Archive | October, 2014

Fr Luonde is mischievous-Mumbi

THE move by Fr Richard Luonde to influence a tribunal or commission of inquiry against Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda is malicious and makes sad reading especially that Zambia is mourning President Sata, says Former PF general secretary and sympathizer Mr Edward Mumbi. Mr Mumbi said Fr Luonde should know that his attempt was wicked because […]

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PF youths reject Scott

CABINET has staged a coup detat by revoking the appointment of Edgar Lungu as Acting President by President Michael Sata and handing it to Vice-President Guy Scott who the Head of State never wanted to leave power with, Patriotic Front (PF) Lusaka district youths have charged.  PF Lusaka district chairman Yelisa Khondowe said the youths […]

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Mourning President Sata

ZAMBIA is once again in mourning following the death of President Michael Sata who passed on in a London hospital on Tuesday night. The death of a person, especially a President, in an African community invokes a spirit of togetherness. It is normally a period in which foes bury their differences and embark on a […]

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Scott acts

IN a dramatic turn of events, Cabinet has endorsed Vice-President Guy Scott to act as President in a bid to forestall a constitutional crisis following the death of President Michael Sata on Tuesday. Cabinet met twice yesterday to discuss the transition as the majority of ministers felt that since Mr Lungu was appointed by President […]

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Poor rainfall to blame for current erratic water supply-LCC

The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has maintained that the erratic water supply being experienced in the city  was due to poor rainfall experienced in the past two years. But LWSC Public Relations and marketing manager Topsy Sakalinda said his company was doing everything possible to ensure residents start receiving the commodity on a […]

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Media commended over children rights

THE media should continue highlighting different issues affecting the rights and development of children in Zambia, says Children Sentinel Trust (CST) programme coordinator Hamilton Mambo. Mr Mambo said continued reports of injustices against children in the media sent messages that awareness campaigns against practices that are not in the best interest of children are getting […]

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Chamanga brace lifts Chinese side

JAMES Chamanga last weekend scored a brace for Chinese side Liaoning Whowin in a 2-1 win over Dalian Aerbin to ease his team’s relegation worries. Chamanga was on target in the 3rd and 73rd minutes to see them move from 14th and up to 11th position away from the bottom two relegation zone in the […]

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‘Seven spirits’ changes mind

SUSPECTED notorious drug trafficker of Chibolya Township popularly known as “Seven Spirits” yesterday changed his plea of not guilty to guilty. When the matter came up for trial before senior resident Magistrate Mwaka Mikalile, Gerald Musalale, 29, told the court that he had changed his plea of not guilty to one of guilty because he […]

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Livingstone council fails to pay UNWTO workers

THE Livingstone City Council has allegedly failed to pay men and women that have kept the country’s tourist capital clean the last two months. The workers were employed during the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) in 2013 by the local authority to sweep the streets, water the flowers and pick up liter in the […]

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Sata an example of a fearless leader-HH

THE United Party for National Development (UPND) says it has learnt of the death of President Michael Sata with a deep sense of sorrow. UPND president Hakainde Hichilema said his party was appealing to Zambians and the nation to be calm and peacefulduring the difficult period the country was going through. “I want to mourn […]

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