomat Cosmas Chileshe says he has finally married his “sweet Maureen”. Chileshe whose affair with veteran broadcaster Maureen Nkandu attracted much reaction from the public including his termination of contract by government after he devoced his wife to go for Maureen finally wedded her on Saturday.

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Opinion:  Witchcraft as a Study Programme

988 ViewsBy Joe Mwansa Lombe Kaluba A lot of debate and mockery has clouded social media concerning the proposed Degree Programme in Witchcraft Studies to be offered in Zambia. I will call it Culture, Traditional and Witchcraft Studies( Witchology) In my opinion I think the programme is a welcome move. And l think we are […]

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Kwacha fish and chips

2288 ViewsBy Brian Mulenga The number one fish and chips shop in Lusaka. Still is. Anyone who grew up in Lusaka knows the unique kwacha fish and chips formula with its soft boiled and then fried chip and exceptional Hungarian sausage !! A little bit of history that shop is clocking its 50th year in […]

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Lovebirds tie the knot after mid-air engagement

1093 ViewsLovebirds Twambo Kumwenda and Christine Nondo Kumwenda have married after a mid-air Valentine engagement last year on board a Proflight Zambia flight to Livingstone. The romantic University of Zambia (UNZA) computer lab technician went down on bended-knee to propose to his sweetheart in front of 48 passengers as the airline’s CRJ jet cruised at […]

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Our journey has never been a bed of roses, President Lungu applauds his wife

1292 ViewsPresident Edgar Lungu has applauded his wife, First Lady Esther Lungu saying she has been with him through thick and thin. And President Lungu says as a couple the First family’s journey to this point has never been a bed of roses but one of hard work, love, sweat and sacrifice. In his birthday message […]

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