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Speaker caught pants down – Changala

Speaker caught pants down – Changala

496 ViewsSpeaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has been caught pants down, Civil Rights Activist Brebnar Changala has observed. Commenting on Dr Matibini’s decision that Parliament will go ahead to table Bill 10 despite the matter being under the constitutional court, Changala said the Speaker had contradicted himself. The speaker of National Assembly of […]

Kalusha, Kamanga agree to work together

718 ViewsThe two warring parties – legend Soccer icon Kalusha Bwalya and FAZ president Andrew Kamanga have agreed to work together for the betterment of the game. The duo personal difference dating back to the time Kalusha served as FAZ president have had an effect on the game. Today, Sports Minister Emmanuel Mulenga disclosed that […]

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Monica Musonda is new Zambian Breweries board chairperson

937 ViewsRenowned entrepreneur Monica Musonda has taken up a new position as board chairperson of Zambian Breweries. The company has also announced that Jito Kayumba, a partner at Kukula Capital, joins the board as an independent non-executive director. Musonda takes over from Valentine Chitalu, who was Board chairperson for the last ten years, while Kayumba […]

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Forest 27

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Forest 27

507 ViewsDear Editor, hide my name President Edgar Lungu signed SI  No 62 of 2017  degazetting of the Forest number 27. Now, why would a President sign such a destructive SI, knowing very well that forest reserve 27 is the only forest remaining in Lusaka and a recharge area for chalimbana and Chongwe rivers?  All […]

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18-year sentence for two women who shoved a bottle into another woman’s vagina cheers NGOCC

651 ViewsThe sentencing of two women to 18 years imprisonment by the Ndola High Court for assaulting another woman by inserting a bottle in her vagina should be a lesson to both women and men to desist from violence, the NGOCC has said. Mary Mulenga, the Non-Governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council Board Chairperson says the […]

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Chambeshi names 25 for local camp

411 ViewsZambia Under-23 National Team coach Beston Chambeshi has summoned 25 lads for a local camp as part of preparations for the September 4 Egypt 2019 Africa Cup of Nations first leg tie against Congo Brazzaville. Chambeshi has summoned a mesh of his 2017 Under-20 Africa Cup winning stars and some new comers in his […]

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Zimbabwe: Police must be held accountable for assault on protesters – Amnesty International

545 ViewsAmbesty International has described as appalling the police crackdown on protesters in Harare on Friday and has called for Zimbabwe’s police to be held accountable. In response to the brutal assault on peaceful protesters who gathered in the Harare CBD in anticipation of the “16 August” national protests, Muleya Mwananyanda, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional […]

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31 years ago today

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31 years ago today

807 ViewsEarly on Tuesday morning on 16th August 1988, the sound of a car hooter woke me up outside my house. It was followed by a loud knock at my bedroom window and a man shouting out my name. I looked at the clock. It was 3:45am. A feeling of dread swept through me as […]

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Matibini refuses to halt controversial Bill 10

1,035 ViewsSpeaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini says Parliament will proceed with the Constitutional amendment process dispite the court action by the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ). On Monday, LAZ through its lawyers Simeza Sangwa and Associates dragged President Edgar Lungu, the Attorney General and the National Assembly to the Constitutional Court in a […]

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Govt denies Huawei spying allegations

655 ViewsThe Zambian government has denied allegations that it worked with technicians from telecommunications company Huawei to spy on political opponents. The Wall Street Journal alleges that Huawei was involved in similar intelligence-gathering operations in Uganda and Algeria. But chief government spokesperson Dora Siliya has described the allegations as “malicious”. In a tweet today, Siliya […]

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