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Outspoken National Youth Chairperson for the ruling party, PF Chishimba Kambwili has told the opposition political parties in Zambia to boycott by-elections if they are costly to the treasury. Kambwili who is Minister of Youths and Sports said it is unjustifiable for the opposition parties to continue participating in by-elections at the same time complain […]

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By Martin Mubita LIKE any other business, prices increase with inflation, but this time it’s not a business! King Mswati III has raised the price of lobola for his daughters from 60 to 100 cows. And some of his daughters are at marriageable age (inflation in business), now the polygamous monarch stands to increase his […]

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The Zambian government has canceled the diplomatic passport for its past leader Rupiah Banda who is under trial for alleged abuse of office and theft during his three-year tenure. The Ministry of Home Affairs which is in-charge of Internal Security announced Wednesday evening that the former president’s diplomatic passport has been canceled and alerted all […]

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Following the controversy that has rocked Zambia on alleged reports that the country’s major seller of beef products – Zambeef has been importing kidneys and offal that contain aldehydes which is said to be a chemical used to embalm dead human bodies. Our Science Correspondent and a Senior Lecturer at Zambia’s biggest University Nambole Moses […]

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Chanoda Ngwira In as much as it may be true of what is obtaining in the Zambeef saga, I implore government to carefully handle this issue especially when it comes to taking measures against one of the biggest employer in the Agriculture sector. As it stands, Zambeef employes over 600 permanent, fixed term contract and […]

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Works, Supply and Communications Deputy Minister Panji Kaunda was this evening ordered out of Parliament for inappropriate dressing. Deputy Speaker of the House Mkondo Lungu ordered Col. Kaunda to leave the House as he was not dressed according to the dress code of the House. Col. Kaunda who used to love being in casual wear […]

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The Human Rights Commission in Zambia has disclosed that the International Community are keenly monitoring the happenings in the country. Commission Principal Information Officer, Simon Mulumbi said the International Community is following with interest the events of alleged violation of human rights as the country is a signatory to the International conventions. He said if […]

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Former MMD Solwezi East Member of Parliament Richard Taima faces a tough challenge in his adoption to re-contest the seat under the Patriotic Front (PF)  ticket. Taima is facing a challenge from five other contenders who are also favourite for adoption. According to the PF Provincial leadership , the party has submitted to the party’s […]

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By Peter Mpande “It is shameful that this great man chose to become the friend of so-called celebrity dunderheads from Hollywood and the music industry, an excellent prop for cheap fund-raising ventures for “aid” which we can’t prove, ever reached the people it was claimed for, and to put finished musicians and struggling actors in […]

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Security has been stepped up at the South African hospital where Nelson Mandela is receiving intensive care for a fourth day. Six uniformed police officers guarding the Mediclinic heart hospital in Pretoria on Tuesday morning have been stopping and searching every vehicle entering the main gate. The increase in security came as South Africa’s president, […]

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