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Zambian Catholic priest Fr. Paul Samasumo elected SIGNIS World Vice President

Zambia’s Father Paul Samasumo has been elected as one of the two SIGNIS World Vice Presidents for the period 2017 – 2021. The Italy-based Fr. Samasumo who is head of Vatican Radio’s English Africa and Ki-Swahili Services becomes the first African to hold one of the top three positions in the worldwide association for Catholic […]

Ex-Botswana President Sir Ketumile Masire dies

Botswana’s former President Ketumile Masire has died at the age of 91, the country’s government has announced. Sir Ketumile, who led Botswana for 18 years from 1980, has been praised for cementing stability in the country and laying the foundations for its economic success, the AFP news agency reports. He also got involved in trying to […]

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“After getting pregnant, you are done!” Magufuli tells Tanzanian schoolgirls

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has said that under his presidency schoolgirls who become mothers will not be allowed to go back to school after giving birth, reports the BBC. The president was speaking at a public rally in Chalinze town, about 100km west of the main city Dar es Salaam. “After calculating some few mathematics […]

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Comment: Zambian farmers need to utilize Financial Institutions

By Chipindi Caleb Fundanga Zambians as nationals overall have not begun to fully utilize the financial instruments being offered to them by commercial banks and other financial institutions. The repercussions of this is the average Zambian who can expand their come fails to live up to heir full capacity. A major tool that has not […]

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African leaders and 4,200 midwives unite to save a million lives per year

The International Confederation of Midwives and former Tanzanian President, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete have united health leaders at a high-level health forum to address the global state of midwifery. Skilled and educated midwives can provide 87% of essential healthcare needed during pregnancy and following birth – even in low resource settings. It is estimated that through […]

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Govt happy with Lafarge orperations

Lusaka Province Minister Japhen Mwakalombe has commended Lafarge Zambia for its continued cooperation with government and implored the company to identify new infrastructure development programs in Lusaka where further partnerships with Government could be developed. Mwakalombe said this when he made a familiarization tour of Lafarge Zambia’s Chilanga Plant on Wednesday. The Minister was accompanied […]

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Michael Sata: The untold stories

By George Chellah Here are some of the seemingly small things about President Michael Chilufya Sata that gave away the man’s greatness as a leader, and had a great impact on me personally: 1. During political mobilization and campaigns both in opposition and ruling party days, President Sata never used to drink mineral water arguing […]

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FQM targets skills and knowledge transfer for Zambians

Skills and knowledge transfer have been identified as a key driver of long-term sustainable employment in the mining industry by First Quantum Minerals (FQM). As the mining industry continues to push the boundaries of automation, the country’s largest copper miner has observed that a long-term solution is required to address the skills gap between expatriates […]

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Sabirul Islam launches his Teen-Trepreneur Fusion Gaming App on Google Play store

Sabirul Islam is delighted to announce in partnership with Dream71; the official launch of his most anticipated gaming app called: Teen-Trepreneur Fusion which is now available for download for FREE on Google Play Store. The Teen-Trepreneur Fusion Gaming App has transformed Sabirul’s original Teen-Trepreneur board game which has sold in 14 countries worldwide into a more interactive […]

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U-20 Star Enock Mwepu joins Austrian side

Zambia U-20 Midfielder Enock Mwepu joins Austrian side Redbull Salzburg FC. He has announced the move in a brief statement below: I would like to officially say that I have left Napsa Stars to join Austrian side Redbull Salzburg FC where I will be teaming up with my brother Patson Daka. I am thankful to […]

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