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By Sylvia Bwalya Musicians in Zambia have welcomed the court’s judgment of slapping a suspended sentence of Don’t Kubeba star Wesley Chibamba commonly known as Dandy Crazy. Former Zambia Association of Musicians President Maiko Zulu said the sentence was going to allow the artist to educate others on the dangers of trafficking in drugs. Zulu, […]

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By Emmanuel Tholosi in Italy Zambia took the world by storm last year by winning the Nations cup in 2012, and carried on their good form into this year’s tournament. Although they went out in the first round, they were undefeated, and this was in a group that included this year’s two finalists. Ranked 36 […]

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The open Society Foundation has petitioned the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibin to reprimand Petauke Central Member of Parliament over the raising of her middle finger in Parliament last week. Foundation executive director Sunday Chanda said in a statement that Siliya’s action had had a negative impact on the nation especially due to the fact that even Children […]

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Opposition UPND has launched a fundraising for the forthcoming by-elections in Lukulu West and Kapiri Mposhi. The opposition is asking for contributions from its members to raise funds for campaigns in the two by-elections. The UPND appealed to their members and supporters through their Facebook Page – UPND Real Change to contribute towards the campaigns. “Let us […]

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Renowned artist Wesley Chibamba commonly known as Dandy Crazy has been found guilty of trafficking in cannabis and has been slapped with a one year suspended sentence. Chibamba has also been ordered to pay KR 500 as bail for using unlawful property by the Luanshya Magistrates Court. This is in a case in which Chibamba was accused […]

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By Richard Berbatov Katongo The 2013 season once again this weekend bring together people from different walks of lives as they will converge at the various stadia along the line of rail to watch their favourite teams and perhaps exchange political views during the half time break. The MTN powered league has the following games […]

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Chingola town the once cleanest town in Zambia. Today despite the town being one of the major producers of Copper, the country’s major forex earner the infrastructure leaves much to be desired as depicted in this picture taken March 21, 2013.

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Zamtel will invest US $ 4 million in the upgrading of the telecommunication network in Livingstone ahead of the UNWTO general assembly slated for August this year. Zamtel chief executive officer Dr Mupanga Mwanakatwe disclosed that the company has since written to ZICTA to allow the telecommunication company to try the 4G upgrade in Livingstone. […]

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Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba has maintained that the State is ready to prosecute former president Rupiah Banda contrary to his lawyers’ claims. Banda’s lawyer Sakwiba Sikota on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 said his assessment of two days of questioning his client had is that the State was not ready. Sikota described the questioning as un-coordinated […]

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The Zambian Government has threatened to shut down all lodges across the country that are operating below the required standards. Minister of Tourism and Arts Sylvia Masebo said some lodges were not fit to be operating as such. Masebo said in an interview in Lusaka today that government was also aware that some lodges operated […]

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