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Chipolopolo Wins the Bottle at Soccer City

160 Views By Tom Maxwell (tommaxwellgrapes@gmail.com) Chipolopolo’s biggest fan showed up at Johannesburg’s Soccer City for Wednesday night’s clash with Bafana Bafana. The enormous GrapeMax bottle turned up along with thousands of football fans to witness the Nelson Mandela challenge Cup encounter. Chipolopolo last took part in this friendly challenge in 1995 where bafana bafana […]

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We are not yet a team as compared to Zambia, says South African coach

168 ViewsTwo months before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund says the national football side cannot call themselves a team. South Africa went down 1-0 to Afcon champions Zambia in the Nelson Mandela Challenge at FNB Stadium on Wednesday night after a second-half Collins Mbesuma strike ended Igesund’s 100 percent […]

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Mweene injured: Suspected SA angry fans stone Chipolopolo bus

243 ViewsZambia’s Goal Keeper Kennedy Mweene was Thursday evening hurt when suspected angry South African fans stoned a bus carrying the Zambian National Team after the match that ended 1 – 0 in favour of Zambia. Mweene is reported to have sustained a head injury though he is well according to the team Doctor, Joseph […]

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‘Play Boy’ Masumba moved from Lusaka, appointed Minister for NW

284 Views ‘Play Boy’ Stephen Masumba has been moved from Lusaka to North Western province where President Michael Sata has appointed him as provincial minister. Masumba who was elected last week on Thursday as MP for Mufumbwe constituency is the first and only MP for PF in North Western province. Masumba recently was captured with […]

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Police detain UPND leader in connection with Zulu killing

196 ViewsPOLICE have detained United Party for National Development (UPND) Lusaka Province chairman Adrian Bauleni to assist with investigations into the murder of Patriotic Front (PF) member Crispin Menyani Zulu. Police assistant public relations officer Esther Katongo confirmed yesterday that police have information linking Mr Bauleni to the murder. Mrs Katongo said in an interview […]

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US CIA Boss resigns over extramarital affair

141 ViewsCIA Director David Petraeus resigned as head of the leading U.S. spy agency on Friday, saying he had engaged in an extramarital affair and acknowledging he “showed extremely poor judgment.” In a letter to the CIA workforce, Petraeus, 60, said he met with President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday and asked […]

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Thank you, Sata tells Mufumbwe

159 ViewsPresident Michael Sata has thanked the people of Mufumbwe for voting for the Patriotic Front (PF) and its candidate Stephen Masumba in the parliamentary by- election held yesterday where the opposition MMD and UPND fielded a joint candidate. President Sata, who reinforced the PF’s government’s commitment to distribute development in all parts of the […]

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Ngwerere girl burnt to death in a house

147 ViewsA 9 year old girl of Ngwerere in Lusaka was burnt to death last night when a thatched house she was sleeping in caught fire. Police Public Relations Officer, Elizabeth Kanjela, told ZANIS in a statement that the uncle of the deceased, Davis Chanda, reported the case to police. Ms Kanjela said the incident […]

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Its a sweet victory: Zambians react to Obama’s re-election

187 ViewsZambians have received the re-election of Barack Obama as US president for a second term with excitment describing it as a ‘sweet victory.’ There was excitment in the streets of Lusaka, the Zambian capital and the re-election of Obama is the topic of discussion in offices and on social media network. “Congraturations to President […]

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Joyce Kasosa is new Lusaka Commissioner of Police

293 ViewsThe Zambia Police High command has effected some transfers in Muchinga and Central Provinces following the promotion of Dr. Solomon Jere as Deputy Inspector General of Police. Central Province Police Commissioner Joyce Kasosa replaces Dr. Jere as Lusaka Province Police Commissioner while outgoing Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Standwell Lungu goes to Central Province in […]

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