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4,250 ViewsAfrican mobile operator MTN said on Tuesday it is working with U.S. authorities to manage compliance with sanctions against Iran, one of its biggest markets. The telecoms giant is facing a $4.2 billion suit in U.S. courts over allegations by rival Turkcell that it used underhand tactics in acquiring the Iranian licence. Turkcell says […]

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2,630 ViewsFuel shortage has hit Mongu town in Western province for the second time in a period of less than 14 days. A check at Puma the only service filling station that had the commodity on Tuesday morning found a long queue of vehicles waiting for petrol supplies that seem to have run out. A […]

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BBA eviction: Its over for Mampi

3,479 ViewsIt was that time of the week again that no Housemate looks forward to. Last week, three people were put up for eviction. It’s been a stressful seven days since Mampi, Lady May and Maneta were nominated. Tonight, Mampi was chosen to leave the House. The Zambian star had the least votes and is […]

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4,330 ViewsA BBC radio presenter has been arrested in Zimbabwe and charged with working without a permit, his lawyer told Reuters on Sunday. Petroc Trelawny was detained in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second city, on Thursday while attending an arts festival, Munyaradzi Nzarayapenga said. The presenter, who denies the charges, was sent to hospital after falling and […]

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Nevers Mumba is MMD new president

2,612 ViewsDr. Nevers Mumba is the new MMD president after he beat Felix Mutati in a re-run held late afternoon on Friday. Returning officer Clement Zulu declared Dr. Mumba after he polled 870 votes against Mr. Mutati’s 422. The first round no one of the seven candidates got the required 51 percent. And Mr. Mutati […]

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2,660 ViewsA re-run in the MMD presidential election between Dr. Nevers Mumba and Mr. Felix Mutati is underway after no one of the seven candidates managed to get at least 50 percent in the election that took place today (Friday). Dr. Mumba, a former republican president and Ambassador beat the six candidates but fail short […]

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2,787 ViewsMongu residents have rubbished the first released draft constitution as they are no longer part of Zambia. Situmbeko Musialela a resident of Mongu during a programme dubbed Community Connection on local Radio Station Liseli explained that the omission of the Baroste agreement of 1964 in the draft constitution and also the declaration of the […]

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President Sata’s tribunal on judges is illegal rules Lusaka High Court

2,069 ViewsThe Zambian Judiciary today (Thursday) demonstrated that it is independent and is not influenced by the executive or President when it ruled that the tribunal set up by President Michael Sata is illegal. This is in a case where two suspended High Court judges, Charles Kajimanga and Nigel Mutuna were challenging President Sata’s decision […]

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Nevers promises to launch 2016 campaigns on Saturday saying PF strategy is outdated and dangerous

2,990 ViewsDr. Nevers Mumba, one of the seven presidential candidates for the MMD says he will be launching his 2016 election campaign this Saturday. And Dr. Mumba says the strategy the Patriotic Front is using to govern is outdate and dangerous. The MMD this Friday May 25, 2012 will elect the party president who is […]

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Its over with Chelsea says Didier Drogba

3,915 ViewsChelsea goal getter Didier Drogba now says he is leaving the English club after he helped it win the European championship title on Sunday. He scored a dramatic late equaliser and later in the penalty shootout he neted the crucial penalty for Chelsea’s long waited maiden European Cup triumph. But it looks to have […]

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