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Zambia must win today to stay at AFCON

2 ViewsChampions Zambia must win their last group game against Burkina Faso in Nelspruit on Tuesday to stand any chance of reaching the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals. Two below-par performances in their opening matches have left Zambia with two points and in a tight corner, where they need victory to leapfrog Group C leaders […]

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Ghana, Mali advance; DRC, Niger out

4 ViewsGhana cruised into the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals on Monday by hammering Niger 3-0 while Mali joined them with a 1-1 draw against the Democratic Republic of Congo. Captain Asamoah Gyan, recalled Christian Atsu and defender John Boye scored for the Black Stars while Niger were furious that a legitimate early equaliser […]

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UK Care home under investigation for inviting in prostitutes for residents

2 ViewsPROSTITUTES have been invited to a care home to have sex with disabled residents — sparking an investigation by the council. Hookers regularly go for “special visits” at Chaseley nursing home in Eastbourne, Sussex. They meet residents in a special room and a red sock is put on the door handle so staff know […]

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Huge celebrations: Cape Verde, Bafana Bafana makes it to Quarterfinals

5 ViewsCape Verde joined hosts South Africa in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Angola at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday evening. A first half own-goal from Cape Verde captain Nando had put the Sable Antelopes in charge, but late strikes from Fernando Varela […]

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HH addresses Kabwata rally, Regina pleads with Kaseba to ‘tame’ Sata for sake of peace

8 ViewsLeader of the opposition UPND party Hakainde Hichilema has addressed the first rally in the Zambian capital after the state stopped him ten times. Hichilema addressed the rally Sunday afternoon in Kabwata constituency where earlier his supporters fought with the ruling party’s supporters who invaded the venue of the rally beating up people who […]

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A fight breaks out in Kabwata, Police watch helpless

5 ViewsSuspected ruling Patriotic Front hired thugs have attacked a Rosa Minibus carrying opposition UPND cadres for a rally in Kabwata. The incidence happened a while ago around 1pm when the bus was approaching Kabwata Basic School grounds the venue for rally. The thugs that besieged the venue early Sunday morning preventing members from attending […]

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PF failures, issue 2: Delivering a people driven constitution

5 ViewsTHE PARALLEL UNIVERSE SERIES Introduction We continue with our second instalment in our “Parallel Universe Series” in which we point out the issues that the Patriotic Front are expected to address now that they are in power, in order to ensure that they live up to their governance responsibilities to the people. Last week, […]

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Egyptian army deployed in Suez after anniversary unrest

6 ViewsEgyptian troops have been deployed in Suez and President Mohammed Morsi has appealed for calm after at least seven people died in protests marking the second anniversary of Egypt’s uprising. Six people were killed in Suez and one in Ismailia as police clashed with protesters in several towns and cities. Critics accuse Mr Morsi […]

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PSPF launches Micro Finance Scheme

17 ViewsThe Public Service Pensions Fund [PSPF] in Zambia has launched the Micro Finance Scheme that will enable civil servants in the country to access cheaper loans. Speaking at the Launch of the scheme in Lusaka the Capital of Zambia today January 25, 2013, PSPF Board Chairman Moses Banda said PSPF had decided to come […]

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Mwamba defends Sata’s decision on his transfer to Western Province

2 ViewsWestern Province Permanent Secretary, Emmanuel Mwamba has defended President Michael Sata over his decision to transfer him to Western Province. The transfer, which came barely two months after Mr. Mwamba was transferred from Northern Province to Eastern, has been received with mixed feelings in different sectors. He said that people should understand that the Head […]

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