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We are going to the World Cup, FAZ assures Zambians

197 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has assured Zambians that the national soccer team will qualify to the world cup competition next year. FAZ General Secretary George Kansegele who described Zambia’s untimely exit at the AFCON as a minor setback said the team was in perfect shape and nothing would stop them from going […]

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Blame youselves for by elections, Kabimba tells opposition

265 ViewsPatriotic Front Secretary General Wynter Kabimba has told opposition political parties to blame themselves for the growing number of by-elections in the country. Kabimba, who is also Zambia’s  Justice Minister, says there was no need for the opposition to blame the ruling PF for the By elections but instead they should work to put […]

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ZNUT says Zambian education system lacks adequate credibility

148 ViewsThe Zambia National Union of Teachers Union (ZNUT) has said the Zambian education system currently lacks adequate credibility due to the malpractices that take place during examinations. Speaking when he commented on the just released grade nine results in an interview with the Zambian Eye in Lusaka today February 1 2013, ZNUT Secretary General […]

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Darfur gold battle: Tens of thousands of Sudanese flee

163 ViewsSome 100,000 people have fled fighting over a gold mine in Sudan’s Darfur region, the UN has said. It said many were living in the open in appalling conditions, while others had fled to a nearby town where offices and schools had shut to accommodate them. It has sent 600 tonnes of food aid […]

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Police geared for Livingstone,Mpongwe By-election

156 ViewsThe Zambia Police (ZP) has reiterated its commitment to enforce law and order in the forth-coming by elections in Livingstone and Mpongwe constituencies. Police Spokesperson, Elizabeth Kanjela says police were adequately prepared to maintain law and order, adding that anyone that would be seen propagating messages or acts of hate and provocation would not […]

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Lungu altered records at Registrar says MMD

172 ViewsThe Movement for Multiparty Democracy [MMD] has accused Home Affairs Minister Edgar Lungu of altering the information of the Party’s records at the Registrar of Societies. Speaking in an interview with the Zambian Eye in Lusaka today January 31 2013, MMD President Nevers Mumba’s spokesperson Raphael Nakachinda said the Ruling party connived with expelled […]

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Candidates file nominations for Livingstone and Mpongwe by-elections

225 ViewsThe filing in of nominations by candidates for the Livingstone and Mponwe parliamentary by-elections have started at the Livingstone City Council and Mpongwe District Councils respectively. Opposition Movement for Multiparty Democracy’s (MMD) Fred Siasuntwe was the first candidate to file his nominations at 10:00 hours in Livingstone. Siasuntwe was flanked by nine supporters who […]

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God’s beautiful creation-Thando Hopa fashions new colour

457 Views   As a child with albinism, Thando Hopa was called names by her peers and regarded with superstition by the elderly. “Some saw me as good luck,” she says, “and some saw me as bad luck.” Recently all eyes were on Hopa again. This time she was striding confidently down the catwalk and […]

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NGOCC worried about Government’s refusal to aknowledge oxygen shortage

182 ViewsThe Non-Governmental Coordinating Committee (NGOCC) has expressed worry government’s  failure to admit that there is a shortage of oxygen at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH). NGOCC chairperson Beatrice Grillo wonders why government is trying to conceal the truth from the general public. Grillo says government should channel resources to improve the health sector instead […]

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Indian Firm to Invest 150 dollars on Sugar cane project

277 ViewsSterling Agriculture Enterprise Zambia limited (SAEL) intends to invest over US $ 150 million to develop a first ever commercial sugar cane farm project in Solwezi in North Western Province. SAEL, a subsidiary company of SP Group of India, which has already carried out pre feasibility surveys, has proposed to develop and establish an […]

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