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Woodlands Stadium renamed MTN Stadium in mega rights deal

1,623 ViewsA new era has dawned on Woodlands Stadium with telecommunication giant MTN acquiring the naming rights to the refurbished facility over a three-year period. During a signing ceremony at Woodlands Stadium, MTN Chief Executive Officer, Bart Hofker said the K1.5 million deal was an affirmation of MTN’s reputation as the number one supporter of […]

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Pupils gassed at Lusaka’s Northmead School

2,763 ViewsPolice in Lusaka have arrested a 14-year-old boys of Luangwa compound after he was allegedly caught spraying a poisonous substance in a classroom full of pupils at Northmead Primary School this afternoon. Police spokesperson Esther Katongo has disclosed in a statement that the juvenile sprayed a substance in room five where Grade Seven pupils […]

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PF tribalism irks Kalulushi parliamentary hopeful

1,395 ViewsI am Luvale and my wife-to-be is Bemba, I don’t understand why the PF should be allowed to divide us. We’re all Zambians, says Kalulushi Constituency aspiring candidate Joseph Kahembi. Kahembi, who had his ‘Chilanga Mulilo‘ ceremony yesterday in Chembe Ward of Kalulushi Constituency and is set to marry his fiancee in April this […]

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UPND, NDC argue Chilubi case at 14:00 hours

1,826 ViewsThe Lusaka High Court has set 14:00 hours today as hearing of the matter in which the United Party for National Development (UPND) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have sued the Electoral Commission of Zambia and the Patriotic Front (PF) for alleged electoral malpractice in the Chilubi parliamentary by-elections slated for February 13, […]

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Zambia cloaks 8 years since Afcon triumph

1,001 ViewsToday marks exactly eight years since Zambia won the Africa Cup of Nations under Frenchman Herve Renard. On this day, Stoppilla Sunzu stroked home his penalty to hand Zambia a deserved 8-7 win over Ivory Coast to lift the trophy for the first time. Christopher Katongo who was later to be named BBC African […]

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El Mukuka steps up to Ultra Fest

883 ViewsThe King of Beers, Budweiser, is sending Zambia’s top DJ and producer El Mukuka to perform at Africa’s largest electronic music festival, Ultra in South Africa. Mukuka will be among the top artists performing at the world’s largest Electronic Dance Music Festival ‘Ultra’. He will perform alongside DJ Snake, Afrojack, Black Coffee, Da Capo […]

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Stanbic boosts Nc’wala 2020

821 ViewsStanbic Bank Zambia has pumped K150,000 into the hosting of the 2020 N’cwala Traditional Ceremony of the Ngoni people of Chipata, Eastern Province.. This year’s ceremony is being held under the theme: ‘Conserving our culture, for our heritage.’ The donation was made during a fundraising dinner held at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in […]

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UPND to deal with tribalism

1,731 ViewsBy Charles Kakoma, UPND Spokesperson In the past few weeks, the country has been inundated with tribal talk. Many people are wondering what is going on. This has been exacerbated by tribal remarks attributed to Cabinet Ministers and senior officials of the ruling party. Livestock and Fisheries Minister Professor Nkandu Luo is widely believed […]

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Banning of UNZALARU angers ZCTU

1,622 ViewsThe Zambia congress of trade unions –ZCTU- has described as dictatorial and unfair, the decision by Government to withdraw the recognition agreement between the University of Zambia Lecturers and Researchers Union (UNZALARU) and the University of Zambia. Last week, the Ministry of Labour terminated the recognition agreement between UNZA management and UNZALARU for allegedly […]

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Towards an effective advocacy against witch persecution in Malawi

1,208 ViewsBy Leo Igwe  The need to combat allegations of witchcraft, the attack and killing of alleged witches in Malawi has become quite urgent. The bloodletting linked to witchcraft allegations has become mind-boggling and must stop immediately. In the past years, humanists in Malawi have worked to address this problem, and bring an end to […]

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