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Ex-Chipata Mayor Jealous Phiri commits suicide

Ex-Chipata Mayor Jealous Phiri commits suicide

Former Chipata Mayor Jealous Phiri has committed suicide by drinking Doom pesticide. Phiri’s death has been confirmed by Eastern Province Police Commissioner Alex Chilufya and current Mayor of Chipata, Sinoya Mwale. Commissioner Chilufya says Phiri, 66, was found dead in his vehicle at Chipata Primary School in the early hours of today. “I can confirm […]

Mutati impressed with SA’s tax administration

Finance Minister Felix Mutati says Zambia has a lot to learn from the impressive Tax administration achievements of the South African government. Mutati who is leading a delegation of officials from his Ministry and Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) on a study tour of the South African Tax Administration system says the study tour was cardinal […]

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“Involvement of DCs in by-elections worrying”

Electoral expert MacDonald Chipenzi has observed that the involvement of District Commissioners (DC) in elections is worrying. There are reports of DCs campaigning for the ruling party (PF) in Itezhi Tezhi by-elections. Below is a statement by Chipenzi: GOVERNANCE, Elections, Advocacy, Research Services (GEARS) Initiative Zambia is delighted at the peaceful manner political parties conducted […]

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Kambwili has never attended Ukusefya pa Ng’wena before – Chitimukulu

Paramount Chief Chitimukulu Kanyanta Manga ll of the Bemba-speaking people says he was shocked to hear that Chishimba Kambwili wanted to attend the Ukusefya pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony after he was dismissed from Government. Justifying the move to block the expelled PF Member of Parliament from attending the ceremony, the Chitimukulu pointed out that despite […]

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Lungu’s summon of Malema, Maimane a diplomatic own goal – Chellah

Former State House spokesperson George Chellah says President Edgar Lungu’s summoning of South African opposition leaders Mmusi Maimane and Julius Malema amounted to scoring a diplomatic own goal On Saturday, President Lungu instructed the Zambian High Commission in Pretoria to facilitate a meeting with Malema, the EFF leader and Maimane, the leader of the Democratic […]

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Shonga fires Zambia through to CHAN

Zambia 2-0 South Africa Justin Shonga struck twice in a space of five minutes to book Zambia a ticket to the Kenya 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) at the expense of South Africa. The tie was even at 79 minutes before Shonga was set up by second half substitute Godfrey Ngwenya to drive home a […]

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Uganda and Zambia acquire tools to identify adaptation options and mainstream gender into climate change adaptation policies

Uganda and Zambia are carrying out activities to better assess adaptation options through cost-benefit analysis and impact evaluation exercises, as part of the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans (NAP-Ag) Programme, led by FAO and UNDP. Both Uganda and Zambia are also paving the way for gender mainstreaming in national adaptation planning policies. In Uganda […]

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Shonga confident of CHAN qualification

In-form Chipolopolo striker Justin Shonga says fans should expect a good game in Saturday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) match against South Africa. Shonga who netted a last minute equalizer in the first leg encounter in South Africa to earn Zambia a 2-all away draw in East London told Fazfootball.com that the team was focussed on winning the […]

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Fugitive Chipata man who murdered own son turns self in to police

A Chipata businessman who shot dead his 19-year-old son for wearing his mother’s trousers has handed himself over to Chipata Central Police Station after being on the run for more than two weeks. Eastern Province police commissioner Alex Chilufya has confirmed the development, disclosing that the suspect identified as Martin Mwale Snr had fled to […]

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The 55-year-old opposition leader was this morning freed from prison after the DPP discontinued the case in which he and five other were charged with treason. The UPND supremo and his co-accused spent more than four months in detention, first at Chimbokaila Prison in Lusaka before being moved to Mukobeko Maximum Prison. Thousands of Lusaka […]

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